Gila River

Concentration Camp

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Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 21 (March 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-379)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 21 (March 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-379)
Selected article titles: "Terminal Leave Total Hits 272" (p. 1), "Exclusion Order: Applies Only to West" (p. 1), "Phoenix: Garden Work Positions Open" (p. 4), "Indiana Offers Domestic Work" (p. 4), "Pamphlet: Gives Data of Nisei Casualties" (p. 5).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 87 (July 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-128)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 87 (July 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-128)
Selected article titles: "Relocation: Survey Shows Resentment Low in Midwest Area" (p. 1), "WRA Segregation Based on Individual Hearings; Repatriates First to Go" (p. 1), "Gould Will Interview Men for Camp Savage. Entrance Qualifications Lowered" (p. 1), "Editorial: Endorsal of WRA Policy" (p. 2), "Report: Denver Reaches Saturation Point" (p. 2), "Fluorine Plant Ready Soon. Awaits ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 93 (March 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-248)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 93 (March 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-248)
Selected article titles: "Volunteers for Savage Still Being Accepted" (p. 1), "Nisei: Wins Air Force Commission" (p. 1), "Screening Hearings for Relocators Abolished" (p. 1), "28 Nisei Refuse Training in Ala." (p. 1), "'We Are All Yanks Under Our Skins'" (p. 2), "Editorial: Letters From Home" (p. 2), "Do Not Take Any Lumber" (p. 5).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 142 (July 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-298)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 142 (July 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-298)
Selected article titles: "Methodists Urge Travel Freedom for Japanese" (p. 1), "Butte Bon Odori Practice Starts" (p. 1), "Alien Control Head Visits" (p. 3), "Beginners Dance Class to Start" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 42 (May 26, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-401)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 42 (May 26, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-401)
Selected article titles: "Shots Fired at Ranch Home of Gila Returnees" (p. 1), "Evacuees Urged to Visit Coast" (p. 1), "PM: Nisei American Earn Respect" (p. 2), "Shameful Violence" (p. 2), "Editor Says: Nisei Deserve Equal Rights" (p. 3), "Last Beef Load Goes to Poston" (p. 3), "Japanese Make Good Workers" (p. 4), "Pastor Opposes Un-Americanism ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 183 (October 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-339)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 183 (October 26, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-339)
Selected article titles: "Housing Freezes All Movement" (p. 1), "Resolution Passed to Discourage Gifts" (p. 1), "Denaturalization Law" (p. 2), "Information on Midwest Area" (p. 5).
Relocator News Week, Vol. I No. 8 (December 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-197)
doc Relocator News Week, Vol. I No. 8 (December 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-197)
Selected article titles: "Ft. Wayne Aids Relocators" (p. 1), "Camp Savage to Recruit Nisei" (p. 1), "Hotel Seeks Seasonal Workers" (p. 1), "Chicago Office Creates Good Public Reaction" (p. 1).
Helen Tanigawa Tsuchiya Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1014-2-12)
vh Helen Tanigawa Tsuchiya Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1014-2-12)
Living in Gila River, which was built on a Native American reservation
Kay Matsuoka Segment 33 (ddr-densho-1000-48-33)
vh Kay Matsuoka Segment 33 (ddr-densho-1000-48-33)
Christian missionaries' weekly visits to camp lead to conversion
Kay Matsuoka Segment 35 (ddr-densho-1000-48-35)
vh Kay Matsuoka Segment 35 (ddr-densho-1000-48-35)
Husband contracts tuberculosis while in Gila River concentration camp, is ostracized
Ben Y. Tonooka Interview Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-390-28)
vh Ben Y. Tonooka Interview Segment 28 (ddr-densho-1000-390-28)
Working in the auto parts warehouse in Gila River

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Ben Y. Tonooka Interview Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-390-27)
vh Ben Y. Tonooka Interview Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-390-27)
Transferring to Gila River after the closing of Jerome

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Nancy Shimotsu Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-391-19)
vh Nancy Shimotsu Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-391-19)
Working in camp as a diet tech

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Hy Shishino Interview Segment 29 (ddr-densho-1000-386-29)
vh Hy Shishino Interview Segment 29 (ddr-densho-1000-386-29)
Forming the Gila Reunion Committee

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Yasu Koyamatsu Momii Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-374-16)
vh Yasu Koyamatsu Momii Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-374-16)
First impressions of Gila River

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Esther Takei Nishio Interview Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-370-23)
vh Esther Takei Nishio Interview Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-370-23)
Visiting Gila River concentration camp to encourage resettlement

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Gila River camp (ddr-densho-371-2)
img Gila River camp (ddr-densho-371-2)
A photo of the Gila River concentration camp in Arizona. Caption on back: "Concentration camp, Gila, Arizona, 1942"
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