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. 4 (March 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-81)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 4 (March 18, 1944) (ddr-densho-119-81)
Selected article titles: "Drive For Hunt Red Cross To Be Held March 20 to 25" (p. 1), "Gotham Japanese Pledge Support In Red Cross Drive" (p. 1), "Vehicle Exchange Nears Completion" (p. 1), "WRA Celebrates Second Birthday" (p. 1), "21,000 Persons of Japanese Ancestry Now Relocated" (p. 1), "Sgt. Kuroki Thanks Utah's Gov. Maw For Fair …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 13 (May 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-40)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 13 (May 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-40)
Selected article titles: "Nation's Press Misleading On Center's Closing Time" (p. 1), "Ousted Nisei Report Back To Work For Candy Firm" (p. 1), "WRA Centers Termed Undesirable; Myer Foresees 'Eventual Closing'" (p. 1), "Myer Stresses Necessity of Active Participation in Agricultural Program" (p. 1), "Highest Court Upholds Right of U.S. Born" (p. 1), "Holland Teams Absorption …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 6 (October 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-150)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 6 (October 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-150)
Selected article titles: "Men Needed for Vital Jobs. Public Works Seeks 190 Colonists" (p. 1), "Cold Weather Usually Comes to Hunt in Late December" (p. 1), "70 Representatives to Pick Seven for Planning Body" (p. 1), "Editorial: A Privilege and a Duty..." (p. 2), "Citizenship Bill Rumor Found False" (p. 2), "Five More Get Releases to …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 11 (May 12, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-138)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. V No. 11 (May 12, 1945) (ddr-densho-119-138)
Selected article titles: "Comprehensive Assistance Program to Aid Resettlers" (p. 1), "Oregon Alien Law Clarified by WRA" (p. 1), "Regular Project Workers Entitled to Vacation Leaves" (p. 1), "Alien Funds Released by U.S. Treasury" (p. 1), "President Truman Authorizes Transfer of Funds" (p. 1), "Army Board Reviewing Cases Here" (p. 1), "Project School Closure Dates Definitely …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 23 (December 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-156)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 23 (December 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-156)
Selected article titles: "Knife-Wielder Threatens D.H. 16 Cooks" (p. 1), "New Leave Section Formed 30-Day Furloughs Abolished" (p. 1), "Sewerage Will be Completed by Mid-December" (p. 1), "3 More Couples Swell Newlywed Population Here" (p. 1), "Adult Classes Ready to Start. Schedule Based on Survey Returns" (p. 3), "Public Invited to General JACL Discussion at D.H. …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 5 (March 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-33)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. III No. 5 (March 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-33)
Selected article titles: "Two Elected Directors of Co-op Board. Run-off Election Needed to Selected 12 More Members" (p. 1), "Civil Service Jobs Re-Open. WRA Plan for Use Of Nisei In Gov't. Jobs Meets Approval" (p. 1), "Naturalization Assured Alien Volunteers In War Powers Act" (p. 1), "New Barracks for WRA Staff Members To Overlook Canal" (p. …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. II No. 4 (January 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-162)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. II No. 4 (January 13, 1943) (ddr-densho-119-162)
Selected article titles: "Bus Service to Twin Falls Opens Jan. 18" (p. 1), "Five Will be Picked for Radio Intelligence Work" (p. 1), "Rep. Sheppard Spikes Rumors of WRA Food Extravagance" (p. 1), "Belt Making Classes Will be Conducted" (p. 2), "Orchestra to be Organized, Meeting Sat." (p. 2), "Steel Cots Unavailable at Present" (p. 3), …
Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 13 (October 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-12)
doc Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 13 (October 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-119-12)
Selected article titles: "Jerome to Deal With Felonies" (p. 1), "Residents May Send For Privately-Stored Goods" (p. 1), "Qualifications Defined for Work Leaves" (p. 1), "2285 Workers Out on Farms" (p. 1), "Editorial: Coal Crew Heroes" (p. 2), "Bus Line Starts Operating: 20 Round Trips Slated Daily" (p. 2), "Hunt to Have Sewerage of Latest Type" …
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