Gila River

Concentration Camp

Location: Rivers, Arizona

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Sat Kuwamoto Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1010-7-20)
vh Sat Kuwamoto Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1010-7-20)
Signing the so-called "loyalty questionnaire"

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Sat Kuwamoto Interview Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1010-7-21)
vh Sat Kuwamoto Interview Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1010-7-21)
Remembering a visit from Eleanor Roosevelt

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Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 89 (July 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-130)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 89 (July 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-130)
Selected article titles: "Japan Silent on Exchanges" (p. 1), "Hottest Day: Storm Wrath a Head-Ache" (p. 1), "Forced Resettlement Not Planned by WRA -- Bennett. Tule Lake Center for Segregated" (p. 1), "Editorials: Minority Problems" (p. 2), "Guilty Residents Arraigned" (p. 3).
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. I No. 32 (December 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-32)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 32 (December 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-32)
Selected article titles: "New Plan Gets Net Workers Increased" (p. 1), "Friendship, Sympathy Our Gift This" (p. 2), "Shortages Hit Photographer" (p. 3), "Internees Can Ask Rehearing" (p. 3), "Farm to Have Strawberries" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 77 (June 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-115)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 77 (June 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-115)
Selected article titles: "Rivers Ready to Meet Nation's Food Shortage" (p. 1), "Employment Roll Will be Cut from 6000 to 4200" (p. 1), "Friendly: Nicholson Tells of Fair Play" (p. 1), "Evacuees Entitled to $100 Property Tax Exemption" (p. 1), "Editorials: Only Man is Prejudiced" (p. 2), "Jittery Arizona is Inconsistent with Past History" (p ...
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. I No. 11 (October 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-11)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 11 (October 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-11)
Selected article titles: "JACL Office Open in Block 42" (p. 1), "Colony Leaves Keep Steady Pace" (p. 1), "Rules on Night Travel Stated" (p. 1), "Food Hoarders -- Food Shortage" (p. 2), "Tree Planting Discouraged Now: November Better, Says Nichols" (p. 3), "Squirrels are Plague Source" (p. 3), "Postal Regulations of Colony Changed by New Army Rule ...
Gila Co-op News, Vol. I No. 1 (June 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-109)
doc Gila Co-op News, Vol. I No. 1 (June 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-109)
Selected article titles: "Principles of Co-ops" (p. 1), "Questions and Answers" (p. 1), "Name Contest" (p. 1).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 136 (July 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-292)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 136 (July 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-292)
Selected article titles: "Editorial: Fight for Independence" (p. 1), "Gilans: Welcome Jerome, Observe Fourth" (p. 1), "Shaved Ice Sold at Canal Movies" (p. 2), "Beginners: English Classes Open for Issei" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 25 (December 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-25)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 25 (December 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-25)
Selected article titles: "Bennett Appointed Director: Expected Here on Wednesday" (p. 1), "Night Class Rolls Increase" (p. 1), "Cozzens Tries Assault Case" (p. 1), "Former Resident Finds Eastern Hospitality Affable: Urges Relocation" (p. 2), "Apartment Partitioning" (p. 3), "Eligibility Rules: League Rejects Students" (p. 6), "Gilan's Motion Picture Financial Statement" (p. 7).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 50 (April 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-86)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 50 (April 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-86)
Selected article titles: "Mrs. Roosevelt Charms Gilans. Army or Police Escort Absent" (p. 1), "Rivers to Produce Own Flower, Vegetable Seeds" (p. 1), "Resettlement Optimism Expressed by D.S. Myer. Program Tempo Rising Rapidly" (p. 1), "Action Seen on Topaz Killing" (p. 1), "Editorials: Saguaros in Bloom" (p. 2), "America is Like That" (p. 2), "First ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 25 (October 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-172)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 25 (October 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-172)
Selected article titles: "Provo: Two Youths Face Federal Charges" (p. 1), "Exchange Ships Reach Marmagao" (p. 1), "Editorial: Sincere but Unaware" (p. 2), "Evacuation Believed Boon" (p. 2), "Gila May Make Lard, Soap to Meet Resident Needs" (p. 4), "Caucasians Must Get Ration Book" (p. 5).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 38 (May 12, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-397)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 38 (May 12, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-397)
Selected article titles: "Farm: Cuts Employees to Close Camp" (p. 1), "Hay Fever: Those Castor Plants" (p. 1), "WRA Staff Gets Ready to Leave" (p. 1), "What V-E Day Means" (p. 2), "Unemployed are Told: 'Seek Outside Positions'" (p. 3), "Kin of Soldiers Warned of Fraud" (p. 3), "Facts Available on L.A. Schools" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 29 (April 11, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-388)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 29 (April 11, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-388)
Selected article titles: "Statement Given on Protection of U.S. Property" (p. 1), "Exposure Cause of Wada Death " (p. 1), "Eight Called for Induction on April 27" (p. 1), "California: Returnees Found to be Satisfied" (p. 2), "Nisei Vets Entertained" (p. 2), "Family Returns to Hood River" (p. 2).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 176 (October 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-331)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 176 (October 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-331)
Selected article titles: "GI Joe: Nisei Broadcast at 4 P.M. Today" (p. 1), "Ochikubo: Case Does Not Affect Others" (p. 2), "Omaha's War Industries Face Labor Shortage" (p. 4), "Myer Speaks in Behalf of Japanese Americans" (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. II No. 14 (February 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-49)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 14 (February 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-49)
Selected article titles: "FBI Men Round-Up Tojo Sympathizers" (p. 1), "Military Registrations: Possibility of WAAC Enlistment Upheld" (p. 1), "Editorial: Let Them Come and Investigate" (p. 2), "Accountant Protests Firm Dismissing Japanese Workers" (p. 4), "Common Nipponese Vocabular Words as Released by WRA" (p. 4), "Evacuees Hoped to Aid in Nation's Labor Shortage" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 84 (July 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-124)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 84 (July 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-124)
Selected article titles: "Relocation: Meetings Planned to Orientate Residents to Outside Conditions" (p. 1), "U.S. Completes Exchange Plan" (p. 1), "Spanish Consul Visits Project. Neutral Interpreter" (p. 1), "Four Evacuees Assaulted by Ten Filipinos" (p. 1), "Editorial: Squelch This Dies Agitation" (p. 2), "Masaoka Asks for Chinaman's Chance" (p. 2), "Leash Dogs as Rabies ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 168 (September 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-323)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 168 (September 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-323)
Selected article titles: "48-12-C. Lightning Hits Barrack" (p. 1), "Japanese Battalion" (p. 2), "Personnel to Buy Vegetables" (p. 3), "Evacuees Must Have Permits" (p. 3), "Suit Filed for Five Nisei" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 35 (May 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-394)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 35 (May 2, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-394)
Selected article titles: "Magician Moxo Appears Tonight" (p. 1), "Parents Order Service Pins" (p. 1), "Arson: More Justice Needed" (p. 2), "CIO Resolution " (p. 2).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 175 (October 3, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-329)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 175 (October 3, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-329)
Selected article titles: "Supreme Court: To Hear Cases on Evacuation" (p. 1), "Evacuees May Vote Absentee" (p. 1), "Distribution of Japanese Urged" (p. 3), "Pasadena: J.C. Eliminates One Man Protest" (p. 4), "Seven Nisei Evade Draft" (p. 4), "Minidoka Nisei Get Prison Term" (p. 5).
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