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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Gila Bulletin, Vol. I No. 5 (September 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-434)
doc Gila Bulletin, Vol. I No. 5 (September 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-434)
Selected article titles: "Suitcases to be Picked Up at Houses" (p. 1), "Relocation Drops Population to 3,340" (p. 1), "Shotaro Hidaka Reports on Housing, Business in Chicago" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 103 (April 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-258)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 103 (April 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-258)
Selected article titles: "Jerome to Send 2,000 to Gila" (p. 1), "Protest Victims Find Employment" (p. 1), "Readjusted Government Strengthens Ex. Board" (p. 1), "Editorial: Goodwill Mission" (p. 2), "Nisei Lieutenant Describes Army" (p. 2), "Army Sentences Nisei Soldiers" (p. 3), "Don't Let Children Play with Matches" (p. 3), "Tucson: Superintendent Praises Rivers School ...
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. IV No. 54 (July 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-413)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 54 (July 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-413)
Selected article titles: "Dr. Iki Says Conditions OK" (p. 1), "Colleges Accept More Scholars" (p. 1), "Cactus Bowl: Youth Canteen is Reorganized" (p. 3), "Nisei Aid in Race Committee" (p. 4), "Wisconsin Has Race Committee" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 4 (January 13, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-362)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 4 (January 13, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-362)
Selected article titles: "JACL: Intermountain District Meet " (p. 1), "Army Orders Come for Physicals, Inductions" (p. 1), "'Did I Give My Arm in Vain?'" (p. 2), "Fair Play Urged" (p. 2).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 13 (February 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-371)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 13 (February 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-371)
Selected article titles: "Gila Delegates Salt Lake Bound" (p. 1), "Dillon Myer to Visit Gila Next Month" (p. 1), "New York: Resettlement Aid Discussed" (p. 2), "Co-op: Sale of Rice Begins Today" (p. 3).
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 Co-op News, Vol. I No. 8 (August 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-137)
doc Gila Co-op News, Vol. I No. 8 (August 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-137)
Selected article titles: "Co-op and Education" (p. 1), "Segregation and Patronage Refund" (p. 1), "Fresh Fruits" (p. 1), "Nisei in Co-op" (p. 1).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 158 (August 24, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-314)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 158 (August 24, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-314)
Selected article titles: "Capitalize: Upper Case for Japanese Terms" (p. 1), "Navy Explains Policy on Nisei" (p. 1), "10,000 Nisei Serve in Army" (p. 1), "Night Telegrams for Emergency" (p. 3), "Visits to Tule Lake Limited" (p. 5).
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. II No. 79 (July 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-117)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 79 (July 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-117)
Selected article titles: "Majority of United States is a Union of Minorities" (p. 1), "Indefinite Leaves Slowed: Passage of Bill Expected" (p. 1), "Editorial: Fourth of July, 1943" (p. 2), "Sunday: Canal Boy Scout Gives Talent Show" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 132 (June 24, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-288)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 132 (June 24, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-288)
Selected article titles: "Transferees: Nine Hundred More Expected" (p. 1), "Jerome: Camp to Close by Next Month" (p. 1), "JACL Advises: Legal Help in Escheat Cases" (p. 3).
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