Evelyn Dell Collection

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ddr-densho-152

The Evelyn Dell Collection features photographs of Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, where Ms. Dell worked as a fourth grade teacher. The collection focuses on education in camp and includes photographs of students, teachers and administrators, camp facilities, and school celebrations.

c.1940s

c.1940s

36 photographic prints, black and white

Densho

Courtesy of the Dell Family Collection

36 Objects

Evelyn Dell in front of school building (ddr-densho-152-3)
img Evelyn Dell in front of school building (ddr-densho-152-3)
Evelyn Dell stands in front of the Heart Mountain Elementary School building where she worked as a fourth grade teacher.
Elementary school boys (ddr-densho-152-5)
img Elementary school boys (ddr-densho-152-5)
Boys from Evelyn Dell's fourth grade class play outside. (Written on back): "Boys from my room. Norman is the nicest boy - very intelligent and so well mannered."
View of Heart Mountain facilities (ddr-densho-152-8)
img View of Heart Mountain facilities (ddr-densho-152-8)
View of Heart Mountain Post Office, Community Store, and Administration Building.
Heart Mountain concentration camp teachers (ddr-densho-152-10)
img Heart Mountain concentration camp teachers (ddr-densho-152-10)
Original caption: "The pcitures on this page were all taken at Kay Kumai's when we had a tea for Margaret Bliss Beasley and Mae Hirano Nishimoto who were both married in January. Gave both girls an enlarged picture of Heart Mt. Peggy Jones, 5th, Kay Kumai, 3rd, Evelyn Dell, 4th, Sakiko Seriguchi, Kay's assistant ...

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