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Portrait of a boy (ddr-densho-298-57)
img Portrait of a boy (ddr-densho-298-57)
Caption in album: "Mike Vega. Little friends - Chicago, 1944-45. Children who came to the Mexico settlement for recreation and classes."
Mary Montoya Interview (ddr-densho-1009-2)
vh Mary Montoya Interview (ddr-densho-1009-2)
Female of Japanese and Mexican ancestry. Born 1916 in El Paso, Texas. Father was an Issei from Japan, and mother was from Mexico. Mary grew up in several cities in New Mexico. She was married and living in California when the war broke out, but was not identified as being of Japanese ancestry. Returned to Gallup, ...
Inui Collection (ddr-densho-123)
Collection Inui Collection (ddr-densho-123)
The Inui Collection features five photographs of Seattle's Japanese American community from 1920-1943. Included are photographs of two Japanese American schools, a New Years Day celebration, and a group of internees at Santa Fe internment camp, New Mexico.
Letter to Okiyo Okagaki from Larry Tajiri (ddr-densho-338-166)
doc Letter to Okiyo Okagaki from Larry Tajiri (ddr-densho-338-166)
A letter telling Okiyo Okagaki that Larry and Guyo Tajiri will be traveling to Mexico for vacation. And mentions that Larry is selecting between jobs in Colorado Springs and Washington, D.C.
Poston Press Bulletin Vol. VII No. 12 (November 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-167)
doc Poston Press Bulletin Vol. VII No. 12 (November 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-167)
Selected article titles: "Children's Christmas Bazaar Planned at Poston III" (p. 1), "Residents Reminded of Chance to Contribute to Christmas Magazine" (p. 1), "Family from New Mexico Settles in Poston Two" (p. 3).
Poston Information Bulletin Vol. II No. 24 (July 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-50)
doc Poston Information Bulletin Vol. II No. 24 (July 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-145-50)
Selected article titles: "Mr. Mathiesen Recovering" (p. 1), "27 Motor Vehicles Received" (p. 1), "Sewing School" (p. 1), "Pre-School Nursery" (p. 1), "New Arrivals from New Mexico" (p. 1).
Daily Press Review, Vol. VI, No. 14 (ddr-densho-156-278)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. VI, No. 14 (ddr-densho-156-278)
Article titles: "Japanese Camp Rumors Exploded"; "Six Japanese Aliens Given Orders in Mexico"; "Beet Harvesting Nearly Half-Way"; "Items from Topaz"; "...Army Will Finish History's Most Humane Evacuation Nov. 1"; "FBI Arrests Jap: Posed as Korean"; "Letter to Editor."
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.

Memorandum for Alien Enemy Information Bureau Office of the Provost Marshal General War Department, Washington D.C. (ddr-one-5-210)
av Memorandum for Alien Enemy Information Bureau Office of the Provost Marshal General War Department, Washington D.C. (ddr-one-5-210)
Photocopy of a declassified memorandum for the reclassification of Keizaburo Koyama as a detained Enemy Alien. Koyama is currently listed as interned at Santa Fe, New Mexico and in the custody of Immigration and Naturalization Services.

Narrator Charlie Matsubara

Nisei male. Born June 3, 1920, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in the Los Angeles area. When World War II broke out, Charlie stayed in California with his brother to help take care of property and belongings while the rest of the family moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico. Charlie and his brother were then sent ...
Inauguration of Mexico's President Lazaro Cardenas (ddr-njpa-1-93)
img Inauguration of Mexico's President Lazaro Cardenas (ddr-njpa-1-93)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Inauguration of Mexico's 19th President. (Mexico City) Rengo. The inauguration of Mexico's 19th president, General Lazaro Cardenas was held here on December 1 in the National Stadium. The grand ceremony was undertaken amidst an atmosphere of passionate welcome, with thousands of citizens in attendance. General Cardenas, who turned 39 this year, is ...
Hiratsuka Collection (ddr-densho-200)
Collection Hiratsuka Collection (ddr-densho-200)
This collection contains photographs and documents from the family of Densho narrator Margaret Junko Morita Hiratsuka.The collection includes Ms. Hiratsuka's father's photos from the Santa Fe internment camp, New Mexico, as well as written testimonials from his friends and family asking for his release.
Charlie Matsubara - Mary Matsubara - Evelyn Togami Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1009-3-7)
vh Charlie Matsubara - Mary Matsubara - Evelyn Togami Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1009-3-7)
Leaving California and returning to New Mexico in a car caravan

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department ...

