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Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1161
Overview The papers document the lives of service of Quakers Gilbert Bowles (1869-1960) and Minnie Picket Bowles (1868-1958) who ministered in Asia and Hawaii for over 60 years, from 1896-1960.
Dates: 1896-1974

Herbert V. Nicholson papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-215
Overview This collection contains the papers, letters, and pictures of Herbert V. Nicholson.
Dates: 1964-1982

Esther B. Rhoads papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1153
Overview The papers of Esther Rhoads (1896-1979), a member of an influential Philadelphia Quaker family, Rhoads was a teacher, later head, of Friends Girls' School in Tokyo for over 50 years. She was also of great importance in work with Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia and with the American Friends Service Committee, to assist Japanese-Americans affected by the War Relocation Act (evacuation and relocation). Materials include correspondence, documents, typescripts and manuscripts, pamphlets,...
Dates: circa 1895-1979

"Service with the War Relocation Authority"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-092
Overview George L. Townsend's memoir, entitled "Service of the War Relocation Authority," describes his recruitment by and work with the War Relocation Authority, a civilian agency established to provide care and services for Japanese Americans moved to Army Relocation Centers. Included is a map of Relocation Centers in the Western United States.
Dates: 1942-1946