Jerome

Concentration Camp

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Packing mess hall dishes (ddr-densho-37-620)
img Packing mess hall dishes (ddr-densho-37-620)
Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. Dishes from the center's thirty-three mess halls were carefully packed in straw and put in G.I. cans ready for shipment. Angelo Girardo of the Denver Office is shown supervising the work.
Military Police barracks (ddr-densho-37-800)
img Military Police barracks (ddr-densho-37-800)
Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. "Old Glory" is lowered for the last time over the Military Police barracks at the Jerome Center. Corporal Thomas Savage stands at attention as the emblem begins its descent. As most of the Military Guards had returned to their base at Monticello, Arkansas, formal retreat ...
Camp kitchen crew (ddr-densho-37-619)
img Camp kitchen crew (ddr-densho-37-619)
Original WRA caption: Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. The Block 7 kitchen crew pauses for a picture in the early afternoon.
Japanese American children (ddr-densho-37-613)
img Japanese American children (ddr-densho-37-613)
Original WRA caption: Jerome Relocation Center, Dermott, Arkansas. Young children at Jerome Relocation Center.
Leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-614)
img Leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-614)
Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. Jerome residents who are to be sent to the Granada Center wait in trucks to entrain.
Camp guard tower (ddr-densho-37-624)
img Camp guard tower (ddr-densho-37-624)
Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. Clara Hasegawa and Tad Mijake take a last look at the Jerome Center from the balcony of one of the camp's guard towers. The towers have not been manned since segregation was completed during the latter part of 1943 and have been popular with ...
Camp entrance (ddr-densho-37-798)
img Camp entrance (ddr-densho-37-798)
Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. Last glimpse of the Jerome Center as residents leave by train to take up their residents at another center.
Japanese Americans making furniture (ddr-densho-37-622)
img Japanese Americans making furniture (ddr-densho-37-622)
Original WRA caption: Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. Two workmen, in the cabinet shop, constructing furnitrure for school and center office use, operating a planer.
Denson Tribune Vol. I No. 22 (May 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-63)
doc Denson Tribune Vol. I No. 22 (May 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-63)
Selected article titles: "Queens All, But Only One Can Reign" (p. 1), "Use of Vehicles Limited" (p. 1), "Dear Senator: We Differ With You" (p. 2).
Denson Tribune Vol. II No. 2 (January 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-144-131)
doc Denson Tribune Vol. II No. 2 (January 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-144-131)
Selected article titles: "Regulations for Trucks Announced" (p. 1), "Special Restrictions Lifted But Heed Precautions for Flu" (p. 1), "Prepare for Worst and Hope for Best" (p. 2), "Biddle Commends the 100th" (p. 3).
Denson Communique No. 3 (October 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-144-3)
doc Denson Communique No. 3 (October 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-144-3)
Selected article titles: "Meal Tickets to Control Diners" (p. 1), "Cut Rugs to Local Jive Band" (p. 1), "Sharpen Up Pencils, Wit" (p. 1), "Work System Classifies Job" (p. 1), "Recreation Plan is Center-Wide" (p. 1), "First Rain in Center Taxes Ingenuity" (p. 2), "Sick Leave Rule Clarified" (p. 2).
Denson Communique No. 12 (November 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-144-12)
doc Denson Communique No. 12 (November 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-144-12)
Selected article titles: "Women Work on Landscaping Job" (p. 1), "Administrators' Homes Started" (p. 1), "'Democracy' Means More Today" (p. 2), "Hospital Blaze Causes Excitement" (p. 2), "Fair Practices Group to Promote Work Harmony" (p. 3), "Drinking Water Should be Boiled" (p. 3), "'Little Bit of Hawaii in Arkansas'" (p. 3), "Project's Milk Source Inspected ...
Denson Communique No. 5 (November 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-144-5)
doc Denson Communique No. 5 (November 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-144-5)
Selected article titles: "Mail Order Goods Here" (p. 1), "Pre-School Meet Has Apt Topics" (p. 1), "Nisei Given Chance to Enlist in U.S. Army" (p. 1), "Diarrhoea [Diarrhea] Cases Caused by New Plumbing, Doctor Says" (p. 2).
Denson Tribune Vol. I No. 35 (June 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-76)
doc Denson Tribune Vol. I No. 35 (June 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-76)
Selected article titles: "High Court Rules Exodus Constitutional. West Coast Curfew, Exclusion for All Japanese Upheld" (p. 1), "Evacuees Must: Prepare Wisely" (p. 2), "Center Food Crops Must Not be Taken" (p. 6).
