West Coast Exclusion Order to be Lifted

Title

West Coast Exclusion Order to be Lifted

Creator

Granada Pioneer editorial staff

Source

Periodical: Granada Pioneer
volume: III
number: 14
pages: 1
December 17, 1944

Language

eng

Text

The mass exclusion order prohibiting people of Japanese extraction from living on the west coast will be lifted by Military authorities at midnight January 2, 1945, Dillon S. Myer, national WRA director, notified project director James G. Lindley today.

A revised program of the War Relocation Authority which included an orderly return to the Coast of evacuees wishing to go back, a continuation of the present relocation program to all points in the United States, and the closing of all Relocation Centers within one year was also announced by Myer, Lindley states.

Files

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Citation

Granada Pioneer editorial staff, “West Coast Exclusion Order to be Lifted,” Nebraska U, accessed November 23, 2017, http://unlhistory.unl.edu/items/show/123.