War Relocation Authority Camps in Arizona 1942-1946



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

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(Site # 1) -- Jim Norikawa sprinkling in attempt to settle the dust at their War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry, Poston.
Photographer: Fred Clark May 10, 1942 [75K]
First sick man at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Left to right, head doctor, Leo Schnur, and evacuee doctor, Dr. S. Watoke, Poston.

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First sick man at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Left to right, head doctor, Leo Schnur, and evacuee doctor, Dr. S. Watoke, Poston.
Photographer: Fred Clark May 10, 1942 [35K]
George Kith, evacuee at this War Relocation Authority center, and Norris James, WRA official, at the microphone, Poston.

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George Kith, evacuee at this War Relocation Authority center, and Norris James, WRA official, at the microphone, Poston.
Photographer: Fred Clark May 26, 1942 [28K]
(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, Poston.

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(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, Poston.
Photographer: Fred Clark May 9, 1942 [34K]
Wade, project direcotr with Announcer Chet Huntley of CBS in a nationwide hookup at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry, Poston. May 17, 1942

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Wade, project director with Announcer Chet Huntley of CBS in a nationwide hookup at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry, Poston. May 17, 1942
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Florence Mori, evacuee of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center, taking part in the CBS broadcast. Mr. Huntley of CBS is directing the program, Poston.

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Florence Mori, evacuee of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center, taking part in the CBS broadcast. Mr. Huntley of CBS is directing the program, Poston.
Photographer: Fred Clark May 26, 1942 [63K]
A group of evacuee children enjoying a game of Black-Jack at this War Relocation Authority center, Poston.

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A group of evacuee children enjoying a game of Black-Jack at this War Relocation Authority center, Poston.
Photographer: Francis Stewart June 4, 1942 [38K]
Charcoal making. Evacuee workers warm themselves by fires made from this charcoal on chilly mornings.

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Charcoal making. Evacuee workers warm themselves by fires made from this charcoal on chilly mornings.
Photographer: Francis Stewart January 3, 1943 [43K]
Dry goods canteen, Camp no. 1, Poston.

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Dry goods canteen, Camp no. 1, Poston.
Photographer: not given January 4, 1943 [44K]
Dry goods canteen, Camp no. 1, Poston.

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Dry goods canteen, Camp no. 1, Poston.
Photographer: Francis Stewart January 4, 1943 [45K]
Two camp officials pose with five evacuees. Painted on wall in the barracks behind them is: POSTON Press Bulletin--CITY DESK.

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Two camp officials pose with five evacuees. Painted on wall in the barracks behind them is: POSTON Press Bulletin--CITY DESK.
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Photograph of the interior of the hospital barracks. Patient on crutches in right foreground.

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Photograph of the interior of the hospital barracks. Patient on crutches in right foreground.
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