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. I No. 30 (December 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-21)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 30 (December 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-21)
Selected article titles: "Stamp Plan Is Clarified By Essene" (p. 1), "18-Year-Olds Must Register For Draft" (p. 1), "United JACL Group Seen" (p. 1), "N.M. Residents Oppose Entry Of Japanese" (p. 1), "Babies Born in Hunt Duly Registered, Says Dr. Neher" (p. 1), "Survey Shows Reunion of Internee Families Favored" (p. 2), "17,000 Gifts Donated Hunt" …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 27 (December 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-19)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 27 (December 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-19)
Selected article titles: "Study Relocation Program -- Holland. WRA Employment Head Gives Advice" (p. 1), "Block 44 Opening In Few Days" (p. 1), "Motion Pictures Taken Here For Official Files of WRA" (p. 1), "Student Council Lists Objectives" (p. 2), "Nominal Change To Be Made For Cashing Personal Checks" (p. 3), "Arts And Handicraft Taught Grade …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 18 (June 21, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-93)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 18 (June 21, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-93)
Selected article titles: "Farm Program For 1944-5 Set. Early Summer Harvest Yields 25,000 Pounds of Vegetables, S. Kamaya Reveals; 660 Acres Now Planted" (p. 1), "Quarterly Census Set For June 30" (p. 1), "Evacuee Land Owners Warned of Campaign. Dillon S. Myer Instructs Residents of Escheat Proceedings Now Being Conducted By Pacific Coast States" (p. 1), …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 1 (September 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-1)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 1 (September 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-1)
Selected article titles: "Huycke Sees Early End of Housing Jam" (p. 1), "Off Project Work to Start: Beet Workers Leaving First" (p. 1), "Stafford Gives First Message" (p. 1), "Portland Colonists Here" (p. 1), "Editorial: Eyes on Tomorrow" (p. 2), "50 Cops Pound Dusty Beat" (p. 2), "Harmonious Living, Goal of Program" (p. 2), "First Wed" …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 20 (November 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-153)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 20 (November 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-153)
Selected article titles: "Evacuation Illegal?" (p. 1), "Sign Up for Clearance, Advice Given" (p. 3), "Irrigator Hit by Shortage of Typewriters" (p. 3), "Co-op Pleas Free Movies for Young; Studies Bus Demands" (p. 3).
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 22 (July 28, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-148)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 22 (July 28, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-148)
Selected article titles: "Four Dining Hall Closures Announced" (p. 1), "Relocatees Assistance Asked by D.S. Myer" (p. 1), "Irrigator Pays Tribute to Hunt Men Killed in Action" (p. 1), "The Last Chapter" (p. 2), "We Come to the End -- Looking to the Future" (p. 4).
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 23 (July 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-189)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 23 (July 22, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-189)
Selected article titles: "Three Hunt Men Killed in Italian Fighting. War Department Notifies Next of Kin; Nine Others Wounded; One Missing in Italian Campaign. Fifth Army Takes Livorno" (p. 1), "69 Hunt Men Inducted; 10 Pass Exams. 12 Face Federal Charge of Failing to Report for Induction" (p. 1), "Expatriation Law Clarified by Barrett. Applicant Must …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 21 (July 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-48)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 21 (July 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-48)
Selected article titles: "Stafford Defines Basic WRA Relocation Policy" (p. 1), "Graduation Rites Held at Language School Saturday" (p. 1), "Relocation Must Be Goal For Evacuees -- Stafford" (p. 1), "New Efficiency Work Hours Inaugurated" (p. 1), "Two Hundred-Six Seniors Receive Diplomas at Commencement Friday" (p. 1), "Center to Be Used Not Named Yet. Repatriation Applicants …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 29 (December 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-159)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 29 (December 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-159)
