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Camp Livingston

U.S. Army Internment Camp

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An Oral History with Mitsuhiko H. Shimizu - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-57-1)
vh An Oral History with Mitsuhiko H. Shimizu - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-57-1)
Issei community leader and businessman in Los Angeles's Little Tokyo recounts his arrest by Federal Bureau of Investigation after Pearl Harbor, his experiences in internment camps in North Dakota and Louisiana, and the Manzanar incarceration camp, California. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, CSU Fullerton. Translated into ...
An Oral History with Mitsuhiko H. Shimizu (ddr-csujad-29-57)
vh An Oral History with Mitsuhiko H. Shimizu (ddr-csujad-29-57)
Issei community leader and businessman in Los Angeles's Little Tokyo recounts his arrest by Federal Bureau of Investigation after Pearl Harbor, his experiences in internment camps in North Dakota and Louisiana, and the Manzanar incarceration camp, California. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, CSU Fullerton. Transcript is ...
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-40)
Slightly yellowed envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama in Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked October 19, 1942. Along the top 10-23-1942 is written in red pencil. On the left side of the envelope is a purple "Censored" stamp. Inside the envelope is a letter dated October 17, 1942. Teru writes about ...
Envelope and letters to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letters to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-20)
White air mail envelope with a red, white and blue border. The envelope is addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama. The envelope is postmarked Jul 21, 1942, and in red pencil below the postmark is the date 7/25/42. On the left side of the envelope is a purple "Censored" ...
Letter from William K. Koyama from the Minidoka Concentration Camp to the United States Attorney Carl C. Donaugh asking him to parole his father, Keizaburo Koyama. Page 3 of 4. (ddr-one-5-167)
doc Letter from William K. Koyama from the Minidoka Concentration Camp to the United States Attorney Carl C. Donaugh asking him to parole his father, Keizaburo Koyama. Page 3 of 4. (ddr-one-5-167)
Photocopy of a declassified letter written by Keizaburo Koyama's son, William, to the United States Attorney Carl C. Donaugh asking him to release his father to the Minidoka War Relocation Center. William continues that his mom is in poor health and may not live much longer without being reunited with her husband. He does not wish ...
Letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Eva Koyama (ddr-one-5-38)
Letter dated Oct 5, 1942, to Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from his daughter, Eva Koyama. In the letter Eva writes about life at Minidoka: Shin came to visit, school is starting soon, Mr. Mita's funeral, lunch, and Girl Scouts. Eva sends her regards to Dr. Tanaka and Mr. Ikeya.
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Yoshi Sato (ddr-one-5-42)
Envelope addressed to Mr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from Yoshio Sato at Minidoka. Postmarked November 11, 1942. In red pencil “Dec 15, 42” is written. Along the right edge of the envelope is a white sticker, on the back side of the envelope it reads "U.S.A. 269." Inside the envelope is a letter dated Nov. ...
Obverse of 2016.23.95 with additional information on Keizaburo Koyama's behavior at Camp Livingston, Louisiana (ddr-one-5-185)
doc Obverse of 2016.23.95 with additional information on Keizaburo Koyama's behavior at Camp Livingston, Louisiana (ddr-one-5-185)
Photocopy of the obverse of a declassified chart from Leon T. Weaver, the Camp Commander at Camp Livingston, Louisiana on Keizaburo Koyama's behavior. It states that Koyama is the internee's dentist and that he is always "glad to co-operate with the army personnel."
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 and belief ...
Letter from Keizaburo Koyama to Colonel L. T. Weaver, Commanding Officer of the Camp Livingston Internment Camp in Louisiana, requesting copies of his educational certificates (ddr-one-5-200)
doc Letter from Keizaburo Koyama to Colonel L. T. Weaver, Commanding Officer of the Camp Livingston Internment Camp in Louisiana, requesting copies of his educational certificates (ddr-one-5-200)
Photocopy of a declassified typed letter from Keizaburo Koyama to Colonel L. T. Weaver, Commanding Officer of the Camp Livingston Internment Camp. Dr. Koyama was advised at his Fort Missoula Hearing by U.S. Immigration officials to obtain his official educational attendance records. He sent this request to his wife who had the records forwarded to Camp ...
Letter from Keizaburo Koyama to the Department of Justice asking to be reunited with his family. (ddr-one-5-175)
doc Letter from Keizaburo Koyama to the Department of Justice asking to be reunited with his family. (ddr-one-5-175)
Photocopy of a declassified handwritten letter from Keizaburo Koyama to the Enemy Alien Control Unit of the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. Koyama asks that he be relocated to the camp where his family is currently being held. At the moment, Koyama is currently being held in Camp Livingston, Louisiana.
Army Service Forces letter from B. M. Bryan, Brigadier General, Director, Aliens Division (ddr-one-5-204)
doc Army Service Forces letter from B. M. Bryan, Brigadier General, Director, Aliens Division (ddr-one-5-204)
Photocopy of a declassified typed letter to the Director of the Alien Enemy Control Unit in Washington, D.C. from B. M. Bryan, Brigadier General, Director, Aliens Division. Brigadier General Bryan writes that the Provost Marshal General has directed that the enclosed letters and certificates from Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston Internment Camp be forwarded to the ...
Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Lois Sato (ddr-one-5-18)
Postcard addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from Lois Sato at the Portland Assembely Center. Postmarked Jul 9, 1942. On the left side of the front of the postcard is a red Censored stamp with an unknown signature. On the back of the postcard is a handwritten message from Lois Sato. She writes about ...
Letter from Mr. and Mrs. Carpenter in support of Keizaburo Koyama being reunited with his family in Twin Falls, Idaho. Page 2 of 2. (ddr-one-5-195)
doc Letter from Mr. and Mrs. Carpenter in support of Keizaburo Koyama being reunited with his family in Twin Falls, Idaho. Page 2 of 2. (ddr-one-5-195)
Photocopy of a declassified handwritten letter signed by Mrs. C.C. and Charles C. Carpenter in support of the reunification of Keizaburo Koyama with his family. They conclude that Dr. Koyama and his family are loyal to the United States. The letter was sworn and notarized on March 29, 1943.
Envelope to Dr. Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope to Dr. Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-26)
White air mail envelope with a red, white and blue border. The envelope is addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, at the Portland Assembly Center. The envelope is postmarked August 31, 1942. Below the postmark "Sept 3-" is written in blue ink. On the left side of the envelope ...
Envelope and letters to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letters to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama and Miriam Koyama (ddr-one-5-37)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, and daughter, Miriam Kiyo Koyama. Postmarked October 6, 1942. To the left of the postmark “Oct 11, 1942,” is written in red pencil. On the left side of the envelope is a purple "Censored" stamp from Camp Livingston. Inside the envelope are ...
Information on Internee Behavior Desired by the Department of Justice (ddr-one-5-184)
doc Information on Internee Behavior Desired by the Department of Justice (ddr-one-5-184)
Photocopy of a declassified chart from Leon T. Weaver, the Camp Commander at Camp Livingston, Louisiana on Keizaburo Koyama's behavior. The chart shows that he scored highly favorable on his general attitude and cooperativeness. He scored favorable for his physical and mental condition and his character around other internees. He was marked "Neutral or Unobserved" regarding ...
Internee of War (ddr-one-5-179)
doc Internee of War (ddr-one-5-179)
Photocopy of the front of a folder marked "INTERNEE OF WAR." It's from Keizaburo Koyama and is addressed to the Enemy Alien Control Unit in Washington, D.C. It's stamped "Censored/War Department/S.O.S.-P.M.G.O./By R.L.S. 12-14-42"
Envelope to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-17)
White air mail envelope with a red, white and blue border. The envelope is addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston. Sender information written in the upper left corner as "Mrs. Kei Koyama/No 16109 sec. 3-D-10/Japanese Assembly Center/N. Portland, Oregon." Postmarked June 23, 1942. Two additional dates handwritten below the postmark: "June 23-42" and "June ...
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-47)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, in Minidoka. Postmarked Mar 8, 1943. In red pencil “Mar 19,1943” is written next to the postmark. In the upper right corner “Internee of War/Free Mail” is written in black ink. Along the left edge of the envelope is clear tape that ...
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from William Koyama (ddr-one-5-39)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his son William Koyama at Minidoka. Postmarked Oct 7, 1942. In red pencil “Oct. 10, 1942” is written below the postmark. On the front of the envelope is a purple stamp that reads “Censored/Camp Livingston/Interment Camp.” Inside is a letter, dated October 5, 1942. William writes ...
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama and Eva Koyama (ddr-one-5-19)
Yellowed envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama in Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, in the Portland Assembly Center. The envelope is postmarked Jul 13, 1942. In red pencil “7/16-42” is written just below the postmark. On the left side of the envelope is a purple "CENSORED" stamp with unknown initials below the stamp in ...
Letter from William K. Koyama from the Minidoka Concentration Camp to the United States Attorney Carl C. Donaugh asking him to parole his father, Keizaburo Koyama. Page 2 of 4. (ddr-one-5-166)
doc Letter from William K. Koyama from the Minidoka Concentration Camp to the United States Attorney Carl C. Donaugh asking him to parole his father, Keizaburo Koyama. Page 2 of 4. (ddr-one-5-166)
Photocopy of a declassified letter written by Keizaburo Koyama's son, William, to the United States Attorney Carl C. Donaugh asking him to release his father to the Minidoka War Relocation Center. William adds that his father studied dentistry in the United States, donates to the Red Cross, is a Christian, and has raised his kids to ...
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-45)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked Dec 8, 1942. There is clear tape along the whole left edge. Japanese is written on the left side of the envelope. On the back of the envelope is a purple "RECEIVED" stamp with the date Jan 24, 1943. ...
Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-35)
Front of one cent postcard is addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked Oct. 1942 over a six cent airmail stamp. On the left side of the front of the postcard is a purple "Censored" stamp. The message on the back of the postcard is dated Sept. ...
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