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War Relocation Authority Photographs of Japanese-American Evacuation and Resettlement, 1942-1945
BANC PIC 1967.014--PIC  
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Series Descriptions

Volumes 1-3, 78.

Series 1: Colorado River Relocation Center (Poston, Arizona), 1942-1945 (bulk 1942-43).

Physical Description: 368 photographs.

Scope and Content Note

Photographers: Clem Albers (29), Pauline Bates Brown (31), Fred Clark (143), Hikaru Iwasakiz (6), Tom Parker (1), Francis Stewart (125), unidentified (33)

Note

See also Series 18.
Volumes 4-5, 78, 81, 82, 83.

Series 2: Gila River Relocation Center (Rivers, Arizona), 1942-1944 (bulk 1942-43).

Physical Description: 137 photographs.

Scope and Content Note

Photographers: Francis Stewart (111), unidentified (26)

Note

See also Series 15.
Volumes 5-9, 78, 83.

Series 3: Granada Relocation Center (Amache, Colorado), 1942-1945 (bulk 1942-43).

Physical Description: 456 photographs.

Scope and Content Note

Photographers: Pat Coffey (18), Hikaru Iwasaki (16), Charles E. Mace (2), Joe McClelland (217), Melvin P. McGovern (2), Tom Parker (190), unidentified (11)
Volumes 10, 66, 78.

Series 4: Central Utah Relocation Center (Topaz, Utah), 1942-1945 (bulk 1942-43).

Physical Description: 158 photographs.

Scope and Content Note

Photographers: Russell A. Bankson (21), Charles E. Mace (11), Tom Parker (63), Francis Stewart (41), Ray T. Woodhull (3), unidentified (19)

Note

See also Series 15 and 18.
Volumes 11-14, 78, 83.

Series 5: Heart Mountain Relocation Center (Heart Mountain, Wyoming), 1942-1945 (bulk 1943-44).

Physical Description: 358 photographs.

Scope and Content Note

Photographers: Bud Aoyama (6), Pat Coffey (6), Bill Hosokawa (11), Hikaru Iwasaki (137), Yone Kubo (1), Charles E. Mace (3), Tom Parker (182), Eiichi Sakauye (1), Henry Ushioka (7), unidentified (4)

Note

See also Series 7 and 15.
Volumes 14-17, 78, 83.

Series 6: Jerome Relocation Center (Denson, Arkansas), 1942-1944.

Physical Description: 362 photographs.

Scope and Content Note

Photographers: Hikaru Iwasaki (87), Charles R. Lynn (48), Charles E. Mace (70), Tom K. Okano (8), Tom Parker (135), Gretchen Van Tassel (8), unidentified (6)

Note

See also Series 15.
Volume 18.

Series 7: Beet Workers (Near Milliken, Johnstown, Keensburg and Prospect), 1942.

Physical Description: 49 photographs.

Scope and Content Note

Photographer: Tom Parker (49). Agricultural laborers in beet fields in Colorado towns of Milliken, Johnstown, Keensburg and Prospect. Also includes 7 photographs of beet workers at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center.
Volumes 19-24, 78.

Series 8: Manzanar Relocation Center (Manzanar, California), 1942-1943.

Physical Description: 447 photographs.

Scope and Content Note

Photographers: Clem Albers (92), Dorothea Lange (209), Francis Stewart (138), unidentified (8)
Volumes 24-25, 78, 82.

Series 9: Minidoka Relocation Center (Hunt, Idaho), 1942-1943.

Physical Description: 127 photographs.

Scope and Content Note

Photographers: John Bigelow (7), Francis Stewart (101), unidentified (19)

Note

See also Series 15.
Volumes 26-28, 34, 78.

Series 10: Rohwer Relocation Center (McGehee, Arkansas), 1942-1944 (bulk 1942-43).

Physical Description: 169 photographs.

Scope and Content Note

Photographers: Hikaru Iwasaki (1), Charles E. Mace (10), Tom Parker (132), Gretchen Van Tassel (7), unidentified (19)
Volumes 28-34, 78.

Series 11: Tule Lake Relocation Center (Newell, California), 1942-1945 (bulk 1942-43).

Physical Description: 564 photographs.

Scope and Content Note

Photographers: Clem Albers (46), John Bigelow (12), John D. Cook (26), Hikaru Iwasaki (1), Tom Parker (1), Francis Stewart (454), unidentified (24)

Note

See also Series 15.
Volumes 35-55, 78, 82, 83, AX1.

Series 12-13: Relocating Evacuees. Various cities and states, 1942-1945.

Physical Description: 2096 photographs.

Scope and Content Note

Photographers: Clem Albers (10), Leon O. Anderson (5), Bud Aoyama (9), Takashi Aoyama (10), Brumbach (8), Toge Fujihira (17), M. Graw (6), Slone Ishimaru (11), Henry Iwai (7), Hikaru Iwasaki (808), Charles E. Mace (569), Tom K. Okano (5), Tom Parker (153), Francis Stewart (18), Gretchen Van Tassel (169), unidentified (291)
Locations: California (315), Colorado (124), Connecticut (51), Delaware (6), Georgia (7), Illinois (261 ), Indiana (19), Iowa (68), Kansas (9), Louisiana (26), Maryland (22), Massachusetts (41), Michigan (37), Minnesota (4), Mississippi (124), Missouri (155), Nebraska (88), New Hampshire (3), New Jersey (61), New York (223), North Carolina (26), Ohio (106), Oregon (27), Pennsylvania (125), South Carolina (7), Texas (15), Utah (3), Vermont (5), Virginia (1), Washington (32), Wisconsin (51), Wyoming (2), Washington, D.C. (44), other (8)
Volumes 56-62, 78, 82, 83.

Series 14: Pre-evacuation, 1942.

Physical Description: 661 photographs.

Scope and Content Note

Photographers: Clem Albers (74), Dorothea Lange (482), Francis Stewart (99), unidentified (6)
Location: Various California cities including Arcadia (13), Byron (22), Centerville (64), Florin (47), Hayward (37), Loomis (15), Los Angeles (41), Mission San Jose (21), Mountain View (46), Oakland (20), Penryn (37), Sacramento (24), San Francisco (139), Stockton (18), Woodland (32), and others (85).
Volumes 63-67.

Series 15: Assembly Center and Segregation, 1942-1943.

Physical Description: 544 photographs.

Scope and Content Note

Photographers: Clem Albers (82), Bud Aoyama (50), Dorothea Lange (159), Charles R. Lynn (8), Charles E. Mace (117), Tom Okano (3), Gretchen Van Tassel (1), unidentified (124)
Locations and Subjects: Gila River Relocation Center (35); Tule Lake Relocation Center (68); Minidoka Relocation Center (16); Central Utah Relocation Center (55); Heart Mountain Relocation Center (50); Jerome Relocation Center (11); various California assembly centers (Sacramento, Salinas, Santa Anita, Stockton, Tanforan, Turlock, etc.) (242); Trip 15, Topaz to Tule Lake (44); Trip 24, Tule Lake to Heart Mountain (23)
Volumes 68-75, 77-81, 83, AX1.

Series 16: Resettlement, 1943-1945 (bulk 1945).

Physical Description: 362 photographs.

Scope and Content Note

Photographers: Takashi Aoyami (1), Toge Fujihira (3), Hikaru Iwasaki (262), Charles E. Mace (13), Tom Parker (35), Gretchen Van Tassel (23)
Locations: Primarily California cities, including Los Angeles, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Petaluma, Redwood City, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Jose, San Mateo, Stockton, and several others (286). Other locations: Connecticut (2), Illinois (4), Louisiana (1), Maryland (2), Massachusetts (2), Nebraska (2), New Hampshire (1), New Jersey (20), New York (18), Oregon (1), Pennsylvania (5), Virginia (1), Washington, D.C. (17)
Volume 76.

Series 17: Miscellaneous and Unidentified, n.d.

Physical Description: 13 photographs.

Scope and Content Note

Photographers: G.W. Ackerman (1), unidentified (12)
Volumes 87-88.

Series 18: Slides, ca. 1942-1945.

Physical Description: 317 Kodachrome slides, black and white and color.
 

Sub-series 1: Illustrations for the WRA lecture "The Wrong Ancestors," June 1943.

Physical Description: (121, black and white)
 

Sub-series 2: Granada Relocation Center. Amache, Colorado, ca. 1942-1944.

Physical Description: (145, color)

Scope and Content Note

Photographer: Joe McClelland.
 

Sub-series 3: Extra slides from Granada, 1942-1944.

Physical Description: (45, color)

Scope and Content Note

Photographer: Joe McClelland.
 

Sub-series 4: Central Utah Project. Topaz, Utah, 1945.

Physical Description: (6, color)

Container Listing

 

Series 1: Colorado River Relocation Center (Poston, AZ)

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-11

Parker [Poston], Ariz.--View of partially developed site of War Relocation Authority Center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry on the Colorado River Indian Reservation.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Poston, Arizona. 4/9/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-13

Parker [Poston], Ariz.--Rolls of roofing paper used in the construction of the War Relocation Authority center located on the Colorado River Indian Reservation.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Poston, Arizona. 4/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-14

Parker, Ariz.--Highway leading to War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry on Colorado River Indian Reservation.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Poston, Arizona. 4/9/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-19

Aerial shot. Colorado River Valley west of Poston.

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-20

Aerial shot. Colorado River west of Poston.

Poston, Arizona. 6/17/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-22

Aerial shot. Colorado River west of Poston.

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-23

Aerial shot. Colorado River west of Poston.

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-24

Aerial shot. Colorado River west of Poston.

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-25

Aerial shot. Colorado River west of Poston.

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-26

Aerial view of Colorado River west of Poston.

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-27

Aerial shot. Colorado River west of Poston.

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-28

Aerial view. Colorado River west of town of Parker, Arizona.

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-29

Aerial shot. Colorado River west of Poston.

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-30

Aerial shot. Colorado River west of Poston.

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-100

Site 1. Crowd around Alice Maeda signing for WRA Work Corps.

