Gila River

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Japanese American harvesting spinach (ddr-densho-37-606)
img Japanese American harvesting spinach (ddr-densho-37-606)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Momayo Yamamoto in the spinach harvesting field at this relocation center.
Children playing on a seesaw (ddr-densho-37-603)
img Children playing on a seesaw (ddr-densho-37-603)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Kindergarten and Nursery children having a grand time on the see-saw.
Japanese Americans feeding cows (ddr-densho-37-604)
img Japanese Americans feeding cows (ddr-densho-37-604)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. M. Fujita is pictured feeding the cows at the dairy farm school. He works days on the hog farm, and spends his evenings at the school to learn milking and the care of the cows. Prior to evacuation, he was a builder of fishing boats at San ...
Japanese American making plans for a model ship (ddr-densho-37-596)
img Japanese American making plans for a model ship (ddr-densho-37-596)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Tadao Kawate, former drafting student from Los Angeles City College, at work on plans for model ships. Blueprints, drawn to the scale of 50 feet to the inch, are supplied by the Navy but must be redrawn to the scale of 60 feet to the inch before ...
Sumo wrestling tournament (ddr-densho-37-785)
img Sumo wrestling tournament (ddr-densho-37-785)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Two of the residents at this relocation center who participated in the wrestling tournament Thanksgiving day.
Gila River concentration camp project director (ddr-densho-37-600)
img Gila River concentration camp project director (ddr-densho-37-600)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Douglas K. Todd, Project Director of the Gila Relocation Center. On September 15, two weeks before the Canal Camp at Rivers, Arizona, was to close, only 635 people remained and 370 of these had bus or train reservations for the following week (the Canal Camp once had ...
Thanksgiving day religious service (ddr-densho-37-788)
img Thanksgiving day religious service (ddr-densho-37-788)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Sunrise Services (Christian) were held at this center Thanksgiving day.
Japanese American feeding dairy calves (ddr-densho-37-602)
img Japanese American feeding dairy calves (ddr-densho-37-602)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Y.T. Sakoda, former vegetable worker from Guadalupe, California, is now enrolled in the dairy school, here. He is shown feeding calves.
A nurse in front of the hospital at Gila River (ddr-densho-315-19)
img A nurse in front of the hospital at Gila River (ddr-densho-315-19)
Nurse Lilla Brimhall standing in front of the hospital at Gila River concentration camp.
A couple at Gila River (ddr-densho-328-305)
img A couple at Gila River (ddr-densho-328-305)
Caption in album: "Ruth and Tsut[?] / Gila Camp Arkansas / 1944."
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 35 (March 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-71)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 35 (March 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-71)
Selected article titles: "Net Camouflage Weavers Crack One Million Mark. 464 Garnish 2,262 Sq. Ft. Average. Substantial Payroll for Workers" (p. 1), "Penalty for False Info" (p. 1), "Editorial: Confidence in Nisei" (p. 2), "Tofu Manufacture Contemplated Here" (p. 3), "Center Leave Grants High. Additional 2,942 Clearances Made" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 40 (April 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-76)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 40 (April 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-76)
Selected article titles: "Relocation-Expenses Paid. WRA to Bear Transportation, Initial Living Cost if Needed" (p. 1), "100 Apply for Reunion. Family Camp Being Built" (p. 1), "Ditch: City Watering Plans Ready" (p. 1), "Editorial: For Our Children" (p. 2), "Despondency Blamed in Suicide Case" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 152 (August 10, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-308)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 152 (August 10, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-308)
Selected article titles: "Cleveland: Nisei Establish Church Group" (p. 1), "Tule Hunger Strikers End Eleven Day Fast" (p. 1), "Center Jobs May Be Put Under Priority System" (p. 1), "Portland: Japanese Graves Pillaged Twice" (p. 3), "Tule Boy Killed by Dump Truck" (p. 4), "Twenty Japanese Linguists Needed at Stanford University" (p. 5), "No Immigration Canada ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 13 (January 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-48)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 13 (January 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-48)
