Poston (Colorado River)

Concentration Camp

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Card from Miss Eleanor M. Dougherty, Supervisor for pre-school, to Mitzi Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-388)
doc Card from Miss Eleanor M. Dougherty, Supervisor for pre-school, to Mitzi Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-388)
A Christmas greeting card from Miss Eleanor M. Dougherty in Montana to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara. It was probably sent to Mitzi while she was incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 23. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_03_24_001
Shozo Bobby Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-232)
img Shozo Bobby Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-232)
Photographed is Shozo Bobby Masukawa, an incarceree of the Poston camp in Arizona. The caption reads: Bob, Poston, 1944. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 10. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_10_005
Sigma XI (ddr-csujad-38-205)
img Sigma XI (ddr-csujad-38-205)
Photographed are members of Sigma XI, a Nisei men's basketball team at the Poston camp in Arizona. The caption reads: Sigma XI. Title from caption. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 7. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_07_001
Card from Dorothy Yoshiye Noahara to Mitzi Naohara, March 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-395)
doc Card from Dorothy Yoshiye Noahara to Mitzi Naohara, March 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-395)
A birthday card from Dorothy probably Yoshiye Naohara in the Jerome camp in Arkansas to Mitzi Masukasa for her 22nd birthday. It was sent to her when Mitzi was incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 26. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
Katashi Johnny Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-219)
img Katashi Johnny Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-219)
Photographed is Katashi Johnny Masukawa, an incarceree at the Poston camp in Arizona. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 1. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_08_004
Postcard from George Naohara to Mitzi Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-378)
doc Postcard from George Naohara to Mitzi Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-378)
A postcard from George Nobuo Naohara to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona. He writes from Reno, Nevada, and describes what he witnesses there. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 17. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_03_18_002
Joy Masako Ujita (ddr-csujad-38-240)
img Joy Masako Ujita (ddr-csujad-38-240)
Photographed is Joy Masako Ujita at age 2 incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona. The caption reads: Joy Masako Ujita, 2 yrs old. Title from caption. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 11. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_11_005
Katashi Johnny Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-178)
img Katashi Johnny Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-178)
Photographed is Katashi Johnny Masukawa at the Poston incarceration camp in Arizona. The caption reads: John. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 3. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_03_008
Card from Fusaye Janet Tateishi to Mitizi Naohara, October 23, 1943 (ddr-csujad-38-342)
doc Card from Fusaye Janet Tateishi to Mitizi Naohara, October 23, 1943 (ddr-csujad-38-342)
A card from Fusaye Janet Tateishi to Mitizi Masukawa Naohara, inviting to Sadako Uyeda's wedding shower held on October 23, 1943 at the Poston camp in Arizona. The caption reads: Sadako Uyeda's shower given by Janet T. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 1. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
Card from George Naohara to Mitzi Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-380)
doc Card from George Naohara to Mitzi Naohara (ddr-csujad-38-380)
A Valentine's Day card from George Nobuo Naohara to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara. It was probably sent to Mitzi while she was incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 19. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_03_20_001
Miyo Sasaki (ddr-csujad-38-196)
img Miyo Sasaki (ddr-csujad-38-196)
Photographed is Miyo Sasaki, an incarceree at the Poston camp in Arizona. The caption reads: Miyo Sasaki. Title from caption. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 5. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_05_006
Poston III Christmas Bazzar (ddr-csujad-38-350)
doc Poston III Christmas Bazzar (ddr-csujad-38-350)
A drawing ticket at "Poston III Christmas Bazzar [Bazaar]" which was held at the Poston camp in Arizona, December 3-5, 1943. The caption reads: The ticket that did not win. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 3. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_03_04_003
