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Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-1)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-1)
Excerpt: "I'm here! Just a line because I have to be up at 7 tomorrow. Things are much better than I expected and they have a grand bunch here." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-7)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-7)
Excerpt: "I put my room to permanent rights at little more. Assembled my voluminous notes and bibliographies from Stanford into notebook covers purchased yesterday." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-2)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-2)
Excerpt: "I'm not sure when I wrote last, was it on the train? As you probably noticed I took the Pacific limited to be sure of connections at Wells." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Testimony of Kimiko Nakamura (ddr-densho-67-259)
doc Testimony of Kimiko Nakamura (ddr-densho-67-259)
Written testimony of Kimiko Nakamura of Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Testimony of Jiro and Shea Aoki (ddr-densho-67-310)
doc Testimony of Jiro and Shea Aoki (ddr-densho-67-310)
Written testimony of Jiro and Shea Aoki. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center 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.
Testimony of Sachi Okazaki (ddr-densho-67-304)
doc Testimony of Sachi Okazaki (ddr-densho-67-304)
Written testimony of Sachi Okazaki. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, 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.
Lilly Kodama Interview (ddr-densho-1001-19)
vh Lilly Kodama Interview (ddr-densho-1001-19)
Nisei female. Born 1935 in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Grew up on Bainbridge Island before being removed with family to Manzanar concentration camp, California, in 1942. Later transferred to Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, and eventually returned to Bainbridge with family.
Jean Matsumoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-130)
vh Jean Matsumoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-130)
Nisei female. Born 1934 in Portland, Oregon. Grew up in Portland, where parents ran a hotel business. During World War II, removed to the Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, returned to Portland.
Irene Yamauchi Tatsuta Interview (ddr-manz-1-158)
vh Irene Yamauchi Tatsuta Interview (ddr-manz-1-158)
Nisei female. Born May 3, 1935, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Seattle. During World War II, removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, returned to Seattle and became a teacher.
June Takahashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-88)
vh June Takahashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-88)
Nisei female. Born 1926 in Petersburg, Alaska. Both mother and father were jailed in Petersburg after bombing of Pearl Harbor. Incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Resettled in Seattle, Washington.
Envelope from Eva Koyama and addressed to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit (ddr-one-5-218)
doc Envelope from Eva Koyama and addressed to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit (ddr-one-5-218)
Photocopy of a declassified letter from Eva Koyama while she was incarcerated at Minidoka in Hunt, Idaho, to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. The envelope is postmarked August 3, 1943.

Narrator Tats Kojima

Nisei male. Born 1923 in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Age 18 when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, was removed with family to Manzanar concentration camp, California. Later transferred to the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Became an auto mechanic after World War II.

Narrator Tomiko Hayashida Egashira

Nisei female. Grew up on Bainbridge Island, Washington, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Transferred to the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, returned to Bainbridge Island.

Narrator Yukiko Katayama Omoto

Nisei female. Grew up on Bainbridge Island, Washington. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California, eventually transferring to the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, returned to Bainbridge Island.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-77)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-77)
Excerpt: "This is one of the most leisurely Sundays in a long time. To begin with, I was supposed to have gone to Boise and didn't." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-80)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-80)
Excerpt: "We have been deluged with clerical help in the office and there have been 25 prisoners of war loading freight since Tuesday." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-9)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-9)
Excerpt: "Our weather last night was something to write home about. Yesterday was overcast, warm and calm. At midnight it was cleary and starry." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-64)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-64)
Excerpt: "Evelyn Rose of the Washington statistics office -- she spent two weeks here last June and lived in the dorms -- was here again week before last." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-50)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-50)
Excerpt: "Since then it has been a series of slow days that would have been leisurely if they hadn't been haunted by uncertainty and insidious developments." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-38)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-38)
Excerpt: "Our enrollment is sky rocketing beyond our wildest estimate and yet we must be prepared to have many relocate or graduate in February." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-11)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-11)
Excerpt: "The next day we had school with classes meeting for 15 minute periods. John got back from Seattle that morning too. He has hopes of a commission in the procurement division." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-56)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-56)
Excerpt: "We got off at 11 Friday morning, rode to Burley with Mr. Heley on an errand and took the last seats in the bus from there." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Testimony of Takao Aoki (ddr-densho-67-311)
doc Testimony of Takao Aoki (ddr-densho-67-311)
Written testimony of Takao Aoki, born in Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Testimony of Tak Kubota (ddr-densho-67-222)
doc Testimony of Tak Kubota (ddr-densho-67-222)
Written testimony of Tak Kubota. Incarcerated in the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Friday, September 11, 1981, in the section titled "Multiple Impact on Family."
Testimony of Lily Yuriko (Yasui) Ota (ddr-densho-67-253)
doc Testimony of Lily Yuriko (Yasui) Ota (ddr-densho-67-253)
Written testimony of Lily Yuriko (Yasui) Ota of Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
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