minidoka relocation camp

Santa at a WWII Internment Camp - Children of Japanese-American U.S. Soldiers - Minidoka Relocation Center, Hunt, Idaho - 1944

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“In this photo provided by the War Relocation Authority, beneath their sage-brush Christmas tree, children of Japanese American soldiers now overseas are entertained by Seiichi Hara, USO chairman at the Minidoka Relocation Center, Hunt, Idaho, Dec. 18, 1944, who as Santa Claus brought them presents from their soldier fathers fighting in the United States army. (AP Photo/Interior Department War Relocation Authority)” Source: AP Images