Masukawa and Ujita family (ddr-csujad-38-316)
img Masukawa and Ujita family (ddr-csujad-38-316)
A photograph of the Masukawa and Ujita family. It is taken in Los Angeles, California after returning from the incarceration camps. The house belongs to the Ujitas. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 20. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_20_001
Poston 3 annual staff of 1943 (ddr-csujad-38-171)
img Poston 3 annual staff of 1943 (ddr-csujad-38-171)
Photographed are Emily Ku__da, Grace Kushio, and Aiko Kubo at the Poston III camp, Arizona. They are probably teachers of the preschool at the camp. The caption reads: Poston 3 annual staff of 1943. Title from caption. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 3. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
Decoration for Sadako Uyeda's wedding shower (ddr-csujad-38-343)
img Decoration for Sadako Uyeda's wedding shower (ddr-csujad-38-343)
A decoration for Sadako Uyeda's wedding shower. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 1. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_03_02_002
Junction
doc Junction "Jive" (ddr-csujad-38-351)
A program for an event, "Junction 'Jive,'" held at the Poston camp in Arizona on Saturday November 13, 1943. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 3. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_03_04_004
Sunny Kitahata (ddr-csujad-38-221)
img Sunny Kitahata (ddr-csujad-38-221)
Photographed is Sunny Kitahata, an incarceree at the Poston camp in Arizona. Autographed by Sunny. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 9. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_09_001
324 nursery group picture (ddr-csujad-38-192)
img 324 nursery group picture (ddr-csujad-38-192)
Photographed are a teacher (Mitzi Masukawa Naohara) and children of 324 nursery at the Poston camp in Arizona, including Tom Yonekura, Minoru Hosaka, Akira Haraguchi, Emiko Satake, Masa__ Seki, Ja__ Mo__, and Tomiko Yabuta. The caption reads: 324 nursery group picture, March 1944. Title from caption. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 5. …
Tomosuke Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-312)
img Tomosuke Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-312)
See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_19_013
Fred Yutaka Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-235)
img Fred Yutaka Masukawa (ddr-csujad-38-235)
Photographed is Fred Yutaka Masukawa, an incarceree of the Poston camp in Arizona. The caption reads: Fred, 1944. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 10. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_10_008
Alien's travel permit (to be used only in cases of terminal departure), WRA-394 (ddr-csujad-38-547)
doc Alien's travel permit (to be used only in cases of terminal departure), WRA-394 (ddr-csujad-38-547)
An alien's travel permit, WRA-394, for Koyuta Masukawa an incarceree in the Poston camp, Arizona. It certifies that her travel to Glendale, California, has been permitted by the Department of Justice and is singed by Project Leave Officer in the camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_05_11_002
Basketball team Sigma XI (ddr-csujad-38-208)
img Basketball team Sigma XI (ddr-csujad-38-208)
Photographed are members of a Nisei men's basketball team, Sigma XI, at the Poston camp in Arizona. The caption reads: Basketball team Sigma XI. Title from caption. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 7. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_07_004
Card from Collin Lee Hatch to Mitzi Masukawa, January 15, 1943 (ddr-csujad-38-403)
doc Card from Collin Lee Hatch to Mitzi Masukawa, January 15, 1943 (ddr-csujad-38-403)
A thank-you card from Collin Lee Hatch for a gift of a plaque that Mitzi Masukawa Naohara sent her as a Christmas gift. Because the receiver's last name was wrongly spelled as "Matsukawa," it got lost at the Poston camp in Arizona and took six months to reach Mitzi at the Poston camp III. An item …
Postcard from Lily to Mitzi Naohara, October 31, 1944 (ddr-csujad-38-375)
doc Postcard from Lily to Mitzi Naohara, October 31, 1944 (ddr-csujad-38-375)
A postcard from Lily in Chicago to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara incarcerated in the Poston camp in Arizona. Lily writes from Chicago, Illinois, on her way to Denver, Colorado. She is planing to visit Geo and go to the Gila River camp in Arizona where her family was incarcerated. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page …
Masukawa family (ddr-csujad-38-249)
img Masukawa family (ddr-csujad-38-249)
Photographed is the Masukawa family incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona. Includes children, and Koyuta, Mitzi, Tsotomu and Yukie. The caption reads: Me, gang. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 12. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_12_007
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