National Archives and Records Administration Collection ddr-densho-37

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Vacant barracks (ddr-densho-37-827)
img Vacant barracks (ddr-densho-37-827)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. Some of the "blocks" which were vacated earlier, are already dropping to pieces as shown here. The barracks were of cheap construction, rough lumber, and tar paper and few people thought that they would be occupied for three years. Units II and III of the Colorado River Relocation center, Poston, Arizona, ...
Barracks interior (ddr-densho-37-828)
img Barracks interior (ddr-densho-37-828)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. Interior view of barrack construction at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.
Camp new arrivals (ddr-densho-37-829)
img Camp new arrivals (ddr-densho-37-829)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry arriving at this War Relocation Authority center.
Camp garden and pond (ddr-densho-37-830)
img Camp garden and pond (ddr-densho-37-830)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. Landscaping done by evacuee residents of Camp Number1.
Children playing marbles (ddr-densho-37-831)
img Children playing marbles (ddr-densho-37-831)
Original WRA caption: Rohwer Relocation Center, McGehee, Arkansas. Three small boys compete in a staff marble game on a Sunday afternoon in Block 8.
Japanese Americans clearing land (ddr-densho-37-832)
img Japanese Americans clearing land (ddr-densho-37-832)
Original WRA caption: Rohwer Relocation Center, McGehee, Arkansas. Farm workers felling a big Arkansas Red Oak, in the process of clearing reclaimed Arkansas Iand for agricultural purposes. Workers, for this and other center farm activities, are recruited from residents, former west coast persons of Japanese ancestry.
Topaz concentration camp, Utah (ddr-densho-37-833)
img Topaz concentration camp, Utah (ddr-densho-37-833)
Original WRA caption: Topaz, Utah. A typical barracks group with a section of the Topaz Relocation Center.
Camp hog farm (ddr-densho-37-834)
img Camp hog farm (ddr-densho-37-834)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. A close up of hogs feeding at the temporary location of the hog farm at this center.
Camp boundary sign (ddr-densho-37-835)
img Camp boundary sign (ddr-densho-37-835)
Original caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. (L to R) Frank Vail, newsreel cameraman for Pathe, and Joe Rucker, for Paramont, photograph boundry markers.
President Truman reviewing the 442nd Regimental Combat Team (ddr-densho-37-836)
img President Truman reviewing the 442nd Regimental Combat Team (ddr-densho-37-836)
Original caption: Photograph of President Truman with other dignitaries during his review of the Japanese-American 442nd Regimental Combat Team.
President Truman reviewing the 442nd Regimental Combat Team (ddr-densho-37-837)
img President Truman reviewing the 442nd Regimental Combat Team (ddr-densho-37-837)
Original caption: Photograph of President Truman walking past members of the Nisei 442nd Regimental Combat Team as they stand at attention on the Ellipse.
Prison cells (ddr-densho-37-839)
img Prison cells (ddr-densho-37-839)
Original caption: Inside view of Old #1 cell house.
McNeil Island Penitentiary, Washington (ddr-densho-37-840)
img McNeil Island Penitentiary, Washington (ddr-densho-37-840)
Original caption: View showing auto shop - machine shop as constructed in 1934 -- note old bachelor officer quarters at right.
McNeil Island Penitentiary, Washington (ddr-densho-37-842)
img McNeil Island Penitentiary, Washington (ddr-densho-37-842)
Original caption: A view of the oiginal #1 cell house and officers quarters.
Japanese Americans unloading lumber for barrack construction (ddr-densho-37-858)
img Japanese Americans unloading lumber for barrack construction (ddr-densho-37-858)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. Unloading lumber with bulldozer in the construction of barracks for evacuees of Japanese ancestry who will spend the duration in War Relocation Authority centers.

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