Poston, Arizona. 5/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-103

Poston, Ariz.--Site No. 1. Unloading lumber with bulldozer in the construction of barracks for evacuees of Japanese ancestry who will spend the duration in War Relocation Authority centers.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 4/30/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-105

Military sentry keeping civilians away from mess hall at Poston 1.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-107

Site No. 1. Larry Orida at the hospital being constructed at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/12/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-108

Site No. 1 Larry Orida watches erection of the hospital at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/12/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-109

Unloading baggage belonging to evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Caucasian construction employees assist evacuees in getting their belongings from the bus at the relocation center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-110

Site No. 1. Caucasian employees assist evacuees with the unloading of their baggage from the bus which has just arrived at the relocation center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-111

Site No. 1. Construction employees aided evacuees unload their baggage as they arrived at the relocation center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-112

Poston, Ariz.--Geo. Kith [George Kita], evacuee at this War Relocation Authority center, and Norris James, WRA official, at the microphone.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/26/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-113

Poston, Ariz.--Florence Mori, evacuee of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center, taking part in this CBS broadcast. Chet Huntley of the CBS is directing the program.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/26/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-114

Poston, Ariz.--Florence Mori, evacuee of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center, with Mr. Huntley of the CBS in a nationwide hookup.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/26/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-115

Announcer Chet Huntley of the CBS interviewing Ellis Georgia, WRA area engineer, in a nationwide hookup.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/26/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-116

Announcer Chet Huntley of the CBS interviewing Ellis Georgia, WRA area engineer, in a nationwide hookup.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/26/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-117

Poston, Ariz.--George Kita (left) and Norris James, WRA official, in an interview at this War Relocation Authority center during a CBS nationwide hookup.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/26/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-118

George Kita, evacuee of Japanese ancestry, and Norris James, WRA official, in an interview at this relocation center during a CBS nationwide hookup.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/26/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-119

Poston, Ariz.--Mrs. Lyle Kurisaki, evacuee of Japanese ancestry, and Norris James, WRA official, in an interview at this War Relocation Authority center during a CBS nationwide hookup.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/26/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-120

Poston, Ariz.--Mrs. Lyle Kurisaki, evacuee of Japanese ancestry, and Norris James, WRA official, in an interview at this War Relocation Authority center during a CBS nationwide hookup.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/26/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-121

Poston, Ariz.--Kay Nishimura, evacuee of Japanese ancestry, and Chet Huntley (right), CBS announcer, in an interview at this War Relocation Authority center during a nationwide hookup.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/26/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-122

Poston, Ariz.-- Site No. 1. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center. Some ice has been found in a thermos and is used.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 4/?/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-123

Poston, Ariz.--Evacuees of Japanese ancestry are given a preliminary medical examination upon arrival at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-124

Poston, Ariz.--Evacuees of Japanese ancestry are given a preliminary medical examination upon arrival at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-125

Poston, Ariz.-- Site No. 1. Evacuee firemen getting drinks at this War Relocation Authority center. Frank Shibata (right).

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-126

Poston, Ariz.--Evacuee firechief, Tom Nishimura, discusses Army type fire extinguisher with his staff at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-127

Army type fire extinguishers are being examined by evacuees Eiichi Omori and George Nakamura at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-128

Poston, Ariz.--Evacuee fire truck crew prepare for eventualities at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-129

Poston, Ariz.--Evacuee fire truck crew prepare for eventualities at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-130

Poston, Ariz.--Members of the police department carving clubs at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. (L to R) standing: Chief Kiyoshi Shigekawa; Toshio Ikeda and Hitoshi Nitta.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-131

Poston, Ariz.--Members of the police department carving clubs at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. (L to R) standing: Chief Kiyoshi Shigekawa; Toshio Ikeda and Hitoshi Nitta.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-132

Poston, Ariz.--Members of the police department carving clubs at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. (L to R) standing: Chief Kiyoshi Shigekawa; Toshio Ikeda and Hitoshi Nitta.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-133

Poston, Ariz.--Members of the police department carving clubs at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. (L to R) standing: Chief Kiyoshi Shigekawa; Toshio Ikeda and Hitoshi Nitta.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-134

Poston, Ariz.--Members of the police department carving clubs at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. (L to R) standing: Chief Kiyoshi Shigekawa; Tochio Ikeda and Hitoshi Nitta.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-135

Poston, Ariz.--Police Chief Kiyoshi Shigekawa painting sign on first police station at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-136

Poston, Ariz.--Tom Nishemarv [Nishimura?] and Tom Enomoto inspecting tractors which have been received at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-137

Poston, Ariz.--This bus, bringing evacuees of Japanese ancestry to the Colorado River War Relocation Authority center has become sand-bound near its destination.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-138

Poston, Ariz.--The bus in the foreground is stuck in the sand while on its way to the Colorado River War Relocation Authority center bringing evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-139

Poston, Ariz.--This bus, bringing evacuees of Japanese ancestry to the Colorado River War Relocation Authority center, has become sand-bound near its destination.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-140

Poston, Ariz.--Little evacuee playing in the desert sand at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/27/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-141

Poston, Ariz.--Site No. 1. Arrival of evacuees of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/26/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-142

Poston, Ariz.--Filling straw ticks for mattresses at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/28/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-143

Poston, Ariz.--Filling straw ticks for mattresses at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/21/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-144A

Site 1. Filling straw ticks.

Poston, Arizona. 6/?/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-145

Poston, Ariz.--Evacuees of Japanese ancestry are filling straw ticks for mattresses upon arrival at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/21/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-146

Poston, Ariz.--Evacuees of Japanese ancestry are filling straw ticks for mattresses after arrival at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/21/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-147

Poston, Ariz.--Evacuees of Japanese ancestry are filling straw ticks for mattresses after arrival at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/23/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-149

Poston, Ariz.-- Most of the hauling is being done by old CCC trucks at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/14/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-150

Poston, Ariz.--Site No. 2. Ditch-digger at work.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/22/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-151

Poston, Ariz.--Site No. 2. Ditch-digger at work. Part of crew hired in building up this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. They are paid 87-1/2 cents an hour by the construction company.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/22/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-152

Poston, Ariz.--Site No. 1. Radio Service.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/26/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-153

Poston, Ariz.--Site No. 1. Radio Service.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/26/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-154

Poston, Ariz.--Site #3. Burning brush to clear more land for the enlarging of this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/1/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-155

Poston, Ariz.--Site #3. Burning brush to clear more land for the enlarging of this War Relocation Authority center for evacues of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/1/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-156

Poston, Ariz.--Bulldozer clearing brush for Site No. 3 at the Colorado River War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/1/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-157

Poston, Ariz.--Site No. 1. Sawing celotex for the construction of barracks for evacuees of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 4/28/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-158

Poston, Ariz.--Apache Indians are assisting 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.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 4/29/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-159

Poston, Ariz. (Site #1)--Unloading beds for evacuees of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center which is located on the Colorado River Indian Reservation.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 4/29/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-160

Poston, Ariz.--(Site #1) 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.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 4/29/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-161

Poston, Ariz.(Site #1)--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.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 4/29/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-162

Poston, Ariz. (Site #1)--CCC telephone crew building telephone lines from Parker, Ariz., to this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/3/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-163

CCC telephone crew building telephone communications from Parker, Arizona, to the relocation center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/3/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-164

Poston, Ariz. (Site #1)--CCC telephone crew building telephone communications from Parker, Ariz., to this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/3/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-165

Poston, Ariz. (Site #1)--Jim Morikawa sprinkling to settle the dust at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-166

(Site No. 1) --Jim Morikawa sprinkling in an attempt to settle the dust at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-167

Poston, Ariz. (Site #1)--Jim Morikawa sprinkling in an attempt to settle the dust at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-168

Poston, Ariz.--Site No. 1. Evacuees are brought in by car and truck from the train to this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-169

Poston, Ariz. (Site #1)--Evacuees of Japanese ancestry spending their first day at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-170

Poston, Ariz. (Site #1)--Evacuees of Japanese ancestry spending their first day at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-171

Poston, Ariz.--Site No. 1. Interior view of barrack construction at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/8/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-172

Poston, Ariz.--Site No. 1. Sawing celotex which is used in the construction of barracks for evacuees of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 4/28/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-173

Poston, Ariz.--Evacuees of Japanese ancestry are being registered upon arrival at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-174

Poston, Ariz.--Site No. 1. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry signing up for the WRA Work Corps.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/26/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-175

Poston, Ariz.--Site No. 1. Arrival of young evacuee cripple of Japanese ancestry by ambulance to this War Relocation Authority center. A doctor is in attendance.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/17/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-177

Poston, Ariz.--Site No. 1. Evacuee of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center cleaning up the grounds around the Administration building.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/20/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-178

Poston, Ariz.--Preliminary medical examinations are made upon arrival of evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-179

Poston, Ariz.--Preliminary medical examinations are made by Registered Nurse Hosmer upon arrival of evacuees of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-180

Poston, Ariz.--(Site #1)--This evacuee is fortified with an umbrella for protection from the sun, and high-top boots for strolling through the dusty streets at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/9/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-185

Poston, Ariz.--Site No. 2--Leveling the streets with tractors at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 6/1/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-186

Poston, Ariz.--Site No. 2. High tension poles being installed at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 6/1/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-187

Poston, Ariz.--(Site #2)--High tension poles being installed at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 6/1/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-190

Living quarters of evacuees of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center, as seen from the top water tower facing southwest.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 6/1/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-191

Poston, Ariz., (Site No. 2)--Living quarters of evacuees of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center as seen from water tower.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 6/1/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-192

Poston, Ariz.--(Site #3)-- Barracks in Site 3 are nearing completion at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 6/1/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-193

Poston, Ariz.--(Site No. 1) Mosaru Oshio with his children on the steps of his barrack home at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 6/1/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-195

Poston, Ariz. (Site No. 2)--Barracks C at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 6/1/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-196

Poston, Ariz. (Site #1)--Barrack building typical of those at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Note the double roof construction for protection against the elements.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 6/1/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-306

Parker, Ariz.-- Henry Welsh, Mojave Indian and chairman of the tribal council on the Colorado River Indian Reservation, which is site of a War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Poston, Arizona. 4/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-307

Parker, Ariz.-- Henry Welsh, Mojave Indian and chairman of the tribal council on the Colorado River Indian Reservation, which is site of a War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Poston, Arizona. 4/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-309

Parker, Ariz.-- The land is plentiful. But the water is scarce. Irrigation canals, such as that shown (above) on the Colorado River Indian Reservation, will be constructed to bring more water from the Colorado River to land to be occupied by evacuees of Japanese ancestry at War Relocation Authority center on the reservation.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Poston, Arizona. 4/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-310

Parker, Ariz.-- The land is plentiful. But the water is scarce. Irrigation canals, such as that shown (above) on the Colorado River Indian Reservation, will be constructed to bring more water from the Colorado River to land to be occupied by evacuees of Japanese ancestry at War Relocation Authority center on the reservation.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Poston, Arizona. 4/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-311

Parker, Ariz.--View of partially developed site of War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry on the Colorado River Indian Reservation.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Poston, Arizona. 4/9/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-312

Parker, Ariz.--Colorado River water, combined through irrigation with dry desert land, produces green alfalfa such as that shown in this field on the Colorado River Indian Reservation, site of a War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Poston, Arizona. 4/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-315

Parker, Ariz.--Indian Service offices, surrounded by lawn and greenery amid the desert, on Colorado River Indian Reservation, site of War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Parker, Arizona. 4/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-316

Parker, Ariz.--View of main street in Parker. Near this desert town, the War Relocation Authority will maintain a center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry on the Colorado River Indian Reservation.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Parker, Arizona. 4/9/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-317

Parker, Ariz.--View of main street in Parker. Near this desert town, the War Relocation Authority will maintain a center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry on the Colorado River Indian Reservation.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Parker, Arizona. 4/9/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-318

Parker, Ariz.--Unloading lumber for construction of War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry on Colorado River Indian Reservation.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Parker, Arizona. 4/9/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-319

Parker, Ariz.--Thousands of concrete foundation blocks were cast for foundations of new living quarters for evacuees of Japanese ancestry at War Relocation Authority center on Colorado River Indian Reservation.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Parker, Arizona. 4/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-32

Aerial shot. Colorado River west of Poston.

