Idaho, Jerome County Historical Society, Minidoka Japanese Relocation Center Mixed Vital Records, 1942-1945
This collection is an index to mixed vital record index cards of those interned at the Minidoka Japanese Relocation Center (also known as Camp Hunt) located in Jerome County, Idaho from 1942-1945. The mixed vital records included in this index are deaths, engagements, and weddings. The index card images reference the date and page of the Minidoka Irrigator, a weekly newspaper published in and for the camp, in which the records can be found as well as the record type, name, and any other pertinent information for the record. The Minidoka Japanese Relocation Center (also known as Camp Hunt) in Jerome County, Idaho was opened August 10, 1942 and was in operation until October 28, 1945. It reached its’ maximum population of 9,397 in March 1943. Most of the internees came from the Seattle, Washington and Portland, Oregon areas with a few (200) also coming from Alaska.