Poston (Colorado River)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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.
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) …
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 …