Minidoka: All Their Possessions

Piles of baggage at Minidoka

When the Japanese Americans were relocated to camps like Minidoka, they were required to leave their homes and most of their possessions. Here, the baggage of 600 Japanese Americans was offloaded from the train and is waiting to be brought to the camp.

Photographer: Francis Stewart. Photo courtesy The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley. Caption information from JARDA: Japanese American Relocation Digital Archives. Caption and image can be obtained here.