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Flower nursery (ddr-densho-37-607)
img Flower nursery (ddr-densho-37-607)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. A sign at the flower nursery, where much experimentation is being done to develop strains of flowers which will thrive in hot dry climates.
Japanese American building a model ship (ddr-densho-37-592)
img Japanese American building a model ship (ddr-densho-37-592)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Chic Yamaguchi, former farm worker from Kingsburg, California, is shown turning a section of one of the model ships on the lathe in the model ship factory at the Gila River Relocation Center. Chic had never operated power machinery before starting work in the factory here. Prior …
Camp visit by Eleanor Roosevelt (ddr-densho-37-468)
img Camp visit by Eleanor Roosevelt (ddr-densho-37-468)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, accompanied by Dillon Myer, National Director of the War Relocation Authority, visit the Gila River Relocation Center, where they were greeted by crowds of enthusiastic evacuees.
Sumo wrestling tournament (ddr-densho-37-785)
img Sumo wrestling tournament (ddr-densho-37-785)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Two of the residents at this relocation center who participated in the wrestling tournament Thanksgiving day.
Japanese American building a model ship (ddr-densho-37-597)
img Japanese American building a model ship (ddr-densho-37-597)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Wataru Ichinotsubo, former produce market employee form Los Angeles, California, is shown sandpapering the hull of a model into final shape in the model ship factory here. These ships are carefully constructed for the Navy by the Japanese-American craftsmen.
Gila River concentration camp project director (ddr-densho-37-600)
img Gila River concentration camp project director (ddr-densho-37-600)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Douglas K. Todd, Project Director of the Gila Relocation Center. On September 15, two weeks before the Canal Camp at Rivers, Arizona, was to close, only 635 people remained and 370 of these had bus or train reservations for the following week (the Canal Camp once had …
Japanese American feeding dairy calves (ddr-densho-37-602)
img Japanese American feeding dairy calves (ddr-densho-37-602)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Y.T. Sakoda, former vegetable worker from Guadalupe, California, is now enrolled in the dairy school, here. He is shown feeding calves.
Japanese Americans with Eleanor Roosevelt (ddr-densho-37-786)
img Japanese Americans with Eleanor Roosevelt (ddr-densho-37-786)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Representatives of councils greet Mrs. [Eleanor] Roosevelt.
Japanese Americans being inspected upon leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-787)
img Japanese Americans being inspected upon leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-787)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. After final checkings are completed, evacuees are anxious to take off. On September 15, two weeks before the Canal Camp at Rivers, Arizona, was to close, only 635 people remained and 370 of these had bus or train reservations for the following week (the Canal Camp once …
Leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-601)
img Leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-601)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers Arizona. Relocators being checked by Leave Officers before boarding bus for California. On September 15, two weeks before the Canal Camp at Rivers, Arizona, was to close, only 635 people remained and 370 of these had bus or train reservations for the following week (the Canal Camp once …
Thanksgiving day religious service (ddr-densho-37-788)
img Thanksgiving day religious service (ddr-densho-37-788)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Sunrise Services (Christian) were held at this center Thanksgiving day.
Inspection of farm machinery (ddr-densho-37-598)
img Inspection of farm machinery (ddr-densho-37-598)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Property officer checking farm machinery prior to disposal to the Treasury Department. On September 15, two weeks before the Canal Camp at Rivers, Arizona, was to close, only 635 people remained and 370 of these had bus or train reservations for the following week (the Canal Camp …
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 97 (August 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-139)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 97 (August 14, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-139)
Selected article titles: "Service: Nurses Aides to be Honored" (p. 1), "Public Works Seeks Volunteers" (p. 1), "Cold Storage Plans Approved" (p. 1), "Editorial: Riots vs. Democracy" (p. 2), "Graves Clarifies Evacuee Police Authority, Duties" (p. 3), "Mischief Maker Lands in Jail" (p. 4).
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 93 (August 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-134)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 93 (August 5, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-134)
Selected article titles: "Trends: Cost of Living Shows Increase" (p. 1), "Segregation" (p. 1), "Pre-July 15 'No' to 'Yes' Change in LCB Group. Similar Interviews for 'Stop' List" (p. 1), "Editorial: Striking Contrast" (p. 2).
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 38 (November 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-190)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 38 (November 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-190)
Selected article titles: "Council Forms Committee to Study Housing Problems" (p. 1), "Arizona: Anti-Japanese Law Goes to Supreme Court" (p. 1), "Editorial: Dubious Succor" (p. 2), "Church Sermon Attacks Racism" (p. 2).
