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Two thousand workers helped build the camp over approximately sixty days, and Wyoming's low unemployment rate was turned around within a matter of weeks.A group of military police situated in nine guard towers manned the site and 130 government employees oversaw day-to-day operations. In protest, 3,000 incarcerees signed a petition aimed at WRA director Dillon Myer, declaring that the fence was “an insult to any free human being, a barrier to a full understanding between the administration and the residents.” It made no difference, and the fence went up.The camp administration encouraged incarcerees to start a community council to oversee camp life.In the two weeks before the building opened, sick residents were cared for at one of the recreation halls.The hospital saw 5,486 admissions and 391 major surgeries during its three years of operation.