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Order of Merit award

Order of Merit award

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
document
date made
April 5, 1943
maker
War Relocation Authority
place made
United States: California, Tule Lake
United States: California, Tule Lake
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/2 in x 8 in; 26.67 cm x 20.32 cm
ID Number
2016.0037.22
catalog number
2016.0037.22
accession number
2016.0037
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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