Skip to main content
A service of Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, a division of the Secretary of State. Arizona Memory Project

Add or remove other collections to your search:



 

Narrow your search by:



You've searched:

All Collections
  • All fields: 1942-1945
(98 results)



Display: 20

    • Arizona Highways, November 2012

    • 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...
    • Truck Depot

    • Truck Depot
    • Unknown
    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Image capturing the loading and storage area at the Poston camp.
    • US Post Office

    • US Post Office
    • Unknown
    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Typical "official" image of Poston camp buildings. These were clinical in nature, ususally devoid of people.
    • Police Department

    • Police Department
    • Unknown
    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • The Poston camp Police Department appears benign in this image but is was staffed by armed guards.
    • Fire Department

    • Fire Department
    • Unknown
    • 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.
    • Dining Room

    • Dining Room
    • Unknown
    • 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.
    • Shave and a Haircut

    • Shave and a Haircut
    • Unknown
    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Poston Barbershop pictured in foreground with the Police Station in the back.
    • Bus Station

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

    • Swimming Pool
    • Unknown
    • 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.
    • Poston High II

    • Poston High II
    • Unknown
    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Poston High School auditorium became a central gathering place for community and school activities.
    • High School Auditorium

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

    • Theater
    • Unknown
    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • Poston camp's outdoor theater was a focal point for cultural and community activities.
    • Street Scape II

    • Street Scape II
    • Unknown
    • 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 I

    • See Len Park I
    • Unknown
    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • See Len Park under construction. Everything was done by hand. Note the delicate bridge structure.
    • Camp Oversight

    • Camp Oversight
    • Unknown
    • 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.
    • See Len Park III

    • See Len Park III
    • Unknown
    • 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.
    • See Len Park II

    • See Len Park II
    • Unknown
    • Japanese Americans-- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945; Poston Relocation Center (Poston, Ariz.)
    • The finished product after months of hard work.
    • Cranes

    • Cranes
    • Unknown
    • 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.
    • See Len Park V

    • See Len Park V
    • Unknown
    • 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.
    • See Len Park VI

    • See Len Park VI
    • Unknown
    • 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.

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
on off
 

Layout options:

Thumbnail with title
Grid with smaller thumbnails and more detail
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK