Gila River

Concentration Camp

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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. III No. 12 (September 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-155)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 12 (September 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-155)
Selected article titles: "FDR Backs Resettlement; DeWitt Out, Emmons In" (p. 1), "Rivers' Leaves Shoots Higher" (p. 1), "Editorial: Wanted: Taxidermist" (p. 2), "OPA Ration Book Filing to Use 70 Butte Workers" (p. 2), "Idaho Nisei Opens Hostel" (p. 3), "Rivers Receives Baby Clothes From Hawaii" (p. 3), "Gripsholm Sails; 314 on Board" (p. 3), "U ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 64 (August 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-424)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 64 (August 18, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-424)
Selected article titles: "Population: 5805" (p. 1), "President Announces Japanese Surrender" (p. 1), "Chest Fund to be Liquidated" (p. 3), "Gambling to be Strictly Curbed" (p. 3), "Population of Camps Decrease" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 86 (March 9, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-241)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 86 (March 9, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-241)
Selected article titles: "Nurse Shortage: Dr. Sleath Asks Residents' Aid" (p. 1), "Draft Age Nisei Petition for Equal Opportunities" (p. 1), "Group Gathering Must be Okayed" (p. 1), "Editorial: Best Traditions" (p. 2), "Shelbymen's 'Go for Broke' Film Will be Shown Here" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 26 (March 31, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-384)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 26 (March 31, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-384)
Selected article titles: "Trial Set for Arson Suspects" (p. 1), "Clarification on Draft Cards" (p. 1), "Why Risk Foolishly" (p. 2), "Hotel to Open for Japanese" (p. 3), "Classes Open on Electricity" (p. 4).
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. 5 (September 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-147)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 5 (September 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-147)
Selected article titles: "Co-op: Case Dropped by Commission" (p. 1), "Movement to Tule Lake Advanced to October 1" (p. 1), "Messages May be Sent to Japan" (p. 1).
Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 10 (October 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-10)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 10 (October 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-10)
Selected article titles: "Small Family Rooms Assured" (p. 1), "Fifty-three Candidates Vie for Block Representative Offices" (p. 1), "Rules Revised on Soldier Entry" (p. 1), "Pipe-Water Pure" (p. 3), "Gila to Open Own Vegetable Packing Shed" (p. 5), "WRA Purchases Deducted from Colony Food Budget" (p. 5).
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. III No. 117 (May 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-273)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 117 (May 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-273)
Selected article titles: "Council Notes: Better Travel System Sought" (p. 1), "Chicago: Takes Evacuees Without Jobs" (p. 1), "Future of WRA Centers Discussed at Denver" (p. 1), "Nisei Fight on Liberty Ship" (p. 2), "Discrimination Must Go" (p. 2), "No Cigarettes Sold to Minors" (p. 4), "Anti-Alien Land Law Petitioned" (p. 5).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 4 (January 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-38)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 4 (January 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-38)
Selected article titles: "Need of Consumer Coop to be Stressed at Meets" (p. 1), "Japan Messages Free of Charge" (p. 1), "Report Alien Interest" (p. 1), "Editorial: The Goal -- Humanity" (p. 2), "First Shipment of Vegetables for New Year" (p. 3), "New Evening Classes Scheduled: Dairying, Chinese Language, Cosmetology" (p. 4), "Two Hundred New Books Adorn ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 62 (January 13, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-216)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 62 (January 13, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-216)
Selected article titles: "Resettlement Queries Listed" (p. 1), "Employment of Nisei in Defense Jobs Made Easy" (p. 1), "Editorial: Of Skates and Swords" (p. 2), "They Bear Arms for Democracy" (p. 2), "Three Cases Set for Hearings" (p. 3), "Student Relocation: Reorganized Council's First Meeting Tonight" (p. 5).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 36 (May 5, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-395)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 36 (May 5, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-395)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Troops Spearhead Drive Into North Italy" (p. 1), "Nisei Veterans Visit Center" (p. 3), "Reserve Hostel Spaces Early" (p. 5).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 65 (August 22, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-425)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 65 (August 22, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-425)
Selected article titles: "Check-up on Evacuee Aliens Merely Routine" (p. 1), "Drivers: Seek WRA Help to Get License" (p. 1), "Leave Stoves in Apartments" (p. 1), "McCloy Berates Unfriendly Acts Against Nisei" (p. 1), "100% American" (p. 2).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 61 (August 4, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-421)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 61 (August 4, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-421)
Selected article titles: "Second Victim of Tragedy Dies This Morning" (p. 1), "Rationing to be Meeting Topic" (p. 1), "Gen. Devers: Praises Nisei, Scores Racism" (p. 2), "Uphold Nisei Rights" (p. 2), "CIO Raps Nisei Discrimination" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 20 (November 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-20)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 20 (November 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-20)
Selected article titles: "Clothes Allowance in Cash. Census Determines Issuance; Non-Registrants Urged to Report" (p. 1), "Dillon Myer Discusses WRA Developments" (p. 1), "Only Approved Housing Changes to be Permitted" (p. 1), "Editorial: Wage Adjustment Needed Now" (p. 2), "Appeal to Refrain From Stocking Supplies Asked" (p. 3), "Shook Storage Delays Export of Vegetables" (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).
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).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 10 (September 5, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-35)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 10 (September 5, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-35)
Selected article titles: "Rice Bill Seeks Lower Prices" (p. 1), "Gila River Camp High School Grads Hold 30-Year Reunion, Eye 1980 Meet" (p. 1), "Potshots: Hard Working Chapters" (p. 2), and "Plain Speaking: Reparations Campaign" (p. 3).
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
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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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
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