Minidoka

Concentration Camp

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Letter to Frances Haglund from George L. Townsend (ddr-densho-275-41)
doc Letter to Frances Haglund from George L. Townsend (ddr-densho-275-41)
A letter from George Townsend regarding Frances Haglund's article "Behind Barbed Wire."
Christmas card (ddr-densho-275-65)
doc Christmas card (ddr-densho-275-65)
A Christmas card made at Minidoka concentration camp.
Keirokai Aim (ddr-densho-275-49)
doc Keirokai Aim (ddr-densho-275-49)
An article written by Yoriaki Nakagawa, adult education counsellor announcing a Keirokai (Senior Appreciation Day) at Minidoka.
Letter to Frances Haglund (ddr-densho-275-14)
doc Letter to Frances Haglund (ddr-densho-275-14)
Letter to Frances Haglund from Lury Sato verifying information about Frances's article
Letter requesting publication of Frances Haglund's article (ddr-densho-275-13)
doc Letter requesting publication of Frances Haglund's article (ddr-densho-275-13)
Letter from Lury Sato to Harry Honda, editor of the Pacific Citizen, requesting publication of Frances Haglund's article about the incarceration
Stafford Press, May 1943 (ddr-densho-156-427)
doc Stafford Press, May 1943 (ddr-densho-156-427)
Publication of the Sixth Grade, Stafford School, Minidoka concentration camp.
Student essay:
doc Student essay: "War" (ddr-densho-171-181)
Excerpt: "While I scanned through the dictionary my eyes lighted on the word 'war.'"
Student essay
doc Student essay "Teachers Can Take It!" (ddr-densho-171-182)
Excerpt: "The noisy classroom is full of confusion and bitter remarks accented by unfavorable adjectives are heard: It's report card day!"
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-60)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-60)
Excerpt: "After writing you a week ago, Barbara Barrett and I went over and helped paint the staff mess hall." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-77)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-77)
Excerpt: "This is one of the most leisurely Sundays in a long time. To begin with, I was supposed to have gone to Boise and didn't." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Student essay:
doc Student essay: "Is it fair to the fighting men?" (ddr-densho-171-109)
Excerpt: "Is it fair to the soldiers, sailors, and marines, who fight in blizzards, snow, hot deserts, and mud up to their knees; when miners, factory workers..."
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-80)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-80)
Excerpt: "We have been deluged with clerical help in the office and there have been 25 prisoners of war loading freight since Tuesday." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Student essay:
doc Student essay: "War" (ddr-densho-171-162)
Excerpt: "The battle fields of every war are just a human slaughter house, where a person if he's lucky will come out alive..."
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-9)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-9)
Excerpt: "Our weather last night was something to write home about. Yesterday was overcast, warm and calm. At midnight it was cleary and starry." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
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