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Community wide memorial service for men lost in action (ddr-csujad-55-713)
doc Community wide memorial service for men lost in action (ddr-csujad-55-713)
Program for a "Community Wide Memorial Service for Men Lost in Action" at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0715
Minutes from the Heart Mountain Block Chairmen meeting, November 13, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-315)
doc Minutes from the Heart Mountain Block Chairmen meeting, November 13, 1942 (ddr-csujad-55-315)
Minutes from the Heart Mountain Block Chairmen meeting. Includes discussion on Heart Mountain U. S. O. Committee, fences, coal, funerals, and clothing allowances. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0317
Funeral photo titled Death of a Midwife (ddr-ajah-6-227)
img Funeral photo titled Death of a Midwife (ddr-ajah-6-227)
Caption below photo: Midwife Takiye Kondo's funeral service at Gila River incarceration camp 2, Arizona. Takiye suffered an aortic aneurism and died in Rivers Community Hospital on march 9, 1945. She lived just an hour and a half after being admitted. She was from Alameda, CA.
Funeral photo outside Buddhist Church at Gila River Camp (ddr-ajah-6-163)
img Funeral photo outside Buddhist Church at Gila River Camp (ddr-ajah-6-163)
Caption below photo: Midwife Takiye Kondo's funeral service at Gila River incarceration camp 2, Arizona. Takiye suffered an aortic aneurism and died in Rivers Community Hospital on March 9, 1945. She lived just an hour and a half after being admitted. She was from Alameda, CA. This second photo taken by the photographer of the funeral …
Funeral photo titles Death of a Midwife (ddr-ajah-6-162)
img Funeral photo titles Death of a Midwife (ddr-ajah-6-162)
Caption below photo: Midwife Takiye Kondo's funeral service at Gila River incarceration camp 2, Arizona. Takiye suffered an aortic aneurism and dies in Rivers Community Hospital on march 9, 1945. She lived just an hour and a half after being admitted. She was from Alameda, CA.
Memorial service honoring fallen Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-2-35)
img Memorial service honoring fallen Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-2-35)
This memorial service was held for Japanese American soldiers killed during World War II. The Minidoka concentration camp had the highest number of Nisei volunteering for military service.
Mother and son in a camp graveyard (ddr-densho-2-52)
img Mother and son in a camp graveyard (ddr-densho-2-52)
This photo was taken at the Minidoka concentration camp's graveyard. The rocks in the background were probably used for grave markers. The tombstone shown here was more elaborate than most. This graveyard no longer exists. When the camps were closed, Japanese Americans often exhumed the remains of family members for reburial back home.
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