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.

Minidoka Irrigator (184)

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Nisei soldier and the staff of the Minidoka Irrigator (ddr-densho-10-1)
img Nisei soldier and the staff of the Minidoka Irrigator (ddr-densho-10-1)
T-Sergeant Ben Kuroki (center front), a famous Nisei war hero, poses with the staff of the Minidoka Irrigator, the Minidoka concentration camp newspaper. Front (left to right): Mitsu Yasuda, Cherry Tanaka, Ben Kuroki, Kimi Tambara, and Kerry Soejima. Middle: Mitsuko Miyoshi, unidentified, Sachi Yasui, Miye Takatsuka, Masako Tsujikawa, and Watson Asaba. Back: Johnny Okamoto, Peter Ohtaki ...
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 ...
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. 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 ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 8 (April 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-135)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 8 (April 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-135)
Selected article titles: "Meeting Held in Seattle on Coast Evacuee Return" (p. 1), "Draft Card Classifications Clarified by WRA Office" (p. 1), "Regulations About Relocatees' Cars Issued by H. Mann" (p. 1), "Hunt Pays Homage in Memory of Roosevelt" (p. 1), "Hughey Releases Alien Leave Ruling" (p. 1), "Citizens' Committee Set Up in Portland for Returnees ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 16 (June 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-143)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 16 (June 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-143)
Selected article titles: "Leave Grants to Be Issued Directly to Outgoing Evacuees" (p. 1), "4-C Classification Can Be Changed" (p. 1), "Hint Nisei May Be Sent to Pacific" (p. 1), "Ins. Protection Available for Coast Returnees" (p. 1), "Vandalism Against Evacuees Caused by Premature Return" (p. 2), "Rules for Disposal of Surplus Goods Received Here" (p ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 19 (July 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-146)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 19 (July 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-146)
Selected article titles: "Relocatees Should Contact G.E. Gaff for N.Y. Hostel" (p. 1), "Special Pullman Leaves on July 12" (p. 1), "Army Reports 2111 Nisei Casualties" (p. 1), "Calif. CIO Unions Practice Fairness Toward Evacuees" (p. 1), "Sweeping Blaze Threatens Tower" (p. 1), "WRA Investigates Boycott Cases Reveals D.S. Myer" (p. 1), "Soldiers ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 25 (August 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-98)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 25 (August 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-98)
Selected article titles: "Five Councilmen Re-Elected for Second Term" (p. 1), "King George Chats With Nisei Soldiers" (p. 1), "Crystal City Bound" (p. 1), "DeWitt Assigned to Secret Post" (p. 1), "We Point With Pride: Sakuma Family Boasts Six Blue Stars in Service Flag" (p. 1), "Gloves, Aprons Turned Out by Sewing Project" (p. 3).
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 14 (October 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-13)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 14 (October 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-13)
Selected article titles: "Barbed Wire Seen for Community" (p. 1), "Four Soldiers Visit Hunt" (p. 1), "N.M. Internee Arrives Here" (p. 1), "Army Intelligence Calls Sansei, Kibei" (p. 1), "Hirabayashi, Convicted, Asks for Longer Sentence Term" (p. 1), "Green Stamps Replace Cash Register Receipts" (p. 2), "National YWCA Leader Here for Conference Next Week" (p ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 34 (October 21, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-109)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 34 (October 21, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-109)
Selected article titles: "Community Chest Fund Nets $1,023.28 to Date. Blks. 8, 29 Lead in Funds Given to War Fund; Three Blocks Fail to Complete Returns" (p. 1), "Twin Falls Grange Against Racial Discrimination" (p. 1), "Pomona Opposes Japanese in Idaho" (p. 1), "Citizen Denationalization Clarified by Attorney Biddle" (p. 1), "Responsibilities of Residents ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 39 (December 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-115)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 39 (December 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-115)
Selected article titles: "Co-op Men Go To Gila Center For Parley" (p. 1), "Letters Create Good Will On Coast -- Hirabayashi" (p. 1), "R. Baldwin Says Civil Rights Not Seriously Infringed. Believes Oriental Exclusion Act Will Be Modified as to Japanese" (p. 1), "Restrictions Against Mass Coast Return Still in Force" (p. 1), "Daikon Harvest" (p. 1 ...
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. 20 (November 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-153)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 20 (November 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-153)
Selected article titles: "Evacuation Illegal?" (p. 1), "Sign Up for Clearance, Advice Given" (p. 3), "Irrigator Hit by Shortage of Typewriters" (p. 3), "Co-op Pleas Free Movies for Young; Studies Bus Demands" (p. 3).
