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. I No. 9 (October 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-8)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 9 (October 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-8)
Selected article titles: "Myer Visit Delayed: to Arrive Fri." (p. 1), "Distant States Send in Requests for Hunt Workers" (p. 1), "Hunt Shown First 'Movies' This Week" (p. 1), "WRA Sends Official to Utah to Investigate Hunt's Coal Shipments Delay" (p. 1), "Editorial: Unfair to Victory..." (p. 2), "Co-op Delegates Meet Thursday to Launch Plans" (p. ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 21 (July 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-95)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 21 (July 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-95)
Selected article titles: "New Leave Rulings Made. Revised Trial Indefinite Regulations Are Clarified. Evacuees Out on Season, Short-term May Not Convert Leave Into Test Permit" (p. 1), "Southern California Methodists Push Return of Evacuees to West Coast Area" (p. 1), "Jerome Center Closes on July 1" (p. 1), "6 Granadans Found Guilty. 14 Colorado WRA Center ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 11 (May 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-38)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 11 (May 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-38)
Selected article titles: "Public Sentiment Ousts Nisei from Mid-West Jobs" (p. 1), "No Hasty Action is Contemplated to Ease Any Evacuation Orders" (p. 1), "Residents May Cancel Requests for Repatriation" (p. 1), "Limited Service Men Not Accepted Now, States Col. Merrill" (p. 1), "Worthy Nisei Should be Given Jobs Outside Centers -- Mrs. Roosevelt. 'And the ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 41 (December 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-66)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 41 (December 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-66)
Selected article titles: "Hearings Determine Evacuee Relocation Eligibility. Meetings Obtain Evidence Concerning Individual " (p. 1), "Evacuees Warned About Proper Return to Project" (p. 1), "Army Opposes Military Control in Tule Center" (p. 1), "Lack of Materials Slow Construction on Auditorium" (p. 1), "Alien Registration Will be Held" (p. 1), "Anonymous Donor Sends $525 for Children's ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 44 (January 13, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-121)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 44 (January 13, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-121)
Selected article titles: "Japanese Return Will Not Create Serious Trouble -- Myer. Goal of WRA to Close Centers by 1946. Those Left To Be Turned Over to FBI" (p. 1), "Selective Service Classifications Given by Leaves" (p. 1), "Hotel Association Meeting" (p. 1), "88 Residents Apply For Coast Return" (p. 1), "Traveling Aliens Must Have Permits" ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 52 (February 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-77)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 52 (February 19, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-77)
Selected article titles: "Draft Calls 151 Hunt Men for Pre-Physicals at Boise. Leave Section Will Send Out Memos to Men; No Luggage Needed" (p. 1), "Evacuation Legality Case Appealed to Supreme Court" (p. 1), "Twin Falls City Council Views Racial Issues" (p. 1), "Aliens Must Carry Certificate of Identification" (p. 1), "New Fair Labor Practice Plan ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 9 (April 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-84)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 9 (April 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-84)
Selected article titles: "48 Hunt Men to Report For Induction April 27. Group to Leave for Ft. Douglas, Utah; 9 Still on Reserve List" (p. 1), "New Board On Relocation Formed Here" (p. 1), "Draftee May Get Defect Statement From Dr. Neher" (p. 1), "Ban On Italian Aliens Lifted " (p. 1), "Nisei Discharged For N.J. ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 10 (October 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-9)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 10 (October 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-9)
Selected article titles: "New Planning Body to Air Co-op By-Laws" (p. 1), "9 Women Join Fire Brigade" (p. 1), "Eventual Relocation of 25,000 Seen by WRA Head" (p. 1), "Nisei Soldiers May Visit" (p. 2), "Steady Coal Supply Seen" (p. 2), "Marathon Race Carded for Big Halloween Festival" (p. 2), "Hunt Hospital Kitchen Feeds 200 Daily" ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 17 (June 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-44)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 17 (June 19, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-44)
Selected article titles: "Residents Reject Charter, 2375 to 1568. 73.9% of Eligible Voters Cast Ballots in Election" (p. 1), "Union Protests Employment of Nisei; Plan No Action" (p. 1), "Dies Charges Fail in Aim. Demand for Workers Mounts in Chicago Area, Says Shirrell" (p. 1), "Welcome Extended to Men in Army Who Visit Seattle" (p. 1), ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 12 (October 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-11)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 12 (October 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-11)
Selected article titles: "More Evacuees Expected. Relief Seen for Pressing Labor Needs" (p. 1), "Eligibility to Old-Age Benefits Not Affected by Work Here" (p. 1), "Area Center Boundaries Are Defined" (p. 1), "Co-op Workers Get September Pay; Others Must Await Turns" (p. 1), "Clothing Allowances Will Be Calculated From 1st of July" (p. 2), "Routine Check-ups ...
