Strength and patriotism of Japanese Americans 

Mike Crapo, U.S. Senator for Idaho, recently joined Senator Risch and Congressman Simpson in sending a letter to the U.S. Postmaster General in support for a commemorative stamp to honor Nisei veterans. Senator Crapo also penned a column to honor the strength and patriotism of Japanese Americans and remind us of the military legacy of Minidoka National Historic Site. Read the full column here.

Idaho Congress Members Back Commemorative Stamp

Idaho’s congressional delegation has voiced its support for a commemorative postage stamp proposal that would honor the patriotism of the Japanese Americans who served in the US Army during World War II.  The stamp is currently in its final stages under review by U.S. Postmaster General Megan Brennan. Read more here. 

Spring 2017 Newsletter

Our Spring/Summer 2017 Newsletter is now available online! The newsletter was sent by postal mail to members, and by email to all of those who have subscribed to updates.

Field-In-A-Day Crowdfunding a Success

Thanks to all of your support in our crowdfunding campaign and in mailing in donations, Friends of Minidoka was able to raise approximately $25,000 to completely cover the construction costs for the addition of a historic baseball diamond at Minidoka National Historic Site. While fundraising is now closed, please view the crowdfunding webpage for more information on the baseball field project.