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    • Administration Buildings

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Typical photo documentation of physical camp structures.
    • 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.
    • Arizona Highways, November 2012

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, November 2012

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including an underdog story on the South Rim of the...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 ---"
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 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 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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:---"
    • Classmates II

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Photograph of a group of female students posing in their graduation caps and gowns.
    • 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."
    • Command Performance

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

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Gila River Relocation Center
    • Two teenage girls belonging to the same organization. Inscribed "The Girls' League from 'outside' visited our Girls' League for a convention."
    • 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.
    • Dining Room

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Photograph of the Poston camp dining room and indistinguishable from other barrack construction. Food quality and quantity were a recurring issue at Poston and fueled the Poston strike.
    • 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.
    • 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,...
    • 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.
    • 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"
    • Fire Department

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • The Poston camp Fire Department, Block 30. Typical tar paper and wood frame construction used by Del Webb and his team of builders.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • High School Auditorium

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    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • The Poston High School with its auditorium was a source of pride.
    • 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.
    • Hunting Specimens

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

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