Item Coll619_OSC-9_F1_01 - Broadside of Western Defense Command instructions to all persons of Japanese ancestry

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Coll619_OSC-9_F1_01

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Broadside of Western Defense Command instructions to all persons of Japanese ancestry

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  • 1942-05 (Creation)

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broadsides (notices); 14 x 22 inches

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(1941 - 1946)

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Broadside printed in green text detailing the provisions of Civilian Exclusion Order No. 46 issued by General J. L. Dewitt. It is directed towards Japanese Americans living in Clackamas and eastern Multnomah Counties. The notice reads that "all persons of Japanese ancestry, both alien and non-alien, will be evacuated from [all of Clackamas County and Multnomah County east of 122nd Avenue] by 12 o'clock noon, P.W.T., May 12, 1942." The notice contains instructions for how Japanese Americans should report to the Civil Control Station located on the Gresham Fairgrounds "to receive further instructions" between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM on either May 7th or May 8th, along with guidelines of what possessions they may or may not bring with them.

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No Copyright - United States http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/

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  • English

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Broadside of Western Defense Command instructions to all persons of Japanese ancestry; Coll 619; 001

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68672217-9f60-4125-af8c-ba034fa67d04-Coll619_OSC-9_F1_01.pdf

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408.3 KiB

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