Gila River

Concentration Camp

Location: Rivers, Arizona

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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2042 (May 11, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-18)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2042 (May 11, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-18)
Selected article titles: "JACL Hosts Congressional Reception on Heritage Week" (pp. 1, 11), "$9,000 Raised for Washington Post Ad Addressed to Sen. Hayakawa" (pp. 1, 11), "Hiroshima Medical Team Back in U.S. to Check on Hibakusha" (p. 3), and "Substance Determining Sex in Embryo Discovered by Ohno" (p. 3).
Kay Matsuoka Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-48-24)
vh Kay Matsuoka Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-48-24)
Detailing a history of difficult relations with in-laws while husband is ill with tuberculosis
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 29 (July 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-77)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 29 (July 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-77)
Selected article titles: "Myer Sets Dates for Closing of 8 Centers" (pp. 1-2), "Discrimination Hit in Seattle Boycott Case" (p. 2), "2 Army Officers to Fight Racial Discrimination" (p. 2), and "5422 Evacuees on WRA Payroll on June 30" (p. 4).
Yosh Nakamura Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-385-11)
vh Yosh Nakamura Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-385-11)
Remembering the so-called "loyalty questionnaire"

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Yosh Nakamura Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-385-9)
vh Yosh Nakamura Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-385-9)
Establishing a student government in camp high school

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vh Masako Murakami Interview Segment 3 (ddr-manz-1-166-3)
Living conditions at the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona
Aerial view of Gila River concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-609)
img Aerial view of Gila River concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-609)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Butte Camp View.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 120, No. 7 (April 7-20, 1995) (ddr-pc-67-7)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 120, No. 7 (April 7-20, 1995) (ddr-pc-67-7)
Selected article titles: "Mismanagement, Discrepancies, Missing Records at HQ Revealed by Campbell Report" (pp. 1, 3), "Views on JACL Wartime Role Differ in PSW" (pp. 1, 4), "JACL Success Story: 'Jap' Cut from Musical" (pp. 1, 18), and "To Gila-By the Busloads" (pp. 16-17).
A toddler at Christmas (ddr-densho-315-21)
img A toddler at Christmas (ddr-densho-315-21)
Jesse "Duke" Brimhall standing next to a Christmas tree with toys.
Japanese Americans threshing peas (ddr-densho-37-594)
img Japanese Americans threshing peas (ddr-densho-37-594)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Threshing green eating peas for seed. Eleven acres of peas are grown here for their seed, and yield 10 to 12 sacks per acre. This is an extremely high yield.
Harvest Festival Parade (ddr-densho-37-595)
img Harvest Festival Parade (ddr-densho-37-595)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. One of the floats in the Thanksgiving day Harvest Festival Parade.
Japanese American greeting Eleanor Roosevelt (ddr-densho-37-789)
img Japanese American greeting Eleanor Roosevelt (ddr-densho-37-789)
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.
Sat Kuwamoto Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1010-7-19)
vh Sat Kuwamoto Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1010-7-19)
The impact of camp on the Issei generation

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