Selected article titles: "Birthday Greetings to F.D.R." (p. 1), "Consumer Coop: Ready Response to Member Drive" (p. 1), "Military Registration of Men, Women, 18 -- 38, Soon. Sign-up Around February 10" (p. 1), "Compulsory Meal Ticket System" (p. 1), "Promote Evacuee Expression -- WRA Policy" (p. 1), Editorial: Significance of Jan. 28, 1943" (p. 2), "Speech ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 29 (March 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-65)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 29 (March 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-65)
Selected article titles: "Restricted Zone Visiting Rules. Reversed from Previous Notice" (p. 1), "Answer to How to Treat Disloyal Evacuees Sought. Witnesses Advocate Segregation. Majority of Gilans Loyal" (p. 1), "Editorial: To Overcome Prejudice Barriers" (p. 2).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 194 (December 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-350)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 194 (December 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-350)
Selected article titles: "Community Councils Name 136 Candidates" (p. 1), "Property Information on Notes Mortgages" (p. 1), "Butte High: Student Council Plans Social" (p. 3), "WRA Office May Open in Heart of Pittsburgh" (p. 4), "Young Japanese Alien Volunteers for Army" (p. 6).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 31 (April 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-390)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 31 (April 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-390)
Selected article titles: "Limited School Program Announced for Summer" (p. 1), "Midwest: Nisei Business Increase Rapid" (p. 2), "Evacuee Thrives in Southern GA" (p. 2), "Photographer Rosenthal Praises Nisei Soldiers" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 56 (July 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-415)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 56 (July 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-415)
Selected article titles: "Myer Says Gila River Will Close by Nov. 15" (p. 1), "Montgomery: Students Write of Reactions" (p. 2), "Nisei Veterans to be Returned" (p. 2), "Okinawa: Reports First Nisei Casualty" (p. 5), "Seattle Group Discusses Race" (p. 7).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 125 (June 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-281)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 125 (June 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-281)
Selected article titles: "Canal Hi: Commencement Tomorrow Night" (p. 1), "Resident Fined for Gambling" (p. 1), "Jerome Group Comes Next Week" (p. 1), "Relocation: Booklet on Cleveland Here" (p. 2), "Revised Procedures on Short Terms Released" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 52 (June 30, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-411)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 52 (June 30, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-411)
Selected article titles: "Red Cross Aids Families of U.S. Servicemen" (p. 1), "Nisei Seek Rehearing" (p. 2), "Reports Condition in Idaho, Oregon Area" (p. 3), "Soldiers: Dependents May Seek Allotments" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 167 (September 14, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-322)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 167 (September 14, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-322)
Selected article titles: "Army: Munition Work Open to Nisei" (p. 1), "Opportunity for Nisei Says Myer" (p. 1), "Rationed Soap Sale Ends Sat." (p. 1), "He Pulls Teeth by Flashlight" (p. 2), "Coast Return Test Case" (p. 2), "Beverage Orders Not Possible" (p. 3), "JACL Seeks Reopening of California Office" (p. 4), "ACLU Fights for Minorities ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 180 (October 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-336)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 180 (October 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-336)
Selected article titles: "Men Needed to Install Stoves" (p. 1), "Bargain Sales Begin Monday" (p. 3), "Tailoring Class Next Tuesday" (p. 3), "Seabrook Farms Ask for More Employees" (p. 4), "WPB Puts Restriction on Newspaper Use" (p. 5), "
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 56 (May 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-92)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 56 (May 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-92)
Selected article titles: "Resettlement: Ten Centers Relocating 600 Evacuees Weekly" (p. 1), "Cameras, Radios Still Taboo" (p. 1), "Editorial: Self-Government" (p. 2).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 65 (June 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-101)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 65 (June 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-101)
Selected article titles: "Openings for 20 Student Nurses in Baltimore, M.D." (p. 1), "Editorial: Opportunity on Farms" (p. 2), "Labor Shortage: Hogs Deprived of Vitamins" (p. 3), "Temporary: Reunion for Families Halted" (p. 3), "Instructive Activities: Sentence Suspended in 7 Juvenile Delinquency Case" (p. 4).
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