Minidoka

Concentration Camp

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Fred Suyekichi and Akino Kinoshita receiving a flag (ddr-densho-348-12)
img Fred Suyekichi and Akino Kinoshita receiving a flag (ddr-densho-348-12)
Fred Suyekichi and Akino Kinoshita (center and left) receive a flag in honor of their son Staff Sergeant Francis "Bako" Kinoshita, killed in action in World War II, accompanied by a family friend (right).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2054 (August 3, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-30)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2054 (August 3, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-30)
Selected article titles: "Minidoka Site Dedication: Sen. Church, Hosokawa Paired" (p. 1), "Viet Refugees in Japan Unhappy, Few Want to Stay" (p. 1), "From the Frying Pan: Chapter Vote on Redress" (p. 5), and "Jesse Kuhaulua Faces Toughest Sumo Bout: Career or Citizenship" (p. 8).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2074 (December 21-28, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-50)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2074 (December 21-28, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-50)
Special holiday issue. Selected article titles: "School Teacher Recalls Minidoka" (p. 26), "In Defense of JACL's Founding Membership Principle: Citizenship" (pp. 47-48), "Nikkei Impressions of Nikkei America After a Long Absence" (pp. 49, 92), and "Growing up in Postwar Japan" (pp. 54, 94).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2035 (March 23, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-11)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2035 (March 23, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-11)
Selected article titles: "Rites at Camp Minidoka Being Planned for August" (p. 1), "U.S. Occupation of Japan: Reflections & Views" (pp. 3, 14), "Albert Einstein: His Single Visit to Japan Recalled" (p. 3), and "Portland's Bush Garden: Two Years Pass to Reopen" (p. 10).
Letter from a Nisei man (ddr-densho-155-1)
doc Letter from a Nisei man (ddr-densho-155-1)
This letter was sent to a Minidoka concentration camp administrator who worked in the procurement office.
Letter from a Nisei woman (ddr-densho-155-2)
doc Letter from a Nisei woman (ddr-densho-155-2)
This letter was sent to a Minidoka concentration camp administrator who worked in the procurement office.
doc "Minidoka: Preliminary Report in a New Frontier Community" (ddr-densho-155-18)
Full title: "Minidoka: Preliminary Report in a New Frontier Community. Administrators, Colonists Strive to Solve Immediate Problems of Dust, Crowded Barracks. The Faces of Minidoka Reflect the Determination of Its Residents to Meet the Challenge of Arid Sageland, Wind and Sun on the Idaho Desert"
War Relocation Authority form: Stores Record (ddr-densho-155-34)
doc War Relocation Authority form: Stores Record (ddr-densho-155-34)
This form was used in Minidoka concentration camp's procurement office.
Stafford Press, December 1943 (ddr-densho-156-429)
doc Stafford Press, December 1943 (ddr-densho-156-429)
Publication of the Sixth Grade, Stafford School, Minidoka concentration camp.
Drawing by a Nisei man (ddr-densho-166-15)
doc Drawing by a Nisei man (ddr-densho-166-15)
This drawing was done by Nisei Art Mayeno in Minidoka. He later submitted it to Burnley School of Art in Seattle as an admissions requirement.
Letter from an Issei man to his wife (ddr-densho-166-12)
doc Letter from an Issei man to his wife (ddr-densho-166-12)
This letter was sent from Kunizo Mayeno in the Lordsburg internment camp, New Mexico, to his wife Masaye at the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
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