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Transfer of surplus war relocation centers to Department of the Interior.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Military Affairs

Transfer of surplus war relocation centers to Department of the Interior.

Hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Military Affairs, United States Senate, Seventy-ninth Congress, second session, on S. 1672, a bill to authorize the transfer to the Department of the Interior of surplus lands and property of federal agencies on reclamation projects. April 5, 1946

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Military Affairs

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irrigation -- United States,
  • Public lands -- United States,
  • Concentration camps -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Joseph C. O"Mahoney, chairman of subcommittee

    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 23 p. incl. tables.
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15352001M
    LC Control Number46026932

      The Relocation Program: A Guidebook For Residents of Relocation Centers. Official policies pertaining to "residents" of Federal internment camps. "INCOME TAX LIABILITY Both citizen and alien evacuees are subject to Federal taxes on their personal incomes the same as all other residents of the United : "Jerome Relocation Center Vicksburg Engineer District Corps of Engineers U.S. Army" sign at Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. Last glimpse of the Jerome Center as res - NARA - (cropped).jpg × ; KBFounded by: War Relocation Authority.

    On 22 June , the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation transferred 3, Acres to the War Relocation Authority. In , lease acres were acquired from various owners. An additional estimated 1, acres were discovered during data reviews and interviews. The War Relocation Authority will make every effort to provide the residents of relocation centers at all times with well-balanced and needs of nursing mothers and others mho require unusual dietary treatment. Like all other residents of the United States, the people war a of relocation centers.

    MORE MILITARY RESERVATIONS ABANDONED; The War Department Turns a Number Over to the Interior. Nov. 23, Community Government in War Relocation Centers United States Department of the Interior J. A. KRUG, Secretary War Relocation Authority D. S. MYER, Director For sale by the Superintendent of Documents U. S. Government Printing Office, Washing D.C. Price 35 cents.


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Transfer of surplus war relocation centers to Department of the Interior by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Military Affairs Download PDF EPUB FB2

Transfer of surplus war relocation centers to Department of the Interior: hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Military Affairs, United States Senate, Seventy-ninth Congress, second session, on S. a bill to authorize the transfer to the Department of the Interior of surplus lands and property of federal agencies on reclamation projects, April 5, The War Relocation Authority was created in the wake of President Franklin D.

Roosevelt's issuing of Executive Order on Febru The Order granted the army the authority to create a military zone and to remove all residents of Japanese ancestry. The President and his advisors agreed that a civilian agency should be created to care for the excluded population.

The internment of Japanese Americans in the United States during World War II was the forced relocation and incarceration in concentration camps in the western interior of the country of aboutpeople of Japanese ancestry, most of whom lived on the Pacific -two percent of the internees were United States citizens.

These actions were ordered by President Franklin D. Roosevelt Location: Western United States, and parts of. The War Relocation Authority (WRA) was a United States government agency established to handle the internment of Japanese Americans during World War also operated the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter in Oswego, New York, which was the only refugee camp set up in the United States for refugees from Europe.

WRA, A Story of Human Conservation [United States Department of the Interior, War Relocation Authority] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. WRA, A Story of Human ConservationAuthor: War Relocation Authority United States Department of the Interior.

The War Relocation Centers of World War II: When Fear was Stronger than Justice (National Park Service, Jeffery Burton, photographer) I t all happened so quickly. The Japanese on the West Coast of the United States had made lives for themselves in spite of discrimination, but on December 7,everything changed.

To panicked people after the. By June 2,the U. Army had moved the nearlyJapanese and Japanese Americans living in the western parts of Washington, Oregon, and California into hastily created assembly centers.

By November, they had all been transferred to the 10 long-term relocation centers built and run by the civilian War Relocation Authority (WRA).

Transfer from the assembly centers to the camps began in late June and lasted until the end of Octoberwith movement to the relocation centers via train. [7] Construction on the relocation center at Jerome began in late Julyand the first group of evacuees arrived October 6, Establishment of the camp.

When Poston was chosen as the site for the relocation center, the Colorado River Indian Reservation Tribal Council adamantly opposed the use of their land because they did not want to be involved in inflicting the same injustice they faced on the Japanese internees.

The council was soon overridden, and the BIA and WRA jointly took control of 71, acres (29, ha Country: United States. TULE LAKE WAR RELOCATION PROJECT, Newell, California. On Octoaccording to information received from the Military Police Escort Guard Company at Tule Lake, a general strike was called by the Japanese for the purpose of forcing the removal of some of the Caucasian strike lasted only one day, but the feeling of tension and unrest persisted.

During the spring and summer ofthe United States Government carried out, in remarkably short time and without serious incident, one of the largest controlled migrations in history. This was the movement ofpeople of Japanese descent from their homes in an area bordering the Pacific coast into 10 wartime communities constructed in remote areas between the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

The War Relocation Authority, established on Mawas aimed at them specifically:men, women, and children were rounded up on the West Coast. Japanese and Japanese Americans from the West Coast of the United States during WWII.

While approximat were able to relocate to other parts of the country of their own choosing, the remainder-roughlyme, women and children-were sent to hastily constructed camps called "War Relocation Centers" in remote portions of the nation's interior. Records of relocation centers; Records of the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter; Records of Agencies Associated with the WRA Records of the Wartime Civil Control Administration; Records of the War Refugee Board; Records of the War Agency Liquidation Unit, Department of the Interior.

The Relocation Center is a closely held private corporation headquartered in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area with regional sales and support offices in Dallas, Chicago and the panhandle of Florida.

Our geographical reach for relocation services spans 6 continents and all 50 states. FAS provides professional moving services for bureaus and offices that occupy the Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building (MIB).

OFAS also provides limited moving services for DOI offices located in the surrounding Washington D.C., Metropolitan Area, evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

The relocation program. United States Deartment of the interior, J. Krug, secretary, War relocation authority, D.

Myer, director Paperback – January 1, Author. United States. War Relocation Authority. The War Relocation Authority was a United States government agency established to handle internment of Japanese- German- and Italian-Americans during World War II.

In addition, about 2, Japanese living in South America (mostly in Peru) were transported to the United States and placed in. Ryan Zinke launched a plan Wednesday to undertake the biggest reorganization in the Interior Department's history, changing how the government manages million acres of.

was the relocation and internment by the United States government in of aboutJapanese Americans and Japanese who lived along the Pacific coast of the United States to camps called "War Relocation Camps," in the wake of Imperial Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke launched an unprecedented effort Wednesday to undertake the largest reorganization in the department’s year history, moving to shift tens of thousands of wor. Government Documents - Department of the Interior: War Relocation Authority Describes the various agencies under Interior and our holdings of their publications.

Topics include public lands, geology, dams, fish and wildlife, national parks and monuments, mining, American Indians, offshore drilling, and related : Gwen Sinclair.A determination that offering relocation benefits are not in the interest of the government does not prohibit authorized officials from offering an incentive payment, such as: hiring incentive payments or relocation incentive payments.

Please refer to the Department of the Interior Human Resources Manual for guidance on these incentive payments.