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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)
Japanese American family (ddr-densho-26-47)
img Japanese American family (ddr-densho-26-47)
Yanagihara family at Minidoka Concentration Camp in Idaho.
Robert Coombs Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-146-14)
vh Robert Coombs Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-146-14)
Traveling to the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, choosing to live within the camp itself
Robert Coombs Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-146-16)
vh Robert Coombs Interview Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-146-16)
Participating in a new style of education, teaching core classes at Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho
Robert Coombs Interview Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-146-24)
vh Robert Coombs Interview Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-146-24)
Encountering prejudice while in Twin Falls, Idaho, buying goods for the Japanese Americans in Minidoka
Emery Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-155-10)
vh Emery Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-155-10)
Family decides to move to Twin Falls, Idaho, following the Japanese Americans to Minidoka concentration camp
Administration building (ddr-densho-37-825)
img Administration building (ddr-densho-37-825)
Original WRA caption: Minidoka Relocation Center, Hunt, Idaho. Main administration building.
Emery Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-155-13)
vh Emery Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-155-13)
Memories as a child in Twin Falls, Idaho: visiting playmates inside the Minidoka concentration camp every weekend
Connie Thorson Chandler Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-159-2)
vh Connie Thorson Chandler Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-159-2)
Early memories of the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho: guard checkpoint, difference between camp inmate versus administration housing
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-21)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-21)
Excerpt: "Wednesday night was Episcopal choir." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from Frances Haglund to her mother (ddr-densho-275-4)
doc Letter from Frances Haglund to her mother (ddr-densho-275-4)
Letter Frances Haglund wrote to her mother from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho
Gordon Hirabayashi Interview V Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-115-9)
vh Gordon Hirabayashi Interview V Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-115-9)
A student at Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, takes messages to heart, writes a paper about injustices in camp
Wesley K. Watanabe Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-166-6)
vh Wesley K. Watanabe Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-166-6)
Age seven in camps, memories of playing with friends and attending school in Tule Lake, California, and Minidoka, Idaho
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-67)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-67)
Excerpt: "I've just taken care of my income tax. When I get the Idaho forms I'll be all set." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-45)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-45)
Excerpt: "Briefly, last week was nightmarish from Sunday on." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Group photo (ddr-densho-258-135)
img Group photo (ddr-densho-258-135)
A large group of women gathered in Minidoka, with a few more women looking on from a doorway in the background. Caption below: "Minidoka Camp, Idaho."
Letter from teacher to former students (ddr-densho-72-91)
doc Letter from teacher to former students (ddr-densho-72-91)
This letter was written by a teacher to his former students in Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-35)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-35)
Excerpt: "It seems the excitement has been going all week." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-42)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-42)
Excerpt: "First of all, thank you for my lovely Christmas!" Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-36)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-36)
Excerpt: "Winter has replaced autumn, and fact has replaced rumor." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from Frances Haglund to her mother (ddr-densho-275-3)
doc Letter from Frances Haglund to her mother (ddr-densho-275-3)
Letter Frances Haglund wrote to her mother about her Christmas activities at Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho
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