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    • Gila   Barracks

    • Gila Barracks
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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Rows of Gila River barracks shot from the hill overlooking the camp.
    • Classroom Barracks

    • 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."
    • Work in Progress IV

    • Work in Progress IV
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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Street scape construction at the Gila camp.
    • Work in Progress I

    • Work in Progress I
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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Photograph of construction at Gila River camp.
    • Work in Progress III

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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.
    • Family

    • 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.
    • Teacher and Students

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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."

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