Camp Livingston

U.S. Army Internment Camp

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An Oral History with Mitsuhiko H. Shimizu - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-57-1)
vh An Oral History with Mitsuhiko H. Shimizu - Segment 1 (ddr-csujad-29-57-1)
Issei community leader and businessman in Los Angeles's Little Tokyo recounts his arrest by Federal Bureau of Investigation after Pearl Harbor, his experiences in internment camps in North Dakota and Louisiana, and the Manzanar incarceration camp, California. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, CSU Fullerton. Translated into …
An Oral History with Mitsuhiko H. Shimizu (ddr-csujad-29-57)
vh An Oral History with Mitsuhiko H. Shimizu (ddr-csujad-29-57)
Issei community leader and businessman in Los Angeles's Little Tokyo recounts his arrest by Federal Bureau of Investigation after Pearl Harbor, his experiences in internment camps in North Dakota and Louisiana, and the Manzanar incarceration camp, California. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, CSU Fullerton. Transcript is …
Letter from Juro Nakamura to Tamako Inouye (ddr-densho-383-550)
doc Letter from Juro Nakamura to Tamako Inouye (ddr-densho-383-550)
Re: various staged productions and entertainment. Outside with addressed stamped by censors, printed with "Prisoner of war" which Nakmura has crossed out and written "Internee"
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-40)
Slightly yellowed envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama in Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked October 19, 1942. Along the top 10-23-1942 is written in red pencil. On the left side of the envelope is a purple "Censored" stamp. Inside the envelope is a letter dated October 17, 1942. Teru writes about …
Envelope and letters to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letters to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-20)
White air mail envelope with a red, white and blue border. The envelope is addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama. The envelope is postmarked Jul 21, 1942, and in red pencil below the postmark is the date 7/25/42. On the left side of the envelope is a purple "Censored" …
Information on Internee Behavior Desired by the Department of Justice (ddr-one-5-184)
doc Information on Internee Behavior Desired by the Department of Justice (ddr-one-5-184)
Photocopy of a declassified chart from Leon T. Weaver, the Camp Commander at Camp Livingston, Louisiana on Keizaburo Koyama's behavior. The chart shows that he scored highly favorable on his general attitude and cooperativeness. He scored favorable for his physical and mental condition and his character around other internees. He was marked "Neutral or Unobserved" regarding …
Envelope and letters to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letters to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama and Miriam Koyama (ddr-one-5-37)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, and daughter, Miriam Kiyo Koyama. Postmarked October 6, 1942. To the left of the postmark “Oct 11, 1942,” is written in red pencil. On the left side of the envelope is a purple "Censored" stamp from Camp Livingston. Inside the envelope are …
Internee of War (ddr-one-5-179)
doc Internee of War (ddr-one-5-179)
Photocopy of the front of a folder marked "INTERNEE OF WAR." It's from Keizaburo Koyama and is addressed to the Enemy Alien Control Unit in Washington, D.C. It's stamped "Censored/War Department/S.O.S.-P.M.G.O./By R.L.S. 12-14-42"
Envelope to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-17)
White air mail envelope with a red, white and blue border. The envelope is addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston. Sender information written in the upper left corner as "Mrs. Kei Koyama/No 16109 sec. 3-D-10/Japanese Assembly Center/N. Portland, Oregon." Postmarked June 23, 1942. Two additional dates handwritten below the postmark: "June 23-42" and "June …
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-47)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, in Minidoka. Postmarked Mar 8, 1943. In red pencil “Mar 19,1943” is written next to the postmark. In the upper right corner “Internee of War/Free Mail” is written in black ink. Along the left edge of the envelope is clear tape that …
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from William Koyama (ddr-one-5-39)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his son William Koyama at Minidoka. Postmarked Oct 7, 1942. In red pencil “Oct. 10, 1942” is written below the postmark. On the front of the envelope is a purple stamp that reads “Censored/Camp Livingston/Interment Camp.” Inside is a letter, dated October 5, 1942. William writes …
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-45)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked Dec 8, 1942. There is clear tape along the whole left edge. Japanese is written on the left side of the envelope. On the back of the envelope is a purple "RECEIVED" stamp with the date Jan 24, 1943. …
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama and Eva Koyama (ddr-one-5-19)
Yellowed envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama in Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, in the Portland Assembly Center. The envelope is postmarked Jul 13, 1942. In red pencil “7/16-42” is written just below the postmark. On the left side of the envelope is a purple "CENSORED" stamp with unknown initials below the stamp in …
North Pacific College of Oregon School of Dentistry grade sheet. Page 2 of 2. (ddr-one-5-191)
doc North Pacific College of Oregon School of Dentistry grade sheet. Page 2 of 2. (ddr-one-5-191)
Photocopy of a declassified letter from the North Pacific College of Oregon School of Dentistry in Portland, Oregon listing the grades and credit hours of the courses that Keizaburo Koyama attended. This page covers the remaining part of 1926 - 1927 and all of 1927- 1928. His degree was awarded on June 10, 1929.
