Minidoka Irrigator

The Minidoka Irrigator was published from September 10, 1942 to July 28, 1945. The newspaper was staffed mainly by camp inmates who wrote the articles, set the type, and printed the final copies. The Irrigator offered advice on how to adapt to life in Minidoka and publicized camp activities, such as dances and sports events.

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Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 8 (April 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-36)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 8 (April 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-36)
Selected article titles: "211 Volunteers Qualify for General U.S. Military Service. 28 Classified As 'Limited Service' Men. 50 Out of 289 Taking Physical Exams Rejected" (p. 1), "Nisei Loyalty Pointed Out By WRA Aide" (p. 1), "Savage Language School Seeks 250 Qualified Nisei. New Class in Specialized Japanese Will Start Study July 1, States Lt ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 42 (December 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-67)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 42 (December 11, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-67)
Selected article titles: "Inspectors Register All Aliens" (p. 1), "Nisei Casualties in Italy Released by War Dept." (p. 1), "Nisei in Italy Draws Major's Praises; Hit Hard Opponent" (p. 1), "Myer Answers Dies Investigation Charges" (p. 1), "Coast Fair Play Committee Backs WRA on Tule Program" (p. 1), "U.S. Circuit Court Upholds Legality of ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. II No. 5 (January 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-163)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. II No. 5 (January 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-163)
Selected article titles: "Co-op Board's Approval Sets Stage for Printed Irrigator" (p. 1), "Evacuee Allowances Held Not Taxable" (p. 1), "Windy Wasn't It?" (p. 1), "Excavation Starts Soon for Schools" (p. 1), "Open Forum Slated to Acquaint Issei With Relocation Problems" (p. 2), "Ice Carnival Off: Weather, Vandals Blamed" (p. 3), "Occupational Survey Slated ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 22 (July 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-49)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 22 (July 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-49)
Selected article titles: "WRA Says Hunt Cannot be Used to House Prisoners" (p. 1), "Governor Requests Use of Hunt for War Prisoners" (p. 1), "Illinois Town Welcomes First Japanese Family" (p. 1), "WRA Picks Tule Lake As Segregation Center. Segregation Procedures Announced" (p. 1), "Army Calls Seven More Volunteers" (p. 1), "Senate Committee Recommends Nisei Subject ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 6 (April 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-34)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 6 (April 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-34)
Selected article titles: "Needy Given Financial Assistance. Initial Living Costs, Train Fare Provided Through WRA Grants" (p. 1), "Army Exams Here on April 5; Col. Merrill Visits, Airs Plans" (p. 1), "January Clothing Payroll Completed" (p. 1), "New Co-op Board of Directors Headed by Y. Fujii Installed" (p. 1), "Pump Breakdown Causes Critical Water Shortage" (p ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 46 (January 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-71)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 46 (January 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-71)
Selected article titles: "Boilerman Issue Cuts Off Hot Water Supply. Negotiations Held Throughout Week to Straighten Out Labor Troubles" (p. 1), "Hunt Bundles Up to Shut Out Cold" (p. 1), "Evacuees Will Meet in Chicago. Two Representatives from Each Center to Attend; Committee Formed by Commission" (p. 1), "Internees Rejoin Families Here" (p. 1), "Colorado Council ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 13 (May 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-40)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 13 (May 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-40)
