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 ...
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. 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. 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. 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), "Anti-Prejudice ...
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. III No. 48 (January 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-73)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 48 (January 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-73)
Selected article titles: "Selective Service Open to Nisei. Reclassification of Citizens to Begin, War Department Announces" (p. 1), "Evacuee Future to be Discussed. 4-Man Relocation Team Will Visit Hunt Feb. 7-10" (p. 1), "Chicago Conference Postponed; Hunt Will Send Delegates" (p. 1), "Colorado Attorney Finds Japanese May Own Property" (p. 1), "17 Year Olds Must Register ...
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. 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. 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. 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. 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 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. 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. 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. 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. IV No. 41 (December 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-117)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 41 (December 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-117)
Selected article titles: "December Draft Men to Report to Boise" (p. 1), "Alien Japanese Volunteers For Army From Ohio" (p. 1), "Magic Valley JACL Sponsors Meeting" (p. 1), "Cozzens Protests Against Officials Barring Japanese" (p. 1), "10,000 Pounds Of Mochi-gome Here" (p. 1), "Public, Private Agencies Aid Resettled Evacuees" (p. 1), "'Fight for Your Rights ...
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. 23 (July 31, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-181)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 23 (July 31, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-181)
Selected article titles: "Lack of Evidence Forces Dies to Call Off Nisei Investigations" (p. 1), "WRA Clarifies Segregation Policy. Tule Choice Explains. Agricultural Advantages: Size, Listed as Reasons" (p. 1), "Hunt Exchange of Transferees Not Seen Till After October 1" (p. 1), "Minoru Yasui Released Thurs." (p. 1), "Minnesota American Legion Denounces Race Discrimination" (p. 2 ...
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. 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. 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 Vol. III No. 43 (December 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-68)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 43 (December 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-68)
Selected article titles: "Draft Age Evacuees Must Sign Up. Draft Delinquents Subject to Prosecution" (p. 1), "Gala Christmas Festivities in Store for Hunt Residents" (p. 1), "Fire Department Asks Residents' Cooperation" (p. 1), "Flu Prevention for Center Stressed" (p. 1), "Project Agriculture Department Proves Desert Sageland Can be Made Productive" (p. 1), "Six Volunteer for Camp ...
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 ...
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