Gila River

Concentration Camp

Location: Rivers, Arizona

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Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 140 (July 13, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-296)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 140 (July 13, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-296)
Selected article titles: "Sale of Alcoholic Drinks Here Believed Improbable" (p. 1), "Two Persons Plead Guilty" (p. 2), "Leupp Center Plans Abandoned" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 73 (June 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-110)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 73 (June 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-110)
Selected article titles: "Increased Production Asked of Gila Farms" (p. 1), "Washington OK's Use of Aliens" (p. 1), "Assimilation is YP Topic Sunday" (p. 1), "Editorial: Smear Campaign Challenges Nisei" (p. 2), "Discrimination Faces Censure" (p. 2), "Industrial Union Council Helps Relocation Program" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 44 (April 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-80)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 44 (April 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-80)
Selected article titles: "Officials Act to Release Farm Tools" (p. 1), "'Friendly Alien' Status May be Given Parents of Men in U.S. Armed Services" (p. 1), "Editorial: A Child Shall Lead" (p. 2), "Gila is Vegetable Capital with Large Farm Output" (p. 3), "Half of Evacuees Will Be Relocated Soon -- Bennett" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 135 (July 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-291)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 135 (July 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-291)
Selected article titles: "Co-op Operates With Evacuee Staff" (p. 1), "Aliens Must Give Address Changes" (p. 1), "Editorial: An Active Program" (p. 2), "Boy-Girl 'Friendship' is Discussion Topic" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 8 (October 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-8)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 8 (October 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-8)
Selected article titles: "Voting Procedure Outlined by Official" (p. 1), "Service Men Denied Entry" (p. 1), "WRA Protects Evacuee Homes" (p. 1), "Library: New Book Rental System Formed" (p. 4), "Constitution Committee Drafts Canal Government Charter" (p. 5).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 60 (May 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-96)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 60 (May 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-96)
Selected article titles: "Lack of Job Ethics Deplored; Relocation Progress in Sight" (p. 1), "Indefinite Leave Given Regardless of Job Offer" (p. 1), "Fresno Chapter Defends JA Rights" (p. 5), "Wallet Lost in Showers" (p. 5).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 56 (December 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-210)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 56 (December 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-210)
Selected article titles: "Warning: Stay Within Center Area" (p. 1), "Voting Rights: California Absentee Voting Procedure Given by Attorney" (p. 1), "Editorial: Inquisition in Ellay" (p. 2).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 59 (July 25, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-418)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 59 (July 25, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-418)
Selected article titles: "Miller Gives Closing Dates for Schools" (p. 1), "Suggests State Buy Manzanar" (p. 1), "Class Opens in Janitor Work" (p. 1), "Recognition for Nisei" (p. 2), "Draft Trial: Supreme Court Denies Hearing" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 186 (November 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-342)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 186 (November 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-342)
Selected article titles: "Education Week Begins Monday" (p. 1), "Nisei Sergeant Captures Nazis" (p. 2), "Canal Residents Will Install Own Stoves" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 198 (December 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-354)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 198 (December 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-354)
Selected article titles: "Gila Receives Gifts by Mail" (p. 1), "Vocation Training: State Okays Big Program" (p. 1), "Navy School Needs Teachers" (p. 1), "General Authorizes Leave Without Escort" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2074 (December 21-28, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-50)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2074 (December 21-28, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-50)
Special holiday issue. Selected article titles: "School Teacher Recalls Minidoka" (p. 26), "In Defense of JACL's Founding Membership Principle: Citizenship" (pp. 47-48), "Nikkei Impressions of Nikkei America After a Long Absence" (pp. 49, 92), and "Growing up in Postwar Japan" (pp. 54, 94).
Kay Matsuoka Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-48-21)
vh Kay Matsuoka Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-48-21)
Finding out that husband has contracted tuberculosis in camp
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).
Hy Shishino Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-386-14)
vh Hy Shishino Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-386-14)
Living conditions at Gila River

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Frank Hiratsuka Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-341-11)
vh Frank Hiratsuka Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-341-11)
Visiting a different camp for grandfather's funeral

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Yasu Koyamatsu Momii Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-374-15)
vh Yasu Koyamatsu Momii Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-374-15)
Transferring to Gila River

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Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (July 7, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-83)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (July 7, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-83)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (July 7, 1943). Envelope is postmarked July 7, 1943 from the Gila River Incarceration Camp in Rivers, Arizona.
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