Gila River

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Japanese American meeting Eleanor Roosevelt (ddr-densho-37-605)
img Japanese American meeting Eleanor Roosevelt (ddr-densho-37-605)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Mrs. Yamamoto, former P.T.A. president from San Francisco, and now hear of the Canal Women's Club, presents Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt with a bouquet of flowers.
Flower nursery (ddr-densho-37-607)
img Flower nursery (ddr-densho-37-607)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. A sign at the flower nursery, where much experimentation is being done to develop strains of flowers which will thrive in hot dry climates.
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (July 7, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-83)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (July 7, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-83)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (July 7, 1943). Envelope is postmarked July 7, 1943 from the Gila River Incarceration Camp in Rivers, Arizona.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2074 (December 21-28, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-50)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2074 (December 21-28, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-50)
Special holiday issue. Selected article titles: "School Teacher Recalls Minidoka" (p. 26), "In Defense of JACL's Founding Membership Principle: Citizenship" (pp. 47-48), "Nikkei Impressions of Nikkei America After a Long Absence" (pp. 49, 92), and "Growing up in Postwar Japan" (pp. 54, 94).
A toddler at Christmas (ddr-densho-315-20)
img A toddler at Christmas (ddr-densho-315-20)
Jesse "Duke" Brimhall standing next to a Christmas tree with toys.
A mother with her two sons (ddr-densho-315-17)
img A mother with her two sons (ddr-densho-315-17)
Lilla Brimhall holding her son Bruce Brimhall while Jesse "Duke" Brimhall looks on.
A woman with two toddlers (ddr-densho-315-24)
img A woman with two toddlers (ddr-densho-315-24)
Jesse "Duke" Brimhall in a wagon and his brother Bruce Brimhall on a child's bike.
Two children in a cart (ddr-densho-315-9)
img Two children in a cart (ddr-densho-315-9)
Jesse D Brimhall pulling a cart with Bruce Brimhall and a friend.
Japanese American woman with a small boy (ddr-densho-315-3)
img Japanese American woman with a small boy (ddr-densho-315-3)
An unknown Japanese American woman kneeling with Bruce Brimhall.
The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 7 (April 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-12)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 7 (April 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-12)
Selected article titles: "82 in Center Receive Notices to Report for Physical Exams: Base Hospital to Be Utilized" (p. 1), "More Arrivals Expected as Segregation Plan Resumed" (p. 1), and "Red Cross Gifts Distributed to CA and Japanese Library" (p. 2).
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 41 (October 12, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-89)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 41 (October 12, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-89)
Selected article titles: "'Justice Dept. Officials Here Not in Position to Give Advice'--Williams" (pp. 1-2), "Closing of WRA Centers Running Ahead of Time" (p. 1), "Att. at Granada Gives Advice to Property Owner" (p. 5), and "Relocators May Now File Death Pension Claims" (p. 5).
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 21 (May 25, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-70)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 21 (May 25, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-70)
Selected article titles: "May 12 Figures: 661 Casualties among Nisei from Centers" (p. 1), "Third Anniversary of Tule Lake This Sunday" (p. 2), "Closing Dates for Center Schools Set Says Myer" (p. 3), and "Former Tulean Commits Suicide" (p. 3).
Relocator News Week, Vol. I No. 4 (October 28, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-179)
doc Relocator News Week, Vol. I No. 4 (October 28, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-179)
Selected article titles: "Committee Fights Nazi Tactics" (p. 1), "Indefinite Leave Average Held" (p. 1), "Cadet Nurses Training Available" (p. 1).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 179 (October 14, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-334)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 179 (October 14, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-334)
Selected article titles: "Man Power: Age Ceiling on Four Mess Jobs" (p. 1), "Thomas: Expresses Views on Evacuation" (p. 2), "Gilans Named in Escheat Case" (p. 2), "Nisei Test Cases Taken Before Supreme Court" (p. 3), "Six Juveniles Disturb Peace" (p. 3), "DeWitt Leaves after Four Day Visit Here" (p. 5).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 56 (December 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-210)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 56 (December 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-210)
Selected article titles: "Warning: Stay Within Center Area" (p. 1), "Voting Rights: California Absentee Voting Procedure Given by Attorney" (p. 1), "Editorial: Inquisition in Ellay" (p. 2).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 62 (August 8, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-422)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 62 (August 8, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-422)
Selected article titles: "Gen. Pratt on Exclusion Rule" (p. 1), "Southern Discrimination" (p. 2), "Curb Placed on Ice Cream Order" (p. 3), "Shot Fired at Evacuee Garage" (p. 3), "Issei Social is Successful" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 31 (March 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-67)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 31 (March 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-67)
Selected article titles: "Gila Board Created. 12,000 Shoe Stamps Here. Distribution Next Week" (p. 1), "Poston: Three Receive Jail Terms" (p. 1), "Travel Leaves to Free Areas. Only Legitimate Business Reasons" (p. 1), "Editorial: Leaders in Tolerance" (p. 2), "11,000,000 Lbs.: 1943 Farm Goal" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 34 (March 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-70)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 34 (March 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-70)
Selected article titles: "Clearance is Not 'Go' Signal" (p. 1), "Volunteers: Over Thousand Army Reports" (p. 1), "Editorial: Abolish Fears of Resettlement" (p. 2), "Learn How to Make Cabinets" (p. 3), "Fellowship: 'Mental Hygiene in Religion'" (p. 5).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 37 (March 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-73)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 37 (March 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-73)
Selected article titles: "Stored Lumber to be Collected" (p. 1), "WRA to Defray Express Cost" (p. 1), "Residents Eligible for Hostel" (p. 1), "Editorials: Strong Council Needed" (p. 2), "Myer Endorses Hostel Plan to Speed up Resettlement" (p. 3), "Warm Weather Brings on Critical Water Situation" (p. 5).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 17 (September 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-161)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 17 (September 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-161)
Selected article titles: "Butte Elects Thirty Men to Council with Light Vote" (p. 1), "WRA Discloses Fire Damages" (p. 1), "President Asks for Racial Unity" (p. 1), "Editorial: Time to Part" (p. 2), "Nisei Guard War Prisoners" (p. 3), "Hospital Hard Hit by Staff Reductions" (p. 3), "Omaha School Admits Nisei to Job Courses" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 66 (August 25, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-426)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 66 (August 25, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-426)
Selected article titles: "Vet's Families Eligible for Federal Housing" (p. 1), "Accident Fatal to Issei Victim" (p. 2), "Utah Schools Accept Evacuees" (p. 3), "Nisei Employed by Walt Disney" (p. 4), "Canal Dental Clinic to Close" (p. 6).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 99 (April 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-254)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 99 (April 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-254)
Selected article titles: "Nisei May Use Absentee Ballot " (p. 1), "Twenty-One Men Named for Induction April 17" (p. 1), "Visitor: Compares Gila with Heart Mt." (p. 1), "Editorial: Seeing is Believing" (p. 2), "Clarification Issued on Possession of Animals" (p. 2), "Opportunities for Private Enterprise in Kansas" (p. 5).
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