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-320

Parker, Ariz.--Constructing quarters for evacuees of Japanese ancestry at War Relocation Authority center on Colorado River Indian Reservation.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Parker, Arizona. 4/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-321

Parker, Ariz.--Constructing quarters for evacuees of Japanese ancestry at War Relocation Authority center on Colorado River Indian Reservation.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Parker, Arizona. 4/10/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-323

Parker, Ariz.--Lieutenant Commander Ralph B. Snavely of the U.S. Public Health Service watches well-digger bore for fresh water at War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry on Colorado River Indian Reservation.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Parker, Arizona. 4/9/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-325

Parker, Ariz.--A ditch-digging machine excavates for water pipes and for sewer lines at War Relocation Authority center for evacues of Japanese ancestry on Colorado River Indian Reservation. Heavy shoring is needed to keep the desert soil from slipping back into the ditch.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Parker, Arizona. 4/9/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-326

Parker, Ariz.--View of quarters under construction for evacuees of Japanese ancestry at War Relocation Authority center on Colorado River Indian Reservation.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Parker, Arizona. 4/9/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-327

Parker, Ariz.--View of quarters under construction for evacuees of Japanese ancestry at War Relocation Authority center on Colorado River Indian Reservation.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Parker, Arizona. 4/9/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-35

Aerial shot. Colorado River west of Poston.

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-37

Aerial view of town of Parker, Arizona.

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-38

Aerial shot. Camp #3 site 3.

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-42

Contractor's superintendent Newell with announcer Chet Huntley, CBS Strange Ports of Call.

Poston, Arizona. 5/26/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-45

Evacuees unloading their baggage.

Poston, Arizona. 5/12/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-51

Arrival of Japanese. Loading baggage for delivery to homes.

Poston, Arizona. 5/12/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-56

Site 3. Building erection.

Poston, Arizona. 5/19/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-76

Arrival of Japanese.

Poston, Arizona. 5/23/42

Volume 1, Section A, WRA no. A-91

Site 1. Camp #1 facing S.E.

Poston, Arizona. 4/24/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-328

Poston, Ariz.-- View of quarters under construction for evacuees of Japanese ancestry at War Relocation Authority center on Colorado River Indian Reservation.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Poston, Arizona. 4/9/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-329

Poston, Ariz.-- View of quarters under construction for evacuees of Japanese ancestry at War Relocation Authority center on Colorado River Indian Reservation.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Poston, Arizona. 4/9/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-332

Poston, Ariz.--Mrs. Ruby Snyder, Chemehuevi Indian, states: I hear that the Japanese are wonderful farmers. I would like to go down to see how they grow things. Undeveloped desert land will be irrigated for growing crops in the War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry on the Colorado River Indian Reservation.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Poston, Arizona. 4/10/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-334

Poston, Ariz.--Ben Butler, a Mojave and the most successful farmer on the Colorado River Indian Reservation. Farmers and gardeners among the evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be given opportunity to follow their callings at War Relocation Authority center on the reservation.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Poston, Arizona. 4/10/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-336

Poston, Ariz.--Mrs. Ruby Snyder, Chemehuevi Indian, states: I hear that the Japanese are wonderful farmers. I would like to go down to see how they grow things. Undeveloped desert land will be irrigated for growing crops in the War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry on the Colorado River Indian Reservation.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Poston, Arizona. 4/10/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-337

Poston, Ariz.--Sheriff Jim Washum of Parker. A War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry is situated on the Colorado River Indian Reservation, near Parker.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Poston, Arizona. 4/9/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-338

Poston, Ariz.--Henry Chappo, Chemehuevi Indian. Colorado River Indian Reservation is site of one of War Relocation Authority centers for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Poston, Arizona. 4/10/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-339

Poston, Ariz.--Henry Chappo, Chemehuevi Indian. Colorado River Indian Reservation is site of one of War Relocation Authority centers for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Poston, Arizona. 4/10/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-340

Poston, Ariz.--Thousands of concrete blocks were cast for foundations of new living quarters for evacues of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority Center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 4/30/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-341

Poston, Ariz. (Site No. 1)--Partially completed building showing the double roof construction for hot weather protection at this War Relocation Authority Center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/9/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-342

Aerial view of Colorado River Relocation Center for persons of Japanese ancestry evacuated from the West Coast.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-343

Aerial view of Colorado River Relocation Center for persons of Japanese ancestry evacuated from the West Coast.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-344

Aerial view of Colorado River reservation, location of Colorado River Relocation Center for persons of Japanese ancestry evacuated from the West Coast.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-345

Aerial view of Colorado River Relocation Center for persons of Japanese ancestry evacuated from the West Coast.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/25/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-367

Poston, Ariz.--(Site #3)--Workmen getting drinks after record breaking erection of 16 buildings in 22 minutes at this War Relocation Authority Center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/19/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-368

Poston, Ariz.--Kay Nishimura with Announcer Chet Huntley of CBS in a nationwide broadcast at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/26/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-371

Poston, Ariz.--Wade Head, project director, with Announcer Chet Huntley of CBS in a nationwide hookup at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Poston, Arizona.

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-372

Poston, Ariz.--Wade Head, project director, with Announcer Chet Huntley of CBS in a nationwide hookup at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona.

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-374

Poston, Ariz.--(Site No. 1)- Evacuees of Japanese ancestry are locating their baggage upon arrival at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/17/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-375

Poston, Ariz.--Evacuees of Japanese ancestry register upon arrival at War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/28/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-376

Poston, Ariz.--(Site No. 1)--Baggage belonging to evacuees of Japanese ancestry is delivered to their barracks upon arrival at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/12/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-377

Arrival of persons of Japanese ancestry at the Colorado River Relocation Center, Camp 1.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/20/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-378

Poston, Ariz.--Evacuees of Japanese ancestry arriving at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/19/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-380

Poston, Ariz.--(Site No. 1) Evacuees of Japanese ancestry are given a preliminary medical examination upon arrival at War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/21/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-381

Poston, Arizona--Construction of buildings for evacuees of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority Center. Foreman Nig Jones timed the erection of 16 buildings in 22 minutes.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/19/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-382

Poston, Ariz.--Side of barracks being set in place in the construction of housing for evacuees of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority Center. Foreman Kirby is seen directing the record-breaking work of 16 buildings in 22 minutes.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/19/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-384

Poston, Ariz. (Site No. 3)--Barrack-living quarters being constructed for evacuees of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority Center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/19/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-385

Poston, Ariz.--(Site # 3)--Barracks under construction at this War Relocation Authority center where evacuees of Japanese ancestry are spending the duration.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/19/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-386

Poston, Ariz.--Barracks under construction at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Site No. 3.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/19/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-387

Poston, Ariz. (Site No. 3)--Construction of living quarters for evacuees of Japanese ancestry is in full progress at this War Relocation Authority Center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/19/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-388

Poston, Ariz. (Site No. 3)--Showing construction of living quarters for evacuees of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority Center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/19/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-389

Poston, Ariz.--Arrival of evacuees of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center. This is an important event as friends and families are reunited.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/11/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-390

Poston, Ariz.--(Site 1)--Safe arrives for the post office at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/11/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-391

Poston, Ariz.--Evacuees of Japanese ancestry register at War Relocation Authority centers where they will spend the duration.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/22/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-392

Poston, Ariz.--Evacuees of Japanese [ancestry] registering at this War Relocation Authority. The sign explains features of WRA work corps.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/22/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-393

Poston, Ariz.-- (Site No. 1) Filling straw ticks for mattresses upon arrival at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/24/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-394

Poston, Ariz.--Unloading baggage of evacuees of Japanese ancestry upon arrival at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/17/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-396

Poston, Ariz.--Sewer trench being dug by ditch digger at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/14/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-397

Poston, Ariz.--Arrival of evacuees of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/23/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-398

Poston, Ariz.--Buses bringing evacuees of Japanese ancestry to this War Relocation Authority center to spend the duration.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/23/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-400

Poston, Ariz.--Installing fire hydrants at this War Relocation authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/21/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-401

Poston, Ariz.--First sick man at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. (L to R) Head doctor, Leo Schnur, and evacuee doctor, Dr. S. Watoke.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/10/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-402

Poston, Ariz.--(Site #1)--Light poles and wiring for electric lighting are being installed at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/6/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-403

Poston, Ariz.--(Site #1)--Electric lighting is being installed at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/6/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-404

Poston, Ariz.--(Site #1)--Light poles and wiring for electric lighting are being installed at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/6/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-405

Poston, Ariz.--These little buildings are for the use of construction employees.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 6/4/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-406

Poston, Ariz.--Construction of out-buildings for construction employees.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 6/4/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-408

Poston, Arizona--Loading lumber for use in the construction of living quarters for evacuees of Japanese ancestry at the Colorado River War Relocation Authority Center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 4/26/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-410

Poston, Ariz.--(Site #1)--Unloading roofing paper to be used in the construction of barracks at the Colorado River War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 4/24/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-411

Poston, Ariz.--Baggage is inspected for contraband upon arrival at War Relocation Authority centers where evacuees of Japanese ancestry are spending the duration.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/11/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-412

Poston, Ariz.--Site #1--Typical shower facilities at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/3/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-414

Poston, Ariz.--(Site #1) Young evacuee mother of Japanese ancestry arrives with her young baby at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/10/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-415

Poston, Ariz.--(Site #1)--Scrap lumber which will be put to many uses by evacuees of Japanese ancestry upon their arrival.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/9/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-416

Poston, Ariz.--(Site #1) Organizing first office force consisting of evacuee girls.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/10/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-418

Poston, Arizona --Roofing material which will be used in the construction of living quarters for evacuees of Japanese ancestry at the Colorado River War Relocation center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 4/24/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-419

Poston, Ariz.--(Site #1)--Alice Maeda signs up the Shiomichi family at the intake center for the War Relocation Authority Work Corps. (L to R) Toke Shiomichi, Alice Maeda, Joe and Edna Shiomichi, Mrs. Shiomichi.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/14/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-420

Poston, Ariz.--(Site #1) Signing up for WRA Work Corps.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/10/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-422

Poston, Ariz.--(Site #1)-- Shigekawa family from Anaheim, Washington, among the first registrants.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/10/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-423

Poston, Ariz.--(Site #1) Office force being organized at Intake Center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/10/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-800

A scene in block 19, which is ingeniously landscaped by evacuee residents.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 12/31/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-801

Landscaping done by evacuee residents of Camp No. 1.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 12/31/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-802

Landscaping done by evacuee residents of Camp No. 1.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 12/31/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-803

Landscaping done by evacuee residents of Camp No. 1.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 12/31/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-805

Landscaping done by evacuee residents of Camp No. 1.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 12/31/42

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-806

New Year's Fair marble champ. Jerry Osumi, 11. Present occupation: student. Former occupation: student. Former residence: Sacramento, California.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/2/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-807

Jerry Osumi, 11, was formerly a student in Sacramento, California. He is, at present, a student at the center. New Year's Fair marble champ.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/2/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-808

Norris James with a Whitlock flat-bed printing press, which is owned by the staff of the Poston Daily Chronicle.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/3/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-809