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), ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 25 (August 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-51)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 25 (August 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-51)
Selected article titles: "Marcantonio Bill Calls for Support of Every Issei, Nisei" (p. 1), "Camp Shelby Calls Three More Volunteers" (p. 1), "Noteworthy: California Chinese Americans Asks Fair Play for Loyal Nisei" (p. 1), "Myer States WRA Policies. WRA Plans Leaves Simplification; Predicts Large Scale Relocation" (p. 1), "Spanish Consul Visits Here" (p. 1), "Pamphlets Explain ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 34 (October 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-185)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 34 (October 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-185)
Selected article titles: "Three Youths are Jailed. Two Face Federal Charges as Result of Provo Incident" (p. 1), "Hunt Evacuees Work Hard in Fields of Nearby Farms. Staff Members Tour WFA Labor Camps, See Conditions, Watch Laborers" (p. 1), "First Frost Hits Project; Stoves Back in Use Again. Farm Products Now Being Harvested Not Harmed; Cold ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 19 (July 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-94)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 19 (July 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-94)
Selected article titles: "Army Induction Set for July 19. Pre-Induction Physical Exams Scheduled in Center on Same Day" (p. 1), "22,000 Evacuees Now Relocated From Centers" (p. 1), "Property Must Be Removed From L.A." (p. 1), "Calif. Group Backs Return. 150 Letters Sent to War Department Promise Evacuee Aid" (p. 1), "7 Draft Evaders Taken To ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 3 (March 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-130)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 3 (March 17, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-130)
Selected article titles: "Nation-wide Survey Finds Evacuees Resettle in East" (p. 1), "Air Mail Packages Will Be Opened for Inspection -- PO" (p. 1), "Gresham Anti-Japanese Advocate Deportation" (p. 1), "Pfc. George Funai Now German Prisoner-of-War" (p. 1), "Canadian Nisei Prisoner Repatriated on Gripsholm" (p. 1), "Conviction of Nisei Draft Dodgers Upheld by Judge" (p. 1), ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 46 (January 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-123)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 46 (January 27, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-123)
Selected article titles: "Gov Wallgren Opposes Coast Return" (p. 1), "Rooms Available in Seattle to Students; Job Opportunities" (p. 1), "Gate Procedure Ruling Revised" (p. 1), "Dynamite Placed Under Evacuee Home in Calif." (p. 1), "FSA Loans Available to Eligible Evacuees -- WRA" (p. 1), "3 Japanese Shot in Nevada Caf_; Gunman Captured" (p. 1), "Bellevue ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. 2 No. 1 (January 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-160)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. 2 No. 1 (January 2, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-160)
Selected article titles: "Arnold, Writer for Oregonian, Here on Assignment" (p. 1), "Restriction Placed on Food Items" (p. 2), "Irrigator Mailing Service Available at 16 Cents a Month" (p. 2), "Mochi-Gome Arrives" (p. 3), "Gravel Used on Roads by Hospital" (p. 4).
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 43 (January 6, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-120)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 43 (January 6, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-120)
Selected article titles: "Solon Kimball Studies Center Situation Here. Questions Pertaining to Closing of Center Asked at Joint Meet" (p. 1), "Ore. Licenses Available For Business" (p. 1), "Insurance Data Available on Deceased Soldiers" (p. 1), "Absence of Nisei Names From Honor Roll Stirs Gardenans" (p. 1), "Father Tibesar to Go to Chicago to Help Evacuees ...
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. III No. 40 (November 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-65)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 40 (November 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-65)
Selected article titles: "Hunt Boosts Third War Fund Drive $1,907.93" (p. 1), "New York Church Groups Aid Nisei Relocatees" (p. 1), "Income Tax Must Be Filed Before December 15" (p. 1), "Christian Week Begins Tomorrow" (p. 1), "Repatriates Reach Yokohama Harbor" (p. 1), "15,000 lbs. Mochi-gome Ordered for New Years" (p. 1), "Groups Oppose Selling Land ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 10 (May 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-37)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 10 (May 1, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-37)
Selected article titles: "First Contingent of 39 Volunteers Leaves for Ft. Douglas" (p. 1), "Final Physicals Await Enlistees Before Induction" (p. 1), "Hunt's Army Volunteers Parade as Impressive Flag Dedication is Held" (p. 1), "JACL Purchases $2000 in Bonds" (p. 1), "Former Governor of Oregon Urges Ousting of Aliens" (p. 2), "Sentry Who Killed Topaz Man ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 8 (October 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-7)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 8 (October 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-7)
Selected article titles: "City Planners to Meet With Dillon Myer" (p. 1), "September Pay Delayed Here" (p. 1), "3-Day Conference to Open on Farm Self-Subsistence" (p. 1), "Dr. Neher Goes to Arkansas" (p. 1), "Fire Force Seeks Women for Wardens" (p. 1), "Hunt Needs 125 Tons Coal Daily" (p. 1), "Editorial: This Must Be Our Goal!" ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 45 (January 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-122)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 45 (January 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-122)
Selected article titles: "First to Return Under New Rule" (p. 1), "3,817,311 Pounds Vegetables Grown on Project in 1944" (p. 1), "Friends Committee Will Assist Evacuee Return" (p. 1), "Gate Control Soon to Be On 24-Hour Basis" (p. 1), "Federal Positions Available to Eligible Evacuees" (p. 1), "Oregon Post Bars Japanese, Negroes" (p. 1), "Journal Editorial ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 11 (May 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-39)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 11 (May 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-39)
Selected article titles: "Miss. YWCA Offers Opportunity for Wives to be Near Soldier Husbands" (p. 1), "May Issue Certificate to Serve as Evidence of Volunteering" (p. 1), "Rejected Volunteers Get Priority in War Plant Jobs" (p. 1), "Ticklish Housing Problems Clarified for Residents. I.S. May Dispossess Occupants of Rooms, Says Hunt Counsel" (p. 3), "Status of ...
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