Department of Justice Internment Camp
doc Many Japanese Leave City for Montana Prison. At Least 80 of 119 Arrested Belived Confined at Fort Missoula. (December 29, 1941) (ddr-densho-56-564)
The Seattle Daily Times, December 29, 1941, p. 1
doc Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Marie (ddr-one-5-5)
One cent postcard addressed to Dr. K. Koyama at Fort Missoula with no return sender. Postmarked Jan. 28, 1942. Purple "Examined" stamp in the upper left corner signed in red pencil. On the back, purple "Examined" stamp over center of text; postage cancellation in lower left corner. The message talks about his daugher Kiyo and wife ...
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-10)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Kei Koyama at Fort Missula from his wife, Teru Koyama, in Portland. Postmarked March 24, 1942. In the lower left corner is a "CENSORED" stamp. The enclosed letter, dated March 23, 1942, has the same stamp at the top of the page. Teru writes about receiving his last letter, which made everyone ...
doc Envelope, card, and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Miriam Kiyo Koyama (ddr-one-5-9)
Envelope addressed to Dr. K. Koyama at Fort Missoula from his daughter, Miriam Kiyo Koyama, in Portland. Postmarked March 7, 1942. In the lower left corner is a purple "EXAMINED" stamp with a cursive D written above in red pencil. On the back the envelope is sealed with a red victory sticker. Inside the envelope is ...
doc Letter from Issei man (January 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-42)
Excerpt: "Received 3 your letters which you sent Seattle Immigration last night..."
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (June 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-98)
Excerpt: "How are you? Am well and put my things in order. i am all right but awfully anxious about you."
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (June 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-101)
Excerpt: "There can be no greater pleasure than for a family to live in harmony but we were obliged to part at this grim problem, as accessory of war."
doc Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-9)
Correspondence from Kinuta Uno's daughter discussing their evacuation instructions, being sent to Fresno Assembly Center, and being able to return to their land after the war.
doc Postcard send to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-21)
Correspondence from S. Hayashi updating Kinuta Uno on his family.
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (April 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-74)
Excerpt: "How are you? I watch your brighten face intently this morning looking your loving photograph."
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (February 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-61)
Excerpt: "I wrote about report last week. Will you ask Roy about restaurant."
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (March 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-63)
Excerpt: "Sorry Mr. Shigekagu Hagama L.A. man, dead this morning. He's 2nd man passed at here, we going have his funeral service tomorrow."
doc Postcard from Issei man to wife (May 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-94)
Excerpt: "I am very busy today at the office."
doc Postcard from Issei man to wife (May 28, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-95)
Excerpt: "I have been detain here just full five months today."
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (May 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-92)
Excerpt: "This is our Anniversary darling! Its most gratified pleasantly years ever I had in my life..."
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (May 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-83)
Excerpt: "Today full five months since compelled to separate, dear."
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (April 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-78)
Excerpt: "April 16th Japanese letter has just little malicious? Dear! But I excuse you this time because you wrote me next day are splendid."
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (March 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-69)
Excerpt: "Write me every week please. It was 100 days passed by and made me tired feel dull."