New Year's Fair. This symbol and the words Progress Thru Unity were adopted by the fair committee as the official insignia of the New Year's Fair, which was held in Camp No. 2.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/3/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-810

New Year's Fair. Crowds entering educational exhibit.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/2/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-811

New Year's Fair. Crowds entering agricultural exhibit.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/2/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-812

New Year's Fair. Crowds entering the agricultural exhibit.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/2/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-813

New Year's Fair. Crowds entering agricultural exhibit.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/2/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-814

New Year's Fair. Crowds entering agricultural exhibit.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/2/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-815

Press Club building. This structure was erected by members of the Poston Daily Chronicle. It was made from materials and adobe which was made by staff members.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-816

School buildings. These school buildings are being erected by evacuee laborers. The structures will be of adobe which is made in the local evacuee operated adobe factory.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-817

School buildings. These school buildings are being erected by evacuee laborers. The structures will be of adobe which is made in the local evacuee operated adobe factory.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-818

School buildings. These school buildings are being erected by evacuee laborers. The structures will be of adobe which is made in the local evacuee operated adobe factory.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-819

School buildings. These school buildings are being erected by evacuee laborers. The structures will be of adobe which is made in the local evacuee operated adobe factory.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-820

Adobe factory. Drying racks.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-821

Adobe factory drying racks.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-822

The adobe factory at Camp No. 1.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-823

Adobe factory at Camp No. 1.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-824

The legal staff at Camp 1. (L to R) Front Row: Hideko Kimoto, Marianne Mosui, Aki Sakuma, Tadako Yoshwaru [?], George Fujii; Back Row: Hidio Zumo

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-825

Legal staff at Poston Camp No. 1. These are all lawyers, and Mr. Kido is National President of the J.A.C.L. (L to R) Cap Tamura, Franklyn Sugijama, Tom Masuda, Elmer Yamamoto, Saburo Kido.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-826

Sewing school.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-828

Shoe repair shop at Camp No. 1. The shoes on the left were received on a single day at this repair shop.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-829

Adobe factory at Camp No. 1.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-830

Adobe factory at Camp No. 1.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-831

Norris James, Reports Officer.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/3/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-833

Norris James, Reports Officer.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/3/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-834

In the foreground can be seen the irrigation canal which will supply Poston with agricultural water. This canal receives its water from the Parker Dam. In the background can be seen the Colorado River.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/3/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-835

In the foreground can be seen the irrigation canal which will supply Poston with agricultural water. This canal receives its water from the Parker Dam. In the background can be seen the Colorado River.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/3/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-836

In the foreground can be seen the irrigation canal which will supply Poston with agricultural water. This canal receives its water from the Parker Dam. In the background can be seen the Colorado River.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/3/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-837

In the foreground can be seen the irrigation canal which will supply Poston with agricultural water. This canal receives its water from the Parker Dam. In the background can be seen the Colorado River.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/3/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-838

New Year's Fair. Pretty Nami Nadaoka is shown with the program sign at the fair, which was held in Camp No. 2. Present occupation: waitress in personnel mess. Former occupation: student. Former residence: Los Angeles, California.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/3/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-839

New Year's Fair. A group of pretty Niseis pose beside the sign program at the fair to be held to commemorate New Year's at Camp No. 2.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/3/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-840

New Year's Fair. Model of camp 2 prepared for agricultural exhibit by evacuee craftsmen.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/2/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-841

Adobe factory. A woman worker placing mortar in adobe form.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/3/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-842

Sewing school. Evacuee students are taught here not only to design but make clothing as well.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-843

Sewing school. Evacuee students are taught here not only to design but make clothing as well.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-844

Beauty shop.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-845

Sewing school. Evacuee students are taught here not only to design but make clothing as well.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-846

Sewing school. Evacuee students are taught here not only to design but make clothing as well.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-847

Shoe repair shop. J. K. Honda. Present occupation: shoe maker. Former occupation: farmer. Former residence: San Luis Obispo, California.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-848

Sewing school. Evacuee students are taught here not only to design but make clothing as well.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-849

A group picture of the sewing school.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-850

Beauty shop receptionist. Laura Mukogawa. Present occupation: beauty operator. Former occupation: beauty operator. Former residence: Los Angeles, California.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-851

Dry goods canteen, camp 1.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-852

Dry goods canteen, Camp No. 1.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 2, Section A, WRA no. A-853

Shoe repair shop.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. C-33

This youngster is preparing to fill a mattress-cover with straw after arriving at the relocation center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry on the Colorado River Indian Reservation.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. ?/?/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. C-34

Cooks and chefs among the evacuees of Japanese ancestry were immediately given opportunity to follow their callings after they arrived at the relocation center on the Colorado River Indian Reservation. Kitchen scene.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. ?/?/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. C-35

Cooks and chefs among the evacuees of Japanese ancestry were immediately given opportunity to follow their callings after they arrived at the relocation center on the Colorado River Indian Reservation. Kitchen scene.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. ?/?/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. C-36

First service at the newly established post office, Poston, at the Relocation Center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry on the Colorado River Indian Reservation. The post office was named in honor of Charles D. Poston, desert pioneer, and first Arizona territorial delegate to Congress.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. ?/?/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. C-37

On the night of the arrival of the first evacuees of Japanese ancestry religious services were held in this relocation center on the Colorado River Indian Reservation.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. ?/?/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. C-38

Community store on the first day of arrival of evacuees of Japanese ancestry at the relocation center on the Colorado River Indian Reservation. On the first day of operation, $190 worth of merchandise was sold in a run on the store, and the stock was replenished in rush orders from Phoenix, Arizona.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. ?/?/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. C-40

Construction continues on the War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry on the Colorado River Indian Reservation. Three units in the center are scheduled to house 20,000 evacuees eventually.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. ?/?/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. C-41

Construction continues on the War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry on the Colorado River Indian Reservation. Three units in the center are scheduled to house 20,000 evacuees eventually.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. ?/?/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. C-42

Construction continues on the War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry on the Colorado River Indian Reservation. Three units in the center are scheduled to house 20,000 evacuees eventually.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. ?/?/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. C-82

Poston, Ariz.--Boring a fresh water well at War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry on the Colorado River Indian Reservation.

Photographer: Albers, Clem

Poston, Arizona.

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. K-336

No longer are there small children splashing about in the wading pool built for them by fathers and older brothers. Units II and III of the Colorado River Relocation Center, Poston, Arizona, meet their scheduled closings ahead of the deadline. These two camps which at one time had a combined population of more than 8,500 Japanese Americans are now completely deserted.

Photographer: Iwasaki, Hikaru

Poston, Arizona. 9/?/45

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. K-337

One of the many block mess halls used as a storehouse for evacuee property when it was no longer needed to feed the people. From these temporary storage places, boxes for freight and express went by truck to Parker, Arizona, the nearest railroad station. Units II and III of the Colorado River Relocation Center, Poston, Arizona, meet their scheduled closings ahead of the deadline. These two camps which at one time had a combined population of more than 8,500 Japanese Americans are now completely deserted.

Photographer: Iwasaki, Hikaru

Poston, Arizona. 9/?/45

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. K-340

Baggage of residents leaving from the Parker, Arizona, Railroad Station is picked up on the morning of their departure by evacuee baggage crews and hauled into Parker. Units II and III of the Colorado River Relocation Center, Poston, Arizona, meet their scheduled closings ahead of the deadline. These two camps which at one time had a combined population of more than 8,500 Japanese Americans are now completely deserted.

Photographer: Iwasaki, Hikaru

Poston, Arizona. 9/?/45

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. K-364

Mr. Niseki tries one of his heart lockets on Mrs. Niseki. Although most of the skilled craftsmen have left Poston from time to time, there are still some residents who are still practicing their skills and crafts within the camp. They will be leaving soon perhaps to continue these as profitable businesses on the outside.

Photographer: Iwasaki, Hikaru

Poston, Arizona. 9/?/45

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. K-375

There will be no need for these army cots in the barracks at Poston. Much of this type of government property is already being shipped out for use in the hostels and Federal Housing Projects on the West Coast. Units II and III of the Colorado River Relocation Center, Poston, Arizona, meet their scheduled closings ahead of the deadline. These two camps which at one time had a combined population of more than 8,500 Japanese Americans are now completely deserted.

Photographer: Iwasaki, Hikaru

Poston, Arizona. 9/?/45

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. K-377

After the final plans have been made, boxes packed, and grants picked up, the residents of Poston are at last ready to leave the center. Now that so many of their friends have gone out before them, it is with a feeling of anticipation rather than one of sorrow that the evacuees prepare to leave the place which for three years has been home to them.

Photographer: Iwasaki, Hikaru

Poston, Arizona. 9/?/45

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. G-393

Fire which started in the barrack, remains of which are shown in the foreground, swept six barracks in Poston II, block 202, Christmas night, 1943. Only efficient work of the evacuee fire department from all three units saved the barracks shown in the background. High wind made control of the fire most difficult.

Poston, Arizona. 12/25/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. G-394

Electric stoves, gas stoves and other hard-to-get items, belonging to personnel and evacuees, were destroyed in a Christmas night 1943 fire which destroyed six barracks in Block 202, Poston II. The barracks were being used as warehouses.

Poston, Arizona. 12/25/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. G-395

46 electric washing machines were destroyed in a Christmas night 1943 blaze in Block 202, Poston Unit II. Two mangles, 29 gas stoves, 8 electric refrigerators and an electric stove also were destroyed. The buildings served as warehouses for evacuee and personnel household goods.

Poston, Arizona. 12/25/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. G-396

47 electric washing machines were destroyed in a Christmas night 1943 blaze in Block 202, Poston Unit II. Two mangles, 29 gas stoves, 8 electric refrigerators and an electric stove also were destroyed. The buildings served as warehouses for evacuee and personnel household goods.

Poston, Arizona. 12/25/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. G-397

Fire hose was kept available, and in action for hours following the fire. Wind blew hard all day following the blaze, as well as during the fire.

Poston, Arizona. 12/25/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. G-398

The fire in block six, Unit I, Poston, which took place November 16. This picture shows firemen and volunteers at work to extinguish the blaze.

Poston, Arizona. 11/16/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. G-399

Shown here are the remains of the six barracks after the fire on Christmas night, 1943, which swept block 202, Poston No. II.

Poston, Arizona. 12/25/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. G-400

This photo shows the sweep of the fire which swept block 202, Poston No. II, on Christmas night, 1943, and the nearness of the buildings to the point where the fire was stopped.

