Gila River

Concentration Camp

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Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 33 (December 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-33)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 33 (December 27, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-33)
Selected article titles: "Fuel Oil Distribution Commences Tomorrow" (p. 1), "Liberal Mochi Supply Ordered" (p. 1), "Wire Fences Mark Bounds" (p. 1), "Residents Leave to Teach at M.U." (p. 1), "Nisei Citizenship Rights to be Defended by JACL" (p. 2).
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. IV No. 41 (May 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-400)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 41 (May 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-400)
Selected article titles: "WRA Schools: Closing Dates Listed" (p. 1), "Supreme Court Ruling Sought in Escheat Case" (p. 1), "Nisei Problems Discussed in N.J." (p. 2), "Hood River Aims for Tolerance" (p. 2), "Too Much for Calif.?" (p. 2), "Procedure: Relocation of Parolees Eased" (p. 3), "Vandals Damage San Jose Temple" (p. 4), "Portland Holds ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 108 (April 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-264)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 108 (April 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-264)
Selected article titles: "Private Work Problem Remains" (p. 1), "New Employment Rules Inaugurated" (p. 1), "Student Chosen 'Administrators'" (p. 1), "'Something is Wrong'" (p. 2), "Editorial: Emphasis on Youth" (p. 2), "New Evacuee Employment Leave Procedures Outlined" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 50 (June 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-409)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 50 (June 23, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-409)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Casualties Hit 2,111 Mark" (p. 1), "Ruling on Canal Closing is Further Clarified" (p. 1), "Trade Schools Open to Nisei" (p. 1), "Soldier: 'Down With Bigotry'" (p. 2), "Attack Victim Asks Why" (p. 2), "Two Evacuees Attend UCLA" (p. 2), "Hood River Organizes Aid" (p. 7).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 2 (January 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-36)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 2 (January 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-36)
Selected article titles: "New Year Starts Well as 30 New Net Workers Report. Semi-Monthly Issue of All Pay Comes as Major Change in Plan" (p. 1), "KFWB Violates Free Speech" (p. 1), "Fuel Storage Is Discouraged" (p. 1), "Ishii Gets Permit to Visit Internee" (p. 1), "Editorial: Nisei, What Now?" (p. 2), "Attention! Stored Property to ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 6 (January 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-364)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 6 (January 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-364)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Soldiers Entertained" (p. 1), "Auditorium Ok'd for Basketball " (p. 1), "By June 30th: Bill Called for Closing Centers" (p. 2), "Rumor Revealed Entirely Untrue" (p. 2), "Army Nurse Corp to Take Nisei" (p. 2), "Oregon: Reactions on Nisei Return" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 90 (July 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-131)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 90 (July 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-131)
Selected article titles: "WAC Standards Revised for Nisei" (p. 1), "Ceiling on Train Meals" (p. 1), "Roosevelt Outlines Post War Program in Radio Talk" (p. 1), "Gila Tule Lake Bound Segregants' Start October 20 or Later. Hearings Held. Second Largest" (p. 1), "Editorial: Blame it on the Heat" (p. 2), "Faulty Cords Uses Cautioned. Fire Hazard ...
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 14 (February 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-372)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 14 (February 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-372)
Selected article titles: "Tobacco Sale Begins Monday" (p. 1), "WR Centers: Nisei Casualty Score Hits 486" (p. 1), "Tuleans Leave for Internment" (p. 1), "Rights Being Restored" (p. 2), "Trends: Doctor Fights Discrimination" (p. 2), "Impressions: 'Good to be Back in California'" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 143 (July 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-299)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 143 (July 20, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-299)
Selected article titles: "Two Legal Men Visit Project" (p. 1), "Butte Council Approves Revised Juvenile Code" (p. 1), "Citizenship: Renunciation Not Compulsory" (p. 2), "Editorial: Life With a Purpose" (p. 2).
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. IV No. 30 (April 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-389)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 30 (April 14, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-389)
Selected article titles: "President Roosevelt Dead. Harry Truman Sworn in as 33rd U.S. President" (p. 1), "Realignment: Relocation Will Handle Property " (p. 1), "Calif.: L.A. WRA Office Gets Autonomy" (p. 2), "WRA to Aid Hostels by Lending Furniture" (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. III No. 150 (August 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-306)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 150 (August 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-306)
Selected article titles: "Casualties to Date" (p. 1), "Full Names on Letters Asked" (p. 1), "Hirabayashi Marriage Told" (p. 1), "Hawaii Lawyer Lauds Japanese" (p. 1), "40% Dislike West Coast" (p. 2), "Butte: 14 Plead Guilty of Gambling" (p. 3), "Tofu Factory to Open Again" (p. 3), "Residents Guilty on Theft Charge" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 58 (May 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-94)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 58 (May 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-94)
Selected article titles: "Vanguard: Youths Leave for School" (p. 1), "Crystal City Reunion Camp Being Readied for Families. To House Transferred Evacuees " (p. 1), "Editorial: NYA Opens New Job Fields" (p. 2).
Masako Murakami Interview Segment 3 (ddr-manz-1-166-3)
vh Masako Murakami Interview Segment 3 (ddr-manz-1-166-3)
Living conditions at the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona
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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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
Children playing on a seesaw (ddr-densho-37-603)
img Children playing on a seesaw (ddr-densho-37-603)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Kindergarten and Nursery children having a grand time on the see-saw.
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