Santa Fe

Department of Justice Internment Camp

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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."
Painting of internees on the train leaving Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-39)
img Painting of internees on the train leaving Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-39)
Caption: "We stopped briefly at a small town - Needles, they said. To our pleasant surprise, Japanese workers brought us boxes of food."
Painting of internees waiting to transfer to buses (ddr-manz-2-40)
img Painting of internees waiting to transfer to buses (ddr-manz-2-40)
Caption: "Mojave, Calif. We waited for our bus here for seven long hours in a desert windstorm - after we disembarked from the trin."
Painting of a guard during night inspection (ddr-manz-2-4)
img Painting of a guard during night inspection (ddr-manz-2-4)
Caption: "His bald pate shined as bright as a full moon. At first they inspected the barracks three times a night, waking us. Later, they stopped this."
Internees playing cards in Barracks 5, Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-74)
img Internees playing cards in Barracks 5, Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-74)
Caption: "Mr. Okaski, Mr. Suglyama, Mr. Tsuyuki, Mr. Hagio, Mr. Yamamoto, Mr. Tanaka, Mr. Hatori, Mr. Yamada, Mr. Musashi, Mr. Takamura." Caption on reverse: "Our roommates in Barracks No 5. Santa Fe Interment [sic]."
Painting of the barber shop at Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-29)
img Painting of the barber shop at Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-29)
Caption on reverse: "Barber shop. All equipment built by Santa Fe internees."
Telegram concerning parole (ddr-densho-314-27)
doc Telegram concerning parole (ddr-densho-314-27)
Loyd Jensen sends a telegram to the Immigration and Naturalization Service in Chicago stating that Kazuichi Takanishi has no sponsor. A sponsor was a person living outside the western exclusion zone that agreed to house Japanese internees after being paroled from the camps.
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