Fort Missoula

Department of Justice Internment Camp

Location: Missoula, Montana

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Letter from Issei man to wife (April 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-77)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (April 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-77)
Excerpt: "I don't know how long I stay here but let you know as soon as I find to move or home. Might be we meet near future, unquestionable."
Postcard from Issei man to wife (June 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-100)
doc Postcard from Issei man to wife (June 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-100)
Excerpt: "The news man applied for repatriation to Japan with his family."
Letter from Issei man to wife (May 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-86)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (May 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-86)
Excerpt: "You wrote me feel not good on eighth, Friday. Then I waited letter, surprised Roy's air mail open with fear but delighted he says Ma is well."
Letter from Issei man (December 28, 1941) (ddr-densho-140-38)
doc Letter from Issei man (December 28, 1941) (ddr-densho-140-38)
Excerpt: "How are you? Don't worry about me, our God father with me at last. We arrive Missoula Mont. this morning 6 o'clock."
Letter from Issei man to wife (May 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-84)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (May 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-84)
Excerpt: "I waiting to hear always your matter or fact, good and bad. Are you weak or discouraged?"
Letter from Issei man to wife (January 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-43)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (January 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-43)
Excerpt: "How are you? Cold weather make me think home, you, sons, restaurant."
Postcard from Issei man to wife (June 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-102)
doc Postcard from Issei man to wife (June 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-102)
Excerpt: "I assumed as Japanese mayor here today after he left for native land."
Letter from Issei man to wife (February 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-59)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (February 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-59)
Excerpt: "I received telegram just after sent letter yesterday afternoon. I am glad dear George went to Fort Robinson Arkansas capital as a soldier U.S. Army."
Letter from Issei man to son (February 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-54)
doc Letter from Issei man to son (February 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-54)
Excerpt: "Today is my 52 birthday, we going to have party in this #24 dormitory."
Letter from Issei man to wife (January 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-50)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (January 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-50)
Excerpt: "How are you and boys? I am all right and everybody I know here."
Tom Matsuoka Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-47-23)
vh Tom Matsuoka Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-47-23)
Life in the Justice Department internment camp at Fort Missoula, Montana
Envelope and three letters to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and three letters to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Koyama family (ddr-one-5-1)
White envelope addressed to Mr. Kei Koyama in Missoula, Montana, from the Koyama family in Portland. The envelope is postmarked December 31, 1941. A purple "CENSORED" stamp is on the front of the envelope. Inside the envelope are three letters from Kei's daughter, Miriam Kiyo Koyama; his son, William Koyama; and his wife, Teru Koyama ...
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Andrew "Uncle Chape" Goodenough and Eva "Aunt Eva" Goodenough (ddr-one-5-8)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Kei Koyama at Fort Missula from Andrew "Uncle Chape" Goodenough and Eva "Aunt Eva" Goodenough. Postmarked Feb 15, 1942. In the lower left corner is an "EXAMINED" stamp. Inside is a letter folded like a card with an "EXAMINED" stamp over the crease; dated February 15, 1942. The letter encourages Kei to ...
Letter from Issei man (December 31, 1941) (ddr-densho-140-40)
doc Letter from Issei man (December 31, 1941) (ddr-densho-140-40)
Excerpt: "This is Dec. 31st noon. I was very busy last 2 days as captain of dormitory 24."
Postcard from Issei man to wife (May 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-93)
doc Postcard from Issei man to wife (May 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-93)
Excerpt: "Its raining today but even if it rains thanks thy grace too, I feel excellent."
Letter from Issei man to wife (June 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-109)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (June 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-109)
Excerpt: "The rumor is not correct, we are satisfactory good treatment here now under my mayoralty by based rules the text Geneva Convention of 1929."
Letter from Issei man to wife (March 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-73)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (March 25, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-73)
Excerpt: "I like you remain in Seattle until government order and go with church friends and relatives too."
Letter from Issei man to wife (May 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-89)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (May 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-89)
Excerpt: "I recall to memory of Capital Hill often, special on decoration week. Did you asked someone to take care the grave as our proxy?"
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