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Catalog Number 74-14819
Accession number 74-14819
Object Name Notice, Legal
Collection History San Jose Collection
Title Instructions to All Persons of Japanese Ancestry Living in the Following Areas...
Date 1942/05/23
Year Range from 1942
Year Range to 1942
Description Issued by the Western Defense Command, Presidio of San Francisco, California to all persons of Japanese ancestry living in the following area:

All of that portion of the County of Santa Clara, State of California, lying generally north and northwest of the following boundary: Beginning at the point on the Santa Cruz-Santa Clara County line, due west of a line drawn through the peak of Loma Prieta; thence due east along said line through said peak to its intersection with Llagas Creek; thence downstream along said creek toward Madrone to the point where it is crossed by Llagas Avenue; thence northeasterly on Llagas Avenue to U.S. Highway No. 101; thence northerly on said Highway No. 101 to Cochran Road; thence northeasterly on Cochran Road to its junction with Steeley Road; thence easterly on Steeley Road to Madrone Springs; thence along a line projected due east from Madrone Spring to its intersection with the Santa Clara-Stanislaus County line; together with all portions of Santa Clara County not previously covered by Exclusion orders of this Headquarters.

All persons to be evacuated from the above area by 12 o'clock noon, P.W.T., Saturday, May 30, 1942. No Japanese person will be permitted to move into or out of the above area after 12 o'clock noon, Saturday May 23, 1942, without obtaining special permission from the representative of the Commanding General, Northrn California Sector, at the Civil Control Station located at

Men's Gymnasium,
San Jose State College,
4th and San Carlos Streets
San Jose, California

Persons are instructed to go to the Civil Control Station between 8am and 5pm Sunday, May 24, 1942, or between the hours of 8am and 5 pm Monday, May 25, 1942, to receive further instruction.
Creator Western Defense Command and Fourth Army Wartime Civil Control Administration
Level of description Item
Subjects Japanese Americans -- California (LCSH)
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 (LCSH)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japanese Americans (LCSH)
Extent of Description 22" x 14"