Denson Communique No. 27 (January 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-27)
doc Denson Communique No. 27 (January 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-27)
Selected article titles: "Doctors Certification Needed After Absence Due to Illness" (p. 1), "Night School to Begin Monday" (p. 1), "Lost Man Found after 6 Hours in Woods" (p. 1), "Lake Drained to Combat Mosquitos [Mosquitoes]$50 Fine: Residents Not to Hunt Game" (p. 1), "Forum Topic: Resettlement" (p. 2), "Pets in Mess Halls are Health ...
Denson Tribune Vol. II No. 12 (February 11, 1944) (ddr-densho-144-141)
doc Denson Tribune Vol. II No. 12 (February 11, 1944) (ddr-densho-144-141)
Selected article titles: "Registry of Blood Donors is Planed" (p. 1), "Union is Forever One, Inseparable" (p. 2), "They Battled Nobly and Have Not Been Found Wanting" (p. 4).
Denson Communique No. 19 (December 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-144-19)
doc Denson Communique No. 19 (December 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-144-19)
Selected article titles: "Pay Raises Clarified" (p. 1), "Committee to Distribute Gifts Here" (p. 1), "Alterations Shop Cannot Make Dresses" (p. 1), "WRA Minimum Standards of Employment Explained" (p. 2), "All Residents Must Have I.D. Numbers" (p. 2).
Denson Tribune Vol. II No. 44 (June 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-144-176)
doc Denson Tribune Vol. II No. 44 (June 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-144-176)
Selected article titles: "Hospital to Handle Only Emergencies" (p. 1), "Memo on Crating Material" (p. 1), "Closing of Center is Proceeding" (p. 1), "Council Achievements, Meetings Tabulated" (p. 2).
Denson Tribune Vol. II No. 36 (May 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-144-167)
doc Denson Tribune Vol. II No. 36 (May 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-144-167)
Selected article titles: "Eight Citizens Will be Inducted Into U.S. Army" (p. 1), "Checkables, Freight to be Pocessed [Processed]" (p. 1), "Housekeepers are Wanted" (p. 3), "Prohibit Discrimination" (p. 3), "Treatment is 'Wonderful'" (p. 4), "Leupp Center Will Reopen" (p. 6).
Denson Tribune Vol. II No. 25 (March 28, 1944) (ddr-densho-144-155)
doc Denson Tribune Vol. II No. 25 (March 28, 1944) (ddr-densho-144-155)
Selected article titles: "Preference Will be All 'Weighed'" (p. 1), "May the WRA Keep Up Its Good Work" (p. 2), "Fighting for Democracy" (p. 4).
Denson Communique No. 26 (January 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-26)
doc Denson Communique No. 26 (January 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-26)
Selected article titles: "Newspapers to be Delivered by Mail" (p. 1), "Emergency for Indefinite Period as Fuel Runs Low" (p. 1), "Loitering Around School Area Banned" (p. 2), "Hot Drinks to be Served School Kids" (p. 2), "'Issei Night' Proves Most Popular Entertainment" (p. 3), "Families Living in Offices to Move" (p. 3), "'Democracy in Action ...
Denson Tribune Vol. I No. 67 (October 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-108)
doc Denson Tribune Vol. I No. 67 (October 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-108)
Selected article titles: "Denver WRA Area: Relocation Opportunities to be Given Here" (p. 1), "Evacuees Aid on Michigan Farms. Densonians Well-Received" (p. 1), "Nisei Soldiers Rescue 22 American Paratroops" (p. 1), "More than 1/8 of Center Now Out on Relocation" (p. 1), "Building Morale: Through the Mail" (p. 2).
Denson Communique No. 22 (December 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-144-22)
doc Denson Communique No. 22 (December 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-144-22)
Selected article titles: "Interpreters Needed: Radio" (p. 1), "Loyal Nisei Released to Free Life" (p. 1), "Ex-Contraband Returned" (p. 1), "Road Building Project Begins" (p. 2), "Three Days' Notice Asked for Quitting" (p. 4).
Denson Tribune Vol. I No. 1 (March 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-42)
doc Denson Tribune Vol. I No. 1 (March 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-42)
Selected article titles: "Moving Rumors Quelled" (p. 1), "Evacuees Must Not Wander" (p. 1), "Signup of Evacuees to Close in Center Tomorrow Night. Registration Compulsory" (p. 1), "Emergency System Planned" (p. 3), "New Employment Regulations Made. Work Rules Require Definite Procedure" (p. 6).
Denson Tribune Vol. I No. 48 (August 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-89)
doc Denson Tribune Vol. I No. 48 (August 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-89)
Selected article titles: "Residents Relate Outside Experiences" (p. 1), "Requested Persons Go on Exchange Ships. Gripsholm to Take 19 Here" (p. 1).
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