Letter written by an Issei man
ddr-densho-25-70 (Legacy UID: denshopd-p25-00070)
Matahichi Iseri had been imprisoned in Fort Missoula, Montana, a Department of Justice internment camp for "enemy aliens," since shortly after December 7, 1941. He sometimes wrote letters in his native Japanese, which were read and censored by interpreters and officials from the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service.
February 26, 1942
- Iseri, Matahichi
Courtesy of the Yamada Family Collection