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Letter from an Issei man to his wife (ddr-densho-166-12)
doc Letter from an Issei man to his wife (ddr-densho-166-12)
This letter was sent from Kunizo Mayeno in the Lordsburg internment camp, New Mexico, to his wife Masaye at the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-28)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-28)
Except: "This is sort of a postscript and answer to mother's letter which arrived today with the books." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-3)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-3)
Excerpt: "It has been a full week and last Monday seems years ago. Dr. Hanna came that day." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-78)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-78)
Excerpt: "I feel positively luxurious now that we have both hour lunch periods and Saturday afternoons every Saturday." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-69)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-69)
Excerpt: "This should be an afternoon of great accomplishment -- I can't be outside because it's windy and dusty..." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-13)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-13)
Excerpt: "The latter refers to working with my four wild Indiands and seeing them growing into class leaders." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Yasashi Ichikawa Interview II Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-112-18)
vh Yasashi Ichikawa Interview II Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-112-18)
Difficulties taking care of children in Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese. The transcript is a translation of the original interview.

Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-82)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-82)
Excerpt: "Just a scribble to tell you I am OK but simply swamped with the closing of the center." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-32)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-32)
Excerpt: "Instead I must go down for a visit from the Twin Falls Young People which is now starting..." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-5)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-5)
Excerpt: "Daddy's letter mailed the 19th finally arrived today. He sounds as though he were really making his mark!" Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-20)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-20)
Excerpt: "I'll start this now although Mr. Fogarty will be coming any minute to take me down to school." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-74)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-74)
Excerpt: "I hope your vacation is proving as restful and congenial as mine. I'm indulging all my repressed tastes!" Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-6)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-6)
Excerpt: "Last weekend we had a wonderful trip -- I think I wrote you about it. Monday night was choir." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-25)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-25)
Excerpt: "I know Tues. was a Relocation Guidance Comm. Meeting that lasted all the afternoon Tues. and Wed. mornings." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-62)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-62)
Excerpt: "My all-too-brief vacation is over but I've stretched it it a bit with a convenient cold." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-19)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-19)
Excerpt: "I slept till 9 for a change. Then after breakfast I went over to play for Episcopal Sunday school..." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-60)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-60)
Excerpt: "After writing you a week ago, Barbara Barrett and I went over and helped paint the staff mess hall." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-75)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-75)
Excerpt: "At last breathing spell and breath have coincided so that I can bring you up to date since Minneapolis." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-61)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-61)
Excerpt: "Lots of things happened last week until I don't know just whether I'm going or coming in my job." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Funeral service (ddr-densho-37-675)
img Funeral service (ddr-densho-37-675)
Original WRA caption: Reverend L.H. Tibesar, Maryknoll missionary assigned to work with the Catholic group at the Minidoka Relocation Center, conducts a grave side service at the little cemetery cleared out of the sage land adjacent to Minidoka Relocation Center, Hunt, Idaho.
Kay Sakai Nakao Interview (ddr-densho-1001-3)
vh Kay Sakai Nakao Interview (ddr-densho-1001-3)
Nisei female. Born and raised in Bainbridge Island, Washington. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed with family to Manzanar concentration camp California, then later transferred to Minidoka, Idaho. Married while in Minidoka, and returned to Bainbridge Island after World War II.
John Kanda Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-116-5)
vh John Kanda Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-116-5)
Comparison between concentration camps at Tule Lake, California, and Minidoka, Idaho

This interview is part of a collaborative effort of the Puyallup Valley Japanese American Citizens League and Densho.

Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-16)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-16)
Excerpt: "Here's another installment which, according to my records brings our total to $105 and wipes out the very helpful loan..." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-73)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-73)
Excerpt: "Summer seems officially here today. The past week has been very cold with the most persistent high wind I've seen." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-22)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-22)
Excerpt: "Sunday I slept most of the time I wasn't churching or eating or finishing my grades to give out yesterday." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
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