Gila River

Concentration Camp

Location: Rivers, Arizona

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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 108, No. 9 (March 10, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-9)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 108, No. 9 (March 10, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-9)
Selected article titles: "Suit Called 'Frivolous': Vets' Group Plans Injunction to Stop Redress" (pp. 1, 5), "JACL-LEC Meeting: Redress Campaign Continues" (pp. 1, 3), "Pima Indians Recall Injustice Against Japanese Americans" (p. 4), and "'Our Times': Japan's Era from Showa to Heisei" (pp. 4-5).
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.
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.
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.
George Murakami Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1014-16-6)
vh George Murakami Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1014-16-6)
A child's memories of camp

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Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 43 (November 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-195)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 43 (November 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-195)
Selected article titles: "Working Hours Shifted an Hour by Cold Weather" (p. 1), "Editorial: Ringing in the New" (p. 1), "Nisei Share War Effort" (p. 1), "Large Families Better Off in Small Cities -- Smeltzer" (p. 3), "Tule Vegetables Arrive Here" (p. 3), "Senate Repeals Exclusion Laws" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 116 (May 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-272)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 116 (May 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-272)
Selected article titles: "Gen. Emmons: Some Evacuees Return West" (p. 1), "62 Indicted at Heart Mountain" (p. 2), "Editorial: The First Draftees" (p. 2), "Chicagoans May Store Baggages" (p. 5).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 6 (September 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-148)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 6 (September 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-148)
Selected article titles: "Kibei: New Clearance Procedure Told" (p. 1), "Segregation Ruling Clarified" (p. 1), "Contraband Articles for Tule Listed" (p. 1), "1818 Gilans to be Segregated; Movements by Blocks Given" (p. 1), "Editorial: Co-op is More Than Dollars and Cents" (p. 2), "Canadian Issei, Nisei" (p. 2), "WRA Makes New Ruling on Indefinite Leave Funds ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 13 (October 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-13)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 13 (October 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-13)
Selected article titles: "JACL Organizer Pledge Support to WRA Policies" (p. 1), "Camouflage Crew Foreman Prepare" (p. 1), "Yellow Americans" (p. 2), "Drivers Warned on Speed Hazard" (p. 3), "Beautification Beginnings Set" (p. 3), "Postoffice Reissues Regulations for Benefit of Newcomers" (p. 4), "Japanese Visit Status Revealed" (p. 4), "Power Assured Lightless Blocks" (p. 5), "Linoleum ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 38 (March 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-74)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 38 (March 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-74)
Selected article titles: "Volunteers: First Physical Examinations" (p. 1), "Grants Speeded Up for Indefinite Leave Permits" (p. 1), "Editorial: Give Them Time" (p. 2), "Beet Workers May Leave for Fields Immediately" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 20 (October 7, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-165)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 20 (October 7, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-165)
Selected article titles: "Councils Create Board to Coordinate Activities" (p. 1), "Evacuees Fired Upon in Utah" (p. 1), "18,000 Squeezed Into Tule Lake" (p. 1), "Editorial: Harpers Points the Way" (p. 2), "Gila Has Its Necessary Casualty List" (p. 2), "Rubbish Piles Condemned" (p. 3), "Last Tule Group Leaves; Brings Total to 1915" (p. 3 ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 176 (October 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-330)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 176 (October 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-330)
Selected article titles: "Pasadena: Anti- Japanese Leader Reforms" (p. 1), "NBC to Discuss Nisei GI Joe" (p. 1), "JACL Representatives First to Tour Atlantic Seaboard" (p. 3), "How Nisei Demolished Nazi Machinegun Nest" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 1 (January 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-359)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 1 (January 3, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-359)
Selected article titles: "National Citizens League Opens Office in SF" (p. 1), "JACL Advises Caution in Return to Coast" (p. 1), "Pearl Buck: 'May the Blot be Removed'" (p. 2), "Veterans Rise Against Oregon Legion Stand" (p. 3), "Fair Play Group Aids in Return" (p. 3), "Seventy Tuleans Cast Citizenship" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 153 (August 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-309)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 153 (August 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-309)
Selected article titles: "Three Prisoners Attempt Suicide" (p. 1), "General: DeWitt Assigned Overseas Post" (p. 1), "Nisei Sentenced on Draft Charge" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 32 (March 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-68)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 32 (March 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-68)
Selected article titles: "World War 1 Vets Honor Army Volunteers Tonight" (p. 1), "Dual Citizenship: JACL Charges 'Race Baiters' in Deliberate Misrepresentations" (p. 1), "Alien: Naturalization Rights Told" (p. 1), "Editorial: They Serve Twice" (p. 2), "Plans to Use Evacuees on Midwestern Farms Complete. Estimated 20,000 Available in Centers" (p. 3), "Justifiable Discrimination?" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 154 (August 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-310)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 154 (August 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-310)
Selected article titles: "Coast Papers Recognize Nisei" (p. 1), "George: Explains Food Processing" (p. 3), "Denver Court Convicts Nisei Sisters of Treason" (p. 3), "Relocation Head Lauds Japanese" (p. 3), "Three Draft Evaders Held" (p. 3).
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