Envelope from Keizaburo Koyama to the Enemy Alien Control Unit in Washington, D.C. (ddr-one-5-178)
doc Envelope from Keizaburo Koyama to the Enemy Alien Control Unit in Washington, D.C. (ddr-one-5-178)
Photocopy of the front of an envelope from Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston, Louisiana to the Enemy Alien Control United in Washington, D.C. The envelope is stamped "Censored/War Department/S.O.S.-P.M.G.O./By R.L.S. 12-14-42"
Letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from William Koyama (ddr-one-5-21)
The letter is written on thin paper and possibly missing pages, dated July 21, 1942. William writes to his father about his current classes, describing his Boy Scout troop and his changing weight. He asks after his father's health and the entertainment as his camp.
Envelope and letters to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letters to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Miriam Kiyo Koyama and William Koyama (ddr-one-5-28)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his children, William Koyama and Miriam Kiyo Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked Sep 11, 1942. To the left of the postmark “Sept 14, 42” is written in red pencil. On the left side of the envelope is a purple "Censored" stamp. Inside the envelope are two letters, …
Sworn statement by Charles E. and Dorothy E. Seely on behalf of Dr. Kei Koyama. (ddr-one-5-199)
doc Sworn statement by Charles E. and Dorothy E. Seely on behalf of Dr. Kei Koyama. (ddr-one-5-199)
Photocopy of a declassified handwritten statement by Charles E. and Dorothy E. Seely on behalf of Dr. Koyama. They state that they have known Dr. Koyama for 13 years and consider him an intimate friend. They feel that he is "an honest, upright man, and sincerely believe him to be loyal and true to our country."
North Pacific College of Oregon School of Dentistry grade sheet. Page 1 of 2. (ddr-one-5-190)
doc North Pacific College of Oregon School of Dentistry grade sheet. Page 1 of 2. (ddr-one-5-190)
Photocopy of a declassified letter from the North Pacific College of Oregon School of Dentistry in Portland, Oregon listing the grades and credit hours of the courses that Keizaburo Koyama attended. This page covers the years 1924-1925; 1925 - 1926; and part of 1926-1927.
Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 1 of 13. (ddr-one-5-228)
doc Typed and notarized letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. Page 1 of 13. (ddr-one-5-228)
Photocopy of a typed letter from Teru Koyama to Edward J. Ennis concerning the rehearing of Keizaburo Koyama's case. On the first page, Teru writes that she has become discouraged in her efforts to get her husband's case reheard. On the suggestion of her counselor, she is providing a detailed account of her husband's activities. She …
Department of Justice Alien Enemy Control Unit Memorandum for Board of Immigration Appeals (ddr-one-5-225)
doc Department of Justice Alien Enemy Control Unit Memorandum for Board of Immigration Appeals (ddr-one-5-225)
Photocopy of a declassified memorandum concerning Keizaburo Koyama's rehearing. It is addressed Attention: Mrs. Worsley and indicates that she will be advised if any future actions are taken; that the Attorney General interned Keizaburo Koyama on 2-28-42; and that a rehearing on his case has been authorized.
Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-29)
One cent postcard addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. The return sender information has both a mailing and telegram address listed. Postmarked Sep. 15, 1942. Below the postmark “9/20/42” is written in red pencil. On the left side of the postcard is a purple "Censored" stamp. The …
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-51)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama. Postmarked Apr 17, 1943. In place of postage “Internee of War/Free Mail” is written in pen in the upper right corner. Along the top of the envelope “4/30-43” is written in red pencil. On the left edge of the envelope is clear …
Letter from William K. Koyama from the Minidoka Concentration Camp to the United States Attorney Carl C. Donaugh asking him to parole his father, Keizaburo Koyama. Page 4 of 4. (ddr-one-5-168)
doc Letter from William K. Koyama from the Minidoka Concentration Camp to the United States Attorney Carl C. Donaugh asking him to parole his father, Keizaburo Koyama. Page 4 of 4. (ddr-one-5-168)
Photocopy of a declassified letter written by Keizaburo Koyama's son, William, to the United States Attorney Carl C. Donaugh asking him to release his father to the Minidoka War Relocation Center. William ends his letter appealing to the honor of the Attorney General and asks that he parole his father as he "would die before he …
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