Minidoka Irrigator Extra (January 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-165)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Extra (January 29, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-165)
Selected article titles: "Army Will Admit Nisei. War Department Plans Completed. Voluntary Induction First New Combat Unit is Contemplated" (p. 1), "Myer's Statement" (p. 1), "Segregation of Loyal Citizens Proposed" (p. 1), "Stafford Comments on War Dept. Move" (p. 2).
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 40 (December 9, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-116)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 40 (December 9, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-116)
Selected article titles: "Heavy Nisei Casualties Reported in Recent Fight" (p. 1), "Hood River Legion Scratches Names of Nisei in Army" (p. 1), "Gresham Organizes Anti-Japanese, Inc." (p. 1), "Chicago To Be Cultural Center of Nisei -- J. Brenton" (p. 1), "No Permits Needed By Aliens On Short Term Leave" (p. 1), "Marriages Must Be Reported to ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 9 (April 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-175)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 9 (April 24, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-175)
Selected article titles: "6-Point Program Launched to Back Marcantonio Bill. Measure Would Amend Naturalization Law to Permit Orientals to Become Citizens" (p. 1), "Nisei in Armed Forces Permitted to Enter, Travel on West Coast. Barriers Against Japanese Relaxed Thru DeWitt's Latest Proclamation" (p. 1), "DeWitt Stymies Plan for Nisei's Return to Coast" (p. 1 ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 9 (April 28, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-136)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 9 (April 28, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-136)
Selected article titles: "Casualties High as Nisei Spearhead New Offensive" (p. 1), "Jury Acquits Three Arsonists at Trial in Sumio Doi Case" (p. 1), "Resettlement Assistance Given on Basis of Need" (p. 1), "No Seasonal Leaves to be Given Here" (p. 1), "Any Resemblance to Ku Kluxers?" (p. 2), "WRA Policies Featured in Springfield Paper" (p ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 52 (February 24, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-127)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 52 (February 24, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-127)
Selected article titles: "Recruiting Underway for Ordnance Work at Sioux" (p. 1), "Myer Opposes Housing PW's in WRA Centers" (p. 1), "Two Draft Evaders Sentenced in Boise" (p. 1), "Indef. Leave Procedure Clarified" (p. 1), "Group Ask Expulsion of U.S. Japanese" (p. 2).
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 20 (July 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-147)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 20 (July 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-147)
Selected article titles: "Tenney Evidence False R.B. Cozzens Charges" (p. 1), "Nisei in Army Number 20,000 Reports WRA" (p. 1), "Irrigator Folds" (p. 1), "Former Evacuee Commits Suicide" (p. 1), "ACLU Posts $1,000 For Anti-Japanese Acts of Terrorism" (p. 1), "Nisei Citizenship Doubted in Army" (p. 1), "Issei Prohibited to Lease Property" (p ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 38 (November 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-63)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 38 (November 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-63)
Selected article titles: "National War Fund Drive Begins in Hunt" (p. 1), "More Eligible for Assistance Grants" (p. 1), "Blk. 23 Witnesses Early Morning Fire" (p. 1), "Inter-racial Farm Set Up in Spokane" (p. 1), "Nisei Relocated in Rochester Find Warmth and Fresh Promise" (p. 1), "Director Best Gives Story on Tule Lake Disturbance. Segregation Center ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 17 (June 17, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-92)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 17 (June 17, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-92)
Selected article titles: "Post Office Gives Dates on Overseas Christmas Mailing" (p. 1), "New York District Relocation Office Staff, Expands" (p. 1), "ASTRP Now Open to Nisei Candidates" (p. 1), "New Gate Procedure Now Put Into Effect. Day Pass to be Turned in to Clerk for Blue Badge Before Leaving Center, Rose States. System to Speed ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 10 (April 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-85)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 10 (April 29, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-85)
Selected article titles: "51 Hunt Men Report for Induction at Ft. Douglas. Huge Sendoff Given Minidoka Inductees. Over Three Thousand Well-Wishers Gather at Main Gate Thursday. Four Report for Duty" (p. 1), "Poultry, Livestock Production Boosted In Centers. Acreage Also Up In Row Crops" (p. 1), "Five Tule Lakers Detained by WRA" (p. 1), "Nisei Commando ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 13 (October 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-12)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 13 (October 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-12)
Selected article titles: "Jerome to Deal With Felonies" (p. 1), "Residents May Send For Privately-Stored Goods" (p. 1), "Qualifications Defined for Work Leaves" (p. 1), "2285 Workers Out on Farms" (p. 1), "Editorial: Coal Crew Heroes" (p. 2), "Bus Line Starts Operating: 20 Round Trips Slated Daily" (p. 2), "Hunt to Have Sewerage of Latest Type ...
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