Gila River

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Painting (ddr-densho-371-1)
img Painting (ddr-densho-371-1)
A painting by Dick Sata of a concentration camp, most likely the Gila River camp.
Gila River camp (ddr-densho-371-2)
img Gila River camp (ddr-densho-371-2)
A photo of the Gila River concentration camp in Arizona. Caption on back: "Concentration camp, Gila, Arizona, 1942"
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (July 7, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-83)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (July 7, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-83)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (July 7, 1943). Envelope is postmarked July 7, 1943 from the Gila River Incarceration Camp in Rivers, Arizona.
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (March 21, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-82)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (March 21, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-82)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (March 21, 1943). Envelope is postmarked March 22, 1943 from the Gila River Incarceration Camp in Rivers, Arizona.
Gila River Yearbook,
doc Gila River Yearbook, "Year's Flight" (ddr-densho-382-20)
Butte High School 1943 Yearbook. Butte High School was the high school at Gila River.
Anniversary Supplement of the Gila News-Courier (ddr-densho-382-9)
doc Anniversary Supplement of the Gila News-Courier (ddr-densho-382-9)
Select articles: "Evacuees Are Facing East" (p. 4); "Evacuees Help Tackle Uncle Sam's War Jobs" (p. 6); "Camouflage Workers Get Prevailing Wages" (p. 9); Gilans Answer 'Yes' or 'No'" (p. 10); "Loyalty Questions Defined" (p. 11)
Gila River Relocation Project Blue Print Plans (ddr-densho-382-21)
doc Gila River Relocation Project Blue Print Plans (ddr-densho-382-21)
War Relocation Authority blue print plans for project 24-A to construct roads to Gila River Relocation Project between Route No. 1 and Route No. 5.
List of baseball lettermen (ddr-densho-382-2)
doc List of baseball lettermen (ddr-densho-382-2)
A list of baseball lettermen at Gila River. Two of the men were listed as living at Tule Lake.
Gila New-Courier Supplement, Issei, Nisei, Kibei (ddr-densho-382-12)
doc Gila New-Courier Supplement, Issei, Nisei, Kibei (ddr-densho-382-12)
Transcription of Fortune magazine article from April, 1944. "The U.S. has put 110,000 people of Japanese blood in 'Protective Custody'"
List of baseball lettermen (ddr-densho-382-3)
doc List of baseball lettermen (ddr-densho-382-3)
A list of baseball lettermen at Gila River. One of the men was listed as living at Tule Lake.
Desert Sentinel, vol. 1, no. 8 (ddr-densho-382-17)
doc Desert Sentinel, vol. 1, no. 8 (ddr-densho-382-17)
Newsletter from Gila River camp, published by the Journalism Class of Rivers High. Selected articles: "Student Council Install Officers" (p. 1); "Editorial Misconduct-Unnecessary" (p. 2); "Eagles Tie for Champs" (p. 4)
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2074 (December 21-28, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-50)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2074 (December 21-28, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-50)
Special holiday issue. Selected article titles: "School Teacher Recalls Minidoka" (p. 26), "In Defense of JACL's Founding Membership Principle: Citizenship" (pp. 47-48), "Nikkei Impressions of Nikkei America After a Long Absence" (pp. 49, 92), and "Growing up in Postwar Japan" (pp. 54, 94). The holiday issue included advertisements bought by JACL members and chapters that included …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2042 (May 11, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-18)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2042 (May 11, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-18)
Selected article titles: "JACL Hosts Congressional Reception on Heritage Week" (pp. 1, 11), "$9,000 Raised for Washington Post Ad Addressed to Sen. Hayakawa" (pp. 1, 11), "Hiroshima Medical Team Back in U.S. to Check on Hibakusha" (p. 3), and "Substance Determining Sex in Embryo Discovered by Ohno" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 21 (May 28, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-21)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 21 (May 28, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-21)
Selected article titles: "Immigration Law May Undergo Major Change" (pp. 1, 9), "Fortune Mag Says 'Orientals' Don't Need Affirmative Action" (pp. 1, 5), "From the Frying Pan: Compensation Act for A-Bomb Fallout Victims" (p. 5), and "U.S. Census Says Asian Women Outnumber Men" (p. 9).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 108, No. 9 (March 10, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-9)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 108, No. 9 (March 10, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-9)
Selected article titles: "Suit Called 'Frivolous': Vets' Group Plans Injunction to Stop Redress" (pp. 1, 5), "JACL-LEC Meeting: Redress Campaign Continues" (pp. 1, 3), "Pima Indians Recall Injustice Against Japanese Americans" (p. 4), and "'Our Times': Japan's Era from Showa to Heisei" (pp. 4-5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 120, No. 7 (April 7-20, 1995) (ddr-pc-67-7)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 120, No. 7 (April 7-20, 1995) (ddr-pc-67-7)
Selected article titles: "Mismanagement, Discrepancies, Missing Records at HQ Revealed by Campbell Report" (pp. 1, 3), "Views on JACL Wartime Role Differ in PSW" (pp. 1, 4), "JACL Success Story: 'Jap' Cut from Musical" (pp. 1, 18), and "To Gila-By the Busloads" (pp. 16-17).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 10 (September 5, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-35)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 10 (September 5, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-35)
Selected article titles: "Rice Bill Seeks Lower Prices" (p. 1), "Gila River Camp High School Grads Hold 30-Year Reunion, Eye 1980 Meet" (p. 1), "Potshots: Hard Working Chapters" (p. 2), and "Plain Speaking: Reparations Campaign" (p. 3).
Letter from T. Nogaki to T. Hirokane and Y. Fujii (ddr-sbbt-2-21)
doc Letter from T. Nogaki to T. Hirokane and Y. Fujii (ddr-sbbt-2-21)
A letter from T. Nogaki to Messrs. T. Hirokane and Y. Fujii with updates on living in Chicago and requesting information about supplies needed in the Minidoka concentration camp.
Cactus blossoms (ddr-csujad-55-48)
doc Cactus blossoms (ddr-csujad-55-48)
Collection of poetry written by incarcerees. Includes illustrations. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_00052
Second quarterly report, July 1 to September 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-1653)
doc Second quarterly report, July 1 to September 30, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-1653)
Report covering progress of the "relocation" program, movement to "relocation centers", community construction, "evacuee" induction, employment inside and outside the centers, leave regulations, student "relocation", "evacuee" property, self-government, consumer enterprises, education, health and sanitation, welfare, mess operations, police and fire, agriculture and manufacturing, religious activities, "evacuee" newspapers, postal facilities, individual exclusion, repatriation, organization and personnel, chronology …
Maps of incarceration camps in the western United States (ddr-csujad-55-98)
img Maps of incarceration camps in the western United States (ddr-csujad-55-98)
Series of maps including incarceration camps in the western United States, temporary assembly centers in California, Manzanar camp in California, Gila River camp in Arizona, Topaz camp in Utah, Heart Mountain camp in Wyoming, Poston camp in Arizona, Amache camp in Colorado, Tule Lake camp in California, Rohwer camp in Arkansas, Minidoka camp in Idaho, and …
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