Santa Fe

Department of Justice Internment Camp

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Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-62)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Santa Fe Detention Station from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked Jul 31, 1943. In blue ink “Aug. 2,1943” is written along the top of the envelope. Inside the envelope is a letter written in Japanese. It is dated July 26, 1943. There is an "EXAMINED" stamp on ...
Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 5 of 13. (ddr-one-5-232)
doc Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 5 of 13. (ddr-one-5-232)
Photocopy of a typed letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis concerning the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama's case. Mrs. Koyama details the efforts she and others have made on behalf of her husband. While her husband was incarcerated at Camp Livingston, Louisiana, Mrs. Koyama submitted numerous documents pertaining to her husband's educational history in the ...
Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-56)
One cent postcard addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Santa Fe Detention Station from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked Jun 15, 1943. To the left of the postmark “6/21/43” is written in red pencil. In the lower left corner is an upside down "Examined" stamp. The back of the postcard is dated June 14, ...
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-61)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Santa Fe Detention Station from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked Jul 20, 1943. At the top of the envelope “July-27-43” is written in blue pencil. Inside the envelope is a letter written by Teru dated July 18, 1943, in which she quotes a long poem by an ...
Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 3 of 5. (ddr-one-5-215)
doc Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 3 of 5. (ddr-one-5-215)
Photocopy of a declassified handwritten letter from Eva Koyama, daughter of Teru and Keizaburo Koyama, to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Eva said her mother used to work at the War Relocation Authority Center for a few dollars a month, but has been unable to do so recently due to health. Over the ...
Letter from Miriam Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 2 of 2. (ddr-one-5-212)
doc Letter from Miriam Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 2 of 2. (ddr-one-5-212)
Photocopy of a declassified handwritten letter from Miriam Koyama, daughter of Teru and Keizaburo Koyama, to Edward J. Ennis, Director Enemy Alien Control Unit. Miriam concludes her letter by stating that her father did nothing wrong and asks how soon can she see her father.
Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-65)
One cent postcard addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Santa Fe Detention Station from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked Aug 16, 1943. To the left of the postmark “Aug-24-43” is written. "Examined" stamp in the lower left corner with "25-3" written on it. On the back dated Aug 15, 1943. Teru writes about the ...
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from T. Sumi (ddr-one-5-74)
Envelope addressed to Dr. K. Koyama at the Santa Fe Detention Station from T. Sumi at Heart Mountain. It is postmarked on Dec 6, 1943. A tear is visible on the right side of the envelope below the stamp. Inside the envelope is a letter in Japanese dated December 4th. In the lower left corner is ...
Department of Justice Receipt (ddr-one-5-59)
doc Department of Justice Receipt (ddr-one-5-59)
Brown printed form that is torn in half, with burn mark on the center of the left edge. Provides receipt of $27.99 paid to the United States Treasury by Keizaburo Koyama while at Santa Fe Detention Center. Dated 6-30-43.
Envelope and letter to Dr. Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-71)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Santa Fe Detention Station from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked Sep 13, 1943. In place of postage, “Internee of War/Free Mail” is written in the upper right corner. Along the top “9/20-43” is written in red pencil. Inside the envelope is a letter dated Sept 12, 1943. ...
Letter from A.C. Goodenough to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 1 of 2. (ddr-one-5-219)
doc Letter from A.C. Goodenough to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 1 of 2. (ddr-one-5-219)
Photocopy of a declassified handwritten letter from Mrs. A.C. Goodenough to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. She is petitioning for a rehearing for Dr. Keizaburo Koyama. She writes about how long she has known him and his family, how Americanized they are, and how loyal Dr. Koyama is to the United States. She ...
Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 1 of 5. (ddr-one-5-213)
doc Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 1 of 5. (ddr-one-5-213)
Photocopy of a declassified handwritten letter from Eva Koyama, daughter of Teru and Keizaburo Koyama, to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Eva writes about her brother and sister, their ages, and status as American Citizens. She adds that her parents have been in the United States for 25 - 30 years and have ...
Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 5 of 5. (ddr-one-5-217)
doc Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 5 of 5. (ddr-one-5-217)
Photocopy of a declassified handwritten letter from Eva Koyama, daughter of Teru and Keizaburo Koyama, to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Eva concludes her letter trusting in her government and her faith that her father will be returned soon.
Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-60)
One cent postcard addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Santa Fe Dentention Station from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked Jul 16, 1943. On the left side of the postcard is an "Examined" stamp signed "25-3." The message on the back of the postcard is dated July 16, 1943. Teru writes to tell Kei about ...
Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 4 of 5. (ddr-one-5-216)
doc Letter from Eva Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit. Page 4 of 5. (ddr-one-5-216)
Photocopy of a declassified handwritten letter from Eva Koyama, daughter of Teru and Keizaburo Koyama, to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Eva writes that she loves and misses her father greatly, but that she also thinks of the other girls her age whose fathers are currently serving in the military, so she can ...
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-55)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Santa Fe Detention Station from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. In the upper right corner in place of postage is “Internee of War/Free Mail” written in black ink. Postmarked May 31, 1943. In red pencil “June 17-43 54” is written. Along the left side of the envelope is ...
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-58)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Santa Fe Dentention Station from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked Jun 22, 1943. In the upper center “6/28-43” is written in red pencil. Inside the envelope was a letter, in the center of the header is an "Examined" stamp. In the letter Teru writes about being apart ...
Santa Fe internees (ddr-densho-123-2)
img Santa Fe internees (ddr-densho-123-2)
First row, fourth from left is Mr. Mamizuka of Seattle, Washington.
Painting of the Santa Fe canteen (ddr-manz-2-27)
img Painting of the Santa Fe canteen (ddr-manz-2-27)
Caption: "Mr. Arai, Mr. Funahashi." Caption on reverse: "A canteen for the convenience of Santa Fe's internees."
Painting of Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-36)
img Painting of Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-36)
"A butane tank was used to strike the gong that summoned us to mess hall. Santa Fe internment camp."
Painting of Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-25)
img Painting of Santa Fe Internment Camp (ddr-manz-2-25)
Caption on reverse: "Panorama of Santa Fe Internment Center. Drawn on writing paper - with anxiety - during early days when I was not sure that drawings of any kind were permitted."
Painting of men making wooden clogs (ddr-manz-2-30)
img Painting of men making wooden clogs (ddr-manz-2-30)
Caption on reverse: "We made wooden clogs to send to our families at other centers."
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