Heart Mountain

Concentration Camp

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Shig Yabu Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-272-13)
vh Shig Yabu Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-272-13)
Separation of groups in camp by hometown

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.

Shig Yabu Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-272-18)
vh Shig Yabu Interview Segment 18 (ddr-densho-1000-272-18)
Finding animals in camp

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Shig Yabu Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-272-12)
vh Shig Yabu Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-272-12)
Memories of Estelle Ishigo

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Hitoshi
vh Hitoshi "Hank" Naito Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-286-15)
Uproar in camp over the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" (audio-only)
Marian Asao Kurosu Interview Segment 65 (ddr-densho-1000-118-65)
vh Marian Asao Kurosu Interview Segment 65 (ddr-densho-1000-118-65)
Climate differences between Tule Lake concentration camp, California, and Heart Mountain

During this interview, Mrs. Kurosu alternately speaks in both English and Japanese. As a result, the English translation of the transcript contains [Jpn.] and [Eng.], which indicate whether the original dialogue was spoken in Japanese or English.

Letter sent to T.K. Pharmacy from Heart Mountain concentration camp (ddr-densho-319-345)
doc Letter sent to T.K. Pharmacy from Heart Mountain concentration camp (ddr-densho-319-345)
Inquiry about billed amount. Prepaid two dollars but billed one dollar and four cents.
John Y. Hayakawa Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-401-14)
vh John Y. Hayakawa Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-401-14)
Working in the fire department in camp

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Miyo Minnie Uratsu Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-335-13)
vh Miyo Minnie Uratsu Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-335-13)
Differences between Tule Lake and Heart Mountain

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Woman walking with mail (ddr-densho-321-123)
img Woman walking with mail (ddr-densho-321-123)
Fuzy getting the mail at Heart Mountain concentration camp.
Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-24)
Yellowed postcard address to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife Teru Koyama at the Portland Assembly Center. The postcard is postmarked August 31, 1942. On the left side of the postcard is a purple stamp that reads “Censored/Camp Livingston/Internment Camp/HARMON M. TURNER.” On the back side of the postcard, which is dated ...
Swing Band practice at Heart Mountain incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-51)
img Swing Band practice at Heart Mountain incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-51)
Swing Band practice at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. September 16, 1942. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_f16
Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview Segment 22 (ddr-jamsj-2-7-22)
vh Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview Segment 22 (ddr-jamsj-2-7-22)
Working with farmers from different regions to develop concentration camp farm system
Hal Keimi Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-458-10)
vh Hal Keimi Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-458-10)
Joining the Boy Scouts in camp, going on a trip to Yellowstone
George Hanada Interview Segment 7 (ddr-jamsj-2-5-7)
vh George Hanada Interview Segment 7 (ddr-jamsj-2-5-7)
A hostile situation while on work leave: getting shot at

This interview was conducted by the Japanese American Museum of San Jose, and is part of a project entitled "Lasting Stories: The Resettlement of San Jose Japantown," a collaborative project between the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and Densho.

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