Fort Missoula

Department of Justice Internment Camp

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Letter from Issei man to wife (February 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-58)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (February 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-58)
Excerpt: "I am very glad to hear your health is better. Please good care the tonsil treatment, I know the restaurant business is too hard."
Letter from Issei man to wife (June 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-111)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (June 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-111)
Excerpt: "Am very well but sorry this is last letter from Missoula where we lived six full months and just we have only lately become familiar with this locality."
Postcard from Issei man to wife (May 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-79)
doc Postcard from Issei man to wife (May 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-79)
Excerpt: "I fell [feel] fretfully that I could not help you at all, thank you for you paid my debt."
Letter from Issei man to wife (March 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-64)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (March 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-64)
Excerpt: "As you know by news, the announced by Attorney General Francis Biddle that disposition of the cases, Japanese 392 person, released 34, paroled 102, and 156 interned..."
Letter from Issei man to wife (March 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-72)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (March 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-72)
Excerpt: "We heard many things this morning about your evacuate of Puget Sound area zone."
Postcard from Issei man to wife (June 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-108)
doc Postcard from Issei man to wife (June 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-108)
Excerpt: "Thanks letter 13th, glad you enjoy entertainment with friends and forgot headache but laughed a little."
Letter from Issei man to wife (June 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-106)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (June 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-106)
Excerpt: "Thanks letters June 8-10. I am glad you enjoyed with church friends at Rev's cabin and prayer."
Letter from Issei man (January 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-44)
doc Letter from Issei man (January 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-44)
Excerpt: "We heard President Roosevelt's message this morning 10:30."
Letter from Issei man to wife (February 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-57)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (February 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-57)
Excerpt: "Happy your birthday, dear. I wish it for all I am worth for your happiness means more to me than anything else on earth."
Letter from Issei man to wife (January 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-46)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (January 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-46)
Excerpt: "I have nothing hear from you yet, its take long time to censors, send and receive both way, trust in GOD."
Postcard from Issei man to wife (June 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-110)
doc Postcard from Issei man to wife (June 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-110)
Excerpt: "How are you? Am well but no more time to polish these rocks, busy all day at Mayor Post."
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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.
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