Poston (Colorado River)

Concentration Camp

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Postcard to Yuhachi Miyagi from Takeko Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-3)
doc Postcard to Yuhachi Miyagi from Takeko Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-3)
Postcard to Yuhachi Miyagi from his daughter Takeko Miyagi. Takeko writes about how her brother just turned 7 months old, how she hopes her father enjoyed the postcards from her younger sisters Akiko and Yoko, and tells him about going to school.
Postcard to Yuhachi Miyagi from Takeko Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-4)
doc Postcard to Yuhachi Miyagi from Takeko Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-4)
Postcard to Yuhachi Miyagi from his daughter Takeko Miyagi. Takeko writes about receiving candy from Yuhachi, how her sister, Akiko, was excited about the last telegram they received from him, and a watermelon the family bought.
Block 54 Ladies (ddr-densho-416-18)
img Block 54 Ladies (ddr-densho-416-18)
Photograph of the female residence of Block 54 in Poston. Identified individuals: Kame Nakamura- First row, 4th adult from the right; Kama Uyechi- First row, far right; Matsu Izumi- Middle row, far right; Taira Hana- Middle row 2nd from the right; Sonoko Miyagi- Back row, 6th from the left, holding Donald Miyagi.
Letter to Takeko Miyagi from Bill Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-16)
doc Letter to Takeko Miyagi from Bill Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-16)
Letter to Takeko Miyagi from her older brother William "Bill" Miyagi. Bill writes about his military service in Italy and Austria, and his one-day trip to Milan. He also writes about hearing that Hachi Izumi has arrived overseas, but has not seen him yet.
Rosie Uyeno and Donald Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-26)
img Rosie Uyeno and Donald Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-26)
Photograph of Rosie (Tamaki) Uyeno kneeling with Donald Miyagi outside at Poston Relocation Center.
Yuhachi Miyagi's FBI file (ddr-densho-416-13)
img Yuhachi Miyagi's FBI file (ddr-densho-416-13)
Photocopy of part of Yuhachi Miyagi's FBI files. Includes dates of arrest, transfers, hearings and paroled.
George and Donald Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-20)
img George and Donald Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-20)
Photograph of George Miyagi standing with Donald Miyagi outside.
Woman and two children (ddr-densho-416-21)
img Woman and two children (ddr-densho-416-21)
Photograph of Kame Nakamura holding Donald Miyagi and Barbara Nishimura in her lap outside a barrack in Poston Relocation Center. Written on the back is "March 1943 Barbara is with the dress on" in black ink.
Donald Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-22)
img Donald Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-22)
Photograph of Donald Miyagi wearing pieces of Yosh Uyechi's miltary uniform.
Nursery School Measurements (ddr-densho-416-11)
doc Nursery School Measurements (ddr-densho-416-11)
Document from Poston Nursery School providing height and weight measurements for Donald Miyagi
William Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-19)
img William Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-19)
Photograph of William Miyagi in uniform while visiting Poston Relocation Center. Written on the back is "1944" in black ink.
Donald Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-29)
img Donald Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-29)
Photograph of Donald Miyagi sitting on the ground. In the background camp barrecks are visible
Verification of Internment Dates (ddr-densho-416-12)
doc Verification of Internment Dates (ddr-densho-416-12)
Form response to Ray Donald Miyagi from the Judicial, Fiscal and Social Branch of the Civil Archives Division of the National Archives and Records Service regarding verification of Internment Dates. Determined that Ray Donald Miyagi was at Colorado River from May 19, 1942-October 10, 1945.
Letter to Clarence R. Walker from Gonkichi Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-34)
doc Letter to Clarence R. Walker from Gonkichi Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-34)
Letter to Clarence R. Walker from Gonkichi Miyagi. Gonkichi talks about receiving 125 dollars from Clarence Walker for Clarence having sold something of Gonkichi's. Gonkichi tells Clarence he does not expect to return to California any time soon. Gonkichi talks how he feels about his grandson William Miyagi being drafted into the army while the rest …
William Miyagi and Taka Uyechi (ddr-densho-416-25)
img William Miyagi and Taka Uyechi (ddr-densho-416-25)
Photograph of William Miyagi and Taka Uyechi in military uniform standing together while visiting Poston Relocation Center.
Donald Miyagi held by mother (ddr-densho-416-28)
img Donald Miyagi held by mother (ddr-densho-416-28)
Photograph of Donald Miyagi being held by his mother Sonoko Miyagi who is standing with Yosh Uyechi at Poston Assembly Center.
Postcard to Yuhachi Miyagi from Yoko Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-1)
doc Postcard to Yuhachi Miyagi from Yoko Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-1)
Postcard to Yuhachi Miyagi from his daughter Yoko Miyagi. Yoko writes about how her sister Akiko misses him and wants him to join the family soon. Yoko also writes about her her brother Donald stood up for the first time on July 1st. Per donor, this letter was written by the older sister Takeko (aged 9) …
Letter to Takeko Miyagi from Bill Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-17)
doc Letter to Takeko Miyagi from Bill Miyagi (ddr-densho-416-17)
Letter to Takeko Miyagi from her older brother William "Bill" Miyagi. Bill writes his military service hoping to avoid combat. He also talks about the improvement in his food since coming overseas as he as access to fresh food. He tells that his mail is slowly catching up to him, he is receiving items addressed from …
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