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Current view of the Minidoka concentration camp (ddr-densho-35-31)
img Current view of the Minidoka concentration camp (ddr-densho-35-31)
Remains of the Minidoka concentration camp. According to a former camp inmate, the chimney was part of a waiting room for camp visitors. The irrigation canal on the right is where Japanese Americans used to swim.
Current view of the Minidoka concentration camp (ddr-densho-35-29)
img Current view of the Minidoka concentration camp (ddr-densho-35-29)
This is the remainder of the Minidoka concentration camp. Currently, the area is used for agriculture. According to a former camp inmate, this chimney is from a room that was used as a waiting area for camp visitors.
Current view of the Minidoka concentration camp (ddr-densho-35-28)
img Current view of the Minidoka concentration camp (ddr-densho-35-28)
Remainder of the Minidoka concentration camp. Currently, the area is used for agriculture. According to a former camp inmate, this chimney is from a room that was used as a waiting area for camp visitors.
Current view of the Minidoka concentration camp (ddr-densho-35-30)
img Current view of the Minidoka concentration camp (ddr-densho-35-30)
Remains of the Minidoka concentration camp. According to a former camp inmate, this is the entry to a waiting room for camp visitors.
Family portrait (ddr-densho-313-81)
img Family portrait (ddr-densho-313-81)
This photo was taken in 1945 at Minidoka. The girls are identified as Darlene, Ellen, Masaye (Aimee), and June.
Children in line for santa (ddr-densho-313-80)
img Children in line for santa (ddr-densho-313-80)
This photo was taken December 22, 1945 at Minidoka. Darlene Shigeno, daughter of Yoshio and Masaye, is shown scratching her head while waiting in line to see Santa.
Former site of Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho (ddr-densho-35-32)
img Former site of Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho (ddr-densho-35-32)
The Minidoka concentration camp was located in the wastelands of southern Idaho. Currently, very few structures remain and the land is used for agriculture. Part of the camp existed in this area in the 1940s.
Aerial view of Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho (ddr-densho-39-15)
img Aerial view of Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho (ddr-densho-39-15)
Original museum description: Photograph, back and white glossy of an aerial view of the Minidoka internment camp. Photo shows barrack type buildings, some with tar paper construction and others without. Canal is in the background. Two roads lead to a "V" formation. (Info from original museum description)
Minidoka Irrigator Collection (ddr-densho-119)
Collection Minidoka Irrigator Collection (ddr-densho-119)
This collection consists of selected issues of the Minidoka Irrigator, a newspaper published by the inmates at the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. The paper was published from 1942 until 1945. Many of the issues are originals, and were donated to Densho by Cherry Kinoshita, who was on the staff of the Irrigator.
Minidoka concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-424)
img Minidoka concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-424)
Original WRA caption: Minidoka Relocation Center, Hunt, Idaho. Looking down at the rows of barracks westward from block 44. At extreme left is a corner of the dining hall where the 275 to 300 residents of the block eat. At center background is the sanitation building including showers, lavatories, toilets and washtubs. Nearly all the residents ...
Minidoka Project Director H.L. Stafford (ddr-densho-37-672)
img Minidoka Project Director H.L. Stafford (ddr-densho-37-672)
Original WRA caption: H.L. Stafford, project director of Minidoka Relocation Center, Hunt, Idaho, formerly administrative officer in Idaho for the Agricultural Adjustment Administration of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Boise. Mr. Stafford was born in 1893 at Tarkio, Missouri and has lived in Idaho since 1912. Before entering government service, he engaged in farming ...
Current view of the Minidoka concentration camp (ddr-densho-35-27)
img Current view of the Minidoka concentration camp (ddr-densho-35-27)
This is the remainder of the Minidoka concentration camp, which was located in the wastelands of Idaho. Currently, the area is used for agriculture. A few structures as well as several monuments mark the site of the camp's 1942 location.
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