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United States War Relocation Authority

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Works: 516 works in 706 publications in 1 language and 7,689 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Newspapers  Exhibition catalogs  Periodicals 
Roles: Composer
Classifications: D769.8.A6, 940.547273
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Impounded people; Japanese-Americans in the relocation centers by United States( Book )
5 editions published between 1946 and 1969 in English and held by 1,118 libraries worldwide
The psychological and social effects of the evacuation and its consequences. Beginning with an account of the impact of evacuation the various segments of the Japanese American population, carries through from evacuation to re-establishment in West Coast communities after the lifting of the exclusion orders. The anxiety and unrest of the early period of adjustment in the relocation centers, the turmoil of being sorted in the registration and segregation programs, the settling down in the relocation centers after segregation, and the reluctant movement out of the centers when exclusion orders were lifted are described from the point of view of the evacuees who went through these experiences. Brings into focus the damaging effects of salvaging a people who have been subjected to life in artificial communities such as relocation centers
Wartime exile : the exclusion of the Japanese Americans from the West coast by United States( Book )
9 editions published between 1946 and 1975 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
The WRA historian's account of the people who were evacuated and of the factors which determined their wartime exclusion from their homes on the Pacific Coast. Beginning with a brief chapter on two early-17th century voyages from Japan to the New World and scattered arrivals of Japanese castaways during the 19th century, this report continues with a detailed treatment of the mass migrations of Japanese immigrants from 1884-1908 -- when immigration was curtailed -- factors determining the distribution of the Japanese immigrants along the West Coast, the rise of anti-Japanese sentiment in the region, the facts of the Japanese birth rate, dual citizenship, language schools and other habitually misunderstood and misrepresented issues, a description of the social, economic and cultural life of the immigrants and their children, and finally the events and pressures which culminated in the Executive Order which empowered the Commanding General of the area to evacuate the entire minority
The evacuated people : a quantitative description by United States( Book )
7 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and held by 302 libraries worldwide
Selective statistics for the 120,000 persons of Japanese descent who came under WRA jurisdiction. Presents detailed characteristics of the total group, changing composition of the center populations, resettlement, vital statistics, and pertinent characteristics of special groups developing within the program. Also includes basic data for refugees at the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter
The wartime handling of evacuee property by United States( Book )
5 editions published between 1946 and 1975 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
A full, technical and documented account of the government's handling of evacuee property, from the earliest policies of the Federal Reserve Bank and the Farm Security Administration through development of WRA policy, its physical accomplishments, and the current status of the problem
Legal and constitutional phases of the WRA program by United States( Book )
7 editions published between 1946 and 1975 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
A description of the organization and functioning of the Solicitor's Office of WRA, the major legal and constitutional issues involved in the program, and the specific problems of law faced in connection with the management of relocation centers
The relocation program by United States( Book )
8 editions published between 1943 and 1975 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Deals with the movement of people from their homes in California, Washington, and Oregon, to assembly and relocation centers, and at greater length with their eventual movement from the centers back to the normal stream of American Life. Traces the development of relocation policy and procedure, delving into agency thinking at various stages and describing the techniques and approaches adopted to achieve the purpose of this program. Describes the workings of the program in the centers and in the field offices, making significant comparisons in problems encountered, techniques employed, and achievements realized
Community government in war relocation centers by United States( Book )
7 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
An account of the theory and the practice of evacuee government at the centers; its gradual development within the framework of WRA administrative and legal limitations; its shortcomings, its accomplishments, its long-range significance
Token shipment : the story of America's war refugee shelter by United States( Book )
8 editions published between 1946 and 1975 in English and held by 267 libraries worldwide
The relocation program : a guide book for the residents of relocation centers /War Relocation Authority by United States( Book )
6 editions published between 1943 and 1975 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Nisei in uniform by United States( Book )
4 editions published between 1944 and 1945 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Administrative highlights of the WRA program by United States( Book )
6 editions published between 1946 and 1975 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Executive order 9066; the internment of 110,000 Japanese Americans by Maisie Conrat( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Relocation of Japanese-Americans by United States( Book )
7 editions published between 1943 and 1998 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
A Challenge to democracy ( visu )
2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Explains the evacuation in 1942 of the Japanese-Americans from their homes to relocation centers, describing the self-government, educational opportunities, and activities in these centers
WRA : a story of human conservation by United States( Book )
5 editions published between 1946 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Document # 00187 from the Internment Archives. A history of the evacuation from the perspective of the War Relocation Authority, discussing the practical aspects of the WRA effort, including efforts to help the evacuees
The Tulean dispatch ( serial )
in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Myths and facts about the Japanese Americans : answering common misconceptions regarding Americans of Japanese ancestry by United States( Book )
4 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Bulletin ( serial )
in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Relocation communities for wartime evacuees. by United States( Book )
3 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Granada pioneer ( serial )
in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity United States. Department of the Interior

controlled identity United States. Office for Emergency Management

controlled identity United States. War Agency Liquidation Unit

Etats-Unis Department of the interior War agency liquidation unit
Etats-Unis War relocation authority
United States. Department of the Interior. War Relocation Authority.
United States. Interior Department. War Relocation Authority
United States. Office for Emergency Management. War Relocation Authority
United States. War relocation authority
War Relocation Authority.
War Relocation Authority (United States)
WRA
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English (153)
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