Santa Fe

Department of Justice Internment Camp

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Painting of a cloud formation over hills (ddr-manz-2-3)
img Painting of a cloud formation over hills (ddr-manz-2-3)
Caption: "At evening I sketched this beautiful, unusual cloud formation. All at [sic] us noticed it. We wondered whether these might mean that we would be at peace."
Painting of an adobe house (ddr-manz-2-32)
img Painting of an adobe house (ddr-manz-2-32)
Caption: "An adobe house inside our Sata [sic] Fe Camp."
Painting of the administration office at Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-26)
img Painting of the administration office at Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-26)
Caption: "Mr. Ohkado, Mr. Nozaki R., Mr. Kitagawa M." Caption on reverse: "Administration Office Santa Fe Internment Center."
Painting of men listening to music (ddr-manz-2-22)
img Painting of men listening to music (ddr-manz-2-22)
Caption: "Mr. Murayama, Mr. Hoshimiya. Enjoying the recording music."
Painting of the mess hall line (ddr-manz-2-18)
img Painting of the mess hall line (ddr-manz-2-18)
Caption on reverse: "The early birds and the mess hall lineup."
Painting of barracks at Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-35)
img Painting of barracks at Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-35)
Caption: "This was the Santa Fe barrack No. 5 where I stayed."
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 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."
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."
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