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Japanese American walking in the rain (ddr-densho-37-617)
img Japanese American walking in the rain (ddr-densho-37-617)
Original WRA caption: Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. The Arkansas rainy season, and this young resident of the Jerome Center dons rubber boots and carries a parasol. The (buckshot) mud makes the tirp to and from school a little dificult.
Lumber yard sign (ddr-densho-37-806)
img Lumber yard sign (ddr-densho-37-806)
Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. Old sign at the Jerome Center's lumber yard.
Camp soap factory (ddr-densho-37-610)
img Camp soap factory (ddr-densho-37-610)
Original WRA caption: Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. At the Jerome Relocation Center, where some 8,000 west coast residents of Japanese ancestry now reside, Mr. K. Oyama, former California cosmetics manufacturer, set up a soap factory in a corner of a school block laundry, rendering the waste meat fats from the center kitchens. This factory has …
Jerome concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-623)
img Jerome concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-623)
Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. Panorama view of the Jerome Relocation Center.
Japanese Americans making furniture (ddr-densho-37-622)
img Japanese Americans making furniture (ddr-densho-37-622)
Original WRA caption: Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. Two workmen, in the cabinet shop, constructing furnitrure for school and center office use, operating a planer.
Mess hall interior (ddr-densho-37-804)
img Mess hall interior (ddr-densho-37-804)
Original WRA caption: Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. The interior of the mess hall in Block 7 in the early afternoon.
Children walking in an concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-802)
img Children walking in an concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-802)
Original WRA caption: Jerome Relocation Center, Dermott, Arkansas. Young children at Jerome Relocation Center.
Packing mess hall dishes (ddr-densho-37-620)
img Packing mess hall dishes (ddr-densho-37-620)
Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. Dishes from the center's thirty-three mess halls were carefully packed in straw and put in G.I. cans ready for shipment. Angelo Girardo of the Denver Office is shown supervising the work.
Japanese Americans harvesting cabbages (ddr-densho-37-807)
img Japanese Americans harvesting cabbages (ddr-densho-37-807)
Original WRA caption: Jerome Relocation Center, Dermott, Arkansas. Cutting cabbages which have been left for winter harvest.
Leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-614)
img Leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-614)
Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. Jerome residents who are to be sent to the Granada Center wait in trucks to entrain.
Medical examination (ddr-densho-37-627)
img Medical examination (ddr-densho-37-627)
Original WRA caption: Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. A former Californian, Doctor Fugikawa, examining a patient, S. Ego, in the center hospital fluroscope.
Japanese American chopping wood (ddr-densho-37-611)
img Japanese American chopping wood (ddr-densho-37-611)
Original WRA caption: Jerome Relocation Center, Dermott, Arkansas. Evacuees at the Jerome Relocation Center chop their own wood in nearby wooded areas. After it is sawed and split to convenient size for burning stoves it is piled alongside each barrack.
Military Police barracks (ddr-densho-37-800)
img Military Police barracks (ddr-densho-37-800)
Original WRA caption: Closing of the Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. "Old Glory" is lowered for the last time over the Military Police barracks at the Jerome Center. Corporal Thomas Savage stands at attention as the emblem begins its descent. As most of the Military Guards had returned to their base at Monticello, Arkansas, formal retreat …
Aerial view of the Jerome concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-629)
img Aerial view of the Jerome concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-629)
Original WRA caption: Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. A section of the center looking west.
Sixth graders exercising (ddr-densho-37-478)
img Sixth graders exercising (ddr-densho-37-478)
Original WRA caption: Jerome Relocation Center, Dermott, Arkansas. View of 5th and 6th graders going through their exercises on elementary school grounds.
Camp kitchen crew (ddr-densho-37-619)
img Camp kitchen crew (ddr-densho-37-619)
Original WRA caption: Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. The Block 7 kitchen crew pauses for a picture in the early afternoon.
Japanese American preparing vegetable hot beds (ddr-densho-37-626)
img Japanese American preparing vegetable hot beds (ddr-densho-37-626)
Original WRA caption: Jerome Relocation Center, Denson, Arkansas. A young farm assistant preparing hot beds at the Jerome Center, where former west coast residents of Japanese ancestry now reside. The center farm activities will include the raising of any vegetable for center use.
Report and minority views of the Special Committee on Un-American Activities on Japanese War Relocation Centers (ddr-densho-381-55)
doc Report and minority views of the Special Committee on Un-American Activities on Japanese War Relocation Centers (ddr-densho-381-55)
A report submitted by John M. Costello to the House of Representatives discussing concerns with the War Relocation Authority's management of the concentration camps.
War Relocation Authority memorandum about community and project analysis reports (ddr-densho-381-16)
doc War Relocation Authority memorandum about community and project analysis reports (ddr-densho-381-16)
A memorandum to War Relocation Authority staff members offering reports about community analysis and project analysis, available by request.
War Relocation Authority administrative notice on payroll allotments for war bonds (ddr-densho-381-19)
doc War Relocation Authority administrative notice on payroll allotments for war bonds (ddr-densho-381-19)
Acting Director, Leland Barrows, encourages War Relocation Authority staff to meet payroll allotment goals for war bonds. Included in the notice are copies of letters from H. Morgenthau Jr., Secretary of the Treasury, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and a list of participation numbers.
Project directors report on evacuee resistances to relocation (ddr-densho-381-6)
doc Project directors report on evacuee resistances to relocation (ddr-densho-381-6)
Dillon S. Myer, War Relocation Authority Director, lists twelve reasons why he believes detainees are reluctant to leave the camps.
Letter from Amy Sugano to Violet Sell (ddr-densho-457-43)
doc Letter from Amy Sugano to Violet Sell (ddr-densho-457-43)
Amy Sugano writes to Violet Sell about Violet's health, photographs of her wedding [not included], updates on family, and more.
Letter from Amy Morooka to Violet Sell (ddr-densho-457-41)
doc Letter from Amy Morooka to Violet Sell (ddr-densho-457-41)
Amy Morooka writes to Violet Sell about her upcoming wedding and updates on family.
Letter from Amy Morooka to Violet Sell (ddr-densho-457-20)
doc Letter from Amy Morooka to Violet Sell (ddr-densho-457-20)
Amy Morooka writes to Violet Sell about church happenings, updates on friends and family, Nisei men leaving for the Army Language School, rumors that Gila River will be turned into a camp for disabled soldiers, and more.
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