Poston, Arizona. 12/25/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-491

Kiyoko Tatsukawa, former high school student from Huntington Beach, California, and a graduate of the spring 1943 class in Nurse's Aid at the Poston Hospital. Pretty Kiyoko is shown demonstrating her most charming bed-side manner, before administering medicine to the fortunate patient.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 5/3/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-493

The class of 11 girls who graduated in the spring of 1943 Nurse's Aid course at the Poston Hospital. This is a one year course, and equips the girls to hold jobs as Nurse's Aid in the hospitals outside the relocation areas. The girls are front row, left to right: Mary Nuro, Chiyoko Fujiura, Mary Ogawa, and Mitsue Ogura. Back row, left to right: Kiyoke Tatsukawa, Marlee Miyaji, Misayo Mori, Midori Ochiyo, Kimiye Okuno, Yaeko Aoki, Helen Neishi.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 5/3/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-494

Cheiko Neeno, Nurse's Aid student at the Poston Hospital, attending a baby patient in the children's ward. These nurse's aid students are taught to efficiently assist Registered Nurses in the care and treatment of patients. The course consists of one year intensive training.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 5/3/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-495

Cheiko Neeno, Nurse's Aid student at the Poston Hospital, attending a baby patient in the children's ward. These nurse's aid students are taught to efficiently assist Registered Nurses in the care and treatment of patients. The course consists of one year's intensive training.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 5/3/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-496

Registered Nurse, Mrs. Edythe Sasser, is assisted by Yoshiko Konatsu, Nurse's Aid, and Tomiko Kitasaki, Nurse's Aid, in the treatment of Infantile Paralysis. All patients suffering from this dread disease are treated by the Kenny method. Hot packs are applied to the stricken limbs, and this is followed by muscular and nervous reeducation.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 5/3/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-497

Registered Nurse, Mrs. Edythe Sasser, is assisted by Yoshiko Konatsu, Nurse's Aid, and Tomiko Kitasaki, Nurse's Aid, in the treatment of Infantile Paralysis. All patients suffering from this dread disease are treated by the Kenny method. Hot packs are applied to the stricken limbs, and this is followed by muscular and nervous reeducation.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 5/3/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-498

Registered Nurse, Mrs. Edythe Sasser, is assisted by Yoshiko Konatsu, Nurse's Aid, and Tomiko Kitasaki, Nurse's Aid, in the treatment of Infantile Paralysis. All patients suffering from this dread disease are treated by the Kenny method. Hot packs are applied to the stricken limbs, and this is followed by muscular and nervous reeducation.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 5/3/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-499

Nurse's Aid student Cheiko Neeno attends Mrs. Hide Uyeda, a patient in the Poston Hospital.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 5/3/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-501

Dr. George S. Kido, Ph.D. from the University of California and developer of a machine which is used to spray ponds in the control of mosquitos. This machine has been adapted from a 50 gal. orchard sprayer and has been mounted on a tractor drawn trailer. The mosquitos in this section of the country are potential carriers of equine encephalitis, which is a form of sleeping sickness. No cases of this disease have been found as yet. Dr. Kido was a well known track star at the University of Southern California in his undergraduate days.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 5/3/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-503

Mosquito control spray unit which has been developed by Dr. George S. Kido. This machine has been adapted from a 50 gallon orchard spray. Dr. Kido is shown on the left, and his crew of operators on the right. The mosquitos in this section of the country are potential carriers of equine encephalitis, which is a form of sleeping sickness. As yet, no cases of this disease have been found at Poston.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 5/3/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-505

Mosquito control crew at work treating a pond in the campaign to rid Poston of the mosquito menace. The mosquitos in this section of the country are potential carriers of equine encephalitis, which is a form of sleeping sickness, but as yet no cases of this disease have appeared in this camp.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 5/3/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-506

Saburo Tomita, foreman of the print shop, and the only Japanese-American to hold a card in the Pressman's Union. Saburo formerly worked for the Morrissey Brothers Printing Company in Los Angeles, and has had 22 years experience as a pressman.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 5/5/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-507

Tamio Yamada, former student in press work at the Frank Wiggins Trade School in Los Angeles. Photo shows Tamio feeding an issue of the Poston Chronicle into the new flat press.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 5/5/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-508

Roy Sugiura, former student of printing at the Roosevelt High School in Los Angeles, is shown hand-setting type which will be used in printing the Poston Chronicle. Most body type is set on a machine in a commercial printing company in Phoenix, but heads, picture captions, and some body type is hand-set here.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 5/5/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-509

Taketora Yamamoto, evacuee from Winslow, Arizona, is shown at work in the machine shop here. Taketora worked in the machine shop of the Santa Fe Rail Road for 27 years as a mechanic and lathe operator at Winslow.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 5/4/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-511

Welders in the machine shop at this War Relocation Authority center. They are left to right: Shig Yamaguchi, evacuee from Gilroy, California, where he was a high school student; Skip Sato, former mining geology student at the University of California at Berkeley . His home prior to evacuation was at Brawley, California.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 5/4/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-512

Welders in the machine shop at this War Relocation Authority Center. They are left to right: Shig Yamaguchi, evacuee from Gilroy, California, where he was a high school student; Skip Sato, former mining geology student at the University of California at Berkeley . His home prior to evacuation was at Brawley, California.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 5/4/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-513

View in the machine shop, where tracks, tractors, automobiles, and other machines are repaired.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 5/4/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-514

George Makanishi, evacuee from Anaheim, California, is shown at work on an engine lathe in the shop here. George is a graduate of the Fullerton Junior College, where he studied machine shop work.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 5/4/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-555

Residents of Colorado River Relocation Center for persons of Japanese ancestry requesting repatriation to Japan.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/?/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-556

Residents of Colorado River Relocation Center for persons of Japanese ancestry requesting repatriation to Japan.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/?/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-557

Residents of Colorado River Relocation Center for persons of Japanese ancestry requesting repatriation to Japan.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/?/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-558

Residents of Colorado River Relocation Center for persons of Japanese ancestry requesting repatriation to Japan.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/?/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-561

A group of children evacuees enjoying a game of Black Jack at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/4/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-562

Poston, Ariz.-- Norris James, WRA representative, gives instructions and assignments to the newspaper staff of evacuees of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/4/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-564

Poston, Ariz.-- Robert Naeda, 9, son of the first family to arrive at this War Relocation Authority center, studies his school lessons in a home-made chair. His family are evacuees from El Centro, California.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/4/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-565

Parker, Arizona--Mrs. Iwasaki tidies up her home at this War Relocation Authority center. Her family was the first family to be admitted to this center where evacuees are now spending the duration.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/5/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-566

Parker, Arizona--These two little evacuees of Japanese ancestry are getting acquainted at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/4/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-566B

Toy shop, Block 38, Unit I, Poston. Boys carving toy boats.

Poston, Arizona. 10/?/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-567

Poston, Arizona --Evacuees of Japanese descent fish for carp in the canal on northwest side of this War Relocation Authority center. The boys caught eight fish between them on bent pins with bread as bait. The fish were thrown back in the water to furnish future sport.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/4/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-587

Poston, California--Little girls playing house at this War Relocation Authority center where evacuees of Japanese ancestry are spending the duration. (L to R) Ayako Nakamura, 9 yrs.; June Ibe, 6 yrs.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/4/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-589

Poston, Arizona--Evacuees of Japanese ancestry watching from their positions on a light pole an outdoor musical performance by evacuees at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/5/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-590

A little evacuee of Japanese descent gets a ride on her father's shoulders.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/5/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-591

A small evacuee of Japanese ancestry amuses himself while his parents are entertained by an outdoor musical show at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/5/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-592

Parker, Ariz.--Several girls watch an outdoor musical show put on by fellow evacuees at this War Authority Relocation center where they are spending the duration.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/5/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-593

Poston, Ariz.--Evacuees of Japanese ancestry watching an outdoor musical performance by fellow evacuees at this War Relocation Authority center.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/5/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-594

Poston, Arizona--Evacuees of Japanese descent watching an outdoor musical performance at this War Relocation Authority center where they are spending the duration.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/5/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-595

Evacuees of Japanese descent watching an outdoor musical performance at this War Relocation Authority center where they are spending the duration.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/5/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-596

Poston, Arizona--Evacuees of Japanese descent watching an outdoor musical performance at this War Relocation Authority center where they are spending the duration.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/5/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-597

A young evacuee of Japanese ancestry entertains her fellow evacuees with a demonstration of her tap dancing ability. This was one number in an outdoor musical show.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/5/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-598

Evacuees of Japanese descent on odd perch watching an outdoor musical performance at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry, where they are spending the duration.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/5/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-599

Poston, Ariz.--A group of spectator evacuees watch an outdoor musical and dramatic show. This show was the first to be given at this War Relocation Authority center, and the entertainment was furnished by evacuee talent.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/5/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-601

Parker, Arizona --A little evacuee of Japanese ancestry gets a ride on her brother's shoulders at this War Relocation Authority center where they are spending the duration.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/5/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-602

Evacuees of Japanese descent watch fellow evacuee surveyors work at this War Relocation Authority center where they are spending the duration.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/5/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-603

An evacuee smooths street with grading equipment at the relocation center where evacuees of Japanese descent are spending the duration.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/5/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-605

Evacuees of Japanese descent fish for carp in the canal on the northwest side of this War Relocation Authority center. The boys caught eight fish on bent pins with bread as bait.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/4/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-606

Boys of Japanese ancestry fishing for carp in the canal on the northwest side of this War Relocation Authority center where they are spending the duration.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/4/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-607

Norris James, War Relocation Authority representative, gives instructions and assignments to the newspaper staff of evacuees of Japanese ancestry at this center where they are spending the duration.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/4/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-608

The newspaper staff at this War Relocation Authority center. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry publish their own newspaper which not only keeps evacuees informed of current happenings in their center, but also affords openings to follow their callings in this field.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/5/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-612

Barn dance given in Block 12. No music was available so evacuees of Japanese descent sang Pop goes the Weasel and clapped hands while dancing the Virginia Reel. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry are spending the duration at War Relocation Authority centers.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/5/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-613

Two young girl evacuees of Japanese ancestry invite their boy friends to dance at a barn dance given by Block 12.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/5/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-614

Yachiyo Honda and Sakae Nakasaki pin a favor on Jean Honda at a barn dance given by Block 12 at this War Relocation Authority center where evacuees are spending the duration.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/5/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-615

Evacuees of Japanese ancestry dance the Virginia Reel at a barn dance given by Block 12. No music was available so dancers sang Pop goes the Weasel and clapped hands for rhythm at this War Relocation Authority center where they are spending the duration.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/5/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. D-616

Evacuees of Japanese ancestry dance the Virginia Reel at a barn dance given by Block 12. No music was available so dancers sang pop goes the Weasel and clapped hands in time with the dance.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 6/5/42

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-742

New adobe school buildings erected at this center for use at the opening of the fall term of school.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/18/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-743

New adobe school buildings erected at this center for use at the opening of the fall term of school.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/18/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-744

New adobe school buildings erected at this center for use at the opening of the fall term of school.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/18/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-745

Slight damage done by fire believed incendiary at the apartment occupied by Charles Smith, member of the administration staff in Building 14, Block 34, at this center. On the same night two other fires of similar nature were discovered in adjoining barracks building.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/18/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-746

Corner of Barrack G in Block 34, where appointed personnel live at this relocation center, which was damaged by fire believed of incendiary origin. Building shown in background is the apartment occupied by Charles Smith, which was also damaged slightly by a similar fire discovered less than an hour earlier on the same evening.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/18/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-747

Corner of Barrack G in Block 34, where appointed personnel live at this relocation center, which was damaged by fire believed of incendiary origin. Building shown in background is the apartment occupied by Charles Smith, which was also damaged slightly by a similar fire discovered less than an hour earlier on the same evening.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/18/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-748

