Minidoka Irrigator

The Minidoka Irrigator was published from September 10, 1942 to July 28, 1945. The newspaper was staffed mainly by camp inmates who wrote the articles, set the type, and printed the final copies. The Irrigator offered advice on how to adapt to life in Minidoka and publicized camp activities, such as dances and sports events.

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Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 43 (January 6, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-120)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 43 (January 6, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-120)
Selected article titles: "Solon Kimball Studies Center Situation Here. Questions Pertaining to Closing of Center Asked at Joint Meet" (p. 1), "Ore. Licenses Available For Business" (p. 1), "Insurance Data Available on Deceased Soldiers" (p. 1), "Absence of Nisei Names From Honor Roll Stirs Gardenans" (p. 1), "Father Tibesar to Go to Chicago to Help Evacuees …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 7 (April 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-35)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 7 (April 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-35)
Selected article titles: "Army Physical Exams Begin Tuesday" (p. 1), "7-Man Committee Will Intervene In Mess Disputes" (p. 1), "Re-entry Possible For Those Leaving Center-Williamson" (p. 1), "Beautification Program Under Way in Project" (p. 1), "Supreme Court to Decide Legality of Evacuation" (p. 1), "Emergency Financial Assistance Available to Evacuees on Leave" (p. 1), "FBI Chief …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 40 (November 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-65)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 40 (November 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-65)
Selected article titles: "Hunt Boosts Third War Fund Drive $1,907.93" (p. 1), "New York Church Groups Aid Nisei Relocatees" (p. 1), "Income Tax Must Be Filed Before December 15" (p. 1), "Christian Week Begins Tomorrow" (p. 1), "Repatriates Reach Yokohama Harbor" (p. 1), "15,000 lbs. Mochi-gome Ordered for New Years" (p. 1), "Groups Oppose Selling Land …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 11 (May 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-39)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 11 (May 8, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-39)
Selected article titles: "Miss. YWCA Offers Opportunity for Wives to be Near Soldier Husbands" (p. 1), "May Issue Certificate to Serve as Evidence of Volunteering" (p. 1), "Rejected Volunteers Get Priority in War Plant Jobs" (p. 1), "Ticklish Housing Problems Clarified for Residents. I.S. May Dispossess Occupants of Rooms, Says Hunt Counsel" (p. 3), "Status of …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 8 (April 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-135)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 8 (April 21, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-135)
Selected article titles: "Meeting Held in Seattle on Coast Evacuee Return" (p. 1), "Draft Card Classifications Clarified by WRA Office" (p. 1), "Regulations About Relocatees' Cars Issued by H. Mann" (p. 1), "Hunt Pays Homage in Memory of Roosevelt" (p. 1), "Hughey Releases Alien Leave Ruling" (p. 1), "Citizens' Committee Set Up in Portland for Returnees" …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 16 (June 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-143)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 16 (June 16, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-143)
Selected article titles: "Leave Grants to Be Issued Directly to Outgoing Evacuees" (p. 1), "4-C Classification Can Be Changed" (p. 1), "Hint Nisei May Be Sent to Pacific" (p. 1), "Ins. Protection Available for Coast Returnees" (p. 1), "Vandalism Against Evacuees Caused by Premature Return" (p. 2), "Rules for Disposal of Surplus Goods Received Here" (p. …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 19 (November 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-152)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 19 (November 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-152)
Selected article titles: "4,511 Persons Attend Arts, Craft Exhibit" (p. 1), "Blaze Damages Apartment While Occupants Away" (p. 1), "Several Recruited by Savage Language School Will Enroll for Army Class Starting Dec. 10" (p. 1), "Labor Board Raps Wire Fencing" (p. 2), "Mail Boxes Will Speed Delivery" (p. 3), "Chairs, Pianos Here for Project Use" (p. …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 19 (July 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-146)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 19 (July 7, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-146)
Selected article titles: "Relocatees Should Contact G.E. Gaff for N.Y. Hostel" (p. 1), "Special Pullman Leaves on July 12" (p. 1), "Army Reports 2111 Nisei Casualties" (p. 1), "Calif. CIO Unions Practice Fairness Toward Evacuees" (p. 1), "Sweeping Blaze Threatens Tower" (p. 1), "WRA Investigates Boycott Cases Reveals D.S. Myer" (p. 1), "Soldiers Demand Working Rights …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 15 (November 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-14)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 15 (November 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-14)
