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    • According to a 1943 War Relocation Authority report, internees were housed in "tar paper-covered barracks of simple frame construction without plumbing or cooking facilities of any kind".Internment of Japanese Americans-Wikipedia
    • By September, the internees had been transferred to other facilities—523 to War Relocation Authority concentration camps in the interior of the West, and 302 to Army internment camps.Santa Fe, New Mexico-Wikipedia
    • Internees of Japanese descent were first sent to one of 17 temporary "Civilian Assembly Centers", where most awaited transfer to more permanent relocation centers being constructed by the newly formed War Relocation Authority (WRA).Internment of Japanese Americans-Wikipedia
    • Although he created several plans at Poston, among them designs for baseball fields, swimming pools, and a cemetery, he found that the War Relocation Authority had no intention of implementing them.Isamu Noguchi-Wikipedia
    • The best known facilities were the military-run Wartime Civil Control Administration (WCCA) Assembly Centers and the civilian-run War Relocation Authority (WRA) Relocation Centers, which are generally (but unofficially) referred to as "internment camps".Internment of Japanese Americans-Wikipedia
    • The War Relocation Authority (WRA) was the U.S. civilian agency responsible for the relocation and detention.Internment of Japanese Americans-Wikipedia

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