This division was in charge of all legal services for the Project Director and his staff in connection with center administration. This division also rendered legal services to center residents. It was first headed by Mr. Donald C. Horn from October 16, 1942 until March 31, 1945. It was later headed by Mrs. Mima Pollett, John Meaney, and Lawrence J. Hannan.
This division arranged for the transmission of information to the evacuees through newspapers, bulletins, public announcements, and posters. This division was first headed by Mr. Joseph O. McClelland from July 1942 until April 1945. Later his post was filled by Mr. O. Dale Cooley and Mr. Melvin McGovern.
This division was responsible for relocation, outside employment, and leaves of absence. They were also responsible for encouraging evacuees to relocate. This division was headed by Mr. Walter J. Knodel and later by Mr. Mario Vecchio.
Community Management Division
This division supervised all of the activities of the center which related to community management. It was headed by Mr. W. Ray Johnson. Subdivisions under the division included education, internal security, welfare, health, community activities, business enterprises, community government, and community analysis.
Administrative Management Division
This division supervised and coordinated all aspects of administrative management while working with representatives of neighboring communities on aspects of the relocation program which concerned them. This division was headed by Mr. Henry F. Halliday. Subdivisions under this division included supply, procurement, mess operations, postal services, finance, budget and accounts, cost accounting and property control, office services, personnel management, statistics, and evacuees property control.
This division supervised all of the activities which were related to the operations of the camp. It was first headed by Mr. Donald Harbison and later by Mr. William F. Fuller. Subdivisions under this division included engineering, irrigation, drainage and roads, construction and maintenance, designing and drafting, industry, agriculture, motor transport and maintenance, and fire protection.
The director was responsible for coordinating and managing all of the above divisions and subdivisions. Mr. James G. Lindsey held this position during the camp's operation.
Source: Holsinger, Paul. 1960. The Story of Japanese Relocation in Colorado. Masters Thesis, University of Denver.
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