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29, 1943, Washington Post story quoting the War Relocation Authority.
Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) was already well known as a documentary photographer for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) when she visited Manzanar in 1942 on assignment for the War Relocation Authority (WRA).
Robinson also offers the most detailed history of the policy and legal foundation for Executive Order 9066 and the eventual passage by Congress, in effect ratifying President Roosevelt's order, of the legislation which created the War Relocation Authority responsible for writing and administering the relocation regulations.
Located at the base of the Sierra Nevadas in eastern California, Manzanar was the first relocation center to be operated by the War Relocation Authority.
The site was built in 1942 by the War Relocation Authority under the authorization of President Franklin D.
Those more sympathetic to the Nisei were often embarrassed by the actions of this country's War Relocation Authority and did not want to expose their shameful actions to young people.
Several chapters examine the influence of the Japanese American Citizens League, whose leaders cooperated with War Relocation Authority officials and extolled the valor of the racially-segregated 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Europe, while suppressing draft resisters and other dissenting voices.
9102, which established the War Relocation Authority and required ``all persons of Japanese ancestry'' to report for internment.