Idaho, Jerome County Historical Society, Minidoka Japanese Relocation Center Mixed Vital Records, 1942-1945 is a free collection of text-searchable vital records at FamilySearch for Japanese-Americans forcibly interned at Camp Hunt in Jerome, Idaho during World War II.
The collection includes deaths, engagements, weddings, and other vital records collected and published in a camp newspaper, the Minidoka Irrigator, during the period of internment. Most of the Japanese Americans interned at Camp Hunt came from Seattle, Washington, Portland, and Alaska.
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What information will these Japanese Internment Camp Records provide?
These records may include:
- The name of the Japanese-American internee
- Birth date
- Death date & place
- Marriage date & place
- Name of spouse or other relatives
- Name of newspaper, date, and page number where the original notice can be found