Selected article titles: "Selection of Co-op Board Completed" (p. 1), "Evacuees With Civil Service Ratings Listed" (p. 1), "Evacuees Out on Farm Work May Have Leaves Extended" (p. 1), "Editorial: Politics as Usual?" (p. 2), "Confidential Survey of Hunt Residents Completed" (p. 2), "WRA Employment Head Expected" (p. 2), "School Offers Wide Choice of Subjects" (p. …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 37 (November 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-62)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 37 (November 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-62)
Selected article titles: "Tule Lake Strikers Hold Mass Meeting. Residents Nearby Ask Protection" (p. 1), "Evacuees In Denver Area Top 65,000 Tons Of Beets" (p. 1), "Basic Assumptions of WRA Policy of Relocation Outlined by Beeson" (p. 1), "Agriculture Division Converts Sageland Into Productive Farms During Past Year At Hunt. Vegetable, Hog/ Poultry Projects to Be …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 25 (August 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-98)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 25 (August 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-98)
Selected article titles: "Five Councilmen Re-Elected for Second Term" (p. 1), "King George Chats With Nisei Soldiers" (p. 1), "Crystal City Bound" (p. 1), "DeWitt Assigned to Secret Post" (p. 1), "We Point With Pride: Sakuma Family Boasts Six Blue Stars in Service Flag" (p. 1), "Gloves, Aprons Turned Out by Sewing Project" (p. 3).
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 14 (October 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-13)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 14 (October 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-13)
Selected article titles: "Barbed Wire Seen for Community" (p. 1), "Four Soldiers Visit Hunt" (p. 1), "N.M. Internee Arrives Here" (p. 1), "Army Intelligence Calls Sansei, Kibei" (p. 1), "Hirabayashi, Convicted, Asks for Longer Sentence Term" (p. 1), "Green Stamps Replace Cash Register Receipts" (p. 2), "National YWCA Leader Here for Conference Next Week" (p. 2), …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 21 (November 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-154)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 21 (November 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-154)
Selected article titles: "Poston Reign of Terror is Short-Lived" (p. 1), "Sprague Commends Colonists for Aiding in Harvest Work" (p. 1), "Forms Ready for Jobless Benefits" (p. 1), "No Coal Given Blocks Which Fail to Help" (p. 1), "Hunt Will Join in Celebration of Thanksgiving" (p. 1), "Editorial: Nisei, Your Move Next" (p. 2), "OWI's Japanese …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 34 (October 21, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-109)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 34 (October 21, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-109)
Selected article titles: "Community Chest Fund Nets $1,023.28 to Date. Blks. 8, 29 Lead in Funds Given to War Fund; Three Blocks Fail to Complete Returns" (p. 1), "Twin Falls Grange Against Racial Discrimination" (p. 1), "Pomona Opposes Japanese in Idaho" (p. 1), "Citizen Denationalization Clarified by Attorney Biddle" (p. 1), "Responsibilities of Residents, Ad Stated …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 39 (December 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-115)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 39 (December 2, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-115)
Selected article titles: "Co-op Men Go To Gila Center For Parley" (p. 1), "Letters Create Good Will On Coast -- Hirabayashi" (p. 1), "R. Baldwin Says Civil Rights Not Seriously Infringed. Believes Oriental Exclusion Act Will Be Modified as to Japanese" (p. 1), "Restrictions Against Mass Coast Return Still in Force" (p. 1), "Daikon Harvest" (p. …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 48 (January 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-73)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 48 (January 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-73)
Selected article titles: "Selective Service Open to Nisei. Reclassification of Citizens to Begin, War Department Announces" (p. 1), "Evacuee Future to be Discussed. 4-Man Relocation Team Will Visit Hunt Feb. 7-10" (p. 1), "Chicago Conference Postponed; Hunt Will Send Delegates" (p. 1), "Colorado Attorney Finds Japanese May Own Property" (p. 1), "17 Year Olds Must Register …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. II No. 11 (February 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-27)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. II No. 11 (February 6, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-27)
