Rohwer

Concentration Camp

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Japanese Americans building a barrack porch (ddr-densho-37-407)
img Japanese Americans building a barrack porch (ddr-densho-37-407)
Original WRA caption: Rohwer Relocation Center, McGehee Arkansas. A typical street scene. Wood for fuel is piled in the barracks street and a crew of evacuees is building on a front porch.
Judo class (ddr-densho-37-536)
img Judo class (ddr-densho-37-536)
Original WRA caption: Rohwer Relocation Center, McGehee, Arkansas. A Judo class. Classes are held every afternoon and evening at this relocation center.
Fourth-grade classroom (ddr-densho-37-470)
img Fourth-grade classroom (ddr-densho-37-470)
Original WRA caption: Rohwer Relocation Center, McGehee, Arkansas. Fourth Grade School in Barracks 3-4-B.
Judo class (ddr-densho-37-545)
img Judo class (ddr-densho-37-545)
Original WRA caption: Rohwer Relocation Center, McGehee, Arkansas. A Judo class at this relocation area. Classes are held every afternoon and evening.
Japanese American auto mechanics (ddr-densho-37-542)
img Japanese American auto mechanics (ddr-densho-37-542)
Original WRA caption: Rohwer Relocation Center, McGehee, Arkansas. In the center motor pool shop, George Kenotsu and George Baba, former Stockton, California mechanics, prepare to remove an automobile motor for overhaul. Mechanical repairs to all center motor equipment is carried out by residents, former west coast persons of Japanese ancestry.
Camp barracks (ddr-densho-37-541)
img Camp barracks (ddr-densho-37-541)
Original WRA caption: Rohwer Relocation Center, McGehee, Arkansas. Barrack scene at Rohwer Relocation Center.
Japanese American dragline operator (ddr-densho-37-530)
img Japanese American dragline operator (ddr-densho-37-530)
Original WRA caption: Rohwer Relocation Center, McGehee, Arkansas. Larry Sato, a former southern California dragline operator, back at his old trade on a dragline at the Rohwer Relocation Center. The task of maintaining the center and its facilities, and distribution of fuel, food supplies, etc., is carried on by workers recruited from center residents, former west ...
Japanese American spinning thread (ddr-densho-37-529)
img Japanese American spinning thread (ddr-densho-37-529)
Original WRA caption: Rohwer Relocation Center, McGehee, Arkansas. There is provision for weaving and spinning at Rohwer Relocation Center. This man has grown his own cotton on a little plot by his barrack. Here he is spinning it into thread preparatory to weaving it.
Children playing marbles (ddr-densho-37-831)
img Children playing marbles (ddr-densho-37-831)
Original WRA caption: Rohwer Relocation Center, McGehee, Arkansas. Three small boys compete in a staff marble game on a Sunday afternoon in Block 8.
Japanese American plumber (ddr-densho-37-540)
img Japanese American plumber (ddr-densho-37-540)
Original WRA caption: Rohwer Relocation Center, McGehee, Arkansas. Morio Higashi, a former California plumber, marks out a steel casting for welding. The maintenance of center plumbing, electrical and water supply facilities are carried on by qualified workers selected from center residents, former west coast persons of Japanese ancestry.
Camp warehouses (ddr-densho-37-552)
img Camp warehouses (ddr-densho-37-552)
Original WRA caption: Rohwer Relocation Center, McGehee, Arkansas. A view of the warehouse area at this relocation center.
Original artwork (ddr-densho-167-74)
doc Original artwork (ddr-densho-167-74)
This artwork was drawn for the Rohwer newspaper and calendar
Original artwork (ddr-densho-167-81)
doc Original artwork (ddr-densho-167-81)
This artwork was drawn for the Rohwer newspaper and calendar
Original artwork (ddr-densho-167-75)
doc Original artwork (ddr-densho-167-75)
This artwork was drawn for the Rohwer newspaper and calendar
Original artwork (ddr-densho-167-76)
doc Original artwork (ddr-densho-167-76)
This artwork was drawn for the Rohwer newspaper and calendar
Original artwork (ddr-densho-167-80)
doc Original artwork (ddr-densho-167-80)
This artwork was drawn for the Rohwer newspaper and calendar
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 15 (October 13, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-41)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 15 (October 13, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-41)
Selected article titles: "Washington Newsletter: Freedom in Housing" (p. 1), "National Campaign to Rid Anti-Nisei Films from TV Opens for Third Time" (p. 1), "Weigh Problems of Youth, Aged Issei" (pp. 1-2), and "U.S. Civil Rights Commission Issues 'Let's Face the Facts' Type Report" (pp. 1-2).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 16 (October 20, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-42)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 16 (October 20, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-42)
Selected article titles: "Rowher Cemetery Dedicated as Arkansas Historical Site Sunday" (pp. 1-2), "Nisei-Negro Pair Go on Mission for White House" (p. 1), "U.S. Civil Rights Report Indicates Negro in California Hit Hardest in Housing Bias" (p. 2), and "Nisei Family Included in Move from N.Y. to Chico to Avoid Threat from Atomic Bombs ...
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