Damage done to Barracks G, Block 34, occupied by administrative personnel by a fire believed incendiary. Another fire was also discovered at the opposite end of this same building later the same evening.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/18/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-749

Slight damage done by fire believed incendiary at the apartment occupied by Charles Smith, member of the administrative staff in Building 14, Block 34, at this center. On the same night two other fires of similar nature were discovered in adjoining barracks building.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/18/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-751

Damage done by fire believed of incendiary origin to the Barracks G, Block 34 building, occupied by administrative personnel at this War Relocation Authority center. William Hoffman, WRA Fire Protection Officer, is shown inspecting the damage and pointed to the burned wood. Another fire was discovered at the other end of this building and one also at an adjacent apartment.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/18/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-752

Remains of box of trash which was pulled away from Barracks G, Block 34, occupied by administrative personnel when fire believed of incendiary origin was discovered. Partly burned box had been filled with shredded paper and lighted. Damage to the building was slight.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/18/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-753

William Hoffman, Chief of the Fire Protection Section of WRA, pointing to burned place on building and to match which was dropped on the ground below. This was one of three fires discovered in less than an hour's time in the administrative staff living quarters at this War Relocation center.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/18/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-754

William Hoffman, Chief of the Fire Protection Section of WRA, pointing to burned tar paper on the side of Barracks G, Block 34, where a fire believed of incendiary origin had been discovered. This was one of three such fires discovered in less than an hour in the quarters occupied by appointed personnel at this War Relocation center.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/18/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-755

Slight damage done by fire believed incendiary at the apartment occupied by Charles Smith, member of the administrative staff in Building 14, Block 34, at this center. On the same night two other fires of similar nature were discovered in adjoining barracks building.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/18/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-756

A young Nisei bids goodbye to his friends just before the bus starts for Gila River Relocation Center, August 24, 1943, on the first leg of the journey to Japan, via the Gripsholm. Sailing of the Gripsholm took place from an eastern seaport harbor September 1.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/24/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-757

A young Nisei bids goodbye to his friends just before the bus starts for Gila River Relocation Center, August 24, 1943, on the first leg of the journey to Japan, via the Gripsholm. Sailing of the Gripsholm took place from an eastern seaport harbor September 1.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/24/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-758

Large crowd assembled to bid bon voyage to residents of Poston who left the project by bus and truck August 24, 1943, for the Rivers center, on the first lap of the journey to Japan via the Gripsholm, which sailed from an eastern seaport Sept. 1.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/24/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-759

Large crowd assembled to bid bon voyage to residents of Poston who left the project by bus and truck August 24, 1943, for the Rivers center, on the first lap of the journey to Japan via the Gripsholm, which sailed from an eastern seaport Sept. 1.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/24/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-760

Goodbye to Gripsholm voyageurs, en route to Japan, who left the project August 24, 1943.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/24/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-761

Large crowd assembled to bid bon voyage to residents of Poston who left the project by bus and truck August 24, 1943, for the Rivers center, on the first lap of the journey to Japan via Gripsholm, which sailed from an eastern seaport Sept. 1.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/24/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-762

Showing a part of the crowd assembled to see the Gripsholm voyageurs off and the baggage trucks which carried their effects to Rivers, thence to an eastern seaport where they embarked Sept. 1, 1943.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/24/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-763

Back of post office at Poston--a branch office of the Phoenix post office--showing sacks of mail ready to be taken into the office and sorted for delivery. Four tons of Sears Roebuck catalogues arrived at this office during the week of August 24.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/24/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-764

Back of post office at Poston--a branch office of the Phoenix post office--showing sacks of mail ready to be taken into the office and sorted for delivery. Four tons of Sears Roebuck catalogues arrived at this office during the week of August 24.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/24/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-765

Last truck of the convoy carrying Gripsholm voyageurs to Rivers Relocation Center on the first lap of their journey to Japan, August 24, 1943, moves away from the departure station at Poston.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/24/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-766

Occupants of the last bus in convoy get set for the trip to Rivers center on the first lap of their journey to Japan via Gripsholm.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/24/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-767

Occupants of the last bus in convoy get set for the trip to Rivers center on the first lap of their journey to Japan via Gripsholm.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/24/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-768

Occupants of the last bus in convoy get set for the trip to Rivers center on the first lap of their journey to Japan via Gripsholm.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/24/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-769

Crowded to capacity, the large bus carrying Gripsholm voyageurs to Rivers center on the first lap of their journey to Japan, prepares to depart August 24, 1943.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/24/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-770

Left to right: Mr. and Mrs. Tom Yanai of Poston, Tom Takamatsu and [illegible] Takamatsu of Manzanar, ready to board the Rivers-bound bus for first lap of trip to Japan via Grispsholm. Mr. amd Mrs. Yanai, however, returned to Poston.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 8/24/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-771

First row: Joe Nak[a?]i, James Takashima & Kenji Uyeno. Second row: Setsugo Sakamoto, Y. Kawasaki, Thomas Masuda, Associate Project Director Gelvin, Project Attorney T. Haas, and H. Kuroiwa. Third row: S. Kushiyama, John Terakawa, Mack Kadotani, M. Okamoto, M. Hara, and K. Kubota. Fourth row: Hanachi Takataya, John Matsuda and James Yahiro. Over all Community Council of the three units. Japanese garden in background next to Administration Building, which is being completed by the evacuees.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 9/1/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-772

First row (L to R): S. Sakamoto, Y. Kawasaki, Amy Inouye, May Taketaya, Mariko Harada, Miye Ichiki, James Takashima, and K. Kubota. Second row: Joe Nakai, Attorney Thomas Masuda, Project Attorney Theodore Haas, K. Kuroiwa, and M. Hane. Third row: S. Kushiyama, J. Terakawa, M. Kadotani, K. Uyeno and S. Okamoto. Fourth row: H. Taketaya, Tamaki Shiozawa, Kikue Nishimoto, Mitsuko Fujikawa, and May Tanaka. Fifth row: Alice Matsushita, Cecelia Suzuki, John Matsuda, James Yahiro, and Mrs. Mukai. Over all Community Council of the three units with secretaries. Japanese gardens in the background next to Administration Building which is being completed by the evacuees.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 9/1/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. A-854

Beauty shop. Maye Morikawa. Present occupation: beauty operator. Former occupation: beauty operator. Former residence: Brawley, California.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. A-855

New Year's Fair. Model of Camp No. 2, which was constructed [by] local craftsmen and on display at the agricultural exhibit.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/3/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. A-857

New Year's Fair. A basketball game was held as part of the athletic events to commemorate the New Year.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/2/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. A-858

Charcoal making. Evacuee workers warm themselves by fires made from this charcoal on chilly mornings.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/3/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. A-859

New Year's Fair. Model of proposed swimming pool. This model was built by evacuee craftsmen for display in the agricultural exhibit.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/2/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. A-860

New Year's Fair. Kitchen crew making pies, which were sold to appreciative customers in kitchen, near the fair area.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/2/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. A-861

New Year's Fair. Popcorn stand run by Girl Scouts.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/2/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. A-862

New Year's Fair committee, including Wade Head, Director

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/2/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. A-863

New Year's Fair. View of throngs which viewed home grown vegetables on display in the agricultural exhibit.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/2/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. A-864

Wade Head, Project Director.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/2/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. A-865

New Year's Fair. Part of a large crowd which witnessed a basketball game found ringside seats on a recreation hall next door.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/2/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. A-866

Adobe factory. A woman worker placing mortar in adobe form.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/3/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. A-867

New Year's Fair. Model of camp 2, prepared for agricultural exhibit [by] evacuee craftsmen.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/2/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. A-868

New Year's Fair. A kitchen in the fair area served pie and tea to visitors to this New Year event.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/2/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. A-869

Adobe factory. Mixing mud and straw in a concrete mixer.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/3/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. A-870

Adobe factory. Women workers carrying adobe frames to the mixing tables.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/3/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. A-871

Adobe factory. Women workers scraping mortar into adobe frames.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/3/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. A-872

Adobe factory. Wheeling adobe bricks from stand to drying racks in the [sun?].

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/3/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. A-873

Adobe factory. Mixing mud and straw in a concrete mixer.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/3/43

Volume 3, Section A, WRA no. B-984

Yukiyasu Uyeoka, soldier of the United States army, stands before the Poston Relocation Center's service flag as one of the 553 boys of Japanese ancestry whose parents now reside in the relocation center. Each week the number of stars increase on the Poston Service flag, as more boys volunteer and are accepted for service.

Photographer: Brown, Pauline Bates

Poston, Arizona. 11/?/43

Volume 78, Section A, WRA no. -104

Site No. 1. Unloading lumber with bulldozer in the construction of barracks for evacuees of Japanese ancestry who will spend the duration in War Relocation Authority centers.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 4/30/42

Volume 78, Section A, WRA no. -144

Evacuees of Japanese ancestry are filling their ticks with straw for mattresses upon arrival at this War Relocation Authority Center.

Photographer: Clark, Fred

Poston, Arizona. 5/21/42

Volume 78, Section A, WRA no. -804

Landscaping done by evacuee residents of Camp No. 1.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 12/31/42

Volume 78, Section A, WRA no. -827

Shoe Repair Shop at Camp No. 1.

Photographer: Parker, Tom

Poston, Arizona. 1/4/43

Volume 78, Section A, WRA no. -856

New Year's Fair. A basketball game was held as part of the athletic events to commemorate the New Year.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Poston, Arizona. 1/2/43

 

Series 2: Gila River Relocation Center (Rivers, AZ)

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-447

Group picture of a class with the instructor at the blackboard giving lecture on dehydration.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/23/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-448

Students preparing carrots for dehydration. Carrots are peeled, sliced cross-wise, washed, and then steamed before the drying process is started.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/23/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-449

Student Mary Sakai, former resident of Stockton, California, is shown putting sliced carrots in a double boiler in preparation for the drying process.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/23/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-450

Student Mary Sakai, former resident of Stockton, California, is shown putting sliced carrots in a double boiler in preparation for the drying process.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/23/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-452

Mary Sakai demonstrating the loss in volume of vegetables after dehydration.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/23/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-453

Mary Sakai in the pantry store room, showing the storage method.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/23/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-454

S. Hanasaki, former vegetable seed specialist from San Jose, California, where he owned his own business and sold under the trade name of Lucky Seeds. He has 30 years experience in the seed business and is shown examining onion plants ready to be harvested for their seeds.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-455

S. Hanasaki, former vegetable seed specialist from San Jose, California, where he owned his own business and sold under the trade name of Lucky Seeds. He has 30 years experience in the seed business and is shown examining onion plants ready to be harvested for their seeds.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-457

Unloading Nappa plants onto canvas to finish drying, prior to threshing for their seeds.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-458

Threshing green eating peas for seed. Eleven acres of peas are grown here for their seed, and yield 10 to 12 sacks per acre. This is an extremely high yield.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-459

U. Shine, former vineyard farmer from Kingsburg, California, is shown here loading Nappa plants, which will be threshed for seed.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-460

Loading Nappa plants onto a truck to be taken to drying racks prior to threshing for seeds.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-461