Selected article titles: "WRA Registration Ordered Here. All Males, Females 17 and Older Are Affected" (p. 1), "Meetings Set to Inform Public On Induction Plan" (p. 1), "Ex-Bainbridge Residents Coming Here" (p. 1), "102 Students Released Since September" (p. 2), "Opportunity Assured All. Relocation Success Depends On Evacuees, Says Sasaki" (p. 3), "To Loyal Issei, Nisei …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 5 (September 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-5)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 5 (September 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-5)
Selected article titles: "Scarcity of Trucks Holds Stored Goods" (p. 1), "Rehousing Program Revised Under Huycke Supervision" (p. 1), "Colonists Will Vote Tonight" (p. 1), "Dining Hall Workers First to Pick Labor Delegates" (p. 1), "Co-op Drives For Membership" (p. 2), "55 Compete in Giant Go Tournament" (p. 2), "Public Works Jobs Open But Others Filled" …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 18 (June 26, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-45)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 18 (June 26, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-45)
Selected article titles: "Supreme Court Upholds Curfew Regulations. Yasui and Hirabayashi Must Serve Sentences" (p. 1), "Ready to Serve Sentences, Aver Curfew Violators" (p. 1), "Navy School Accomplishes Teaching Job. Director Visits Hunt, Seeks Qualified Men to Augment Faculty" (p. 1), "Minneapolis Friendliest City in U.S., Visiting Camp Savage Soldiers Agree" (p. 1), "11-year-old Youth Victim …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 28 Part 2 (September 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-103)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 28 Part 2 (September 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-103)
Selected article titles: "Stretching 1,00 Acre Farm Supplies All Food for Project. Surplus Products Exchange With Other Projects Makes Hunt Self-Sustaining" (p. 1), "Hog, Poultry Units Add to Prestige; Growth Fast Despite Insufficient Staff to Man 1000 Acres" (p. 1), "Community Gov't. Set up Dec., 1943. Residents Realize Necessity of Self-governing Body To Express Desires" (p. …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 17 (November 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-16)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 17 (November 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-16)
Selected article titles: "Two Chosen Delegates to JACL Meet" (p. 1), "Hospital Workers Receive September Pay" (p. 1), "Stafford in S.L. To Seek Reason For Coal Delay" (p. 1), "Nisei, Kibei for Army School Sought by Placement Office" (p. 1), "Buy War Bonds, Residents Advised" (p. 1), "Relocation Faces Lull Till Winter Quarter Begins" (p. 1), …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 7 (October 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-6)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 7 (October 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-6)
Selected article titles: "Three-Point Program For Labor Cited" (p. 1), "Myer, National W.R.A. Head Due Here Monday for Visit" (p. 1), "7 Man Planning Board Picked Okajima Polls Highest Vote" (p. 1), "Two Voted in Labor Board" (p. 1), "Ten Leave for Domestic Jobs" (p. 1), "Editorial: 'Whose Fault Was It?'" (p. 2), "Family Transfer Forms …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 3 (March 11, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-80)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 3 (March 11, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-80)
Selected article titles: "Project Council Takes Up Many Community Problems. Commission at First Meeting last Friday Eight Candidates Nominated for Judicial" (p. 1), "War Dept. Clarifies Army Policy In Replay to Petition by Mothers" (p. 1), ";Puka Puka; Boys of 100th Battalion Prove Worth Under Fire in Italy" (p. 1), "Removal of Nisei From Camp Grant …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 5 (March 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-187)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 5 (March 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-187)
Selected article titles: "Council Airs City Problems. Miso, Moyashi Plants; OPD Situation Argued" (p. 1), "Women Drivers, Mechanics Needed by Motor Pool" (p. 1), "Dr. Neher Urges Caution Against Sagebrush Trips" (p. 1), "Brave Yanks With Yellow Skin" (p. 2), "Camp-Wide Egg Hunt Scheduled" (p. 2).
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 50 (February 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-186)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 50 (February 5, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-186)
Selected article titles: "Residents to Elect Councilmen Monday. 16 Candidates Eligible for Council Seats; Qualified Voters to Ballot for Seven" (p. 1), "Inspectors Will Arrive for Alien Registration" (p. 1), "Rare Foodstuff Distribution Decided by Group" (p. 1), "Company of Army Troops Removed from Tule Center" (p. 1), "Minidoka Will Hear Facts About Outside. Relocation Experts …
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