Selected article titles: "Nation's Press Misleading On Center's Closing Time" (p. 1), "Ousted Nisei Report Back To Work For Candy Firm" (p. 1), "WRA Centers Termed Undesirable; Myer Foresees 'Eventual Closing'" (p. 1), "Myer Stresses Necessity of Active Participation in Agricultural Program" (p. 1), "Highest Court Upholds Right of U.S. Born" (p. 1 ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 31 (September 25, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-57)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 31 (September 25, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-57)
Selected article titles: "Good-Bye Tule-Bound, Hello Newcomers" (p. 1), "Hunt Agricultural Program Sees Productive Year" (p. 2), "Public Works Division Supervises Maintenance, Construction" (p. 2), "Community Activities Division Accomplishes Much During Year" (p. 3), "Project Hospital Performs Many Humanitarian Duties" (p. 3), "Steward Division Plans Balanced Meals for Residents' Consumption" (p. 4), "Property Control Handles All ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 28 Part 1 (September 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-102)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 28 Part 1 (September 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-102)
Selected article titles: "Stafford Sends Message on Second Anniversary: Big Labor Adjustments, Segregation, Selective Service, Added Impetus to Relocation. Status of Situation Changed" (p. 1), "Mrs. Roosevelt Expresses Hope for Nisei Future" (p. 1), "Canadian Evacuees in Six Camps" (p. 1), "The Democratic Principle: 'Evacuation Was Harsh Measure But it Gave New Liberty Concepts"--McWilliams' (p ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 15 (November 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-14)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 15 (November 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-14)
Selected article titles: "Selection of Co-op Board Completed" (p. 1), "Evacuees With Civil Service Ratings Listed" (p. 1), "Evacuees Out on Farm Work May Have Leaves Extended" (p. 1), "Editorial: Politics as Usual?" (p. 2), "Confidential Survey of Hunt Residents Completed" (p. 2), "WRA Employment Head Expected" (p. 2), "School Offers Wide Choice of Subjects" (p ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 22 (July 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-96)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 22 (July 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-96)
Selected article titles: "June Farm Report Made By Rawlings" (p. 1), "Draftees Survey Nearly Completed" (p. 1), "Two Trucks Overturn; Few Injured. Both Accidents Occur Outside of Center On Tuesday" (p. 1), "Eleven Granadans Sentenced to 10-13 Months in Prison" (p. 1), "Three Nisei to Test West Coast Ban" (p. 1), "Hirabayashi Held On Draft Charge ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. II No. 15 (February 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-29)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. II No. 15 (February 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-29)
Selected article titles: "Stafford Voices Confidence" (p. 1), "3 Brothers Volunteer For Service" (p. 1), "No Charge For Subsistence" (p. 1), "2466 Interviewed So Far; Questionnaire Clarified" (p. 1), "Ration Book Unavailable" (p. 1), "Editorials: Our Two Immortals" (p. 2), "Move to Accept Nisei Lauded" (p. 2), "Call for 1500 Answered by 7425 Volunteers" (p. 3 ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 23 (July 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-189)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 23 (July 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-189)
Selected article titles: "Three Hunt Men Killed in Italian Fighting. War Department Notifies Next of Kin; Nine Others Wounded; One Missing in Italian Campaign. Fifth Army Takes Livorno" (p. 1), "69 Hunt Men Inducted; 10 Pass Exams. 12 Face Federal Charge of Failing to Report for Induction" (p. 1), "Expatriation Law Clarified by Barrett. Applicant Must ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 50 (February 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-125)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 50 (February 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-125)
Selected article titles: "Amendment to Charter Approved at Joint Meet" (p. 1), "Relocatees May Get Contrabands" (p. 1), "Myer Against Mixing Evacuees, Prisoners at Hunt" (p. 1), "Nisei Employment Objected by Nurses at Seattle Hospital" (p. 2), "Seattle CIO Group Backs Evacuee Return to Coast" (p. 2), "Quarterly Summary of Resident Population" (p. 2).
