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    • Servicemen's Relatives Association

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • 96-98% of the Japanese-Americans in the Arizona camps signed their allegiance to the U.S. 1100 of their sons served in the military, many with distinction. Of these, 43 died in combat.
    • Youth

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

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

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Another view at the entrance of See Len Park.
    • Arizona Highways, November 2012

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways showcases the people, places and things that make Arizona unique, from the spectacular landscapes and colorful history to the fascinating culture and endless adventure.
    • Arrival and Departure Station

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Arrival and Departure Station at Poston, a site for the intake procedures as internees arrived at the camp. Compared to arrivals, camp departures were slow. The last internees left in 1946.
    • 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.
    • 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 ---"
    • 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.
    • Group Work II

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

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Camp administrators pose outside See Len Park either after inspecting it or part of the official opening.
    • Bus Station

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Camp II Bus Station at Poston with a Japanese flair.
    • Swimming Pool

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Camp II Swimming Pool at Poston. Boys were known to slip out the fence to swim in the Colorado River when the guards weren't looking.
    • 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.
    • Cranes

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Cranes are a symbol of long life and peace in Japanese culture. Cranes mate for life and build their nests together, caring for their young as equal partners.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Family and Friends

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Handsome group portrait with this notation: "Nikki, Oyaka, Gladys, and Others"
    • Elders

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Hard to imagine but the desert in winter can be cold.
    • Truck Depot

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Image capturing the loading and storage area at the Poston camp.
    • See Len Park III

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Image of the first ceremonial crossing of the bridge into See Len Park. The park was an oasis of calm and meditation. It offered a rare respite from the dust.
    • Medical Clinic

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Image of the Poston Medical Clinic, Outpatient Department Entrance which was staffed by physicians and nurses.
    • 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:---"
    • Classroom Barracks

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Inscribed "Butte Camp, Army Barracks made 4 classrooms."
    • 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.
    • Command Performance

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

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Internee work groups painting camp buildings.
    • 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.
    • See Len Park V

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Miniature Japanese houses in See Len Park. The pools were stocked with catfish from the Colorado River. The catfish were substitutes for koi.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Street Scape II

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Pedestrians walking the Poston camp grounds after a desert rain. The perpetual dust turned to mud during the monsoon season.
    • See Len Park VI

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Photograph from above See Len Park of bridge and miniature Japanese houses. Note the craftsmanship and exquisite attention to detail.

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