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WRA A story of human conservation
United States Department of the Interior, Washington DC 1946 - Small Quarto. xvi, 212pp. Original tan wraps with red ruling and lettering on cover and spine. Publisher's device on title page. Final report of the Director providing a comprehensive view of the WRA program in its entirety. Nine special reports dealing with the various major phases of WRA operations preceded this report: Wartime Exile - The Exclusion of the Japanese Americans from the West Coast; Impounded People - The Story of Life in the Relocation Centers; The Relocation Program; Wartime Handling of Evacuee Property; Administrative Highlights of the WRA Program; Community Government in in War Relocation Centers; Legal and Constitutional Phases of the WRA Program; Token Shipment - The Story of America's War Refugee Shelter; and The Evacuated People - A series of statistical tables. Contains a chronology of the evacuation and WRA Program from 1942-1946 with detailed reports on the status of the various issues. Includes chapter "Reflections and Recommendations" dealing with evacuation of minorities, the impact of camp life on the evacuated people, features of the WRA Administration and thoughts on "Unfinished Business" and "An Anatomy of Intolerance." Illustrated with striking b/w photographs documenting various aspects of the program. Appendix with detailed tables at rear. Light age toning of wraps and small water stain on back cover. Wraps in overall good, interior in very good condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
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