Selected article titles: "Christmas Issue" (p. 1), "A Prayer for Peace" (p. 3), "Editorial: Everything For, Nothing Against" (p. 4), "American Friends Service Committee Sends Greetings" (p. 6), "Abe Case Top Story. Irrigator Lists Leading Stories" (p. 11), "The Night Before Christmas: Hunt 1942 Wartime Version" (p. 16), "Special News Section: Special Dining Permits Denied" (p. …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 7 (April 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-83)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 7 (April 8, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-83)
Selected article titles: "Centerwide Census Taken" (p. 1), "Servicemen From Various Camps Visit Hunt" (p. 1), "Evacuee Property Studied By Residents, Councilmen" (p. 1), "Tule Holds Leave Clearance Hearings" (p. 1), "Evacuee Property Ruling Amended" (p. 1), "Nisei Ruled Eligible To Get Farm Loans. Applicants Must Meet Loyalty, Character Requirements, Says Washington" (p. 1), "Camp Savage …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 19 (July 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-46)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 19 (July 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-46)
Selected article titles: "Newsmen See Hunt During 'Open House'" (p. 1), "Myer Orders Project Payroll Cut. 2900 Job Quota Set" (p. 1), "Stafford Declines Resignation of Commission" (p. 1), "Nine Volunteers Wait Army Call" (p. 1), "Pay, Timekeeping Process Clarified" (p. 1), "Dies Committee Demands Reorganization of WRA" (p. 1), "Resolution Asks Pacific Coast 'Leadership' Aid" …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 37 (November 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-113)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 37 (November 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-113)
Selected article titles: "Lt. J. Kanaya, Former Portlander Rescues Sgt. Exposes Himself to Shell Fragments Treating Nine Other Wounded Men" (p. 1), "Those Who Fell in Line of Duty" (p. 1), "Four Former Hunt Men Reported Wounded" (p. 1), "Wounded Veteran of Italian Campaign Refused Service" (p. 1), "P.I. Interprets Hosokawa Story in Ht. Mt. Sentinel" …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 22 (November 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-155)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 22 (November 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-155)
Selected article titles: "Special Christmas Fund Drive on December 3-5" (p. 1), "Preserve Rights, Act Now -- Yasui. Advocates Cooperation With Govt." (p. 1), "Co-op Ready to File Papers of Incorporation" (p. 1), "Permit Needed for Alteration of Buildings" (p. 3), "Issei Advised to Lend Assistance Toward Adopted Land to Utmost" (p. 3).
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 2 (March 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-129)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 2 (March 10, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-129)
Selected article titles: "Gate Procedure for Visitors to Center Now Put in Effect" (p. 1), "Approved Relocation Suspended" (p. 1), "Lost Battalion Gives Plaque to 442nd Infantry for Rescue" (p. 1), "Bar Association Acts to Protect Minority Rights" (p. 1), "Hood River Legion Post to Restore Names of Nisei Men" (p. 1), "Oregon Alien Land Law …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 33 (October 14, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-108)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 33 (October 14, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-108)
Selected article titles: "Public Opinion Change Due to Record of 442nd. Nisei Born in Relocation Centers Have Same View of Democracy at Outset as Puritans" (p. 1), "30 Draft Evaders Leave for McNeil" (p. 1), "Transplanted From the West Coast Evacuees Create Nine Artificial Cities" (p. 1), "Lawyers Ask Rescinding of Exclusion Act. Korematsu, Endo Case …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 51 (February 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-76)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 51 (February 12, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-76)
Selected article titles: "59 of 100th Bn. Awarded Purple Heart Order" (p. 1), "Colorado State Senate Prevents Alien Land Ban" (p. 1), "Nisei Seamen May Board Ships on Atlantic Coast" (p. 1), "Ogden Bans Japanese Setting Up Business; Peterson Objects" (p. 1), "Presenting the Sweetheart of Minidoka and Her Court" (p. 1), "Sgt. Ben Kuroki Tells …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 16 (November 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-151)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 16 (November 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-151)
Selected article titles: "Relocation Faces Barriers -- Miyagawa" (p. 1), "Post-Hallowe'en Pranks Reported" (p. 1), "Unpaid Mess Workers! Get Pay Due You" (p. 1), "Eight Boys Blast Charges Made by Millar as 'Groundless, Unfair'" (p. 1), "Barbed Wire Fences Start Going Up in Hospital Area" (p. 1), "Editorial: More Socials Needed" (p. 2), "Males Outnumber Females. …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 11 (May 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-86)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 11 (May 6, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-86)
