Fort Missoula

Department of Justice Internment Camp

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Letter from Issei man to wife (March 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-70)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (March 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-70)
Excerpt: "Thanks you and Roy worked very hard to run the business until the last day and so busy moved house that same time."
Postcard from Issei man to wife (May 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-91)
doc Postcard from Issei man to wife (May 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-91)
Excerpt: "Acknowledge your loving letter today. Happy to know you are well and met many friends at Area D."
Letter from Issei man to wife (January 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-51)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (January 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-51)
Excerpt: "Received teleglam [telegram], wish you better after tonsils took out."
Letter from Issei man to wife (March 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-65)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (March 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-65)
Excerpt: "I worry 2 things, you working too much under poor situation of restaurant and business finance!"
Letter from Issei man to wife (May 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-87)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (May 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-87)
Excerpt: "Open your letter with grateful, you are better now, but you should good care..."
Postcard from Issei man to wife (May 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-97)
doc Postcard from Issei man to wife (May 30, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-97)
Excerpt: "We have memorial service 10 A.M. I am sorry can not help you nor give you good news."
Letter from Issei man to wife (January 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-41)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (January 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-41)
Excerpt: "Happy New Year Dear - This is nice sunshine morning here. We listening radio news."
Letter from Issei man to wife (February 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-55)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (February 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-55)
Excerpt: "Thanks your letter Jan. 26. Received last night with dear George's."
Letter from Issei man to wife (June 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-103)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (June 8, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-103)
Excerpt: "Thanks loving letter. Glad you met friends and got the rocks I sent by mail."
Letter from Issei man to wife (June 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-104)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (June 10, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-104)
Excerpt: "The climate is healthy but heart disease my heart means not cause to weather but depend upon you darling."
Letter from Issei man to wife (March 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-67)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (March 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-67)
Excerpt: "How are you dear? Thanks for nice bath robe. I wear it like your love-token or your image."
Letter from Issei man to wife (February 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-62)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (February 26, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-62)
Excerpt: "I spent sixty days here, thank god good health, free soul and cheerful in faith."
Postcard from Issei man to wife (May 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-85)
doc Postcard from Issei man to wife (May 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-85)
Excerpt: "I see your population increase, multiply with evacuees. I think you keep cabin yourself."
Postcard from Issei man to wife (May 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-88)
doc Postcard from Issei man to wife (May 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-88)
Excerpt: "You live three weeks already in Camp, so you be experienced living there."
George Iseri Interview Segment 19 (ddr-one-7-40-19)
vh George Iseri Interview Segment 19 (ddr-one-7-40-19)
Father's internment at Fort Missoula

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Letter written on behalf of Keizaburo Koyama by Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Goodenough. Page 2 of 4. (ddr-one-5-113)
doc Letter written on behalf of Keizaburo Koyama by Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Goodenough. Page 2 of 4. (ddr-one-5-113)
Photocopy of a declassified letter written to Dr. William G. Everson, President of Linnfield College in McMinneville, Oregon and Chairman of the Alien Enemy Hearing Board by Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Goodenough. This is the second page of a four-letter. The letter continues, stating that early on in their relationship with the Koyamas, Mrs. Koyama ...
Federal Bureau of Investigation Case file for Keizaburo Koyama. Page 2 of 4. (ddr-one-5-170)
doc Federal Bureau of Investigation Case file for Keizaburo Koyama. Page 2 of 4. (ddr-one-5-170)
Photocopy of a declassified file on Keizaburo Koyama by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This page goes into greater detail the reasoning for interning Koyama. The FBI has labeled the Fatherland Society as "one of the most aggressive and active of the Japanese nationalist organizations...It's members are selected by reason of their intense loyalty ...
Department of Justice Alien Enemy Hearing Board Report and Recommendation page 1 of 4 (ddr-one-5-153)
doc Department of Justice Alien Enemy Hearing Board Report and Recommendation page 1 of 4 (ddr-one-5-153)
Photocopy of a declassified report detailing the reasoning behind the recommendation that Dr. Keizaburo Koyama be interned as an alien enemy. The first page notes those individuals that wrote on his behalf, but since their letters were not in affidavit form, they failed to comply with the Department's regulations for the conduct of alien hearings ...
U.S. Department of Justice Immigration and Naturalization Service Washington Memorandum for Alien Enemy Information Bureau Office of the Provost Marshal General War Department, Washington, D.C. (ddr-one-5-164)
doc U.S. Department of Justice Immigration and Naturalization Service Washington Memorandum for Alien Enemy Information Bureau Office of the Provost Marshal General War Department, Washington, D.C. (ddr-one-5-164)
Photocopy of a declassified memorandum changing the status of Keizaburo Koyama as a detained enemy alien at Fort Missoula, Montana to being interned at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
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