Santa Fe

Department of Justice Internment Camp

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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.
Kenji Maruko Interview Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1010-8-25)
vh Kenji Maruko Interview Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1010-8-25)
Hearing about a suicide in camp

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Letter from Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, in response to Eva Koyama's letter dated August 2, 1943 (ddr-one-5-222)
doc Letter from Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, in response to Eva Koyama's letter dated August 2, 1943 (ddr-one-5-222)
Photocopy of a declassified typed letter from Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, to Eva Koyama. Edward acknowledges receipt of her letter dated August 2nd, 1943 as well as the letter from her sister, Miriam Koyama, dated August 1st, 1943. He notifies her that her father, Keizaburo Koyama, has been granted a rehearing, but ...
Letter from Miriam Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 2 of 2. (ddr-one-5-212)
doc Letter from Miriam Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 2 of 2. (ddr-one-5-212)
Photocopy of a declassified handwritten letter from Miriam Koyama, daughter of Teru and Keizaburo Koyama, to Edward J. Ennis, Director Enemy Alien Control Unit. Miriam concludes her letter by stating that her father did nothing wrong and asks how soon can she see her father.
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from T. Sumi (ddr-one-5-74)
Envelope addressed to Dr. K. Koyama at the Santa Fe Detention Station from T. Sumi at Heart Mountain. It is postmarked on Dec 6, 1943. A tear is visible on the right side of the envelope below the stamp. Inside the envelope is a letter in Japanese dated December 4th. In the lower left corner is ...
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from William Koyama (ddr-one-5-64)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama in Santa Fe Detention Center from his son, William Koyama, at Minidoka. Envelope is postmarked August 3, 1943. In red pencil "8/10-43" is written above the receiver's information. The letter from William Koyama is yellowed and water-damaged. At the bottom of the letter is an "EXAMINED" stamp with ...
Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 5 of 5. (ddr-one-5-217)
doc Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 5 of 5. (ddr-one-5-217)
Photocopy of a declassified handwritten letter from Eva Koyama, daughter of Teru and Keizaburo Koyama, to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Eva concludes her letter trusting in her government and her faith that her father will be returned soon.
Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 3 of 5. (ddr-one-5-215)
doc Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 3 of 5. (ddr-one-5-215)
Photocopy of a declassified handwritten letter from Eva Koyama, daughter of Teru and Keizaburo Koyama, to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Eva said her mother used to work at the War Relocation Authority Center for a few dollars a month, but has been unable to do so recently due to health. Over the ...
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-66)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Santa Fe Detention Station from his wife, Teru Koyama at Minidoka. Postmarked Aug 23, 1943. Above the receiver address “Sept 1-1943” is written in blue ink. Inside the envelope is a letter from Teru written in Japanese. The letter is not translated. On the header of the paper is ...
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-58)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Santa Fe Dentention Station from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked Jun 22, 1943. In the upper center “6/28-43” is written in red pencil. Inside the envelope was a letter, in the center of the header is an "Examined" stamp. In the letter Teru writes about being ...
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 5 (February 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-54)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 5 (February 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-54)
Selected article titles: "Myer on Tule Lake: Assures Operation of Center Through 1945" (p. 1), "171 Internees Depart for Santa Fe Friday" (p. 1), and "Hectic Year for Mr. Stork Foreseen" (p. 2).
Group photo in Santa Fe (ddr-densho-200-1)
img Group photo in Santa Fe (ddr-densho-200-1)
Extreme right, back row, Shinjiro Morita. Front second left, Kikuzo Uyeminami.
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