Minidoka

Concentration Camp

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Two Issei in front of barracks (ddr-densho-37-327)
img Two Issei in front of barracks (ddr-densho-37-327)
Original WRA caption: Minidoka Relocation Center, Hunt, Idaho. Joseph Gerald Osamu Sakamoto, 80, and Mary Ann Tsuchi Sakamoto, 80, on their golden wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Sakamoto came to the United States from Japan in 1894. He was the first Japanese second-hand furniture store proprietor, first Japanese express man and one of the first vegetable ...
Japanese Americans harvesting peas (ddr-densho-37-712)
img Japanese Americans harvesting peas (ddr-densho-37-712)
Original WRA caption: Harvesting peas on the project farm adjacent to the center.
Japanese American baggage (ddr-densho-37-426)
img Japanese American baggage (ddr-densho-37-426)
Original WRA caption: Eden, Idaho. The baggage, belonging to evacuees who have just arrived from the assembly center at Puyallup, Washington, is sorted and trucked to their barrack apartments.
Administration building (ddr-densho-37-825)
img Administration building (ddr-densho-37-825)
Original WRA caption: Minidoka Relocation Center, Hunt, Idaho. Main administration building.
Home economics class (ddr-densho-37-724)
img Home economics class (ddr-densho-37-724)
Original WRA caption: Students in the High School Home Economics Class.
Christmas decorations (ddr-densho-37-11)
img Christmas decorations (ddr-densho-37-11)
Original WRA caption: Christmas decorations in Block 1 dining hall.
View between barracks (ddr-densho-37-715)
img View between barracks (ddr-densho-37-715)
Original WRA caption: Looking down the barracks from 34 to 44.
Japanese Americans transferring to a different camp (ddr-densho-37-64)
img Japanese Americans transferring to a different camp (ddr-densho-37-64)
Original WRA caption: A group of 254 evacuees transferred from the Minidoka Relocation Center to the Tule Lake Center boards the train at Hunt siding after riding the five miles from the center in trucks.
Lifeguards (ddr-densho-37-6)
img Lifeguards (ddr-densho-37-6)
Original WRA caption: Volunteer lifeguards at outdoor swimming hol[e] constructed close to north side irrigation canal. At left is Willard Jeager, Hunt High School teacher and volunteer Red Cross life-saving instructor. At right is Walter Kipp, community activities supervisor.
Parents mending clothes (ddr-densho-37-43)
img Parents mending clothes (ddr-densho-37-43)
Original WRA caption: Parents assist in mending for children at the Hunt Nursery School.
Camp site (ddr-densho-39-11)
img Camp site (ddr-densho-39-11)
Original museum description: Photograph, black and white glossy of the area outside the Minidoka internment camp including the farm area. Sagebrush can be seen in the foreground and what appears to be farm equipment in the background. There is a road on the mid-left and a great expanse of sky with clouds. (Info from original museum ...
Memorial service (ddr-densho-39-42)
img Memorial service (ddr-densho-39-42)
Original museum description: Photograph taken at Minidoka internment camp, black and white glossy, shows a ceremony that is possibly a memorial service for a soldier from Minidoka since there is a soldier on stage and the project director Harry Stafford is also seated there, a man is at the rostrum while the audience is seated. There ...
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
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 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."
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