Gila Co-op News, Vol. I No. 6 (November 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-189)
doc Gila Co-op News, Vol. I No. 6 (November 16, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-189)
Selected article titles: "Co-op Sets Up New Store" (p. 1), "Center Requires Control of Private Enterprises" (p. 1), "Do Racists Need Education" (p. 1), "Newcomers in Co-op" (p. 1).
Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 18 (November 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-18)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. I No. 18 (November 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-141-18)
Selected article titles: "Cotton Harvest Drawing Near Seasonal Close" (p. 1), "Lumber Pile Removal Asked" (p. 1), "A Letter to the Residents from the Project Director" (p. 2), "Temporary Fire Signal Revealed" (p. 3), "Medico States Camouflage Net Employees' Health Protected" (p. 4), "Hands Off Those Safety Signs!" (p. 5), "Stored Evacuee Properties Occupy 55 Empty …
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 84 (July 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-124)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 84 (July 15, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-124)
Selected article titles: "Relocation: Meetings Planned to Orientate Residents to Outside Conditions" (p. 1), "U.S. Completes Exchange Plan" (p. 1), "Spanish Consul Visits Project. Neutral Interpreter" (p. 1), "Four Evacuees Assaulted by Ten Filipinos" (p. 1), "Editorial: Squelch This Dies Agitation" (p. 2), "Masaoka Asks for Chinaman's Chance" (p. 2), "Leash Dogs as Rabies Protection Inoculation …
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 69 (June 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-105)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 69 (June 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-105)
Selected article titles: "Outside Jobs: Clearance Needed First" (p. 1), "FEPC Revived by President. Benefits Seen for Nisei Labor" (p. 1), "Phoenix Passes Reduced to Bare Minimum" (p. 1), "Rumor Declared Groundless" (p. 1), "Editorial: Good Example From Iowa" (p. 2), "Chicago Attracts Most Resettlers Minnesota Second" (p. 3), "Relocation Pointers Given; Domestic Offers Boosted" (p. …
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 103 (April 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-258)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 103 (April 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-258)
Selected article titles: "Jerome to Send 2,000 to Gila" (p. 1), "Protest Victims Find Employment" (p. 1), "Readjusted Government Strengthens Ex. Board" (p. 1), "Editorial: Goodwill Mission" (p. 2), "Nisei Lieutenant Describes Army" (p. 2), "Army Sentences Nisei Soldiers" (p. 3), "Don't Let Children Play with Matches" (p. 3), "Tucson: Superintendent Praises Rivers School System" (p. …
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 167 (September 14, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-322)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 167 (September 14, 1944) (ddr-densho-141-322)
Selected article titles: "Army: Munition Work Open to Nisei" (p. 1), "Opportunity for Nisei Says Myer" (p. 1), "Rationed Soap Sale Ends Sat." (p. 1), "He Pulls Teeth by Flashlight" (p. 2), "Coast Return Test Case" (p. 2), "Beverage Orders Not Possible" (p. 3), "JACL Seeks Reopening of California Office" (p. 4), "ACLU Fights for Minorities" …
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 43 (November 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-195)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 43 (November 30, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-195)
Selected article titles: "Working Hours Shifted an Hour by Cold Weather" (p. 1), "Editorial: Ringing in the New" (p. 1), "Nisei Share War Effort" (p. 1), "Large Families Better Off in Small Cities -- Smeltzer" (p. 3), "Tule Vegetables Arrive Here" (p. 3), "Senate Repeals Exclusion Laws" (p. 3).
Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 54 (July 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-413)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. IV No. 54 (July 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-413)
Selected article titles: "Dr. Iki Says Conditions OK" (p. 1), "Colleges Accept More Scholars" (p. 1), "Cactus Bowl: Youth Canteen is Reorganized" (p. 3), "Nisei Aid in Race Committee" (p. 4), "Wisconsin Has Race Committee" (p. 4).
Gila Bulletin, Vol. I No. 5 (September 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-434)
doc Gila Bulletin, Vol. I No. 5 (September 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-141-434)
Selected article titles: "Suitcases to be Picked Up at Houses" (p. 1), "Relocation Drops Population to 3,340" (p. 1), "Shotaro Hidaka Reports on Housing, Business in Chicago" (p. 3).
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