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The General, in charge of the American Western Defense Command, decided that Japanese Americans were potential saboteurs. Based on his recommendation, F.D.R. authorized teh internment of 112,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry.
Date: 1942
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Dimensions: Image: 13 7/16 x 10 5/16 in. (34.1 x 26.2 cm) Paper: 13 15/16 x 10 7/8 in. (35.4 x 27.6 cm)
Medium: Gelatin silver print
Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 1993
Accession Number: 406.1993