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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.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-52)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-52)
Excerpt: "Monday was calm enough -- Bob Coombs returned from Sacamento in fine shape and we got up to date on news." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-70)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-70)
Excerpt: "Tonight I am quite well caught up, with my grades all ready and the senior grade point averages under way." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Brooks Andrews Interview (ddr-densho-1001-7)
vh Brooks Andrews Interview (ddr-densho-1001-7)
White male. Born November 14, 1937, in Seattle, Washington. Son of Reverend Emery Andrews, the Japanese Baptist Church minister in Seattle for many years. After the Japanese Americans in Seattle were removed to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, Emery Brooks moved with family to Twin Falls, Idaho, to minister to Nikkei in camp. Visited Japanese American friends ...
Emery Brooks Andrews Interview (ddr-densho-1000-155)
vh Emery Brooks Andrews Interview (ddr-densho-1000-155)
White male. Born November 14, 1937, in Seattle, Washington. Son of Reverend Emery Andrews, the Japanese Baptist Church minister in Seattle for many years. After the Japanese Americans in Seattle were removed to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, Emery Brooks moved with family to Twin Falls, Idaho, to minister to Nikkei in camp. Visited Japanese American friends ...
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-17)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-17)
Excerpt: "Monday night we learned at choir that instead of a rehearsal Thursday we were getting a farewell concert for the project." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
doc "Minidoka: Preliminary Report in a New Frontier Community" (ddr-densho-155-18)
Full title: "Minidoka: Preliminary Report in a New Frontier Community. Administrators, Colonists Strive to Solve Immediate Problems of Dust, Crowded Barracks. The Faces of Minidoka Reflect the Determination of Its Residents to Meet the Challenge of Arid Sageland, Wind and Sun on the Idaho Desert"
Tsuguo
vh Tsuguo "Ike" Ikeda Interview II Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-124-2)
Active in establishing camp high school, clubs at Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho

As a teenager prior to World War II, began keeping scrapbooks with newspaper articles and memorabilia, a lifetime habit.

Mary Hirata Interview (ddr-densho-1000-22)
vh Mary Hirata Interview (ddr-densho-1000-22)
Nisei female. Born 1926, in Wenatchee, Washington. Grew up in Wenatchee and moved to Seattle with family in 1938. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled during World War II in Pocatello, Idaho. Returned to Seattle after World War II.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-57)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-57)
Excerpt: "This week has been like winter and today has been raining so we snuggled indoors and have played Chinese checkers all afternoon." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-80)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-80)
Excerpt: "We have been deluged with clerical help in the office and there have been 25 prisoners of war loading freight since Tuesday." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-71)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-71)
Excerpt: "This past week I've been doing things between sneezes. My hay fever (sheep grass?) has hit me harder this year than before." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-63)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-63)
Excerpt: "If I thought I was busy at any time during the last two years, it was a mild form of self-indulgence!" Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-34)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-34)
Excerpt: "It's late, but I drank quite a bit of coffee at a party here in the dorm tonight and I'm not sleepy." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-79)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-79)
Excerpt: "There is really very little news this week. The first part was very hot and yesterday and today have been unseasonably cool." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Robert T. Ohashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-350)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-350)
Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time in Idaho before eventually returning to Ketchikan.

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Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-31)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-31)
Excerpt: "Sorry I'm late again but last night I taught Jerry Fogarty's Americanization class from 7 till 8 and then went to a meeting..." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-72)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-72)
Excerpt: "Not much has happened since I last wrote, but the weekend is booked full and I'm not sure when I'll get another chance." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-9)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-9)
Excerpt: "Our weather last night was something to write home about. Yesterday was overcast, warm and calm. At midnight it was cleary and starry." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-7)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-7)
Excerpt: "I put my room to permanent rights at little more. Assembled my voluminous notes and bibliographies from Stanford into notebook covers purchased yesterday." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-40)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-40)
Excerpt: "Tonight I'm sitting in the shadow of my social life dashing this off while I wait for the Chinese checker game to begin." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-38)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-38)
Excerpt: "Our enrollment is sky rocketing beyond our wildest estimate and yet we must be prepared to have many relocate or graduate in February." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-53)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-53)
Excerpt: "Monday before last I was invited to Father Joe's for a farewell dinner for Miss Hiota. It was all Japanese food with chopsticks." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Isami Nakao - Kazuko Nakao Interview (ddr-densho-1000-68)
vh Isami Nakao - Kazuko Nakao Interview (ddr-densho-1000-68)
This interview is with Isami and Kazuko Nakao, both from Bainbridge Island, Washington. During World War II, they were removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California, then later transfer to the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. They married while at Minidoka, and returned to Bainbridge Island after the war.
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