Hazel Retherford, teacher at Rowher and Jerome Japanese American relocation camps
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.
Photo of Mrs. Hazel Retherford standing in front of the Jerome Relocation center in Jerome, Arkansas.
Black and white photo, 5"x 3 1/4"
Education; Teachers; World War II (1939-1945);
Hazel Retherford papers MS.000643
Jerome, Drew County. (Ark.)
Arkansas's Multicultural Heritage
Arkansas State Archives
Hazel Retherford G4720.69, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas
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