Minidoka: Children Arriving

Children in a train window at Minidoka

Gerald, 3, David, 6, and Chester Sakura, Jr., 1-1/2, brothers, were on the train (see previous image) carrying 600 Japanese Americans from Washington state. Children made up the majority of Japanese Americans removed to internment camps during the war.

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.