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The staff of the Minidoka Irrigator

The staff of the Minidoka Irrigator, the weekly newspaper of the Minidoka concentration camp, outside the paper's office. The Minidoka Irrigator, a weekly paper, ran from September 10, 1942, through July 28, 1945, and contained news about the camp and of the war when Nisei began enlisting. Japanese Americans ...
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The staff of the Minidoka Irrigator

People of various ages worked on the Minidoka Irrigator, the newspaper of the Minidoka concentration camp. Issei were in charge of writing the Japanese section of the newspaper, for those who did not understand English. The Nisei concentrated on stories in English. Front (left to right): Kimi Tambara, Cherry Tanaka ...
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Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 12 (October 24, 1942)

Selected article titles: "More Evacuees Expected. Relief Seen for Pressing Labor Needs" (p. 1), "Eligibility to Old-Age Benefits Not Affected by Work Here" (p. 1), "Area Center Boundaries Are Defined" (p. 1), "Co-op Workers Get September Pay; Others Must Await Turns" (p. 1), "Clothing Allowances Will Be Calculated From 1st ...
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Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 46 (January 27, 1945)

Selected article titles: "Gov Wallgren Opposes Coast Return" (p. 1), "Rooms Available in Seattle to Students; Job Opportunities" (p. 1), "Gate Procedure Ruling Revised" (p. 1), "Dynamite Placed Under Evacuee Home in Calif." (p. 1), "FSA Loans Available to Eligible Evacuees -- WRA" (p. 1), "3 Japanese Shot in Nevada Caf_ ...
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Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 19 (July 1, 1944)

Selected article titles: "Army Induction Set for July 19. Pre-Induction Physical Exams Scheduled in Center on Same Day" (p. 1), "22,000 Evacuees Now Relocated From Centers" (p. 1), "Property Must Be Removed From L.A." (p. 1), "Calif. Group Backs Return. 150 Letters Sent to War Department Promise Evacuee ...
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Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 8 (October 10, 1942)

Selected article titles: "City Planners to Meet With Dillon Myer" (p. 1), "September Pay Delayed Here" (p. 1), "3-Day Conference to Open on Farm Self-Subsistence" (p. 1), "Dr. Neher Goes to Arkansas" (p. 1), "Fire Force Seeks Women for Wardens" (p. 1), "Hunt Needs 125 Tons Coal Daily" (p. 1 ...
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Minidoka Irrigator Vol. II No. 10 (February 3, 1943)

Selected article titles: "War Dept's Action Hailed By Local Nisei Leaders" (p. 1), "Calling All Volunteers!" (p. 1), "Seek to Prohibit Residence Of Alien Japanese In Wash." (p. 1), "Editorial: The Acid Test" (p. 2), "JACL Drive Success Seen" (p. 3), "Group Leaves to Survey Share-Crop Propositions" (p. 3 ...
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Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 6 (April 1, 1944)

Selected article titles: "New Indefinite Leave Regulation Announced. Permits Residents to Leave Center On Trial Basis for Six-Month Period" (p. 1), "Myer Declares Evacuees Should Relocate Now" (p. 1), "Project Schools To Have Holiday" (p. 1), "Myer Backs Return To West Coast" (p. 1), "Improvements Due In Disposal Plant" (p ...
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Minidoka Irrigator Vol. IV No. 31 (September 30, 1944)

Selected article titles: "Public Meets to be Held. Community Problems Set Before Residents for Opinions, Ideas" (p. 1), "State Dept. Answers Sp. Consulate. Queries Concerning Recent Citizenship Statue Clarified" (p. 1), "Federal Trials for Boise Nisei Ends Tuesday" (p. 1), "Third Census of Project to be Taken. Records Citizenship, Age ...
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Minidoka Irrigator Vol. I No. 26 (December 12, 1942)

Selected article titles: "Allowances for Clothing are Compiled" (p. 1), "Moore Arrives to Assume Duties as Project Attorney" (p. 1), "Meat Rationing Planned by WRA" (p. 1), "Irrigator Asks Contributions for Yule Issue" (p. 1), "Kettle of Water on Stove Will Help to Prevent Cold - Neher" (p. 3), "Recruits from ...
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