Army-issued folding cot used at Camp Minidoka, 1942
The Minidoka Relocation Center was one of the wartime internment camps established for people of Japanese descent, as a result of Executive Order 9066. Minidoka, located in south central Idaho, occupied a 33,000-acre site, included more than 600 buildings and housed approximately 13,000 internees from Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. It was in operation from August 1942 until October 1945.
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