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War Work, World War II, 1942-1946

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 150, microdex: 4
War Work, World War II, 1942-1946
War Work, World War II, 1942-1946

Scope and Contents

War Relocation Authority documents concerning their policies and procedures for returning internees and disseminating information about the relocation process, camp living and Japanese Americans in communities. Pamphlets, reports and booklets communicate the War Relocation Authority's purpose and seek to educate readers about the situation in camps and around the nation as well as to address racism and treatment of Japanese Americans. Also included are collections of data and statistics on returning evacuees, directories to the offices and resources in addition to War Relocation Authority statements and correspondence. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1942-1946

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

From the Record Group:

This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

However, by agreement with the YWCA of the U.S.A., microdexes known to contain financial records or personal health information (usually on job applications) were not digitized and/or not published in our online repository as part of the CLIR Digitizing Hidden Collections grant. These microdexes may still be accessed on the original microfilm, and digital files may be made available to individual researchers upon request.


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