Order of Merit award

Order of Merit award

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This document is an Order of Merit that was presented to Roy Nakano from the War Relocation Authority. It was awarded to evacuee workers who demonstrated outstanding work in their service to the WRA. The WRA appreciated the hard work that Roy, as well as many other Japanese American workers, did during their imprisonment. Note how the document is addressed to "Mr. Ray Nakano", spelling Roy's name wrong.
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Object Name
date made
April 5, 1943
War Relocation Authority
place made
United States: California, Tule Lake
United States: California, Tule Lake
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 10 1/2 in x 8 in; 26.67 cm x 20.32 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Janice Faden
Japanese American Internment
World War II
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Japanese American
Executive Order 9066
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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