Jerome

Concentration Camp

Location: Denson, Arkansas

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Kenji Maruko Interview Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1010-8-21)
vh Kenji Maruko Interview Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1010-8-21)
Signing "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire," attending meetings of other resisters

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Chico Uyeda Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1012-4-7)
vh Chico Uyeda Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1012-4-7)
Being asked to volunteer for military service (audio only)

This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage used by Steven Okazaki in his 1985 film Unfinished Business.

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Denson Tribune Vol. I No. 53 (August 31, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-94)
doc Denson Tribune Vol. I No. 53 (August 31, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-94)
Selected article titles: "Completes Final Step: Center Co-op Receives License from State" (p. 1), "Number of Routine Project Jobs to be Reduced. Maximum of 2800 Workers Set Starting in October" (p. 1), "Center Departures Pass 1000 Mark. Relocation Progresses" (p. 1), "Information Released on Tule Lake Center" (p. 4).
Denson Communique No. 23 (December 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-144-23)
doc Denson Communique No. 23 (December 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-144-23)
Selected article titles: "Council Charter Approved by Center Director Taylor" (p. 1), "Photograph Negative Retouchers Wanted" (p. 1), "Picture Souvenir of Center on Sale" (p. 3).
Denson Communique No. 36 (February 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-36)
doc Denson Communique No. 36 (February 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-36)
Selected article titles: "Signup Starts in Center. Registration of All Evacuees Over 17 Gets Underway Today" (p. 1), "Text of Army Representatives' Message to Center Residents" (p. 2), "Japanese American Battalion from Hawaii Commended for Spirit" (p. 5).
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. 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. 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. 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. 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 Tribune Vol. I No. 33 (June 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-74)
doc Denson Tribune Vol. I No. 33 (June 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-74)
Selected article titles: "Short Wave Radios Banned after July 1. Residents Must Surrender Them to Internal Security" (p. 1), "Illegal Use of Machinery to be Punished" (p. 1), "Dies Committee: Creating Disunity" (p. 2).
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 Tribune Vol. I No. 14 (April 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-55)
doc Denson Tribune Vol. I No. 14 (April 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-55)
Selected article titles: "Army Language School to Select 250 Nisei. Excellent Performance of Enlistees Justifies Plan" (p. 1), "Movement to Denver Discouraged" (p. 1), "Living Cost in Middle West Lower than in S.F. " (p. 1), "Where Administrators Will Live" (p. 3).
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 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 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. II No. 17 (February 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-144-147)
doc Denson Tribune Vol. II No. 17 (February 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-144-147)
Selected article titles: "Procedures for Hostels are Set Up" (p. 1), "From School Hall to Gate of Life" (p. 2), "Relocation, Residence in Centers Voluntary" (p. 3).
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. 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).
Denson Communique No. 9 (November 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-144-9)
doc Denson Communique No. 9 (November 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-144-9)
Selected article titles: "They Will Serve on Temporary Body" (p. 1), "High Percentage of Voters Cast Ballots in Election. Representatives to Sit on Local Temporary Community Council" (p. 1), "Block Spirit Hits High Peak" (p. 1).
Denson Tribune Vol. I No. 70 (October 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-111)
doc Denson Tribune Vol. I No. 70 (October 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-144-111)
Selected article titles: "California Attorneys Can Aid Evacuees" (p. 1), "Jerome Seventh. Percentage of Leaves" (p. 1), "No Hurry: Enjoy Every Meal; Eat More Slowly" (p. 2), "'Lessons from Tokyo Camp'" (p. 4), "Resolution: Teachers' Federation Helps Loyal Nisei" (p. 6).
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. 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. 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).
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