Konishi Family Collection

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ddr-densho-362

Photographs of Konishi family while incarcerated at Heart Mountain concentration camp. The Konishi family consists of Frank Masao Konishi, Shizue Konishi, Tom Konishi, and Marie Michiko (Konishi) Coon. The family's address while at Heart Mountain concentration camp was 12-11 C. Tom Konishi was separated from his parents and sister when he answered "no" on questions 27 and 28 on the loyalty questionnaire. Tom spent the rest of the war at Tule Lake concentration camp while his family remained at Heart Mountain.

1943-1945

1943-1945

57 black and white photographic prints

Densho

Courtesy of Konishi Family Collection, Densho

57 Objects

Two Japanese America girls play (ddr-densho-362-1)
img Two Japanese America girls play (ddr-densho-362-1)
Two Japanese American girls play. One squats on the ground while the other girl stands holding her hands out. A house stands in the background.
Japanese American family (ddr-densho-362-2)
img Japanese American family (ddr-densho-362-2)
A family sits on a building's ledge for a family group photo. An open field and a mountain are in the background.
Two Japanese American girls pose for photo (ddr-densho-362-3)
img Two Japanese American girls pose for photo (ddr-densho-362-3)
Two Japanese American girls sit for a picture with arms around each other.
A Japanese American woman and girl look up into the sky (ddr-densho-362-4)
img A Japanese American woman and girl look up into the sky (ddr-densho-362-4)
A young Japanese American woman and girl look up into the sky. Heart Mountain housing stand in the background.
A Japanese American woman and girl pose for camera (ddr-densho-362-5)
img A Japanese American woman and girl pose for camera (ddr-densho-362-5)
A young woman and young girl stand and pose together looking into the camera. The woman wraps her arm around the girl. Heart Mountain housing appear in the background.
Japanese American men and women wear aprons/ uniforms (ddr-densho-362-6)
img Japanese American men and women wear aprons/ uniforms (ddr-densho-362-6)
Nineteen men and women wear aprons/ uniforms in a group photo. Those in the front row kneel while the rest stand. A building appears in the background.
Large group picture in front of a camp building (ddr-densho-362-8)
img Large group picture in front of a camp building (ddr-densho-362-8)
A large group of men, women, and children pose together in front of a Heart Mountain building. Japanese text appears on the front of the photo.
Japanese American women wearing aprons (ddr-densho-362-9)
img Japanese American women wearing aprons (ddr-densho-362-9)
A large group of women wearing aprons/ uniforms gather together to pose for a photograph in front of a building.
Six Japanese American children (ddr-densho-362-10)
img Six Japanese American children (ddr-densho-362-10)
Six Japanese American children stand together for a group photo. Two camp houses appear in the background.

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