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Salinas Village Crier No. 8 (June 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-195-8)
doc Salinas Village Crier No. 8 (June 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-195-8)
Selected article titles: "'Hello, Arizona!' (So Long, California)" (p. 1), "Photographers Film Center Activities" (p. 2), "Guards Hold Steak Feast" (p. 2), "On to Arizona Dances, Parties Continue" (p. 2), "An Open Letter to the Various Divisions of the Center" (p. 3).
Tulare News Vol. I No. 25 (July 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-197-25)
doc Tulare News Vol. I No. 25 (July 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-197-25)
Selected article titles: "Extra: Tulare Center Arizona Bound. Gila River Relocation Center is Destination" (p. 1).
Japanese Americans on an army truck (ddr-densho-187-4)
img Japanese Americans on an army truck (ddr-densho-187-4)
The people on this truck may have been transferring to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona.
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doc Article: "America's Refugees: Exodus and Diaspora" (ddr-densho-35-425)
Article written by John W. Powell, Assistant Chief of Community Services at Poston concentration camp, Arizona.
Military sentry (ddr-densho-37-402)
img Military sentry (ddr-densho-37-402)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. Military sentry keeping civilians away from mess hall at Poston I.
Japanese Americans with Eleanor Roosevelt (ddr-densho-37-786)
img Japanese Americans with Eleanor Roosevelt (ddr-densho-37-786)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Representatives of councils greet Mrs. [Eleanor] Roosevelt.
Camp new arrivals (ddr-densho-37-829)
img Camp new arrivals (ddr-densho-37-829)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry arriving at this War Relocation Authority center.
Japanese Americans harvesting spinach (ddr-densho-37-599)
img Japanese Americans harvesting spinach (ddr-densho-37-599)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Evacuee farmers harvesting spinach at this relocation center.
Thanksgiving day religious service (ddr-densho-37-788)
img Thanksgiving day religious service (ddr-densho-37-788)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Sunrise Services (Christian) were held at this center Thanksgiving day.
Shower facilities (ddr-densho-37-477)
img Shower facilities (ddr-densho-37-477)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. Typical shower facilities at this War Relocation authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 72 (June 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-108)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 72 (June 17, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-108)
Selected article titles: "WRA Will Film Exodus, Centers" (p. 1), "Cancelling Coop License Declared Unconstitutional" (p. 1), "Resettlement in Arizona Stopped" (p. 1), "Editorial: Pioneers Must Keep Faith and Trust" (p. 2), "JACL Opposing Against JA Discriminating Arizona Law" (p. 2), "Relocation: New WRA Office in Iowa; Excellent Opportunities" (p. 3).
Harvest Festival Parade (ddr-densho-37-595)
img Harvest Festival Parade (ddr-densho-37-595)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. One of the floats in the Thanksgiving day Harvest Festival Parade.
Japanese Americans filling straw mattresses (ddr-densho-37-404)
img Japanese Americans filling straw mattresses (ddr-densho-37-404)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. Filling straw ticks for mattresses at Colorado River Relocation center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.
Japanese American harvesting spinach (ddr-densho-37-606)
img Japanese American harvesting spinach (ddr-densho-37-606)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Momayo Yamamoto in the spinach harvesting field at this relocation center.
Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 27 (March 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-63)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. II No. 27 (March 4, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-63)
Selected article titles: "Income Tax Taxes Gilans" (p. 1), "No Property Applications for 10 Days" (p. 1), "Gila, Poston in Free Zone; Army Lifts Restriction. Most of Arizona Now Open" (p. 1), "245 Arizona: Evacuee May Return Home" (p. 1), "Editorial: In Little Taro's Mind" (p. 2), "Kibei Students Master English" (p. 3).
Letter to Mollie Wilson from Sadae (Lillian) Nishioka (c. 1942) (ddr-janm-1-95)
doc Letter to Mollie Wilson from Sadae (Lillian) Nishioka (c. 1942) (ddr-janm-1-95)
Handwritten letter to Mollie Wilson from Sadae (Lillian) Nishioka (c. 1942) from the Poston (Colorado River) Incarceration Camp in Parker, Arizona.
Barracks interior (ddr-densho-37-828)
img Barracks interior (ddr-densho-37-828)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. Interior view of barrack construction at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.
Children playing on a seesaw (ddr-densho-37-603)
img Children playing on a seesaw (ddr-densho-37-603)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Kindergarten and Nursery children having a grand time on the see-saw.
Sign on a barbershop door in Parker, Arizona,
img Sign on a barbershop door in Parker, Arizona, "Japs keep out you rats" (ddr-csujad-7-2)
Barbershop in Parker, Arizona, with sign "Japs keep out your rats." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_JA_f02
Poston Chronicle Vol. XIV No. 2 (July 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-358)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. XIV No. 2 (July 10, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-358)
Selected article titles: "Planning Board Designates Rec and Ag Areas" (p. 1), "Arizona Business Law Invalid. Judge Phelp Declares Unconstitutional" (p. 1).
Aerial view of Gila River concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-608)
img Aerial view of Gila River concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-608)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. A panorama of the northwest section of Camp Two at this relocation center.
Postcard from Aki to Fumio Fred Takano, September 1, 1943 (ddr-csujad-42-76)
img Postcard from Aki to Fumio Fred Takano, September 1, 1943 (ddr-csujad-42-76)
A postcard sent to Fumio Fred Takano while he was incarcerated in the Gila River camp in Arizona. The postcard captures the street scene in Wickenburg, Arizona. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_01_37_001
Letter from Ishi Morishita to Mrs. Charles Gates (ddr-densho-211-5)
doc Letter from Ishi Morishita to Mrs. Charles Gates (ddr-densho-211-5)
Letter explaining the sudden relocation of the Masuda family to Poston, Arizona. Four stamps that match the ones on letters from the Morishitas.
Japanese Americans filling straw mattresses (ddr-densho-37-403)
img Japanese Americans filling straw mattresses (ddr-densho-37-403)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry are filling straw ticks for mattresses upon arrival at this war Relocation Authority Center.
Basketball game (ddr-densho-37-471)
img Basketball game (ddr-densho-37-471)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. New Year's Fair. A basketball game was held as part of the athletic events to commemorate the New Year.
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