Selected article titles: "Minidoka Roars Welcome to Kuroki. Thousands See Hero In Triumphal Entry; Fetes Honor Nisei. Luncheons, Teas, Dinners, Dances Dominate Gala Program" (p. 1), "Pictures Tell Story Of Greeting To Nisei Warrior" (p. 1), "Co-op Sells OPA Released Shoes" (p. 1), "Secretary Ickes Charges Governors With Prejudices. Bricker, Edge, Mayor LaGuardia Accused of Racial …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 22 (July 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-96)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 22 (July 15, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-96)
Selected article titles: "June Farm Report Made By Rawlings" (p. 1), "Draftees Survey Nearly Completed" (p. 1), "Two Trucks Overturn; Few Injured. Both Accidents Occur Outside of Center On Tuesday" (p. 1), "Eleven Granadans Sentenced to 10-13 Months in Prison" (p. 1), "Three Nisei to Test West Coast Ban" (p. 1), "Hirabayashi Held On Draft Charge" …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 16 (June 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-43)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 16 (June 12, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-43)
Selected article titles: "Procedure Simplified for Employment of Aliens in Gov't.-Contracted Jobs. War, Navy Justice Departments Urge Use of Loyal Aliens" (p. 1), "Anti-Discrimination Policy Outlined by Roosevelt Applied" (p. 1), "16 Students to Receive Seattle High Diplomas" (p. 1), "Residents Will Vote on Charter Tuesday. Voters Must be 18 or Older; Polls Open From Noon …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 13 (May 26, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-140)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 13 (May 26, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-140)
Selected article titles: "Memorial Services Honor Twelve Hunt Servicemen" (p. 1), "Seattle Friends Committee Aids Returnees From Hunt" (p. 1), "U of Missouri Fires Nisei Instructor" (p. 1), "Reported Casualties Among Soldiers of Japanese Ancestry by Location of Next of Kin and Source of Information May 12, 1945" (p. 1), "Japanese Return Subject of Letter to …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 38 (November 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-114)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 38 (November 25, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-114)
Selected article titles: "Former Beaverton Athlete Killed in Action; Nine Wounded in France" (p. 1), "Killed in Action" (p. 1), "New Employment Procedure For Evacuees Put Into Effect. New System Designed for More Efficiency, Declares Placement" (p. 1), "Aliens Now Eligible for Army" (p. 1), "Priorities Given in Property Shipment From West Coast" (p. 1), "Evader …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 41 (December 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-117)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 41 (December 16, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-117)
Selected article titles: "December Draft Men to Report to Boise" (p. 1), "Alien Japanese Volunteers For Army From Ohio" (p. 1), "Magic Valley JACL Sponsors Meeting" (p. 1), "Cozzens Protests Against Officials Barring Japanese" (p. 1), "10,000 Pounds Of Mochi-gome Here" (p. 1), "Public, Private Agencies Aid Resettled Evacuees" (p. 1), "'Fight for Your Rights,' Wirin …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 6 (April 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-34)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 6 (April 3, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-34)
Selected article titles: "Needy Given Financial Assistance. Initial Living Costs, Train Fare Provided Through WRA Grants" (p. 1), "Army Exams Here on April 5; Col. Merrill Visits, Airs Plans" (p. 1), "January Clothing Payroll Completed" (p. 1), "New Co-op Board of Directors Headed by Y. Fujii Installed" (p. 1), "Pump Breakdown Causes Critical Water Shortage" (p. …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 4 (March 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-32)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 4 (March 20, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-32)
Selected article titles: "2,571 Given Leaves Up to March 6. 2,942 Clearances Also Granted To be Evacuees, Wash. Figures Reveal" (p. 1), "Hawaii Japanese Seek Permission To Anglicize Names" (p. 1), "Travel Bureau Service Formed" (p. 1), "Ration Office Discloses Additions To List of Non-Rationed Footwear" (p. 1), "Bus Bound For Twin Careens. One Seriously Hurt; …
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