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Japanese Americans preparing for Christmas (ddr-densho-37-9)
img Japanese Americans preparing for Christmas (ddr-densho-37-9)
Original WRA caption: Through kind donations from thoughtful friends all over the United States, a happy and merry Christmas will be possible for the children of Hunt. Thousands of presents have been sent in day after day, swamping Rec. 21 and overflowing the Federated Christian Church office. Sorting, numbering and labeling for distribution are left to …
Japanese American military volunteers (ddr-densho-37-669)
img Japanese American military volunteers (ddr-densho-37-669)
Original WRA caption: The three Onodera brothers volunteer for the Army while the entire family looks on. Front row: Mr. And Mrs. Toyosuke Onodera, Satoru, Sergeant Carl E. Teurk, Back Row: Fumi, Yutaka, Kaun, Ko, Lieut. Stanley D. Arnold, Sergeant Eugene F. Jenrick and Sergeant Akira Kato.
Japanese American pointing at Honor Roll sign (ddr-densho-37-748)
img Japanese American pointing at Honor Roll sign (ddr-densho-37-748)
Original WRA caption: Fumi Onodera, 20, proudly points at the names of her 3 brothers, Kid, 26; Kaun, 24; and Satoru, 22, on the Honor Roll of Japanese-Americans serving in the U. S. Army from the Minidoka Relocation Center, Hunt, Idaho. The 3 brothers are training in a combat team at Camp Shelby, Mississippi with other …
Japanese Americans harvesting beans (ddr-densho-37-38)
img Japanese Americans harvesting beans (ddr-densho-37-38)
Original WRA caption: Harvesting pole beans in a field adjacent to the Minidoka Relocation Center.
Japanese Americans relocating to a different camp (ddr-densho-37-57)
img Japanese Americans relocating to a different camp (ddr-densho-37-57)
Original WRA caption: Boy accompanying his parents to the Tule Lake Center looks out a window of the special train which carried 254 transferees from the Minidoka Relocation Center.
Japanese Americans harvesting peas (ddr-densho-37-712)
img Japanese Americans harvesting peas (ddr-densho-37-712)
Original WRA caption: Harvesting peas on the project farm adjacent to the center.
Boy Scout drum and bugle corps (ddr-densho-37-5)
img Boy Scout drum and bugle corps (ddr-densho-37-5)
Original WRA caption: The Hunt District Boy Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps, parading in the administration area. This Drum and Bugle Corps, before evacuation was in Troop 123, Portland, Oregon. There are five troops in the Hunt District of the Snake River Area council.
Transferees' baggage (ddr-densho-37-758)
img Transferees' baggage (ddr-densho-37-758)
Original WRA caption: Baggage of Tule Lake transferees sorted and piled accordingly at Hunt siding. Most of the baggage was delivered to the owners the same day.
Two Issei in front of barracks (ddr-densho-37-327)
img Two Issei in front of barracks (ddr-densho-37-327)
Original WRA caption: Minidoka Relocation Center, Hunt, Idaho. Joseph Gerald Osamu Sakamoto, 80, and Mary Ann Tsuchi Sakamoto, 80, on their golden wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Sakamoto came to the United States from Japan in 1894. He was the first Japanese second-hand furniture store proprietor, first Japanese express man and one of the first vegetable …
Camp construction (ddr-densho-37-423)
img Camp construction (ddr-densho-37-423)
Original WRA caption: Eden, Idaho. A panorama view of the Minidoka War Relocation Authority Center. This view, taken from the top of the water tower at the east end of the camp shows partially completed barracks.
Camp new arrivals (ddr-densho-37-425)
img Camp new arrivals (ddr-densho-37-425)
Original WRA caption: Eden, Idaho. Gereald, 5, David, 6 and Chester Sakura, Jr., 1 1/2 brothers. These little evacuees, along with 600 others from the Puyallup assembly center, have just arrived here and will spend the duration at the Minidoka War Relocation Authority center.
Japanese Americans relocating to a different camp (ddr-densho-37-63)
img Japanese Americans relocating to a different camp (ddr-densho-37-63)
Original WRA caption: A group of the 254 evacuees transferred from the Minidoka relocation center to the Tule Lake center boards the train at Hunt siding after riding the five miles from the center in trucks.
Nisei military volunteers (ddr-densho-37-328)
img Nisei military volunteers (ddr-densho-37-328)
Original WRA caption: Shown here are the four Sakura brothers who have volunteered for service in the combat team in the United States Army, which is composed of Americans of Japanese ancestry. These four brothers are fulfilling a vow made to their father, who died 20 years ago, to live and die for the United States, …
Sugar beet topping crew (ddr-densho-37-725)
img Sugar beet topping crew (ddr-densho-37-725)
Original WRA caption: All girl crew of sugar beet toppers working for Berlin Fought near Burley, Idaho. The girls cooked their own meals.
Partitioned recreation hall (ddr-densho-37-59)
img Partitioned recreation hall (ddr-densho-37-59)
Original WRA caption: Recreation hall partitioned with wall board to make bedrooms for Tule Lake transferees due to the shortage of regular housing space.
First Communion class (ddr-densho-37-684)
img First Communion class (ddr-densho-37-684)
Original WRA caption: First Communion class of Catholic Church at Minidoka Relocation Center, Hunt, Idaho. The Rev. L.H. Tibesar, Maryknoll Missionary, is pastor. The nuns are Maryknoll sisters from the Maryknoll Mission in Seattle where the Maryknoll group numbered 1000 Japanese Catholics and non-Catholics before evacuation.
Camp farm (ddr-densho-37-676)
img Camp farm (ddr-densho-37-676)
Original WRA caption: Part of farm adjacent to Minidoka Relocation Center.
Japanese American preparing lunch (ddr-densho-37-330)
img Japanese American preparing lunch (ddr-densho-37-330)
Original WRA caption: Dave K. Yoshida, from Seattle, Washington former Chef for Benjamin Franklin Hotel. Kitchen crew preparing lunch. Menu: Baked macaroni with Spanish sauce, spinach, pickled beets, bread-pudding, tea, bread & butter.
Camp band performance (ddr-densho-37-681)
img Camp band performance (ddr-densho-37-681)
Original WRA caption: Norakuro band. This is called a harmonica band although harmonicas are augmented by an equal number of other instruments. The organization including the name is patterned after Borrah Minnevitch's Harmonica Rascals. The band plays for center dances and is very popular. They play both American and Japanese music, often putting Japanese lyrics to …
Newspaper office workers (ddr-densho-37-687)
img Newspaper office workers (ddr-densho-37-687)
Original WRA caption: A group of part time high school student workers in project newspaper office.
Carpentry class (ddr-densho-37-671)
img Carpentry class (ddr-densho-37-671)
Original WRA caption: Adult Education class in carpentry.
Japanese Americans preparing lunch (ddr-densho-37-331)
img Japanese Americans preparing lunch (ddr-densho-37-331)
Original WRA caption: Dave K. Yoshida, from Seattle, Washington former Chef for [the] Benjamin Franklin Hotel. Kitchen crew preparing lunch. Menu: Baked macaroni with Spanish sauce, spinach, pickled beets, bread-pudding, tea, bread & butter.
View between barracks (ddr-densho-37-747)
img View between barracks (ddr-densho-37-747)
Original WRA caption: Looking down the rows of barracks westward from block 44. At extreme left is a corner of the dining hall where 275 to 300 residents of the block eat. At center background is the sanitization building including showers, lavatories, toilets, and washtubs. Nearly all the residents planted flowers and vegetable gardens in front …
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