Poston (Colorado River)

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Poston concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-476)
img Poston concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-476)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. Living quarters of evacuees of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center as seen from the top of water tower facing south west.
Highway sign (ddr-densho-37-400)
img Highway sign (ddr-densho-37-400)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. Highway leading to this war Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry on the Colorado River Indian Reservation.
Shower facilities (ddr-densho-37-477)
img Shower facilities (ddr-densho-37-477)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. Typical shower facilities at this War Relocation authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.
Basketball game (ddr-densho-37-471)
img Basketball game (ddr-densho-37-471)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. New Year's Fair. A basketball game was held as part of the athletic events to commemorate the New Year.
Unloading beds (ddr-densho-37-474)
img Unloading beds (ddr-densho-37-474)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. Apache Indians assist in the unloading of beds for evacuees of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center which is located on the Colorado River Indian Reservation.
The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 1 (March 9, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-6)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 1 (March 9, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-6)
Selected article titles: "Extravagant Use of Rice Must Be Curtailed - Hayward" (p. 1), "74 Come from Poston Center" (p. 1), and "Myer Refutes Manzanar Rumor on Expatriation" (p. 3).
The Tule Lake WRA Center Information Bulletin (March 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-5)
doc The Tule Lake WRA Center Information Bulletin (March 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-5)
Selected article titles: "Population Swells to 16,797 with Arrival of Manzanites" (p. 1), "Warrants Given to Five Nisei Granada Boys" (p. 1), and "Postonian Is Arrested for Sedition" (p. 4).
Poston Chronicle Vol. XIII No. 5 (June 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-330)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. XIII No. 5 (June 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-330)
Selected article titles: "Evacuees Advised for Civil Service Positions" (p. 1), "Precautions Issued for Residents" (p. 1).
Poston Chronicle Vol. XXI No. 19 (November 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-145-587)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. XXI No. 19 (November 23, 1944) (ddr-densho-145-587)
Selected article titles: "Mills Issues Reminder on Use of Equipment" (p. 1), "Advice on SS Problems Available in Afternoon" (p. 1), "A Message of Hope on this Thanksgiving Day from Reverend Gohei Kotai" (p. 1), "Mochi-less New Year's for Center Indicated" (p. 3).
Poston Press Bulletin Vol. VIII No. 9 (December 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-186)
doc Poston Press Bulletin Vol. VIII No. 9 (December 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-186)
Selected article titles: "'Made in Poston'. Charcoal, Artificial Flower Productions Underway" (p. 1), "Repatriation Procedure Now Handled Through WRA. Spanish Embassy Directs Japanese Interests" (p. 1), "Christmas Observance in Poston Two Starts Sunday Night" (p. 2), "210 Kitchen for School Children Feeding to Open After Fair Closes" (p. 4), "Pilferage of Lumber and Manure Asked to ...
Poston Chronicle Vol. XXIII No. 16 (June 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-145-644)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. XXIII No. 16 (June 9, 1945) (ddr-densho-145-644)
Selected article titles: "98 Found Guilty of Not Reporting for Induction" (p. 1), "Nisei Domestic Help Preferred Says Ad" (p. 4), "Army to Get 'Jap Course' from Nisei" (p. 5).
Poston Chronicle Vol. X No. 13 (February 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-245)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. X No. 13 (February 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-245)
Selected article titles: "Poston Medical, Public Health Conference Successfully Held in Unit One" (p. 1), "7425 Hawaiian Nisei Volunteer for Combat Duty" (p. 1), "No Canned Food Sold After 20th" (p. 1), "Evacuee Autos Wanted by Calif. Company" (p. 1), "Every Citizen Must First Work, Fight for Civil Rights" (p. 2), "Special: Combat Team to Draw ...
Poston Press Bulletin Vol. IV No. 30 (September 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-121)
doc Poston Press Bulletin Vol. IV No. 30 (September 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-121)
Selected article titles: "Plea for More Labor Volunteers Continues" (p. 1), "Music Books Donated by Polytechnic High School, L.A." (p. 3).
