Santa Fe

Department of Justice Internment Camp

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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.
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).
Painting of men in the sewing room (ddr-manz-2-28)
img Painting of men in the sewing room (ddr-manz-2-28)
Caption: "Mr. Kamimura, Mr. Kamel, Mr. Kishi." Caption on reverse: "Sewing room."
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."
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
Letter from Miriam Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, thanking him for the release of her father, Keizaburo Koyama (ddr-one-5-246)
doc Letter from Miriam Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, thanking him for the release of her father, Keizaburo Koyama (ddr-one-5-246)
Photocopy of a declassified handwritten letter from Miriam Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, thanking him for the release of her father, Keizaburo Koyama. She writes that she kissed him over a dozen times and wishes Mr. Ennis a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Memorandum for Alien Enemy Information Bureau Office of the Provost Marshal General War Department, Washington D.C. (ddr-one-5-248)
doc Memorandum for Alien Enemy Information Bureau Office of the Provost Marshal General War Department, Washington D.C. (ddr-one-5-248)
Photocopy of a declassified memorandum concerning the change of status for Keizaburo Koyama. On December 11, 1943, Koyama's status changed from being interned at Santa Fe, New Mexico to being "Interim Paroled" at Santa Fe for travel to Hunt, Idaho. The parole was ordered by the Attorney General on November 26, 1943.
Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-56)
One cent postcard addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Santa Fe Detention Station from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked Jun 15, 1943. To the left of the postmark “6/21/43” is written in red pencil. In the lower left corner is an upside down "Examined" stamp. The back of the postcard is dated ...
Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 2 of 5. (ddr-one-5-214)
doc Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 2 of 5. (ddr-one-5-214)
Photocopy of a declassified handwritten letter from Eva Koyama, daughter of Teru and Keizaburo Koyama, to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. She adds that both of her parents came to the United States in High School and went on to college. They worked hard to Americanize and raised their children to think of ...
Envelope and letter to Dr. Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-71)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Santa Fe Detention Station from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked Sep 13, 1943. In place of postage, “Internee of War/Free Mail” is written in the upper right corner. Along the top “9/20-43” is written in red pencil. Inside the envelope is a letter dated Sept ...
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Koba Kakishi (ddr-one-5-70)
White envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama in Santa Fe Detention Center from Koba Kakishi in Camp Kooskia. The envelope is postmarked Sep 13, 1943, Missoula, MT. Written in red pencil is "9/21/41" in the middle of the envelope. On the left side the word “Japanese” is written in blue and underlined. Letter to ...
Memorandum for Alien Enemy Information Bureau Office of the Provost Marshal General War Department, Washington D.C. (ddr-one-5-249)
doc Memorandum for Alien Enemy Information Bureau Office of the Provost Marshal General War Department, Washington D.C. (ddr-one-5-249)
Photocopy of a declassified memorandum concerning the change of status for Keizaburo Koyama. On January 1, 1944, Koyama's status changed from being "Interim Paroled" at Santa Fe, New Mexico to being paroled at Spokane and to be inducted into Minidoka War Relocation Project, Hunt, Idaho.
George Masumi Sakai (ddr-csujad-8-95)
doc George Masumi Sakai (ddr-csujad-8-95)
Oral history interview with George Masumi Sakai. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Sakai, George Masumi
Victim of the Japanese Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS) (ddr-csujad-26-31)
doc Victim of the Japanese Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS) (ddr-csujad-26-31)
An affidavit written to invalidate purported distortions and false accusations made against the author in two books published using research material collected by Rosalie Hankey Wax during de Cristoforo's incarceration at Tule Lake. The books are "Doing Fieldwork: Warnings and Advice" by Rosalie H. Wax and "The Spoilage" by Dorothy Swaine Thomas and Richard S ...
Painting of Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-25)
img Painting of Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-25)
Caption on reverse: "Panorama of Santa Fe Internment Center. Drawn on writing paper - with anxiety - during early days when I was not sure that drawings of any kind were permitted."
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