Charter of the community of Poston
- Charter of the community of Poston
- Published / Created
- [circa May 1943]
- Records related to a community government formed by Japanese American internees at the Poston Relocation Center, Arizona, 1942-1945. Material includes reports from committees on health care, social welfare, and education, as well as a charter for the community government. The collection also includes memoranda about camp governance and other publications in English and Japanese distributed by the United States War Relocation Authority, as well as contemporary newspaper clippings about relocation centers and Japanese Americans.
- The Poston Relocation Center in Arizona was the largest of the ten Japanese American internment camps operated by the United States War Relocation Authority during World War II, 1942-1945.
- 9 p. ; 27 cm.
- Extent of Digitization
- Partially digitized
- Call Number
- WA MSS S-2650
- Collection Title
- Records related to the community government at the Poston Relocation Center, Arizona
- Collection Date
- Container / Volume Information
- Box 1 | Folder 25
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
- Subject (Geographic)
- Poston (Ariz.)
- Subject (Name)
Poston Relocation Center (Ariz.)
United States.--War Relocation Authority
- Subject (Topic)
Concentration camps--United States
Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Concentration camps--Arizona--Poston
World War, 1939-1945--Concentration camps--United States
World War, 1939-1945--Evacuation of civilians
World War, 1939-1945--Japanese Americans
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- Records Related to the Community Government at the Poston Relocation Center, Arizona. Yale Collection of Western Americana, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
- Orbis Record