Minidoka Irrigator Collection

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ddr-densho-119

This collection consists of selected issues of the Minidoka Irrigator, a newspaper published by the inmates at the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. The paper was published from 1942 until 1945. Many of the issues are originals, and were donated to Densho by Cherry Kinoshita, who was on the staff of the Irrigator.

1942-1945

1942-1945

178 documents

Densho

Courtesy of Cherry Kinoshita

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178 Objects

Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 1 (September 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-1)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 1 (September 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-1)
Selected article titles: "Huycke Sees Early End of Housing Jam" (p. 1), "Off Project Work to Start: Beet Workers Leaving First" (p. 1), "Stafford Gives First Message" (p. 1), "Portland Colonists Here" (p. 1), "Editorial: Eyes on Tomorrow" (p. 2), "50 Cops Pound Dusty Beat" (p. 2), "Harmonious Living, Goal of Program" (p. 2), "First Wed ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 2 (September 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-2)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 2 (September 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-2)
Selected article titles: "80 Nisei Farm Workers Used at Twin Falls" (p. 1), "Co-op on Non Profit Basis: Directors to be Elected" (p. 1), "Huge Farm Area in Project Plan" (p. 1), "Plentiful Supply of Coal Assured Colonists Here" (p. 1), "Editorial: A Story in the Making" (p. 2), "Repatriation Still Possible Applications Being Taken" (p ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 3 (September 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-3)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 3 (September 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-3)
Selected article titles: "Clothing Issue Begins. Firemen, Mess Hall Workers Among First Recipients" (p. 1), "Fair Labor Board to be Organized. Labor Disputes Will be Aired" (p. 1), "First Co-op Store Opening This Week" (p. 1), "Coal Expected Oct. 1" (p. 1), "Editorial: A Forward Step" (p. 2), "Unemployed to Receive Compensation" (p. 2), "Band Plays ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 4 (September 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-4)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 4 (September 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-4)
Selected article titles: "Self-Gov't. to Begin" (p. 1), "Farm Hands to Commute" (p. 1), "Mass Meetings Scheduled Move Toward Democracy" (p. 1), "Ten Students Relocated" (p. 1), "Absentee Ballot Request Forms Arrive for Voters" (p. 2), "Glenn Moots Clothes Issue at Bay City" (p. 2), "Census Hits Block-A-Day Pace" (p. 2), "Couple Wed at Jerome ...
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. 7 (October 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-6)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 7 (October 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-6)
Selected article titles: "Three-Point Program For Labor Cited" (p. 1), "Myer, National W.R.A. Head Due Here Monday for Visit" (p. 1), "7 Man Planning Board Picked Okajima Polls Highest Vote" (p. 1), "Two Voted in Labor Board" (p. 1), "Ten Leave for Domestic Jobs" (p. 1), "Editorial: 'Whose Fault Was It?'" (p. 2), "Family ...
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. 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. 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 ...
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 11 (October 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-10)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 11 (October 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-10)
Selected article titles: "Unfair Charges Hit. Beet Farmer's Viewpoint Presented" (p. 1), "Fair Labor Board Completed, Meets With Harry Stafford" (p. 1), "Myer Meets Planning Commission" (p. 1), "Editorial: A Sound Suggestion" (p. 2), "Better Understanding Aimed in Resolution of Farmers" (p. 2), "Permits Must Be Secured to Leave Center" (p. 3), "Farmer Gives His ...

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