A view of cauliflower, which is being grown for its seed. Most cauliflower seed came from Denmark, but since the war that supply has been cut off. A very small amount is grown in California and Colorado, but has never been grown before in Arizona. Indications are that the experiment will be successful. Last year cauliflower seed sold for $45 per pound, and it is expected to sell for $70 or $75 per pound this year.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-462

Fred K. Fujii, former owner and operator of the Fujii Nursery Co., of Berkeley, California, where he has had 20 years experience in the nursery business. Fred is pictured with Stocks, which are ready to be harvested for their seed. These plants were grown for experimental purposes.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-463

Fred K. Fujii, former owner and operator of the Fujii Nursery Co., of Berkeley, California, where he has had 20 years experience in the nursery business. Fred is pictured with Stocks, which are ready to be harvested for their seed. These plants were grown for experimental purposes.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-464

Itaro Nakata, former operator of an experimental nursery in Tracy, California, is shown with some choice specimens of Larkspurs grown at the nursery here. Itaro has had 20 years' experience in the nursery business, and has developed and patented many new types of chrysanthemums.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-465

Paul S. Goya, former nurseryman from Sierra Madre, California, now in charge of all flowers grown in the nursery here, shown with a bed of prize summer sweet peas. He had been in the cut flower business in Sierra Madre since 1921.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-466

A sign at the flower nursery, where much experimentation is being done to develop strains of flowers which will thrive in hot dry climates.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-467

George Nagamatsu, a farmer with 15 years' experience and former resident of Santa Ana, California, is shown with two month old tomato plants. These plants are ready for transplanting. George's family owned and operated a 300 acre farm at Santa Ana.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-468

Kelly Ishimoto, former farmer from Del Rey, California, waters two months old bell pepper plants, which will soon be ready for transplanting on the farm here. Kelly is a farmer with 20 years experience in truck vegetables, and owned a 38 acre farm at Del Rey.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-469

Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, accompanied by Dillon Myer, National Director of the War Relocation Authority, visits the Gila Relocation Center, where they were greeted by crowds of enthusiastic evacuees.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/23/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-471

Mrs. Yamatoto, former P.T.A. president from San Francisco, and now head of the Canal Women's Club, presents Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt with a bouquet of flowers.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/23/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-472

Representatives of Councils greet Mrs. Roosevelt.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/23/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-474

George Takemoto, former resident of Ventura County, California, now evacuee instructor at the dairy farm school, is shown preparing a cow for milking. The cow's udder is carefully washed before the milking operation is started. George graduated in the class of 1942 from the University of California, at Davis, where he was awarded a B.S. in Dairy Industry.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-475

George Takemoto, former resident of Ventura County, California, now evacuee instructor at the dairy farm school, is shown milking a cow. George graduated in the class of 1942 from the University of California, at Davis, where he was awarded a B.S. in Dairy Industry.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-476

George Takemoto, former resident of Ventura County, California, now evacuee instructor at the dairy farm school, is shown milking a cow. George graduated in the class of 1942 from the University of California, at Davis, where he was awarded a B.S. in Dairy Industry.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-477

A view of students milking at the dairy farm school. Students are taught milking and the care of cows in order to prepare them for jobs on the outside of the center.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-478

S. Ishimoto, former resident of El Centro, California, is shown at the dairy farm school here. He will be the milk barn foreman as soon as it has been completed, but now is helping to train evacuee students. At El Centro, he owned and operated a 200 cow dairy.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-479

S. Ishimoto, former resident of El Centro, California, is shown at the dairy farm school here. He will be the milk barn foreman as soon as it has been completed, but now is helping to train evacuee students. At El Centro, he owned and operated a 200 cow dairy.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-480

Y. T. Sakoda, former vegetable worker from Guadalupe, California, is now enrolled in the dairy school, here. He is shown feeding calves.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-481

Y. T. Sakoda, former vegetable worker from Guadalupe, California, is now enrolled in the dairy school, here. He is shown feeding calves.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-617

Evacuee farmers are here harvesting Daikon, a large radish like vegetable which is a great delicacy among the Japanese people. It is eaten either raw, cooked or pickled. The seed for this crop was loaned by Min Omata, unit foreman, of Fresno, California. This center harvested 65 acres of this vegetable, and is the only WRA project growing it in large quantities.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/25/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-618

Evacuee farmers are here harvesting Daikon, a large radish like vegetable which is a great delicacy among the Japanese people. It is eaten either raw, cooked or pickled. The seed for this crop was loaned by Min Omata, unit foreman, of Fresno, California. This center harvested 65 acres of this vegetable, and is the only WRA project growing it in large quantities.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

, Arizona. 11/25/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-620

Momayo Yamamoto, formerly a farm worker in Fresno County, California. At present, he [i.e., she] is a farm worker. Momayo Yamamoto in the spinach harvesting field at this relocation center.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/25/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-620A

Momayo Yamamoto in the spinach harvesting field at this relocation center. Present occupation: farm worker. Former occupation: farm worker. Former residence: Fresno County, California.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/25/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-621

Momayo Yamamoto in the spinach harvesting field at this relocation center. Present occupation: farm worker. Former occupation: farm worker. Former residence: Fresno County, California.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-622

Evacuee farmers harvesting spinach at this relocation center.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-623

Evacuee farmers are here shown harvesting cucumbers in the fields at this relocation center.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/25/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-624

Evacuee farmers harvesting cucumbers at this relocation center.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/25/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-625

Evacuee agricultural workers are here shown on their way to work in the fields in the morning.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/25/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-626

Participants of Japanese ancestry who participated in the Harvest Festival Parade held at this center on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-627

Some of the spectators who witnessed the Harvest Festival Parade held at the Gila River Center on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-628

A few of the spectators who witnessed the Harvest Festival Parade held at this center on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-629

One of the floats in the Harvest Festival Parade which was held at this center on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-630

Two of the evacuees carrying the J.A.C.L. banner in the Harvest Festival Parade held at this center on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-632

A few of the evacuees who participated in the Harvest Festival Parade held at the Gila River center on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-633

Evacuee participants who marched in the Harvest Festival Parade held at this center on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-634

A group of V...- girls who participated in the Harvest Festival Parade at the Gila River Center on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-635

A view of some of the school children who participated in the Harvest Festival Parade at the Gila River Center on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-636

Pretty evacuee girls rode in this float in the Harvest Festival Parade which was held at this center on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-638

A view of the crowd at the Harvest Festival Parade held at this center on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-639

Mounted wardens who participated in the Harvest Festival Parade held at this center on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-640

One of the floats in the Thanksgiving day Harvest Festival Parade.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-641

A float in the Harvest Festival Parade held at this center on Thanksgiving.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-642

One of the floats in the Harvest Festival Parade held at this center on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-643

Members of the boy scout troop who participated in the Harvest Festival Parade held at this center on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-644

Participants in the Harvest Festival Parade held at this center on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-645

A scene at the Harvest Festival which was held at the Gila Project Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-647

The Buddhist Church at camp two at this relocation center.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/27/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-648

The Buddhist Church at camp two at this relocation center.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/27/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-649

A line of evacuees waiting for lunch at one of the mess halls.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-650

Sunrise services (Christian) which were held at this center Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-652

Sunrise services (Christian) which were held at this center Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-653

Sunrise services (Christian), which were held at this center Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-655

Sunrise services (Christian) were held at this center Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-656

The Rivers Nurseries, a hot house owned by Nakata and Son. Some blossoms, never before shown, are grown at this hot house.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-657

Irrigating winter pasture this relocation center.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/25/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-658

Irrigating winter pasture this relocation center.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/25/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. D-659

Momoyo Yamamoto, formerly from Fresno, California, shown here topping a large Daikon, a large radish like vegetable which is a great delicacy among the Japanese people. It is eaten raw, cooked or pickled. The seed for this crop was loaned by Min Omata, unit foreman, from Fresno, California. This center harvested 65 acres of this vegetable, and is the only WRA project growing it in large quantities.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/25/42

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-989

Kindergarten and nursery children having a grand time on the see-saw.

Rivers, Arizona. 10/25/43

Volume 4, Section A, WRA no. B-992

Sgt . Kazuo Komoto, veteran of Guadalcanal and New Georgia, shows his medal, the Purple Heart, to his younger brother, Susumu, while visiting his parents at the Gila River Relocation Center near Phoenix, Arizona.

Rivers, Arizona. 10/31/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. G-253

The Girl Scouts of Rivers also participated in the Armistice Day Parade.

Rivers, Arizona. 11/11/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. G-254

Many organizations are represented in the Rivers Armistice Day Parade.

Rivers, Arizona. 11/11/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. G-444

Part of view of Butte camp looking towards block 59-72-74 and hospital in far distance.

Rivers, Arizona. 12/14/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. G-445

South front view of Canal Auditorium under construction.

Rivers, Arizona. 1/17/44

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. G-584

Canal Staff Housing Quarters.

Rivers, Arizona. 3/22/44

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. G-585

Butte Nursery and Kindergarten children's snack hour.

Rivers, Arizona. 3/24/44

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. G-586

Side view of Butte Administration Building.

Rivers, Arizona. 4/5/44

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. G-587

Servicemen's Monument.

Rivers, Arizona. 4/10/44

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. G-613

The Teraura Family. The only two sons left with the second group of inductees for Camp Shelby, June 7, 1944.

Rivers, Arizona. 6/?/44

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. G-614

Farm work.

Rivers, Arizona. 6/?/44

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. G-615

Pvt. Joe Watanabe and his family. Pvt. Watanabe left with the first group of inductees for Camp Blanding, Florida, May 1[?], 1944.

Rivers, Arizona. 5/?/44

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. G-616

Canal view

Rivers, Arizona. 6/?/44

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. G-617

Canal view.

