Fort Missoula

Department of Justice Internment Camp

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Postcard from Issei man to wife (May 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-81)
doc Postcard from Issei man to wife (May 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-81)
Excerpt: "Very glad you are so well as working morning and evening."
Letter from Issei man to wife (February 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-60)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (February 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-60)
Excerpt: "I received letter from Mr. Mimbu about my asset report yesterday but I don't write to him."
Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 2 of 13. (ddr-one-5-229)
doc Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 2 of 13. (ddr-one-5-229)
Photocopy of a typed letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis concerning the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama's case. On the second page, Teru writes about how long she thought about writing this letter and only did so after receiving encouragement and permission to do so from Washington, D.C. She addresses the two reasons why her ...
Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 4 of 13. (ddr-one-5-231)
doc Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 4 of 13. (ddr-one-5-231)
Photocopy of a typed letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis concerning the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama's case. On the forth page, Mrs. Koyama asks her husband's acquaintance why Dr. Koyama would even subscribe to such a newsletter. He answered that it was because the Japanese community in Portland is small and very tightknit and ...
Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-6)
One cent postcard addressed to Dr. Kei Koyama at Fort Missoula from his wife, Teru Koyama, in Portland. The address on the front of the postcard is typed. Postmarked Feb 4, 1942. Censored stamp on the front, with an unknown signature in red pencil. Typed message on the back updates Kei about the children, her health, ...
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-7)
Yellowed envelope addressed to Dr. Kei Koyama at Fort Missula with two postmarks from Portland; dated February 6, 1942. Handwritten is “Air Mail/SPECIAL DEL.” on the left side of the envelope; in red pencil “Feb 13” is written below. There are two purple stamps in the lower left corner: one is a "Fee" stamp from the ...
Envelope and letter from Teru Koyama to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter from Teru Koyama to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama (ddr-one-5-2)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Kei Koyama at Missoula from his wife, Teru Koyama, in Portland. Postmarked January 6, 1942. In the lower left corner "25" is written in red pencil, and a purple "Censored" stamp is next to the address. Inside the envelope is a letter dated January 6, 1942. There is a purple "CENSORED" stamp ...
Case file for Keizaburo Koyama from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Page 1 of 6. (ddr-one-5-98)
doc Case file for Keizaburo Koyama from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Page 1 of 6. (ddr-one-5-98)
Photocopy of a declassified report on Keizaburo Koyama by Vincent M. Quinn on January 14, 1942. It states that Koyama was born on October 7, 1897 and immigrated to Seattle, Washington in 1914. He was working as a dentist in Portland, Oregon when the order for his arrest was issued on December 8, 1941. He was ...
Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 5 of 13. (ddr-one-5-232)
doc Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 5 of 13. (ddr-one-5-232)
Photocopy of a typed letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis concerning the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama's case. Mrs. Koyama details the efforts she and others have made on behalf of her husband. While her husband was incarcerated at Camp Livingston, Louisiana, Mrs. Koyama submitted numerous documents pertaining to her husband's educational history in the ...
Department of Justice Alien Enemy Hearing Board Report and Recommendation page 4 of 4 (ddr-one-5-156)
doc Department of Justice Alien Enemy Hearing Board Report and Recommendation page 4 of 4 (ddr-one-5-156)
Photocopy of a declassified report detailing the reasoning behind the recommendation that Dr. Keizaburo Koyama be interned as an alien enemy. This page concludes the decision to intern Dr. Koyama as an enemy alien since his involvement with organizations like Sokoku Kai and the Japanese Chamber of Commerce may lead to him show disloyalty to the ...
Federal Bureau of Investigation Case file for Keizaburo Koyama. Page 4 of 4. (ddr-one-5-172)
doc Federal Bureau of Investigation Case file for Keizaburo Koyama. Page 4 of 4. (ddr-one-5-172)
Photocopy of a declassified file on Keizaburo Koyama by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The final page of the report indicates what enclosures were included.
Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-4)
doc Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-4)
Correspondence from Kinuta Uno's daughter discussing, school, paperwork and the imminent mass removal of the Japanese American community from Washington.
Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-6)
doc Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-6)
Correspondence from Kinuta Uno's daughter discussing daily life, mass removal to Puyallup "Camp Harmony" Assembly Center asking about life at Fort Missoula, and requesting more letters from him.
Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-7)
doc Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-7)
Correspondence from Kinuta Uno's daughter requesting power of attorney to sell their belongings before being removed.
Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-8)
doc Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-8)
Correspondence from Kinuta Uno's daughter discussing plans for their removal and how they had to quit school after being banned from going into the city limits.
Letter from Issei man to wife (May 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-80)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (May 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-80)
Excerpt: "I watch articles of your evacuation in newspaper every day. I feel very sorry for you and young second generations who born this great God country."
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