Records About Japanese Americans Relocated During World War II

Metadata Updated: May 16, 2017

This series contains personal descriptive data about Japanese Americans evacuated from the states of Washington, Oregon, and California to ten relocation centers operated by the War Relocation Authority during World War II in the states of California (Tule Lake and Manzanar Centers), Idaho (Minidoka Center), Utah (Central Utah Center), Colorado (Granada Center), Arizona (Colorado River and Gila River Centers), Wyoming (Heart Mountain Center), and Arkansas (Rohwer and Jerome Centers). Each record represents an individual and includes the name; relocation project and assembly center to which assigned; previous address; birthplace of parents; occupation of father; education; foreign residence; indication of military service, public assistance, pensions, and physical defects; sex and marital status; race of evacuee and spouse; year of birth; age; birthplace; indication of the holding of an alien registration number and/or Social Security number, and whether the evacuee attended Japanese language school; highest grade completed; language proficiency; occupations; and religion.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date May 7, 2017
Metadata Updated Date May 16, 2017

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date May 7, 2017
Metadata Updated Date May 16, 2017
Publisher National Archives and Records Administration
Unique Identifier NARA-33461
Bill Mayer
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Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 393:00
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Data First Published 1995-06-13
Data Last Modified 1995-06-13
Program Code 000:000
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Spatial United States
Temporal 1942/1946
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