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Minidoka Relocation Center: From the Perspective of the WRA Photos

RoyKakuda

The Minidoka Relocation Center was one of the ten American concentration camps for Japanese Americans during World War II. The center was located 15 miles north of Twin Falls, Idaho. It was ...

Rohwer Relocation Center: From the Perspective of the WRA Photos

RoyKakuda

The Rohwer Relocation Center was one of the ten American concentration camps for Japanese Americans during World War II. The center was located 110 miles southeast of Little Rock, Arkansas. ...

Central Utah Relocation Center - Topaz: From the Perspective of the WRA Photos

RoyKakuda

Topaz, the Central Utah Relocation Center was one of the ten American concentration camps for Japanese Americans during World War II. The center was located 140 miles southwest of Salt Lake ...

Jerome Relocation Center: From the Perspective of the WRA Photos

RoyKakuda

The Jerome Relocation Center was one of the ten American concentration camps for Japanese Americans during World War II. The center was located 120 miles southeast of Little Rock, Aransas.  It ...

Gila River Relocation Center: From the Perspective of the WRA Photos

RoyKakuda

The Gila River Relocation Center was one of the ten American concentration camps for Japanese Americans during World War II. The center was located 58 miles south-south-west of Phoenix, AZ.  It ...

Colorado River Relocation Center - Poston: From the Perspective of the WRA Photos

RoyKakuda

The Colorado River Relocation Center (Poston) was one of the ten American concentration camps for Japanese Americans during World War II. The center was located on the Colorado River Indian ...

Tule Lake Relocation Center and the Tule Lake “Segregation Center: From the Perspective of the WRA Photos

RoyKakuda

The Tule Lake Relocation Center was one of the ten American concentration camps for Japanese Americans during World War II.  The center was located in northern California 35 miles south ...

Manzanar Relocation Center: From the Perspective of the WRA Photos

RoyKakuda

The Manzanar Relocation Center was one of the ten American concentration camps for Japanese Americans during World War II. The center was located in the Owens Valley 220 miles north ...

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Roy Kakuda is a third generation Japanese American who was imprisoned at the Poston Relocation Center for three and one half years. After leaving Poston, he returned to Orange County, CA where he attended the Hover Elementary School which was one of the first Mexican American schools being desegregated in California. He became an engineer and eventually worked for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory until his retirement.

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