Gila River

Concentration Camp

Location: Rivers, Arizona

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George Murakami Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1014-16-6)
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A child's memories of camp

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Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 116 (May 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-272)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 116 (May 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-272)
Selected article titles: "Gen. Emmons: Some Evacuees Return West" (p. 1), "62 Indicted at Heart Mountain" (p. 2), "Editorial: The First Draftees" (p. 2), "Chicagoans May Store Baggages" (p. 5).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 6 (September 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-148)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 6 (September 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-148)
Selected article titles: "Kibei: New Clearance Procedure Told" (p. 1), "Segregation Ruling Clarified" (p. 1), "Contraband Articles for Tule Listed" (p. 1), "1818 Gilans to be Segregated; Movements by Blocks Given" (p. 1), "Editorial: Co-op is More Than Dollars and Cents" (p. 2), "Canadian Issei, Nisei" (p. 2), "WRA Makes New Ruling on Indefinite Leave Funds ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 13 (October 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-13)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 13 (October 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-13)
Selected article titles: "JACL Organizer Pledge Support to WRA Policies" (p. 1), "Camouflage Crew Foreman Prepare" (p. 1), "Yellow Americans" (p. 2), "Drivers Warned on Speed Hazard" (p. 3), "Beautification Beginnings Set" (p. 3), "Postoffice Reissues Regulations for Benefit of Newcomers" (p. 4), "Japanese Visit Status Revealed" (p. 4), "Power Assured Lightless Blocks" (p. 5), "Linoleum ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 38 (March 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-74)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 38 (March 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-74)
Selected article titles: "Volunteers: First Physical Examinations" (p. 1), "Grants Speeded Up for Indefinite Leave Permits" (p. 1), "Editorial: Give Them Time" (p. 2), "Beet Workers May Leave for Fields Immediately" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 74 (February 10, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-229)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 74 (February 10, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-229)
Selected article titles: "New Housing Policy on Beam Allotment Released" (p. 1), "Depart Disloyal Urges House Bill" (p. 1), "Evacuee Future: Lip Service to Ideals Not Enough Says Wolter" (p. 2), "Recreation: Coordination is Necessary" (p. 2), "Nisei Advised to Carry Copy of Birth Certificate" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 3 (January 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-361)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 3 (January 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-361)
Selected article titles: "Army to Place Residents Into Three Categories" (p. 1), "Gila Cows are Free of Disease" (p. 1), "Facts Given on Philadelphia" (p. 2), "Rumors Investigated" (p. 2), "Translators: Jobs Open for Front Line Duty" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 150 (August 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-306)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 150 (August 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-306)
Selected article titles: "Casualties to Date" (p. 1), "Full Names on Letters Asked" (p. 1), "Hirabayashi Marriage Told" (p. 1), "Hawaii Lawyer Lauds Japanese" (p. 1), "40% Dislike West Coast" (p. 2), "Butte: 14 Plead Guilty of Gambling" (p. 3), "Tofu Factory to Open Again" (p. 3), "Residents Guilty on Theft Charge" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 8 (January 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-366)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 8 (January 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-366)
Selected article titles: "Exchange of Nationals" (p. 1), "Coupons Void After January" (p. 1), "Dear Nisei Soldiers" (p. 2), "Farm: Fields Will be Consolidated" (p. 3), "Haircut Price to be Raised" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 201 (December 27, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-357)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 201 (December 27, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-357)
Selected article titles: "WRA to Open Offices for Coast Relocation" (p. 1), "Lt. Matsunaga: 'People Without a Country'" (p. 2), "Freedom Long Overdue" (p. 2), "Hood-River: Legion Gets Black Eye" (p. 2), "Dillon Myer's Message" (p. 2).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 162 (September 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-317)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 162 (September 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-317)
Selected article titles: "School Gets New Teachers" (p. 1), "Juvenile Code: Eleven Offenses Listed" (p. 1), "Germans, Japanese Use Similar Tactics -- Hayashi" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 80 (February 24, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-235)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 80 (February 24, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-235)
