Santa Fe

Department of Justice Internment Camp

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Letter to Frances Haglund from George L. Townsend (ddr-densho-275-42)
doc Letter to Frances Haglund from George L. Townsend (ddr-densho-275-42)
A letter from George Townsend regarding Frances Haglund's article "Behind Barbed Wire."
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 26 (June 29, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-74)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 26 (June 29, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-74)
Selected article titles: "Units of Two Centers to Close by Oct." (p. 1), "400 Arrive at Santa Fe Camp" (p. 1), "13,652 Relocate in Dec. 31-June 16 Period" (p. 2), and "Boxing Show Features Double Main Event" (p. 6).
Santa Fe internees (ddr-densho-123-2)
img Santa Fe internees (ddr-densho-123-2)
First row, fourth from left is Mr. Mamizuka of Seattle, Washington.
doc "Internment Camp Hospital; Santa Fe, New Mexico. February 21, 1945" (ddr-densho-223-52)
Numbered drawing of people in group photo with list of names. No corresponding photo found in the collection.
Ko Nishimura Interview Segment 7 (ddr-manz-1-174-7)
vh Ko Nishimura Interview Segment 7 (ddr-manz-1-174-7)
Hearing a little about grandfather's experiences in internment camps
Painting of the Santa Fe canteen (ddr-manz-2-27)
img Painting of the Santa Fe canteen (ddr-manz-2-27)
Caption: "Mr. Arai, Mr. Funahashi." Caption on reverse: "A canteen for the convenience of Santa Fe's internees."
Painting of internees leaving Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-37)
img Painting of internees leaving Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-37)
Caption: "June 1942. Ending months of uncertainty, we were released from Santa Fe internment camp to return to our families at relocation centers. Everyone cheered as we left camp. Now there was hope we would return home."
Painting of the shower room at Santa Fe Internment Camps (ddr-manz-2-31)
img Painting of the shower room at Santa Fe Internment Camps (ddr-manz-2-31)
Caption on reverse: "We made bath tubs in the shower room out of wooden fish boxes."
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