Inventory of the Minidoka Incarceration Camp Photograph Album SPC.2018.056
California State University Dominguez Hills, Gerth Archives and Special Collections
University Library South -5039 (Fifth Floor)
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Carson, CA 90747
Contributing Institution: California State University Dominguez Hills, Gerth Archives and Special Collections
Title: Minidoka Incarceration Camp Photograph Album
source: Haug , Lona
Identifier/Call Number: SPC.2018.056
Physical Description: 1 box (one photograph album)
Physical Description: 0.83 Linear Feet
Date: circa 1943
Abstract: This collection contains one photograph album mostly depicting life at the Minidoka Incarceration Camp located in South Central Idaho during World War Two. The album contains images of life inside and presumably outside the camp. It also features photographs of Ben Kuroki, a Japanese-American who served in the United States Army Air Force during World War Two. The photo album has been digitized and is available online.
Language of Material: English .
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The Minidoka Incarceration Camp Photograph Album contains one photograph album that may have been compiled by Lona Haug, a vice-principal of the Blk 10 school at Minidoka in 1943. The 69 photographs in the album depict life mostly inside the camp and include images of children, cars, barracks, school, yard work, cabins, lakes, and other images. It also contains photographs of Ben Kuroki, a Japanese-American who served in the United States Army Force during World War Two. Kuroki flew 58 missions in Europe and the Pacific and was later awarded the Distinguished Service Medal in 2005.
There are no access restrictions on this collection.
Arranged in one box.
This collection is part of the California State University Japanese American Digitization Project. For more information: CSU Japanese American Digitization Project.
Existence and Location of Copies
This collection has been digitized and is available at the CSU Japanese American Project site: Minidoka Incarceration Camp Photograph Album.
Processing Information for Digitized Materials
The Gerth Archives and Special Collections created digital reproductions from the original material for long-term preservation and access. These preservation files (3.05 gb, 92 tif files) were scanned to and stored on the Gerth Archives and Special Collections Deparment Drive. For more information on the best practices and standards for the digitization process, please see: CSU Japanese American Digitization Project Technical Reference Guide.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
Haug , Lona
Minidoka Incarceration Camp