Minidoka

Concentration Camp

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Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-64)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-64)
Excerpt: "Evelyn Rose of the Washington statistics office -- she spent two weeks here last June and lived in the dorms -- was here again week before last." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-50)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-50)
Excerpt: "Since then it has been a series of slow days that would have been leisurely if they hadn't been haunted by uncertainty and insidious developments." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Student essay:
doc Student essay: "The Future" (ddr-densho-171-116)
Excerpt: "I dream often of being a man married with a important job in a big concern."
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-38)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-38)
Excerpt: "Our enrollment is sky rocketing beyond our wildest estimate and yet we must be prepared to have many relocate or graduate in February." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Student essay (ddr-densho-171-94)
doc Student essay (ddr-densho-171-94)
Excerpt: "Take this quotation to your hearts not merely as words of a man fighting for a most highly and dearly cherished possession, his American citizenship..."
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-3)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-3)
Excerpt: "It has been a full week and last Monday seems years ago. Dr. Hanna came that day." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-5)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-5)
Excerpt: "Daddy's letter mailed the 19th finally arrived today. He sounds as though he were really making his mark!" Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Student essay (ddr-densho-171-171)
doc Student essay (ddr-densho-171-171)
Excerpt: "What is war? I can not fear or hate war, since I don't know anything about it."
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-23)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-23)
Excerpt: "I'm in town tonight -- had to pick up my laundry and saw 'Murder He Says'..." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-52)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-52)
Excerpt: "Monday was calm enough -- Bob Coombs returned from Sacamento in fine shape and we got up to date on news." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-11)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-11)
Excerpt: "The next day we had school with classes meeting for 15 minute periods. John got back from Seattle that morning too. He has hopes of a commission in the procurement division." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Student essay (ddr-densho-171-103)
doc Student essay (ddr-densho-171-103)
Excerpt: "During these days of crisis Japanese American Citizens are put into a Concentration Camp as some call it..."
Student essay (ddr-densho-171-164)
doc Student essay (ddr-densho-171-164)
Excerpt: "War to me is just misery and, an entire change of life for almost everybody."
Student essay (ddr-densho-171-149)
doc Student essay (ddr-densho-171-149)
Excerpt: "Being in a camp like this sure makes me dream of the past."
Student essay (ddr-densho-171-156)
doc Student essay (ddr-densho-171-156)
Excerpt: "This morning was extremely cold and here I was waiting for the bus. It seemed to take longer than any other time for the bus to arrive."
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-15)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-15)
Excerpt: "First -- did you ever receive the bond I sent by registered letter early in December?" Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Student essay (ddr-densho-171-145)
doc Student essay (ddr-densho-171-145)
Excerpt: "As the first streak of dawn tinted the horizon, the unwelcomed sound of an alarm was heard."
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