Rivers, Arizona. 6/?/44

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-661

Evacuee farmers are here harvesting Daikon, a large radish like vegetable which is a great delicacy among the Japanese people. It is eaten either raw, cooked or pickled. The seed for this crop was loaned by Nin Osata [earlier Min Omata], unit foreman, from Fresno, California. This center harvested 65 acres of this vegetable, and is the only WRA project growing it in large quantities.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-663

A rousing game of football was played at this center between the Vandals and the Leather Necks on Thanksgiving day. The Vandals won 18 to 6.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-667

A general view of the Community Activities Office. Here evacuees are preparing for the Harvest Festival to be held November 26, 1942--Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/25/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-668

Two of the residents at this relocation center who participated in the wrestling tournament Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-670

The wrestling tournament held at this center on Thanksgiving day was witnessed by a large crowd of residents.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-671

Two of the evacuees who participated in the wrestling tournament held at this center Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-672

A wrestling tournament was held by the evacuees Thanksgiving day at this center.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-673

Dave Rogers, Chief of the Agricultural Production Division at Camp #2, crowns Hideko Maeyama Harvest Festival Queen at the Gila Center on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-675

A view at a dance given to celebrate the Harvest Festival at Camp #2, which was held on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-676

A view at a dance given to celebrate the Harvest Festival, which was held on Thanksgiving day at Camp #2.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-677

A view at a dance given at Camp #2 to celebrate the Harvest Festival, which was held at this camp on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-678

Hideko Maeyama. Harvest Festival Queen at Camp #2. This festival was held on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-679

Hideko Maeyama. Harvest Festival Queen at Camp #2. This festival was held on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-680

Painting a sign for the Harvest Festival to be held November 26, 1942 (Thanksgiving day). Yo Shimizu. Present occupation: student. Former occupation: student. Former residence: Vacaville, California.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/25/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-681

Three evacuees playing the age old Japanese game of Go in the recreation room at this center.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-682

A view at a dance given at Camp #2 to celebrate the Harvest Festival which was held at this camp on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-683

Dave Rogers, after crowning Hido [Hideko] Maeyama from Camp #2 Harvest Festival Queen, dances with her.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-684

Chiyi Sekino. Queen of the Harvest Festival, Camp #1. This Harvest Festival was held on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-685

Harvest Festival Queens at Camp #1. This festival was held on Thanksgiving day. (L to R:) Irene Takayama; Peggy Tagami; Chiyi Sekino, Queen; Claire Fujishige; Janet Miura.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-686

A group of volunteer workers setting plants in a box for further growth in a greenhouse at this relocation center.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-687

Watering chrysanthemum plants in Nakata and Son hot house. Many rare and patented flowers have been developed by this firm. Some of the blooms shown in this picture have never been shown before.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/25/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-688

Mary Nakagaki studying in the library at this center. Former occupation: student. Present occupation: student. Former residence: Rio Vista, California.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/25/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-690

A view at a dance given at Camp #2 to celebrate the Harvest Festival, which was held at this camp on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-691

Jimmy Dotemoto. Watering Chrysanthemum plants in Nakata and Son hot house. Many rare and patented flowers have been developed by this firm. Some of the blooms shown in this picture have never been shown before.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/25/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-693

A panorama of the Northwest section of Camp #2 at this relocation center.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/27/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-702

An evacuee of Japanese ancestry contemplates a move in the age-old Japanese game of Go.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-704

A large crowd was in attendance at the Harvest Festival held at the Gila Center on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-705

A view of part of the crowd witnessing the Harvest Festival which was held at the Gila Center on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-706

One of the barracks which was used as an exhibit room at the Harvest Festival on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-707

Part of the large crowd which attended the Harvest Festival at the Gila Project which was held on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-708

A view at a dance given at Camp #2 to celebrate the Harvest Festival, which was held at this camp on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-710

One of the posters at the Gila project, where a Harvest Festival was held on Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-711

A partial view of the large crowd in attendance at the Harvest Festival held at the Gila River center Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-713

Part of the large crowd that witnessed the Harvest Festival at the Gila River Center Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-714

A view of part of the crowd that witnessed the Harvest festival at this center Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. D-715

A few of the spectators who witnessed the Harvest festival held at this center Thanksgiving day.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. G-717

Girl Scouts Drum and Bugle Corp. participate in the 4th of July parade.

Rivers, Arizona. 7/4/44

Volume 78, Section B, WRA no. -456

S. Hanasaki, former vegetable seed specialist from San Jose, California, where he owned his own business and sold under the trade name of Lucky Seeds. He has had 30 years experience in the seed business, and is shown inspecting carrot plants, now ready to be harvested for seeds.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 78, Section B, WRA no. -470

Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, accompanied by Dillon Myer, National Director of the War Relocation Authority, visit the Gila Relocation Center, where they were greeted by crowds of enthusiastic evacuees.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 1/23/43

Volume 78, Section D, WRA no. -654

Sunrise services (Christian) were held Thanksgiving Day at this center.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/26/42

Volume 78, Section B, WRA no. -991

Kindergarten class in Canal.

Rivers, Arizona. 10/25/43

Volume 81, Section T, WRA no. -401

Scouts participate in the program and ceremony during the Girls' League Convention which was held in Rivers on April 15 with 150 delegates from ten outside Arizona High Schools.

Rivers, Arizona. 4/15/44

Volume 81, Section T, WRA no. -405

Scouts participate in the program and ceremony during the Girls' League Convention which was held in Rivers on April 15 with 150 delegates from ten outside Arizona High Schools.

Rivers, Arizona. 4/15/44

Volume 81, Section V, WRA no. -407

Scouts participate in the program and ceremony during the Girls' League Convention which was held in Rivers on April 15 with 150 delegates from ten outside Arizona High Schools.

Rivers, Arizona. 4/15/44

Volume 81, Section N, WRA no. -504

Scouts participate in the farewell ceremony for inductees who are leaving for active service in the Armed Forces.

Rivers, Arizona. 5/18/44

Volume 81, Section S, WRA no. -505

As one scout sounds the bugle call, others stand at attention while the flag is lowered at the Servicemen's Monument atop a hill which overlooks the camp.

Rivers, Arizona. 5/25/44

Volume 81, Section M, WRA no. -505

Scouts participate in the farewell ceremony for inductees who are leaving for active service in the Armed Forces.

Rivers, Arizona. 5/18/44

Volume 81, Section M, WRA no. -506

Scouts participate in the farewell ceremony for inductees who are leaving for active service in the Armed Forces.

Rivers, Arizona. 5/18/44

Volume 81, Section S, WRA no. -506

As one scout sounds the bugle call, others stand at attention while the flag is lowered at the Servicemen's Monument atop a hill which overlooks the camp.

Rivers, Arizona. 5/25/44

Volume 81, Section S, WRA no. -507

Boy scouts attend to the ceremony of lowering the flag at the Servicemen's Monument when the Ministerial Alliance of camp and nearby towns climb the hill to see the monument which then had 548 names, of which three were W.A.C.'s. Since three groups of inductees have gone for active service more than 100 additional names are now to be placed on the plaque.

Rivers, Arizona. 5/25/44

Volume 82, Section B, WRA no. -473

M. Funita is pictured feeding the cows at the dairy farm school. He works days on the hog farm, and spends his evenings at the school to learn milking and the care of the cows. Prior to evacuation, he was a builder of fishing boats at San Pedro, California, but now has wholeheartedly thrown himself into learning everything possible about farming.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/24/43

Volume 82, Section B, WRA no. -484

Chic Yamaguchi, former farm worker from Kingsburg, California, is shown turning a section of one of the model ships on the lathe in the model ship factory at the Gila Relocation Center. Chic had never operated power machinery before starting work in the factory here. Prior to evacuation, however, his hobby had been making model airplanes.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 4/27/43

Volume 83, Section D, WRA no. -660

Evacuee farmers are here harvesting Daikon, a large radish like vegetable which is a great delicacy among the Japanese people. It is eaten either raw, cooked or pickled. The seed for this crop was loaned by Min Omata, unit foreman, from Fresno, California. This center harvested 65 acres of this vegetable, and is the only WRA project growing it in large quantities.

Photographer: Stewart, Francis

Rivers, Arizona. 11/25/42

 

Series 3: Granada Relocation Center (Amache, CO)

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-578

Akira Sameshima, student body president, presenting athletic awards.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/23/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-579

View of evacuee children playing.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/23/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-580

High school assembly showing flag-raising ceremony.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/23/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-581

Boy Scouts at flag-raising ceremony.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/23/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-582

High school students at outdoor assembly.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/23/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-583

Amache high school national honor society members.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/23/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-584

High school girls' glee club.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/23/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-585

High school band marching.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/23/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-586

Picture of this center's air-raid alert, which took place May 23.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/23/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-587

View of evacuee children playing.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/23/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-588

Picture of this center's air-raid alert, which took place May 23.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/23/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-589

Picture of this center's air-raid alert, which took place May 23.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/23/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-590

Picture of this center's air-raid alert, which took place May 23.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/23/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-591

Picture of this center's air-raid alert, which took place May 23.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/23/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-592

Picture of this center's air-raid alert, which took place May 23.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/23/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-593

Irrigating thinned lettuce on the project farm. (K. Ito [?])

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/4/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-594

Volunteer farm workers thin lettuce.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/4/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-595

Mrs. M. Yoshinaga, wife of the unit supervisor, volunteers to thin lettuce.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/4/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-596

Part of the Irish potatoes being grown on the center farm.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/4/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-597

Harvesting the first spinach from the project farm.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/4/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-598

Harvesting the first spinach from the project farm.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/4/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-599

Harvesting the first spinach from the project farm.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/4/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-600

Jitsumi Abe, unit supervisor, and John N. Spencer, Chief of the Granada Farm Division.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/4/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-601

Cattle on pasture, XY Ranch, project farm.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/4/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-602

Cattle on pasture, XY Ranch, project farm.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/4/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-603

Fourth grade children weeding their victory garden.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/4/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-604

Fourth grade girl--Diane Wallace--weeding the school victory garden.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/4/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-605

Blacksmith shop. Granada farm. Koen Ranch.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/4/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-606

Chicken pens, project farm.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/4/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-608

Evacuees are staging a Boy Scout Memorial Day Service on May 30.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/30/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-609

Evacuees staging a Boy Scout Memorial Day Service on May 30.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/30/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-610

Evacuees staging a Boy Scout Memorial Day Service on May 30.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/30/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-612

View of little pigs on project hog farm.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/29/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-613

View of hog pens on project farm.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/29/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-614

An evacuee cutting hay on project farm.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/29/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-616

A scene from the Boy Scout Memorial Day Parade, which was held at this center on May 30.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/30/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-617

A scene from the Boy Scout Memorial Day Parade, which was held at this center on May 30.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/30/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-618

A scene from the Boy Scout Memorial Day Parade, which was held at this center on May 30.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/30/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-619

A scene from the Boy Scout Memorial Day Parade, which was held at this center on May 30.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 5/30/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-620

Hay operations on the project farm.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/17/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-623

Evacuee barracks showing gardens and trees .

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/20/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-625

High school commencement.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/24/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-627

High school commencement.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/24/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-631

Flood control structure on the Manvell Ditch.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/28/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-632

Flood control structure on the Manvell Ditch.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/28/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-633

Amache Community Council.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/28/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-634

Amache Community Council.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/28/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-635

Coal on storage slab.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/20/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-636

Sewage disposal plant ponds.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 6/20/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-657

Miss Marion Konishi, who made the commencement speech at the Granada Relocation Center High School.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 7/14/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-658

Miss Marion Konishi, who made the commencement speech at the Granada Relocation Center High School.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 7/14/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-659

Cattle on the XY Ranch, Granada Farm, showing the center in the background.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 7/12/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-662

Flood damage to G Street.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 7/9/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-663

Flood damage to G Street.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 7/9/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-664

Flood damage to G Street.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 7/9/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-665

Amache Police Station.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 7/9/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-666

Community store under construction damaged by storm.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 7/9/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-667

G Street damage at 10th Street.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 7/9/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-668

Block 11E showing course of flood water.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 7/9/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-669

9E Block after flood.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 7/9/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-670

Root cellar under construction.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 7/10/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-671

Root cellar under construction.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 7/10/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-672

Amache Summer Carnival Parade.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 7/10/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-673

Amache Summer Carnival Parade.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 7/10/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. B-675

Amache Summer Carnival Parade.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 7/10/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. A-752

A view of the Granada Center looking northwest from the water tower.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 11/30/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. A-753

A view of the Granada Center looking northwest from the water tower.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 11/30/43

Volume 5, Section A, WRA no. A-754

A view of the Granada center looking west from the water tower.

Photographer: McClelland, Joe

Amache, Colorado. 11/30/43