Minidoka

Concentration Camp

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Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-62)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-62)
Excerpt: "My all-too-brief vacation is over but I've stretched it it a bit with a convenient cold." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Student essay (ddr-densho-171-127)
doc Student essay (ddr-densho-171-127)
Excerpt: "War, as everyone else says, is 'HELL.'" I wouldn't know what it is, for I have never experienced the horrors of it."
Student essay (ddr-densho-171-153)
doc Student essay (ddr-densho-171-153)
Excerpt:" As I was sitting at home last night thinking for a inspiration, I noticed next door a little boy, about the age of four climbing up and rolling down the sofa valiantly trying to irritate his mother since she could not receive his attention."
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-37)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-37)
Excerpt: "The first and most important reason for writing is to tip you off that if you receive a call from Father Daisuke Kitagawa, I have sent him." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Student essay:
doc Student essay: "What happened when Pearl Harbor was attacked" (ddr-densho-171-136)
Excerpt: "Blood! More blood! Was the frantic cry of the doctors when our horribly burned and mangled boys began to stream in the operating tables."
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-55)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-55)
Excerpt: "This has been my annual 'hell week' so there isn't a lot to write about." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-21)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-21)
Excerpt: "Wednesday night was Episcopal choir." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Student essay:
doc Student essay: "What I think of War" (ddr-densho-171-110)
Excerpt: "I don't think there is any future in having wars."
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-71)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-71)
Excerpt: "This past week I've been doing things between sneezes. My hay fever (sheep grass?) has hit me harder this year than before." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
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