Santa Fe

Department of Justice Internment Camp

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Letter from Tatsuya Ichikawa to Loyd H. Jenson (ddr-densho-258-204)
doc Letter from Tatsuya Ichikawa to Loyd H. Jenson (ddr-densho-258-204)
Tatsuya Ichikawa writes to Loyd H. Jensen the Officer in Charge of the Sante Fe Department of Justice Internment Camp. Ichikawa requests to be given temporary parole so he could travel to Minidoka concentration camp to help his family. His two youngest children were hospitalized. A post-it note written by Satoru Ichikawa attached to the letter …
In My Parents' Words (ddr-densho-258-208)
doc In My Parents' Words (ddr-densho-258-208)
A booklet to accompany a panel entitled In My Parents' Words: Voices from the Department of Justice Camps at the 2013 Japanese American National Museum National Conference held at the Sheraton Hotel in Seattle, Washington. Satoru Ichikawa focuses on the separation of his father, a Buddhist priest, from his family for two years during the family's …
Telegram from Loyd Jensen to Project Director (ddr-densho-258-206)
doc Telegram from Loyd Jensen to Project Director (ddr-densho-258-206)
Loyd Jensen sends a telegram to the Project Director at Minidoka Concentration Camp inquiring into the health of the Ichikawa family after Tatsuya Ichikawa requested temporary parole.
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 5 (February 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-54)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 5 (February 1, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-54)
Selected article titles: "Myer on Tule Lake: Assures Operation of Center Through 1945" (p. 1), "171 Internees Depart for Santa Fe Friday" (p. 1), and "Hectic Year for Mr. Stork Foreseen" (p. 2).
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 26 (June 29, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-74)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 26 (June 29, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-74)
Selected article titles: "Units of Two Centers to Close by Oct." (p. 1), "400 Arrive at Santa Fe Camp" (p. 1), "13,652 Relocate in Dec. 31-June 16 Period" (p. 2), and "Boxing Show Features Double Main Event" (p. 6).
The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 9 (April 27, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-14)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 9 (April 27, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-14)
Selected article titles: "20-25 Group Predominates in Tule Lake" (pp. 1-2), "Voluntary Terminations Aid Employment Policy" (pp. 1-2), and "Danjo Seinenkai Exhibit Attracts Large Crowds" (p. 2).
Letter to Frances Haglund from George L. Townsend (ddr-densho-275-42)
doc Letter to Frances Haglund from George L. Townsend (ddr-densho-275-42)
A letter from George Townsend regarding Frances Haglund's article "Behind Barbed Wire."
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 41 (October 12, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-89)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 41 (October 12, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-89)
Selected article titles: "'Justice Dept. Officials Here Not in Position to Give Advice'--Williams" (pp. 1-2), "Closing of WRA Centers Running Ahead of Time" (p. 1), "Att. at Granada Gives Advice to Property Owner" (p. 5), and "Relocators May Now File Death Pension Claims" (p. 5).
Arthur Yakabi's Testimony to the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (ddr-densho-401-2)
doc Arthur Yakabi's Testimony to the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (ddr-densho-401-2)
Copy of Arthur Yakabi's testimony to the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians detailing his experiences being departed from Peru and sent to verious American Concentation Camps.
Autobiography of Arthur Yakabi (ddr-densho-401-3)
doc Autobiography of Arthur Yakabi (ddr-densho-401-3)
Photocopy of Arthur Yakabi's handwritten autobiography detailing his childhood in Peru, detention in the United States during WWII, and his adulthood in the United States.
Letter from Juro Nakamura to Tamako Inouye (ddr-densho-383-552)
doc Letter from Juro Nakamura to Tamako Inouye (ddr-densho-383-552)
Re: conditions in Santa Fe, congratulations on Tamako's upcoming marriage, and interest in Haiku
Card from Juro Nakamura to Tamako Inouye (ddr-densho-383-548)
doc Card from Juro Nakamura to Tamako Inouye (ddr-densho-383-548)
Farewell note before Nakamura leaves on August 30th for repatriation.
Request to Yuriko Domoto from T.G. Ishimaru (ddr-densho-356-994)
doc Request to Yuriko Domoto from T.G. Ishimaru (ddr-densho-356-994)
Hand written request to Yuriko Domoto Tsukada from Dr. T.G. Ishimaru to review a list of names and indicate which camp they are detained in.
Postcard to Yuri Domoto from Mitsuko (ddr-densho-356-319)
doc Postcard to Yuri Domoto from Mitsuko (ddr-densho-356-319)
Postcard to Yuriko Domoto from Mitsuko in which she describes a trip to New Mexico during which she saw her father (possibly held in the DOJ camp Lordsburg or DOJ camp Santa Fe). Item tied together with all objects between ddr-densho-356-277 and ddr-densho-356-320.
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Eva Koyama (ddr-one-5-67)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama in Santa Fe Detention Center. The envelope is postmarked August 30, 1943. Written in red pencil along the top of the envelope is “9/8-43.” On the left side of the envelope is a cartoon drawing of a yellow train with the words “United Nations” in blue on the side the …
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-57)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Santa Fe Dentention Station from his wife, Teru Koyama. Postmarked Jun 17, 1943. In red pencil “6/23/43” is written above the address. Inside is a letter about a recent trip to Idaho Falls for shopping. Teru bought some fabric to make some new dresses and she bought new glasses …
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Koba Kakishi (ddr-one-5-70)
White envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama in Santa Fe Detention Center from Koba Kakishi in Camp Kooskia. The envelope is postmarked Sep 13, 1943, Missoula, MT. Written in red pencil is "9/21/41" in the middle of the envelope. On the left side the word “Japanese” is written in blue and underlined. Letter to Dr. Keizaburo …
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.
Letter from Carl C. Donaugh, United States Attorney, to Edward J. Ennis, Director of the Alien Enemy Control Unit on the proposed rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama (ddr-one-5-209)
doc Letter from Carl C. Donaugh, United States Attorney, to Edward J. Ennis, Director of the Alien Enemy Control Unit on the proposed rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama (ddr-one-5-209)
Photocopy of a declassified letter from Carl C. Donaugh to Edward J. Ennis on the petition from Keizaburo Koyama for a rehearing. Carl writes that the United States Attorney for Los Angeles will soon be conducting rehearings for select internees and that he is forwarding Koyama's case file to them.
Letter from A.C. Goodenough to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 2 of 2. (ddr-one-5-220)
doc Letter from A.C. Goodenough to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 2 of 2. (ddr-one-5-220)
Photocopy of a declassified handwritten letter from Mrs. A.C. Goodenough to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Mrs. A.C. Goodenough writes about Dr. and Mrs. Koyama raised their children in a Christian home with American values. She is worried that the three children will be exposed to bad influences due to the current ongoing …
Letter from Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, in response to Eva Koyama's letter dated August 2, 1943 (ddr-one-5-222)
doc Letter from Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, in response to Eva Koyama's letter dated August 2, 1943 (ddr-one-5-222)
Photocopy of a declassified typed letter from Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit, to Eva Koyama. Edward acknowledges receipt of her letter dated August 2nd, 1943 as well as the letter from her sister, Miriam Koyama, dated August 1st, 1943. He notifies her that her father, Keizaburo Koyama, has been granted a rehearing, but …
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