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    • Work in Progress III

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Laying the foundation and framing barracks at the Gila camp.
    • Work in Progress II

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Digging ditches at the Gila camp.
    • Group Work I

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Internee work groups painting camp buildings.
    • Group Work II

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Building maintenance was performed by internees.
    • PTA President

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Inscribed "Butte Camp, on left PTA President Mr. Fukushima." Parents were very involved with the camp school system and expected their children to excel.
    • Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Two boys with their paint buckets and ladder calling to mind Mark Twain's iconic characters Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn.
    • School Girls

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • The Montgomery sisters enjoyed their students and took many informal class photos.
    • Friends I

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Two girls posing with umbrellas. The heat and sun were unrelenting.
    • Sitting Pretty

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Note setting. Likely taken after release from the camp and sent to her teacher Francis Montgomery. Inscribed "With love, Hiro"
    • College Bound?

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Portrait ofyouth in an Oberlin sweatshirt, a life interrupted. Many interned students never fulfilled their dreams of attending college. Photo inscribed "Taken in front of our apartment. July 1944"
    • Family

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Young family captured in this informal portrait. Weddings, births and deaths were an integral part of camp life.
    • In Repose

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • This man reading in a doorway captures a tranquil, private moment in an otherwise noisy and crowded camp.
    • Teacher and Students

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • The Montgomery sisters were close to students and their parents. Francis and Mary were fierce advocates for improving camp curriculum and classroom materials.
    • Friends II

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Two boys in typical horse-play. Note the all-American tee-shirts and jeans.
    • Friends III

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • More boys doing what boys do - fooling around and enjoying the moment.
    • Hunting Specimens

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Biology student chasing bugs with her net.
    • Biology Lab

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Biology students in a makeshift dissection lab outside the classroom door.
    • Having Fun

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Three girls mugging for the camera and sharing laughter. Youth gave the camps life.
    • The Bios Club

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Three new inductees for the Gila River Camp Bios Club. Inscribed "Bios Club Initiation."
    • Biology Field Trip I

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Boys mugging for the camera. Inscribed "Butte Camp. Biology class visited camp hog farm. Paul Komura and ---"
    • Through the Fence

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • For city kids, the rural and agriculture life of the Gila camp was a continual source of discovery. On another biology field trip, this student gets to meet the livestock up close and personal.
    • On the Fence II

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • More fence inspection of the cattle yards during a Montgomery field trip.
    • Animal Husbandry

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • The cattle and hog operations at the Gila River camp offered many learning oppportunties for the Montgomery biology classes.
    • Biology Field Trip II

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • The Gila River camp was the largest farming operation of all the relocation camps. Thousands of acres were cultivated and irrigated requiring heavy equipment and hundreds of workers.
    • Taking a Break

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Boys, perhaps on a field trip to the cattle barns.
    • On the Fence I

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • One of the Montgomery sisters and her students looking over the stockyards during one of their many biology field trips.
    • Classmates I

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Inscribed "1: John Fuyimme, 2:---, 3: George Kataoka, 4: Jim Houi, 5: Mutsuko Nakahara, 6:---, 7:---, 8: Helen Morita, 9: Shizuye Hotta, 10: Nisaye Nigate, 11: Toshio Nakkhiro, 12: Shigeko Nakamura, 13:---"
    • Youth

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • All-American boys.
    • Girl Scouts II

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Senior scouts in uniform, no different from their counterparts in Phoenix, Arizona which was only 40 miles away.
    • Class in Session

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • School was a serious business. Learning and respect for teachers was and is an integral part of Japanese cultural heritage. Note the impeccable dress.
    • English as a Second Language

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • There were many adult education classes. This image of Intermediate English Class members. Front row (left to right): Shigetari Miyazake, Toyo Misumi, Mrs. Yamagushi, Mr. Kitayima. Back row (left to right): Mary I. Montgomery, K. Tsuchiyama,...
    • Mighty Mighty Sophmores

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Inscribed "Sophomore Class, 1944, Butte High School, Rivers, Arizona."
    • School is Out

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Students after class gather on a hillside, perhaps to see a sporting event.
    • Bobby Soxers

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • The Arizona camps boasted many big bands. Poston alone had nine that played frequently on make shift stages like the one shown here. Teenagers in these camps were like teenagers elsewhere at the time. They loved big band music and dancing.
    • Basketball Court

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • One of several basketball courts used by children and adults.
    • Hoops

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Sports, particularly basketball and baseball, were favorite past times.
    • Boy Scouts III

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Camp youth were encouraged to join groups, teams, and block activities.
    • Boy Scouts II

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • American youth honoring the American flag.
    • Boy Scouts IV

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Scouting was popular and greatly encouraged as a sign of patiotism.
    • Boy Scouts I

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Scouting was popular among the camps' youth. It was considered an honor and privlege to be a flag bearer.
    • Command Performance

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Inscribed "Butte School Orchestra Band."
    • Girl Scouts  I

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • One of many youth groups that organized in the camps. The activities were typical of any American community.
    • Leading the Parade

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Parades were part of the social scene for highschoolers and adults. July 4th and other holidays were routinely observed.
    • On Parade

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Parades were for everyone, even elementary school children.

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