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Poston Arizona 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-165)
img Poston Arizona 1945 (ddr-csujad-38-165)
Photographed are incarcerees and barracks at the Poston camp in Arizona. The caption reads: Poston Arizona 1945. Title from caption. "KF476" is stamped on the backside. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 1. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_01_002
George Yoshida Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-132-22)
vh George Yoshida Interview Segment 22 (ddr-densho-1000-132-22)
Preparing for mass removal: destroying Japanese cultural items, bringing popular music records; traveling to Poston concentration camp, Arizona
Poston Arizona pre-school children (ddr-csujad-38-164)
img Poston Arizona pre-school children (ddr-csujad-38-164)
Photographed are preschool children incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona. The caption reads: Poston Arizona Pre-school children. Title from caption. "KF476" is stamped on the backside. A photo from: Mitzi Naohara photo album (csudh_nao_0200), page 1. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nao_02_01_001
Bill Nishimura Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-119-5)
vh Bill Nishimura Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-119-5)
Daily activities at Poston concentration camp, Arizona

This interview took place at the 2000 Tule Lake Pilgrimage in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

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.
Charles Olds Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-121-3)
vh Charles Olds Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-121-3)
Working as a relocation officer in Poston concentration camp, Arizona: "A very positive experience"

This interview took place at the 2000 Tule Lake Pilgrimage in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

Goto family (ddr-densho-357-751)
img Goto family (ddr-densho-357-751)
Hanako Terakawa's caption: "Doris and Norma Goto, Poston Arizona Camp."
Goto family (ddr-densho-357-750)
img Goto family (ddr-densho-357-750)
Hanako Terakawa's caption: "Doris and Norma Goto, Poston Arizona Camp."
Drawing by artist Ruth Okimoto (ddr-densho-90-1)
doc Drawing by artist Ruth Okimoto (ddr-densho-90-1)
"Schooled in the U.S.A. '44-'45; Third Grade Class - Poston, Arizona III"
Camp garden and pond (ddr-densho-37-830)
img Camp garden and pond (ddr-densho-37-830)
Original WRA caption: Poston, Arizona. Landscaping done by evacuee residents of Camp Number1.
Wood Plaque (ddr-densho-364-1)
img Wood Plaque (ddr-densho-364-1)
A wood plaque that reads "Souvenir / Colorado River Relocation Center / Poston, Arizona / 1942"
Article:
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.
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.
Reunion identification labels, camp 2, Poston, Arizona, 1942-1945 (ddr-csujad-55-1857)
doc Reunion identification labels, camp 2, Poston, Arizona, 1942-1945 (ddr-csujad-55-1857)
List of cards identifying and requesting identification of individuals in photographs, artists, and other creators. Items most likely used for the Poston High School Reunion in 1977. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1860
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.
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.
Poston Chronicle Collection (ddr-densho-145)
Collection Poston Chronicle Collection (ddr-densho-145)
This collection consists of the Poston Chronicle, a newspaper published by the inmates at the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. Poston consisted of three separate sections, designated Poston I, II and III. As a result, many of the Chronicle's issues contain pages contributed by the different sections. The paper was published from 1942 until 1945.
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.
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.
Girls Scouts membership card for Taeko Ono at Poston, Arizona (ddr-csujad-55-140)
doc Girls Scouts membership card for Taeko Ono at Poston, Arizona (ddr-csujad-55-140)
Card for Taeko Ono's membership in Girls Scouts Troop 3 at Poston incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0142
Nellie Mitani Interview (ddr-manz-1-88)
vh Nellie Mitani Interview (ddr-manz-1-88)
Nisei female. Born January 31, 1919, in Mesa, Arizona. Grew up in Arizona, where family ran a produce farm. Attended college, and after marrying husband, a Buddhist minister, moved to Bakersfield, California. During World War II, removed to the Poston concentration camp, Arizona. While in Poston, husband was picked up by the FBI and transferred to …
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