Gila River

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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 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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 72 (June 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-108)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 72 (June 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-108)
Selected article titles: "WRA Will Film Exodus, Centers" (p. 1), "Cancelling Coop License Declared Unconstitutional" (p. 1), "Resettlement in Arizona Stopped" (p. 1), "Editorial: Pioneers Must Keep Faith and Trust" (p. 2), "JACL Opposing Against JA Discriminating Arizona Law" (p. 2), "Relocation: New WRA Office in Iowa; Excellent Opportunities" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 58 (July 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-417)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 58 (July 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-417)
Selected article titles: "Welfare Needs Interpreters" (p. 1), "The Nisei Comrade" (p. 1), "Bob Hope: Entertains Nisei GI's" (p. 1), "Woman Gets Jail Term for Threatening Nisei" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 23 (February 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-59)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 23 (February 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-59)
Selected article titles: "Servicemen Visits Must be Registered" (p. 1), "Aliens 17-38, May Enlist in United States Armed Forces" (p. 1), "Entry Rule Relaxations Encourage Visitations" (p. 1), "Editorial: Wake up Evacuees!!" (p. 2), "New Administration Hall Houses Many Departments" (p. 3), "'Curiosity More Than Prejudice in Resettlement'" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 21 (October 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-167)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 21 (October 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-167)
Selected article titles: "Ex-Residents May Return to Hawaiian Isles" (p. 1), "Six Gilans at Midwest School" (p. 1), "500 Warships Launched From Rivers Ship Yards" (p. 1), "Editorial: What Letters Show" (p. 2), "More Meat for Gilans Next Week" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 94 (March 28, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-249)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 94 (March 28, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-249)
Selected article titles: "Property Needs One Week Notice" (p. 1), "Tentative Plans Drawn for Community Government" (p. 1), "Canal to See 'Go for Broke'" (p. 1), "Issei Outnumber Nisei in Home Nursing Classes" (p. 3), "Strawberries for Center Residents" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 169 (September 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-324)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 169 (September 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-324)
Selected article titles: "Test Cases Arraigned Before Supreme Court" (p. 1), "Nakamura: Neighbors Help Console Parents" (p. 1), "More Leave WRA Centers for Community Relocation" (p. 2), "JACL: Coast Return Asked Nisei" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 9 (January 31, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-367)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 9 (January 31, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-367)
Selected article titles: "Citizenship: Immigration Men Here for Check" (p. 1), "Canal Councilmen to Get Views on Closing Center" (p. 1), "Coast Approvals Now Total 158" (p. 1), "Army Excludees Free to Relocate" (p. 1), "World War II Veterans Refuse to Expel Nisei" (p. 3), "Rationed Rice to be on Sale" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 39 (April 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-75)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 39 (April 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-75)
Selected article titles: "Visiting Leave Violations. Jeopardizes Future Leaves" (p. 1), "Twelve Men Issei Board. Advisory Group to Butte Council" (p. 1), "WRA to Acquaint Public with Evacuee Work Skills" (p. 1), "Rundquist Urges Resettlement" (p. 1), "Meeting: Gilans Hear of Relocation" (p. 1), "Editorial: Friends in Wisconsin" (p. 2), "Hot Weather Means Sunburns" (p. 5).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 64 (May 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-100)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 64 (May 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-100)
Selected article titles: "Poison: Potato Salad Victims Well" (p. 1), "Water Situation Becomes Acute; Rush Work to Finish New Wells " (p. 1), "Editorial: When Indignation Beclouds Judgment" (p. 2), "DeWitt to be Transferred. Pacific Coast Army High Command Shake-Up Seen" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 98 (April 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-253)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 98 (April 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-253)
Selected article titles: "First Nisei Killed in Pacific War" (p. 1), "Nisei: Equal Rights Petition Ready" (p. 1), "Assistance: WRA to Help in Emergencies" (p. 1), "Nisei Eligible for FSA Loan" (p. 1), "Fortune on 'Issei, Nisei, Kibei'" (p. 2), "Editorial: Good Luck -- So Far" (p. 2), "Leave Denial Cases Deferred" (p. 3), "Evacuees Farm Own ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 46 (December 7, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-199)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 46 (December 7, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-199)
Selected article titles: "All 18-Year-Olds Eligible to Vote" (p. 1), "Arnold Says Relocation is Individual Problem" (p. 1), "Evacuees Need Experience in Job Hunting" (p. 2), "Tuttle: Tule Residents Observe Seven o'clock Curfew" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 32 (April 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-391)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 32 (April 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-391)
Selected article titles: "Gila to Honor Dead Soldiers" (p. 1), "West Coast Attitude" (p. 2), "L.A.: Gilans Among First Returnees" (p. 3), "Disgruntled Few Petition in Neb." (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 96 (August 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-138)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 96 (August 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-138)
Selected article titles: "Army: Gilans Receive Recall Orders" (p. 1), "Coop May Pay Cash Refunds Before Segregation Starts. Buyers in New York Proposed Enterprises. Confab in Offing" (p. 1), "Leave Clearance: Defense Work Open to Nisei" (p. 1), "Editorial: Labor's Loss" (p. 2), "Rumors Dispelled; Church Stands as Storage Place" (p. 3), "Vegetables Come From ...
Relocator News Week, Vol. I No. 3 (January 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-220)
doc Relocator News Week, Vol. I No. 3 (January 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-220)
Selected article titles: "Seasonal Crew Needs More Men" (p. 1), "Madison Office Closes Doors" (p. 1).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 190 (November 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-347)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 190 (November 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-347)
Selected article titles: "Reminder: Males 18-65 Must Register" (p. 1), "Six More Casualties of Gilans Reported" (p. 1), "Dies Committee May Discontinue" (p. 1), "Editorial: Unfair Business" (p. 2), "Veteran Ejected at Parker Shop" (p. 4), "Turkey: Cooking Class to Have Real Thanksgiving Meal" (p. 5).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 17 (February 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-52)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 17 (February 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-52)
Selected article titles: "Revised Ruling Opens Military Zone One to Nisei Soldiers. 'No Strings' on Furloughs" (p. 1), "Frank Answers to be Given Military Enlistment Queries" (p. 1), "Dr. Lowie to Discuss Evacuee Problems Tomorrow" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 72 (February 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-227)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 72 (February 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-227)
Selected article titles: "OWI Releases Pictures of Former Gilans at Work" (p. 1), "Justice Department Will Act to Defend Nisei Rights" (p. 1), "Editorial: The Old Order Changeth" (p. 2), "'You Are Being Watched -- People of California'" (p. 2), "Kuroki Barred from Simms Radio Program" (p. 2), "Rumor of WRA Transfer to Interior Dept. Traced" (p ...
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