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Date Original

circa 1944

Description

Photo of Mrs. Hazel Retherford standing in front of the Jerome Relocation center in Jerome, Arkansas.

Biographical/Historical Note

Hazel Linam Retherford was born on January 22, 1906. Hazel was a teacher in Arkansas schools for twenty years. During that time, she taught at both Japanese relocation centers in Arkansas. Hazel taught sixth grade, first in Jerome and then later at Rohwer. She helped to close both centers, then later went to Washington to complete the War Relocation Authority records. She passed away on July 28, 1982, and was buried in Magnet Cove Cemetery in Magnet Cove, Arkansas.

Physical Description

Black and white photo, 5"x 3.25"

Subjects

Education; Teachers; World War, 1939-1945

Geographical Area

Jerome, Drew County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

General photo file, G4720.69

Resource Type

Image

Collection

General photo file

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Hazel Retherford, teacher at Rowher and Jerome Japanese American relocation camps, General photo file, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6901 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

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Hazel Retherford papers, 1942-1945, MS.000643

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Hazel Retherford, teacher at Rowher and Jerome Japanese American relocation camps

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