Helen Amerman Manning Collection

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ddr-densho-171

This collection contains documents donated to Densho by Helen Amerman Manning, a high school teacher at the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, during World War II. The collection includes several publications by the War Relocation Authority.

1942-1945

1942-1945

217 documents

Densho

Courtesy of the Helen Amerman Manning Collection

Copyright restricted
Copyright restricted

217 Objects

Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-1)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-1)
Excerpt: "I'm here! Just a line because I have to be up at 7 tomorrow. Things are much better than I expected and they have a grand bunch here." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-2)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-2)
Excerpt: "I'm not sure when I wrote last, was it on the train? As you probably noticed I took the Pacific limited to be sure of connections at Wells." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-3)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-3)
Excerpt: "It has been a full week and last Monday seems years ago. Dr. Hanna came that day." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-4)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-4)
Excerpt: "First, thank you for the many packages. The hangers and lamp came Saturday." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-5)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-5)
Excerpt: "Daddy's letter mailed the 19th finally arrived today. He sounds as though he were really making his mark!" Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-6)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-6)
Excerpt: "Last weekend we had a wonderful trip -- I think I wrote you about it. Monday night was choir." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-7)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-7)
Excerpt: "I put my room to permanent rights at little more. Assembled my voluminous notes and bibliographies from Stanford into notebook covers purchased yesterday." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-8)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-8)
Excerpt: "Monday was chiefly introductory welcoming speeches by key people and preliminary planning which went rather slowly." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-9)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-9)
Excerpt: "Our weather last night was something to write home about. Yesterday was overcast, warm and calm. At midnight it was cleary and starry." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-11)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-11)
Excerpt: "The next day we had school with classes meeting for 15 minute periods. John got back from Seattle that morning too. He has hopes of a commission in the procurement division." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.

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