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 27 (August 28, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-53)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 27 (August 28, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-53)
Selected article titles: "Procedure for WAC Enlistment Given. Allowance for Height, Weight Revised for Japanese Applicants" (p. 1), "Housing Pushes Plans for Tule Accommodations" (p. 1), "Segregation Nears Completion. 280 Named in First Train List to Tule Lake Center" (p. 1), "Member of Dies Committee Raps Majority Report; Praises WRA" (p. 1), "Nisei Wife of Chinese ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. II No. 11 (February 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-27)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. II No. 11 (February 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-27)
Selected article titles: "WRA Registration Ordered Here. All Males, Females 17 and Older Are Affected" (p. 1), "Meetings Set to Inform Public On Induction Plan" (p. 1), "Ex-Bainbridge Residents Coming Here" (p. 1), "102 Students Released Since September" (p. 2), "Opportunity Assured All. Relocation Success Depends On Evacuees, Says Sasaki" (p. 3), "To Loyal Issei, Nisei ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 7 (April 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-35)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 7 (April 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-35)
Selected article titles: "Army Physical Exams Begin Tuesday" (p. 1), "7-Man Committee Will Intervene In Mess Disputes" (p. 1), "Re-entry Possible For Those Leaving Center-Williamson" (p. 1), "Beautification Program Under Way in Project" (p. 1), "Supreme Court to Decide Legality of Evacuation" (p. 1), "Emergency Financial Assistance Available to Evacuees on Leave" (p. 1), "FBI Chief ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 5 (March 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-187)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 5 (March 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-187)
Selected article titles: "Council Airs City Problems. Miso, Moyashi Plants; OPD Situation Argued" (p. 1), "Women Drivers, Mechanics Needed by Motor Pool" (p. 1), "Dr. Neher Urges Caution Against Sagebrush Trips" (p. 1), "Brave Yanks With Yellow Skin" (p. 2), "Camp-Wide Egg Hunt Scheduled" (p. 2).
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 33 (October 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-184)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 33 (October 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-184)
Selected article titles: "Authorities Arrest 5 for Evacuee Attack" (p. 1), "Allowance Rules for Clothing Reiterated" (p. 1), "Nisei Boys of Shelby Have Highest I.Q., Says Journalist" (p. 1), "Potential Labor Available Among Former Tuleans" (p. 1), "Hoodlums to be Punished for Molesting Jap Laborers" (p. 2).
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 28 (September 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-54)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 28 (September 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-54)
Selected article titles: "WAC Seeks Applicants. Qualifications Defined for Enlistment by Recruiting Team of 4" (p. 1), "21-Year-Old Boy Drowns" (p. 1), "Tofu Debut Seen in Near Future" (p. 1), "First Tuleans to Arrive September 25. 1500 Expected; 274 Huntites Leave on Same Date; Transfer Completed in Five Days" (p. 1), "Army Strengthens Tule Camp Guard ...
Minidoka Irrigator Special Edition (February 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-171)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Special Edition (February 23, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-171)
Selected article titles: "Blks. 26, 28, 30 Lead Volunteer Enlistment Here" (p. 1), "Why a Segregated Unit? War Secretary Answers" (p. 1), "Comments on Army Move Favorable" (p. 1), "Editorial: No Time for Confusion" (p. 2), "Volunteers May Get Legal Advice" (p. 2).
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 5 (September 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-5)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 5 (September 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-5)
Selected article titles: "Scarcity of Trucks Holds Stored Goods" (p. 1), "Rehousing Program Revised Under Huycke Supervision" (p. 1), "Colonists Will Vote Tonight" (p. 1), "Dining Hall Workers First to Pick Labor Delegates" (p. 1), "Co-op Drives For Membership" (p. 2), "55 Compete in Giant Go Tournament" (p. 2), "Public Works Jobs Open But Others Filled ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 29 (December 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-159)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 29 (December 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-159)
Selected article titles: "Christmas Issue" (p. 1), "A Prayer for Peace" (p. 3), "Editorial: Everything For, Nothing Against" (p. 4), "American Friends Service Committee Sends Greetings" (p. 6), "Abe Case Top Story. Irrigator Lists Leading Stories" (p. 11), "The Night Before Christmas: Hunt 1942 Wartime Version" (p. 16), "Special News Section: Special Dining Permits Denied" (p ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 36 (October 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-61)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 36 (October 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-61)
Selected article titles: "All-Nisei Combat Unit Receivers Plaudits For Bravery Under Fire with 5th Army" (p. 1), "New Territory is Now Open To Center Residents" (p. 1), "Test For ASP Will Be Given Here" (p. 1), "Hunt Farms Yield Many Items. Local Harvest Season to End Soon" (p. 1), "Leave Clearances Being Speeded Up" (p. 1 ...
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