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Lordsburg

U.S. Army Internment Camp

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Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-138-9)
vh Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-138-9)
Arranging a trip out of camp to visit father in Lordsburg, New Mexico before induction into the army

William Toshio Yasutake was interviewed together with his sister Mitsuye (Yasutake) Yamada and surviving brother, Joseph Yasutake, in group sessions on October 8-9, 2002. He was interviewed individually on November 14, 2002.

Before being contacted by Densho, the ...

Bill Nishimura Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-119-3)
vh Bill Nishimura Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-119-3)
Father picked up by FBI, detained at federal detention center in Lordsburg, New Mexico

This interview took place at the 2000 Tule Lake Pilgrimage in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

Mitsuye May Yamada - Joe Yasutake - Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 77 (ddr-densho-1000-135-77)
vh Mitsuye May Yamada - Joe Yasutake - Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 77 (ddr-densho-1000-135-77)
Memories of seeing father for the first time in several years at the Lordsburg internment camp, New Mexico: "a very surreal moment"
Mitsuye May Yamada - Joe Yasutake - Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 78 (ddr-densho-1000-135-78)
vh Mitsuye May Yamada - Joe Yasutake - Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 78 (ddr-densho-1000-135-78)
Memories of seeing father for the first time in several years at the Lordsburg internment camp, New Mexico
Fumiko Uyeda Groves Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-10-25)
vh Fumiko Uyeda Groves Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-10-25)
Limited contact with father, censored letters of life in Lordsburg internment camp, New Mexico
Sadawo Yonaki interview (ddr-csujad-6-37)
doc Sadawo Yonaki interview (ddr-csujad-6-37)
Oral history interview with Sadawo Yonaki. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_YONAKI_SADAWO
Izumi Taniguchi interview (ddr-csujad-6-31)
doc Izumi Taniguchi interview (ddr-csujad-6-31)
Oral history interview with Izumi Taniguchi. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_TANIGUCHI_IZUMI
Letter sent from Issei man to wife (October 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-140)
doc Letter sent from Issei man to wife (October 12, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-140)
Excerpt: "I gazed with deep thinking of you I living simple life in separate of long distance day after day, and made me freshly homesick."
Letter from Issei man to wife (September 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-135)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (September 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-135)
Excerpt: "I wish you will get private apt. sooner. Did you meet Mr. Hara? He will help you [with] the housing."
Letter from Issei man to wife (October 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-139)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (October 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-139)
Excerpt: "How is the small fish which you brought home with water? Roy changing the water every day, alive yet? Ten months today."
Letter from Issei man to wife (November 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-151)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (November 16, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-151)
Excerpt: "I love to know that your [you] are enjoying good health in spite of cold such the snow or hailing there."
Letter from Issei man to wife (August 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-122)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (August 4, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-122)
Excerpt: "Delighted to know you are well, keep jolly. Unless you keep up a strong heart you will fall ill."
Letter from Issei man to wife (October 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-137)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (October 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-137)
Excerpt: "We had an art exhibit other day. It was great success and thanks to the fine work of the amateur artists and the effort of the committee in charge."
Letter from Issei man to wife (July 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-116)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (July 17, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-116)
Excerpt: "How are you? I don't heard you too long since June 22 you wrote me to Missoula, make me anxious about you as sickness or..."
Postcard from Issei man to wife (August 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-127)
doc Postcard from Issei man to wife (August 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-127)
Excerpt: "Don't be silly dear my poem should be comfort you and smile. I will send you Lordsburg desert poem someday not now."
Letter from Issei man to wife (October 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-138)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (October 5, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-138)
Excerpt: "Thanks for your 26th loving letter on Friday, just after the funeral. You know how much I love your letter to have."
Letter from Issei man to wife (July 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-117)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (July 19, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-117)
Excerpt: "How are you under intense heat? Am well but yearning after north, thinking of you in severe summer."
Letter from Issei man to wife (March 7, 1943) (ddr-densho-140-166)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (March 7, 1943) (ddr-densho-140-166)
Excerpt: "I was extremely happy to hear that Arthur-Fumi were married and Roy volunteered for Army."
Letter from Issei man to wife (November 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-146)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (November 6, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-146)
Excerpt: "I have received your elegant Japanese letter at last, just after I sent your letter on Monday."
Governor of Compound identification card (ddr-densho-140-19)
doc Governor of Compound identification card (ddr-densho-140-19)
Genji Mihara was the Governor of Compound while detained at Lordsburg Internment Camp.
Letter from Issei man to wife (October 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-145)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (October 31, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-145)
Excerpt: "Thank you for the koffee-toffee delicious sweet which I got yesterday with rejoice and ate at the tea time with my friends who were envy so much upon me, say 'Sweet Wife.'"
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