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Letter (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Sadae (Lillian) Nishioka (August 9, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-96)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Sadae (Lillian) Nishioka (August 9, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-96)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Sadae (Lillian) Nishioka (August 9, 1943). Envelope is postmarked August 11, 1943 from the Poston (Colorado River) Incarceration Camp in Parker, Arizona.
Hatsumi Barbara Ujita and her children (ddr-csujad-38-242)
img Hatsumi Barbara Ujita and her children (ddr-csujad-38-242)
Photographed are Hatsumi Barbara Ujita and her young children, Masako Joy and Teruko, incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona. The caption reads: Poston, Arizona, March 1944. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 11. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_11_007
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 114, No. 11 (March 20, 1992) (ddr-pc-64-11)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 114, No. 11 (March 20, 1992) (ddr-pc-64-11)
Select article titles: "Youth to stand trial for temple murders" (p. 1); "Arizona State plans Asian American conference" (p. 3); "San Diego on bashing: scapegoat or threat?" (p. 5).
Japanese Americans unloading lumber for barrack construction (ddr-densho-37-858)
img Japanese Americans unloading lumber for barrack construction (ddr-densho-37-858)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. Unloading lumber with bulldozer in the construction of barracks for evacuees of Japanese ancestry who will spend the duration in War Relocation Authority centers.
Harvest Festival dance (ddr-densho-37-791)
img Harvest Festival dance (ddr-densho-37-791)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. A view at a dance given to celebrate the Harvest Festival, which was held on Thanksgiving day at Camp #2.
Poston concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-476)
img Poston concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-476)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. Living quarters of evacuees of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center as seen from the top of water tower facing south west.
Goro Sato family at Jerome Camp (ddr-ajah-6-216)
img Goro Sato family at Jerome Camp (ddr-ajah-6-216)
Caption below photo: Sato family of Alameda, CA., in Jerome, Arkansas. When Jerome closed in June 1944, they moved tot the incarceration camp at Gila, Arizona. Photo January 1943
Japanese American feeding dairy calves (ddr-densho-37-602)
img Japanese American feeding dairy calves (ddr-densho-37-602)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Y.T. Sakoda, former vegetable worker from Guadalupe, California, is now enrolled in the dairy school, here. He is shown feeding calves.
Goto family (ddr-densho-357-747)
img Goto family (ddr-densho-357-747)
The Goto family addresses this family portrait to Yukie's parents, "To Mom and Pop, Lovingly Yukie, Harry, Norma, and Doris." Hanako Terakawa's caption: "Goto Family, Poston Relocation Center, Arizona 1944."
Gila News-Courier Collection (ddr-densho-141)
Collection Gila News-Courier Collection (ddr-densho-141)
This collection consists of the Gila News-Courier, a newspaper published by the inmates at the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. The paper was published from 1942 until 1945.
Gila Co-op News, Vol. I No. 15 (September 28, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-160)
doc Gila Co-op News, Vol. I No. 15 (September 28, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-160)
Selected article titles: "Arizona Coffers Increased by $26,233.00" (p. 1), "Student Trainee Course in Co-op" (p. 1), "Refunds: Substantial Sums Represented" (p. 1), "Co-op Books at Libraries" (p. 1).
Poston Chronicle Vol. IX No. 3 (January 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-213)
doc Poston Chronicle Vol. IX No. 3 (January 9, 1943) (ddr-densho-145-213)
Selected article titles: "Aliens to File 'Copyrightable' Work" (p. 1), "Poston-Born Babies Officially Recognized by State of Arizona" (p. 1), "Mess Hall Workers Should Register Grievances with F.P.B." (p. 6).
Frank Miwa Collection (ddr-densho-475)
Collection Frank Miwa Collection (ddr-densho-475)
The collection is comprised of photographs primarily taken by Frank Miwa of family and friends before the war in the San Francisco Bay Area in California and at Poston in Arizona.
Testimony of Misayo Kumakuro (ddr-densho-67-263)
doc Testimony of Misayo Kumakuro (ddr-densho-67-263)
Written testimony of Misayo Kumakuro, born in Santa Anna, California. Incarcerated in the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 50 (October 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-53)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 50 (October 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-53)
Selected article titles: "Final Movement Set for Gila. About 2000 Santa Anitans to be Relocated to Arizona People" (p. 1), "Orange Mess: Closes Today" (p. 1), "Seven Hundred to Remain" (p. 1).
Japanese American cooking (ddr-densho-37-593)
img Japanese American cooking (ddr-densho-37-593)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Student Mary Sakai, former resident of Stockton, California, is shown putting sliced carrots in a double boiler in preparation for the drying process.
Three women standing outside Poston Camp school building (ddr-ajah-6-174)
img Three women standing outside Poston Camp school building (ddr-ajah-6-174)
Caption below photo: Shigeko "Cookie" Koga, center, poses with two friends who were teacher at Poston, Arizona, incarceration camp, just as she was. Cookie was from Alameda, CA. Photo circa 1942-1945
Card from Parker Valley High School to Mitzi Naohara, August 30, 1944 (ddr-csujad-38-366)
doc Card from Parker Valley High School to Mitzi Naohara, August 30, 1944 (ddr-csujad-38-366)
An invitation card to the opening ceremony of the Parker Valley High School's new auditorium at the Poston III in Arizona. It was sent to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara at Block 318-2-C in the Poston camp in Arizona. An item from: Mitzi Naohara scrapbook (csudh_nao_0400), page 12. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
Camp Catholic church (ddr-densho-37-826)
img Camp Catholic church (ddr-densho-37-826)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. Children and their parents who once attended the Catholic Church of Father Clement, Maryknoll Priest, are now reestablished in homes back in California or throughout the Middle West and the East. Units II and III of the Colorado River Relocation Center, Poston, Arizona, meet their scheduled closings ahead of the deadline. …
Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 38 (November 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-190)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 38 (November 18, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-190)
Selected article titles: "Council Forms Committee to Study Housing Problems" (p. 1), "Arizona: Anti-Japanese Law Goes to Supreme Court" (p. 1), "Editorial: Dubious Succor" (p. 2), "Church Sermon Attacks Racism" (p. 2).
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Sadae (Lillian) Nishioka (June 8, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-94)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Sadae (Lillian) Nishioka (June 8, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-94)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Sadae (Lillian) Nishioka (June 8, 1942). Envelope is postmarked June 11, 1942 and addressed from Lillian Nishioka from the Poston (Colorado River) Incarceration Camp in Parker, Arizona.
Unloading beds (ddr-densho-37-474)
img Unloading beds (ddr-densho-37-474)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. Apache Indians assist in the unloading of beds for evacuees of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center which is located on the Colorado River Indian Reservation.
Harvest Festival Parade (ddr-densho-37-399)
img Harvest Festival Parade (ddr-densho-37-399)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. A view of some of the school children who participated in the Harvest Festival Parade held at the Gila River center on Thanksgiving Day.
Flower nursery (ddr-densho-37-607)
img Flower nursery (ddr-densho-37-607)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. A sign at the flower nursery, where much experimentation is being done to develop strains of flowers which will thrive in hot dry climates.
Ike Hatchimonji Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-381-3)
vh Ike Hatchimonji Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-381-3)
Living in Phoenix, Arizona

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