National Archives and Records Administration Collection ddr-densho-37

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Fire station (ddr-densho-37-35)
img Fire station (ddr-densho-37-35)
Each camp had its own fire station staffed by volunteers.
Clearing land (ddr-densho-37-36)
img Clearing land (ddr-densho-37-36)
Clearing land (?) Many camps raised livestock such as chickens and pigs, as well as vegetables, for camp consumption. This land is presumably being cleared for farm use.
Camp hospital (ddr-densho-37-37)
img Camp hospital (ddr-densho-37-37)
Original WRA caption: High school students working part time as nurses' aides in the hospital and as orderlies.
Japanese Americans harvesting beans (ddr-densho-37-38)
img Japanese Americans harvesting beans (ddr-densho-37-38)
Original WRA caption: Harvesting pole beans in a field adjacent to the Minidoka Relocation Center.
Home economics class (ddr-densho-37-39)
img Home economics class (ddr-densho-37-39)
Original WRA caption: Students in the high school home economics class.
Plowing land between barracks (ddr-densho-37-40)
img Plowing land between barracks (ddr-densho-37-40)
Original WRA caption: High school student plowing space between barrack-building classrooms in Block 23 to prepare ground for grass, flowers, and vegetables.
Japanese American carpenters (ddr-densho-37-41)
img Japanese American carpenters (ddr-densho-37-41)
Original WRA caption: Carpenters at work on the high school gym.
Hog farm (ddr-densho-37-42)
img Hog farm (ddr-densho-37-42)
Original WRA caption: A view of the project hog farm.
Parents mending clothes (ddr-densho-37-43)
img Parents mending clothes (ddr-densho-37-43)
Original WRA caption: Parents assist in mending for children at the Hunt Nursery School.
Japanese Americans at the library (ddr-densho-37-44)
img Japanese Americans at the library (ddr-densho-37-44)
Original WRA caption: A interesting display of books containing information of value to persons planning to relocate was put up in the community library, Rec. 24, this week. Shown here with the display are H. Nagai, Japanese section librarian, and Elsie Hosogi, assistant Japanese section librarian. The library has numerous books containing information about various sections ...
Agricultural work leave camp (ddr-densho-37-45)
img Agricultural work leave camp (ddr-densho-37-45)
Original WRA caption: War food camp at Hazelton, Idaho where approximately 100 evacuee men and women, mostly boys and girls, were housed during the 1943 harvest season.
Sugar beet crew (ddr-densho-37-46)
img Sugar beet crew (ddr-densho-37-46)
Original WRA caption: All girl crew of sugar beet toppers working for Berlin Fought near Burley, Idaho. The girls cooked their own meals.
Cabbage field (ddr-densho-37-48)
img Cabbage field (ddr-densho-37-48)
Original WRA caption: Cabbage field. Many incarceration camps raised livestock such as chickens and pigs, as well as vegetables, for camp consumption.
Japanese Americans in front of remodeled barrack (ddr-densho-37-51)
img Japanese Americans in front of remodeled barrack (ddr-densho-37-51)
Japanese Americans tried to make camp life more tolerable in many creative ways, such as renovating their barracks.
Concentration camp new arrivals (ddr-densho-37-52)
img Concentration camp new arrivals (ddr-densho-37-52)
Original WRA caption: A family from Tule Lake Center arrives at their new home and is welcomed by residents of the block.
Japanese Americans relocating to a different camp (ddr-densho-37-55)
img Japanese Americans relocating to a different camp (ddr-densho-37-55)
Original WRA caption: Recreation Hall in which moveable screens were set up to provide bedrooms for Tule Lake transferees due to a temporary shortage of regular barrack space.
Registration of camp transferees (ddr-densho-37-56)
img Registration of camp transferees (ddr-densho-37-56)
Original WRA caption: Transferees from Tule Lake Relocation Center being registered for housing immediately after inspection of baggage. It was arranged so that the people arriving by truck from the rail siding unloaded their baggage for inspection and received their housing assignments at the same time and then got back on the trucks for delivery to ...
Japanese Americans relocating to a different camp (ddr-densho-37-57)
img Japanese Americans relocating to a different camp (ddr-densho-37-57)
Original WRA caption: Boy accompanying his parents to the Tule Lake Center looks out a window of the special train which carried 254 transferees from the Minidoka Relocation Center.
Japanese Americans relocating to a different camp (ddr-densho-37-58)
img Japanese Americans relocating to a different camp (ddr-densho-37-58)
Original WRA caption: A Minidoka Relocation Center evacuee and an evacuee being transferred to the Tule Lake Center grasp hands in a final farewell as the train carrying 254 evacuees to the Tule Lake Center prepares to leave.
Partitioned recreation hall (ddr-densho-37-59)
img Partitioned recreation hall (ddr-densho-37-59)
Original WRA caption: Recreation hall partitioned with wall board to make bedrooms for Tule Lake transferees due to the shortage of regular housing space.

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