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TITLE
War Relocation Authority Application for Leave Clearance
 
DESCRIPTION
War Relocation Authority Application for Leave Clearance

For women, page 1
 
CONTEXT
"When they came recruiting for army volunteers, they said we had to prove ourselves. I felt why should we prove ourselves? The government has to prove itself to us first. And we had these loyalty questionnaires in camp. That was a very mixed emotional thing. What could we say? In order to leave the relocation center, your answer had to be positive. There were a lot of emotions that you had to confront."
Hiro Mizushima, in Beyond Words: Images From America's Concentration Camps
 
CREDIT
Kaita
Courtesy of National Japanese American Historical Society
 
DATE
1943