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  1. Records of the United States Wartime Civil Control Administration

    In 1942, to carry out Executive Order No. 9066, Lt. Gen. John L. DeWitt was designated military commander for the western half of the United States. He created the Wartime Civil Control Administration; its mission was to evacuate and relocate people of Ja ...

    castanoe - 2013-04-22 13:45

  2. United States War Relocation Authority Papers

      The U.S. War Relocation Authority was responsible for the relocation, internment, and reintegration of Japanese and Japanese Americans during World War II. From 1942 to 1946, Edward H. Spicer, Anthropology professor at the University of Arizona, was Hea ...

    castanoe - 2014-03-10 17:03

  3. Collection of Chinese Documents from Tucson, Arizona

    A Chinese community of merchants began to develop in Tucson, Ariz. in the later half of the 1800's. To maintain their ethnic identity, Chinese men met in tongs where they could follow their native traditions and speak of home. A similar organization, ...

    castanoe - 2014-07-14 13:56

  4. Papers of Alexander S. Henderson

      Chiefly records of the A.S.Henderson general merchandise store in Patagonia, Arizona, from 1900 to 1940 including inventories, correspondence, merchandise ads, ledgers, monthly account books, and bills. His mining interests are represented by correspond ...

    castanoe - 2014-07-31 10:04