Poston Information Bulletin Vol. II No. 17 (July 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-43)
doc Poston Information Bulletin Vol. II No. 17 (July 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-43)
Selected article titles: "Poston's Population Swells to 8800" (p. 1), "Fish Propagation" (p. 1).
Poston Press Bulletin Vol. IV No. 15 (September 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-106)
doc Poston Press Bulletin Vol. IV No. 15 (September 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-106)
Selected article titles: "Rec. Departments to Be Re-Organized. Dr. John Powell Hopeful for 'Outside' Aid in Obtaining Recreation Equipment, Funds" (p. 1), "Shortage of Carpentry Equipment Causes Rift in Poston Two" (p. 1), "Over Four-Fifths of Poston III Voters Turn Out at Polls" (p. 1), "Editorial. A Challenge. Voice of the People" (p. 2), "Gardens Will ...
Poston Chronicle Vol. 10 No. 17 (February 25, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-249)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. 10 No. 17 (February 25, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-249)
Selected article titles: "Residents May File for Shoe Certificates" (p. 1), "Nisei Status as Citizens Upheld" (p. 1), "Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother. Nisei! It's Your Battle Now" (p. 2), "Press Opinion Favorable to Combat Unit. Editorial Comments in Nation's Press Supports War Department's Decision" (p. 4).
Poston Chronicle Vol. X No. 9 (February 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-241)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. X No. 9 (February 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-241)
Selected article titles: "Head Declares No Food for Outings" (p. 1), "No More Minor Repairs" (p. 2), "Charcoal Making Competition Keen" (p. 2).
Poston Press Bulletin Vol. VII No. 7 (November 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-162)
doc Poston Press Bulletin Vol. VII No. 7 (November 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-162)
Selected article titles: "Director Myer Addresses Civic Leaders. Outlines Future WRA Policy on Rehabilitations of Residents" (p. 1), "5 Poston Civic Leaders on Way to Salt Lake for Special JACL Meet with W.R.A. Officials" (p. 1), "'Action Speaks Louder'. Dangerous Fire Hazards - No Alarm System" (p. 2).
Poston Chronicle Vol. XX No. 26 (September 30, 1944) (ddr-densho-145-564)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. XX No. 26 (September 30, 1944) (ddr-densho-145-564)
Selected article titles: "Poston Goes on Mountain Standard Time Tomorrow. Set Clock Back One Hour at Midnight" (p. 1), "Parents' Help Sought in Rabies Prevention" (p. 1), "$63,266 Property Loss from Fires Last Year" (p. 1), "'We are Going to See to It That This War Ends in the Right Way'" (p. 2).
Poston Chronicle Vol. XX No. 14 (September 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-145-552)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. XX No. 14 (September 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-145-552)
Selected article titles: "Mad Dog Found in Unit 1. Strays Will be Destroyed" (p. 1), "Carter Handle Draft Problems" (p. 1), "Polluted Colorado Water is Believed Cause of Infection" (p. 2).
Poston Chronicle Vol. X No. XII (February 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-244)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. X No. XII (February 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-244)
Selected article titles: "Fire Hits Poston One. Block 36 Mess Hall Burns Down in Unit I. Fire Dept. Commended for Fine Work in Preventing Further Catastrophe: Residents Aid Clean Up" (p. 1), "Voice of an Issei: On the Birth of a Man-God" (p. 2), "Unsung Heroes of Poston" (p. 2), "Tractor Driver Receives Injuries; Resting Well ...
Poston Official Daily Press Bulletin Vol. III No. 26 (August 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-87)
doc Poston Official Daily Press Bulletin Vol. III No. 26 (August 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-87)
Selected article titles: "New School Expected to Open October 1st" (p. 1), "Red Cross to Form Classes. Registrations Now Accepted" (p. 1), "Custodians Make Special Request to 'Check in' Equipments on Time" (p. 1), "Set-up for Soap Factory Seen for Postonians" (p. 1), "15,000 Feet of Pipes Secured for Poston III" (p. 8).
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