Selected article titles: "Selective Service: Five Face Arrest" (p. 1), "Relocation Team Will Work in Canal Two Days" (p. 1), "Jerome Center Closes in June" (p. 1), "Editorial: Vindication for Hero" (p. 2), "Housing, Clothing Matters Transferred to Welfare" (p. 2), "Domestic Job Offers Make Adjustment More Difficult" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 43 (November 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-195)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 43 (November 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-195)
Selected article titles: "Working Hours Shifted an Hour by Cold Weather" (p. 1), "Editorial: Ringing in the New" (p. 1), "Nisei Share War Effort" (p. 1), "Large Families Better Off in Small Cities -- Smeltzer" (p. 3), "Tule Vegetables Arrive Here" (p. 3), "Senate Repeals Exclusion Laws" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 43 (April 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-79)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 43 (April 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-79)
Selected article titles: "Resettlers to Get Assistance if Need Develops" (p. 1), "Boston Group Sponsors Evacuee Art Competition" (p. 1), "Indefinite Leave Issuance Possible in 7 to 10 Days. Leave Head Outlines Procedure" (p. 1), "Investigation: WRA Commended for Good Job" (p. 1), "Editorial: Are You Doing Your Part?" (p. 2), "900 Departures Expected Soon for ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 153 (August 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-309)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 153 (August 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-309)
Selected article titles: "Three Prisoners Attempt Suicide" (p. 1), "General: DeWitt Assigned Overseas Post" (p. 1), "Nisei Sentenced on Draft Charge" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 32 (March 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-68)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 32 (March 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-68)
Selected article titles: "World War 1 Vets Honor Army Volunteers Tonight" (p. 1), "Dual Citizenship: JACL Charges 'Race Baiters' in Deliberate Misrepresentations" (p. 1), "Alien: Naturalization Rights Told" (p. 1), "Editorial: They Serve Twice" (p. 2), "Plans to Use Evacuees on Midwestern Farms Complete. Estimated 20,000 Available in Centers" (p. 3), "Justifiable Discrimination?" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 176 (October 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-330)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 176 (October 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-330)
Selected article titles: "Pasadena: Anti- Japanese Leader Reforms" (p. 1), "NBC to Discuss Nisei GI Joe" (p. 1), "JACL Representatives First to Tour Atlantic Seaboard" (p. 3), "How Nisei Demolished Nazi Machinegun Nest" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 1 (January 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-359)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 1 (January 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-359)
Selected article titles: "National Citizens League Opens Office in SF" (p. 1), "JACL Advises Caution in Return to Coast" (p. 1), "Pearl Buck: 'May the Blot be Removed'" (p. 2), "Veterans Rise Against Oregon Legion Stand" (p. 3), "Fair Play Group Aids in Return" (p. 3), "Seventy Tuleans Cast Citizenship" (p. 4).
Gila Co-op News, Vol. I No. 3 (July 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-118)
doc Gila Co-op News, Vol. I No. 3 (July 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-118)
Selected article titles: "Private Enterprise Within Center" (p. 1), "Patronage Receipts to be Called in" (p. 1), "Audited Report Complete" (p. 1), "Ice Available at Canteen" (p. 1).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 154 (August 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-310)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 154 (August 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-310)
Selected article titles: "Coast Papers Recognize Nisei" (p. 1), "George: Explains Food Processing" (p. 3), "Denver Court Convicts Nisei Sisters of Treason" (p. 3), "Relocation Head Lauds Japanese" (p. 3), "Three Draft Evaders Held" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 20 (October 7, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-165)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 20 (October 7, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-165)
Selected article titles: "Councils Create Board to Coordinate Activities" (p. 1), "Evacuees Fired Upon in Utah" (p. 1), "18,000 Squeezed Into Tule Lake" (p. 1), "Editorial: Harpers Points the Way" (p. 2), "Gila Has Its Necessary Casualty List" (p. 2), "Rubbish Piles Condemned" (p. 3), "Last Tule Group Leaves; Brings Total to 1915" (p. 3 ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 99 (August 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-141)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 99 (August 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-141)
Selected article titles: "Employment Cut to 4,575 by September 1 -- Bennett. Post Segregation Job Outlook Good" (p. 1), "Inoculation for Dogs to Start" (p. 1), "Trend: Rivers Faces Meat Shortage" (p. 1), "Editorial: Cincinnatus Lives Up to Name" (p. 2), "New York City Union Welcomes Evacuee Help" (p. 2), "Limited: Family Reunion at Crystal City ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 2 (January 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-36)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 2 (January 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-36)
Selected article titles: "New Year Starts Well as 30 New Net Workers Report. Semi-Monthly Issue of All Pay Comes as Major Change in Plan" (p. 1), "KFWB Violates Free Speech" (p. 1), "Fuel Storage Is Discouraged" (p. 1), "Ishii Gets Permit to Visit Internee" (p. 1), "Editorial: Nisei, What Now?" (p. 2), "Attention! Stored Property to ...
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