Funerals

Funerals (71)

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Gravesite (ddr-densho-37-514)
img Gravesite (ddr-densho-37-514)
Original WRA caption: Granada Relocation Center, Amache, Colorado. Not all the center residents will return to their former homes. Many have found permanent "relocation" in the sandy soil on which the tar paper barracks were hurriedly erected. A total of nearly 15,000 evacuees were inducted into the Granada Project, Amache, Colorado, since August 27, 1942 ...
The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 14 (June 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-21)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 14 (June 1, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-21)
Selected article titles: "Residents Pay Solemn Tribute at Final Rites for Okamoto: Outdoor Funeral Attended by 9000" (pp. 1-2), "Further Group Movements to Tule Lake Discontinued" (p. 1), "Jail at 1808 for Drunks, Malfeasance" (p. 2), and "12 Buddhist Priests Added; Initial Sermons on Sunday" (p. 3).
Buddhist funeral at Heart Mountain (ddr-densho-293-9)
img Buddhist funeral at Heart Mountain (ddr-densho-293-9)
The funeral for Mrs. Ito Mizuta. Sam Torakichi Migita, Koto Hirahara, Sato Hirahara, and possibly Rev. Tesho Matsumoto present.
Memorial service (ddr-densho-159-147)
img Memorial service (ddr-densho-159-147)
Memorial service for Amache servicemen killed in action.
Memorial service (ddr-densho-159-146)
img Memorial service (ddr-densho-159-146)
Memorial service for Amache servicemen killed in action.
MP honor guard (ddr-densho-159-133)
img MP honor guard (ddr-densho-159-133)
Memorial service for Amache servicemen killed in action.
Boy Scouts at memorial service (ddr-densho-159-136)
img Boy Scouts at memorial service (ddr-densho-159-136)
Memorial service for Amache servicemen killed in action.
Manzanar internee gravesites (ddr-densho-345-88)
img Manzanar internee gravesites (ddr-densho-345-88)
A series of photographs taken by Harry Gamble and his team at Manzanar and Tule Lake concentration camps as part of their research. This research was then used to lobby for Tule Lake and not Manzanar be the camp to be designated a National Historic Landmark.
Memorial service (ddr-densho-159-144)
img Memorial service (ddr-densho-159-144)
This memorial service took place in the Amache High School gymnasium.
Memorial service (ddr-densho-159-143)
img Memorial service (ddr-densho-159-143)
Memorial service for Amache servicemen killed in action.
Memorial service (ddr-densho-159-152)
img Memorial service (ddr-densho-159-152)
Memorial service for Amache servicemen killed in action.
Funeral at Manzanar (ddr-manz-4-38)
img Funeral at Manzanar (ddr-manz-4-38)
Caption in album: "Ito-Kanazawa funeral Dec. 42."
Mother and son in a camp graveyard (ddr-densho-2-52)
img Mother and son in a camp graveyard (ddr-densho-2-52)
This photo was taken at the Minidoka concentration camp's graveyard. The rocks in the background were probably used for grave markers. The tombstone shown here was more elaborate than most. This graveyard no longer exists. When the camps were closed, Japanese Americans often exhumed the remains of family members for reburial back home.
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