Poston (Colorado River)

Concentration Camp

Location: Parker, Arizona

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Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1002-10-10)
vh Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1002-10-10)
Feelings of camp residents: discouragement, bitterness, but also memories of fun activities

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life ...

Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1002-10-12)
vh Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1002-10-12)
Thoughts on the registration period in camp; brother volunteered for military, killed in Italy at age nineteen

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this ...

Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1002-10-7)
vh Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1002-10-7)
Recollections of Poston concentration camp, Arizona: heat, sand, and bad food

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories ...

Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1002-10-9)
vh Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1002-10-9)
Writing a serial murder mystery for the camp newspaper

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life histories, instead primarily ...

Kitako Izumizaki Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1015-3-18)
vh Kitako Izumizaki Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1015-3-18)
Returning to Poston to have child while husband served overseas in military
Fred Oda Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1015-9-19)
vh Fred Oda Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1015-9-19)
Moving to the Poston concentration camp; coping with difficult conditions
Tom I. Mine Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1015-4-22)
vh Tom I. Mine Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1015-4-22)
Observing the impact of the so-called "loyalty questionnaire"
Poston Chronicle Vol. IX No. 8 (January 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-218)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. IX No. 8 (January 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-218)
Selected article titles: "Committee Meets to Discuss Camouflage Net Work Plans" (p. 1), "Workers Urged to Save Paper" (p. 1), "Music Appreciation Course Planned" (p. 3), "Community Congress Hears Final Report of Activities at Recent Session" (p. 4).
Poston Press Bulletin Vol. VIII No. 4 (December 13, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-180)
doc Poston Press Bulletin Vol. VIII No. 4 (December 13, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-180)
Selected article titles: "Families May Join Interned Relatives" (p. 1), "Candy Will Not Be Sold to the General Public" (p. 1), "Evacuee on 'Outside' Employment May File for Unemployment Insurance" (p. 1), "Qualified Evacuees May Replace Caucasian Personnel" (p. 4), "Chimneys and Elbows for Heating Stoves to Arrive Soon" (p. 4).
Poston Chronicle Vol. XXII No. 3 (January 6, 1945) (ddr-densho-145-601)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. XXII No. 3 (January 6, 1945) (ddr-densho-145-601)
Selected article titles: "Pfc. Jou Okitsu Reported German Prisoner of War" (p. 1), "Men from Life Mag, Acme Pix, LA News, Visit" (p. 1), "Secretary Ickes Issues Statement to Residents" (p. 1), "Justice Dept. May Take Over Tule Lake" (p. 2), "Mad Dog Rumors Found to be Without Basis" (p. 3).
Poston Chronicle Vol. XVIII No. 20 (April 27, 1944) (ddr-densho-145-498)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. XVIII No. 20 (April 27, 1944) (ddr-densho-145-498)
Selected article titles: "Relocation Can Serve Families" (p. 1), "Restrictions Relaxed for Families of To-Be-Inductees" (p. 1), "Editorial: Relocation Hindrance" (p. 2).
Poston Information Bulletin Vol. I No. 25 (June 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-25)
doc Poston Information Bulletin Vol. I No. 25 (June 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-25)
Selected article titles: "Federal Reserve Bank Hits Rumors About Asset Seizures. Flat Denial is Given by Bank to Property Appropriation Talk" (p. 1), "Third Baby Born! It's a Boy at the Home of Riverside's Kazuo Muramoto" (p. 1), "Police and Fire Depts." (p. 1), "Outdoor Amphitheater" (p. 1).
Poston Chronicle Vol. XXIII No. 27 (July 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-145-655)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. XXIII No. 27 (July 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-145-655)
Selected article titles: "Poston Closes by December 1. Central Utah, Minidoka, November 1; Heart Mountain, Gila, November 15; Manzanar, December 1; Rohwer Dec. 15" (p. 1), "10 Returned to Hawaii" (p. 2), "Judge Says Issei Have No Right to Lease" (p. 2), "Evacuee Makes Cockroach Powder in New Orleans" (p. 4).
Poston Chronicle Vol. XVI No. 13 (November 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-430)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. XVI No. 13 (November 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-430)
Selected article titles: "Two Centers to Close Next Year. Poston Now One of Two Centers, Head" (p. 1), "20 Divorces Granted in Center" (p. 1), "Two Parolees Arrived Friday" (p. 1), "Editorial: Voice of an Issei: Do Your Share:" (p. 2), "Rep. Eberharter Defends Nisei" (p. 2), "Stray Bullet Hits Resident" (p. 3), "Prankster Set Fire ...
Poston Chronicle Vol. X No. 7 (February 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-239)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. X No. 7 (February 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-239)
Selected article titles: "Biddle Doubts Need for Mass Evacuation" (p. 1), "Nisei Outside WRA Centers Can Volunteer for Army at Any Local Draft Board" (p. 1), "Another Rumor Spiked! School Bldgs. Not for Hospitals" (p. 1), "Low Flying of Planes to Cease" (p. 3).
Poston Press Bulletin Vol. IV No. 25 (September 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-116)
doc Poston Press Bulletin Vol. IV No. 25 (September 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-116)
Selected article titles: "Army, Navy Okays 111 Colleges for Students Says NRSC" (p. 1), "Stabbing Trial Set for 29th" (p. 1), "Issei Receptionist to Serve Evacuees" (p. 2), "'Packages Not Opened' is Report by P.O. to Spike Rumor" (p. 2), "Editorial: Poston High" (p. 3).
Poston Chronicle Vol. XVIII No. 27 (May 13, 1944) (ddr-densho-145-505)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. XVIII No. 27 (May 13, 1944) (ddr-densho-145-505)
Selected article titles: "Center to Honor Mothers: Churches Hold Special Services" (p. 1), "Chronicle Two Years Old" (p. 1).
Poston Chronicle Vol. XI No. 8 (March 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-268)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. XI No. 8 (March 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-268)
Selected article titles: "Slaughter House for Project Nears Completion" (p. 1), "Eighty Depart for Farm Work in Denver" (p. 1).
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