Fort Missoula

Department of Justice Internment Camp

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Department of Justice memo from the United States Attorney Director of Oregon Carl C. Donaugh on the Matter of the Detention of Keizaburo Koyama, a Japanese alien (ddr-one-5-116)
doc Department of Justice memo from the United States Attorney Director of Oregon Carl C. Donaugh on the Matter of the Detention of Keizaburo Koyama, a Japanese alien (ddr-one-5-116)
Photocopy of a declassified memorandum from Carl C. Donaugh, United States Attorney from the District of Oregon to the Attorney General in Washington, D.C., on the detention of Dr. Keizaburo Koyama. The filled out form letter notes that the FBI took Dr. Koyama into custody on December 10, 1941 in Portland, Oregon and that he is ...
Court order on the internment of Keizaburo Koyama (ddr-one-5-163)
doc Court order on the internment of Keizaburo Koyama (ddr-one-5-163)
Photocopy of a declassified court order stating that Keizaburo Koyama, having been found to be an enemy alien, be interned immediately.
Envelope, card, and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope, card, and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Miriam Kiyo Koyama (ddr-one-5-9)
Envelope addressed to Dr. K. Koyama at Fort Missoula from his daughter, Miriam Kiyo Koyama, in Portland. Postmarked March 7, 1942. In the lower left corner is a purple "EXAMINED" stamp with a cursive D written above in red pencil. On the back the envelope is sealed with a red victory sticker. Inside the envelope is ...
Federal Bureau of Investigation Case file for Keizaburo Koyama. Page 3 of 4. (ddr-one-5-171)
doc Federal Bureau of Investigation Case file for Keizaburo Koyama. Page 3 of 4. (ddr-one-5-171)
Photocopy of a declassified file on Keizaburo Koyama by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The report notes that cannot verify if the FBI actually had the Japanese Association under surveillance, but the secretive activities of the group warranted greater scrutiny. The FBI does not find Koyama to be a Japanese leader, but his continued financial support ...
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-10)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Kei Koyama at Fort Missula from his wife, Teru Koyama, in Portland. Postmarked March 24, 1942. In the lower left corner is a "CENSORED" stamp. The enclosed letter, dated March 23, 1942, has the same stamp at the top of the page. Teru writes about receiving his last letter, which made everyone ...
Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Marie (ddr-one-5-5)
One cent postcard addressed to Dr. K. Koyama at Fort Missoula with no return sender. Postmarked Jan. 28, 1942. Purple "Examined" stamp in the upper left corner signed in red pencil. On the back, purple "Examined" stamp over center of text; postage cancellation in lower left corner. The message talks about his daugher Kiyo and wife ...
Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-5)
doc Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-5)
Correspondence from Kinuta Uno's daughter discussing mass removal and the need to sell their car. Also included, a document for the lost title and registration cards.
Correspondence about a check book (ddr-densho-324-57)
doc Correspondence about a check book (ddr-densho-324-57)
A check book sent to Kinuta Uno while he was in Fort Missoula.
Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-3)
doc Letter to Kinuta Uno at Fort Missoula (ddr-densho-324-3)
Correspondence from Kinuta Uno's daughter discussing their everyday lives, a visit from Uno's wife, and affadavits for his trial.
Letter from Issei man to wife (February 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-56)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (February 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-56)
Excerpt: "I understand about Mrs. Kakuno. Sorry about hotel and lease expire, tell them I am all right just worry business."
Letter from Issei man to wife (March 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-71)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (March 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-71)
Excerpt: "I was very very busy last 4 days since received NAME LIST of INTERNEES Monday night. They left 6:00 P.M. to Fort Sill, Oklahoma with tears.
Letter from Issei man to wife (February 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-58)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (February 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-58)
Excerpt: "I am very glad to hear your health is better. Please good care the tonsil treatment, I know the restaurant business is too hard."
Letter from Issei man to wife (June 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-111)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (June 22, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-111)
Excerpt: "Am very well but sorry this is last letter from Missoula where we lived six full months and just we have only lately become familiar with this locality."
Postcard from Issei man to wife (May 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-79)
doc Postcard from Issei man to wife (May 2, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-79)
Excerpt: "I fell [feel] fretfully that I could not help you at all, thank you for you paid my debt."
Letter from Issei man to wife (March 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-64)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (March 3, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-64)
Excerpt: "As you know by news, the announced by Attorney General Francis Biddle that disposition of the cases, Japanese 392 person, released 34, paroled 102, and 156 interned..."
Letter from Issei man to wife (March 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-72)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (March 23, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-72)
Excerpt: "We heard many things this morning about your evacuate of Puget Sound area zone."
Postcard from Issei man to wife (June 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-108)
doc Postcard from Issei man to wife (June 18, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-108)
Excerpt: "Thanks letter 13th, glad you enjoy entertainment with friends and forgot headache but laughed a little."
Letter from Issei man to wife (June 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-106)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (June 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-106)
Excerpt: "Thanks letters June 8-10. I am glad you enjoyed with church friends at Rev's cabin and prayer."
Letter from Issei man (January 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-44)
doc Letter from Issei man (January 7, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-44)
Excerpt: "We heard President Roosevelt's message this morning 10:30."
Letter from Issei man to wife (February 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-57)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (February 11, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-57)
Excerpt: "Happy your birthday, dear. I wish it for all I am worth for your happiness means more to me than anything else on earth."
Letter from Issei man to wife (January 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-46)
doc Letter from Issei man to wife (January 15, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-46)
Excerpt: "I have nothing hear from you yet, its take long time to censors, send and receive both way, trust in GOD."
Postcard from Issei man to wife (June 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-110)
doc Postcard from Issei man to wife (June 20, 1942) (ddr-densho-140-110)
Excerpt: "How are you? Am well but no more time to polish these rocks, busy all day at Mayor Post."
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