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Exclusion orders

Civilian Exclusion Order No. 79

Prior to mass removal, exclusion areas were described in civilian exclusion orders posted by Lieutenant General John DeWitt of the Western Defense Command. Civilian Exclusion Area No. 79 included a portion of South King County, Washington. Maps detailing the prohibited area were also posted.
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Three Kinds of Japanese (January 20, 1943)

The Seattle Daily Times, January 20, 1943, p. 6
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U.S. Lists Jobs for Evacuees (April 3, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, April 3, 1942, p. 3
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Army Orders Alien Curfew (March 24, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, March 24, 1942, p. 3
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Curfew Keeps Japs at Home; No Vegetables (March 29, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, March 29, 1942, p. 1
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Decision to incarcerate

Enemy Alien Evacuation Order Held Imminent. Appointment of Property Custodian Asked; Blow to Produce Markets Foreseen; U.S. to Pay Costs (March 1, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, March 1, 1942, pp. 1, 5
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Evacuation May Cover Area West of Cascades. Government to Help Locate New Homes but Evacuees Must Provide Own Transportation; Dates Unset (February 16, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, February 16, 1942, pp. 1, 10
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State C.I.O. Asks Jap Evacuation (March 9, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, March 9, 1942, p. 15
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Army Order Reveals Eventual Ouster of All Coast Japanese (March 3, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, March 3, 1942, p. 1
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Korean Urges Interning Of All Japanese (February 19, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, February 19, 1942, p. 8
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