Memorandum for Alien Enemy Information Bureau Office of the Provost Marshal General War Department, Washington D.C. (ddr-one-5-248)
doc Memorandum for Alien Enemy Information Bureau Office of the Provost Marshal General War Department, Washington D.C. (ddr-one-5-248)
Photocopy of a declassified memorandum concerning the change of status for Keizaburo Koyama. On December 11, 1943, Koyama's status changed from being interned at Santa Fe, New Mexico to being "Interim Paroled" at Santa Fe for travel to Hunt, Idaho. The parole was ordered by the Attorney General on November 26, 1943.
Memorandum for Alien Enemy Information Bureau Office of the Provost Marshal General War Department, Washington D.C. (ddr-one-5-249)
doc Memorandum for Alien Enemy Information Bureau Office of the Provost Marshal General War Department, Washington D.C. (ddr-one-5-249)
Photocopy of a declassified memorandum concerning the change of status for Keizaburo Koyama. On January 1, 1944, Koyama's status changed from being "Interim Paroled" at Santa Fe, New Mexico to being paroled at Spokane and to be inducted into Minidoka War Relocation Project, Hunt, Idaho.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 51, No. 11 (September 9, 1960) (ddr-pc-32-37)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 51, No. 11 (September 9, 1960) (ddr-pc-32-37)
Select article titles: "JACL accepts Governor's call to attend senior citizens talk" (p.1); "Heartache and hardship immigration cases cited in JCCA brief evoke sympathy from Canada legislators and prime minister" (p.1); "Issei widow nearly deported to Mexico saved by CL plea" (p.3); "Magnuson hits alien land law as undemocratic" (p.8)
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 37 (March 26, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-126)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 12, No. 37 (March 26, 1945) (ddr-densho-148-126)
Selected article titles: "City-Wide Cage Tourney Slated"; "Artist Honored"; "New Mexico Girl Enlists in W.A.C."; "Tea Grown in Colorado"; "Executive Woman Named by JACD"; "General Clark's Wife Visits Amache Center"; "Give Favorable Reports"; "Family House Opened in Cleveland, Ohio"; "Want Ads Today"; "Report Findings of Conference"; "Priest, and Nun's Fates"; "Minorities Asking for Job Chances, State ...
Testimony of Masao Takahashi (ddr-densho-67-192)
doc Testimony of Masao Takahashi (ddr-densho-67-192)
Written testimony of Masao Takahashi. Incarcerated in Missoula internment camp, Montana, Santa Fe internment camp, New Mexico, and Crystal City internment camp, Texas. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday, September 10, 1981, in the section titled "Japanese Speakers."
Testimony of John A. Yamasaki Eyon (ddr-densho-67-307)
doc Testimony of John A. Yamasaki Eyon (ddr-densho-67-307)
Written testimony of John A. Yamasaki Eyon, born in Shinsu, Japan. Incarcerated in the Lordsburg internment camp, New Mexico, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Charlie Matsubara - Mary Matsubara - Evelyn Togami Interview (ddr-densho-1009-3)
vh Charlie Matsubara - Mary Matsubara - Evelyn Togami Interview (ddr-densho-1009-3)
This interview was conducted with husband and wife Charlie and Mary Matsubara, and Mary's sister Evelyn Togami. Charlie was born June 3, 1920, in San Francisco, California. Mary was born January 3, 1922, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Evelyn was born December 9, 1920, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Mary and Evelyn were living in California with their ...
Charlie Matsubara - Mary Matsubara - Evelyn Togami Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1009-3-3)
vh Charlie Matsubara - Mary Matsubara - Evelyn Togami Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1009-3-3)
Growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Mary Montoya Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1009-2-7)
vh Mary Montoya Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1009-2-7)
Memories of prewar life in New Mexico

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Daily Press Review, Vol. III, No. 20 (ddr-densho-156-221)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. III, No. 20 (ddr-densho-156-221)
Article titles: "Soldiers Harvest Crop, 600 Make $2800 in Day"; "Mexicans Help With Pea Crop"; "Tulelake Japanese Show Great Loyalty to U.S."; "White Farmers Doing Good Job"; "Elimination of Prohibited Zones Repeals Curfew"; "Mixed Populations"; "Too Much 'Loose' Conversation"; "In New Mexico"; "Sabotage in America"; "Police Hold Japanese Youth for Quiz"; "Post Office at Relocation Center ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 23 (June 12, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-23)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 23 (June 12, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-23)
Selected article titles: "Teachers Get Lesson about WW2 Camps" (p. 1), "President de la Madrid Credits Japanese Nikkei with Strengthening Japan-Mexico Relationship" (pp. 1, 11), "Lies and Half-Truths" (p. 4), and "Turkish Group Opposes Bill to Fund Films" (p. 10).
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 39 No. 18 (October 29, 1954) (ddr-pc-26-44)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 39 No. 18 (October 29, 1954) (ddr-pc-26-44)
Selected article titles: "Many Japanese called for Nov. 11 mass naturalization ceremonies" (p. 1), "Presence of Nisei student in group cause interest among Indonesians" (p. 1), "Two former presidents blocked move to intern Mexico Japanese" (p. 3), "National Conference on Citizenship granted federal charter; JACL only nat'l group representing Asians" (p. 5).
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