Camp Livingston

U.S. Army Internment Camp

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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. ...
Obverse of 2016.23.95 with additional information on Keizaburo Koyama's behavior at Camp Livingston, Louisiana (ddr-one-5-185)
doc Obverse of 2016.23.95 with additional information on Keizaburo Koyama's behavior at Camp Livingston, Louisiana (ddr-one-5-185)
Photocopy of the obverse of a declassified chart from Leon T. Weaver, the Camp Commander at Camp Livingston, Louisiana on Keizaburo Koyama's behavior. It states that Koyama is the internee's dentist and that he is always "glad to co-operate with the army personnel."
Federal Bureau of Investigation Case file for Keizaburo Koyama. Page 2 of 4. (ddr-one-5-170)
doc Federal Bureau of Investigation Case file for Keizaburo Koyama. Page 2 of 4. (ddr-one-5-170)
Photocopy of a declassified file on Keizaburo Koyama by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. This page goes into greater detail the reasoning for interning Koyama. The FBI has labeled the Fatherland Society as "one of the most aggressive and active of the Japanese nationalist organizations...It's members are selected by reason of their intense loyalty and belief ...
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-53)
Yellowed envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama in Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, in Minidoka. Envelope is postmarked Apr 23, 1943, with “Internee of War/Free Mail” handwritten in the upper right corner. Written in red pencil is "5/4/43." Along the left edge of the envelope is clear tape with the number 389, and on ...
Petition for Reuniting Family in Internment Center (ddr-one-5-176)
doc Petition for Reuniting Family in Internment Center (ddr-one-5-176)
Photocopy of a declassified form filled out by Keizaburo Koyama requesting that he be reunited with his family in Minidoka in Twin Falls, Idaho.
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Andrew "Uncle Chape" Goodenough and Eva "Aunt Eva" Goodenough (ddr-one-5-49)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Kei Koyama at Camp Livingston from A.C. Goodenough (Andrew "Uncle Chape" Goodenough) in Portland. Postmarked Mar 29, 1943. In place of postage “Internee of War mail/Free” is written in the upper right corner. Written on the left side of the postmark is “4/9-43” in red pencil. Along the left edge of the ...
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.
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.
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 ...
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Yoshi Sato (ddr-one-5-42)
Envelope addressed to Mr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from Yoshio Sato at Minidoka. Postmarked November 11, 1942. In red pencil “Dec 15, 42” is written. Along the right edge of the envelope is a white sticker, on the back side of the envelope it reads "U.S.A. 269." Inside the envelope is a letter dated Nov. ...
Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Lois Sato (ddr-one-5-18)
Postcard addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from Lois Sato at the Portland Assembely Center. Postmarked Jul 9, 1942. On the left side of the front of the postcard is a red Censored stamp with an unknown signature. On the back of the postcard is a handwritten message from Lois Sato. She writes about ...
Letter from Keizaburo Koyama to the Department of Justice asking to be reunited with his family. (ddr-one-5-175)
doc Letter from Keizaburo Koyama to the Department of Justice asking to be reunited with his family. (ddr-one-5-175)
Photocopy of a declassified handwritten letter from Keizaburo Koyama to the Enemy Alien Control Unit of the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. Koyama asks that he be relocated to the camp where his family is currently being held. At the moment, Koyama is currently being held in Camp Livingston, Louisiana.
Letter from Keizaburo Koyama to Colonel L. T. Weaver, Commanding Officer of the Camp Livingston Internment Camp in Louisiana, requesting copies of his educational certificates (ddr-one-5-200)
doc Letter from Keizaburo Koyama to Colonel L. T. Weaver, Commanding Officer of the Camp Livingston Internment Camp in Louisiana, requesting copies of his educational certificates (ddr-one-5-200)
Photocopy of a declassified typed letter from Keizaburo Koyama to Colonel L. T. Weaver, Commanding Officer of the Camp Livingston Internment Camp. Dr. Koyama was advised at his Fort Missoula Hearing by U.S. Immigration officials to obtain his official educational attendance records. He sent this request to his wife who had the records forwarded to Camp ...
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 ...
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 2 of 4. (ddr-one-5-166)
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 2 of 4. (ddr-one-5-166)
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 adds that his father studied dentistry in the United States, donates to the Red Cross, is a Christian, and has raised his kids to ...
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-50)
Envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked Apr 9, 1943. In red pencil below the return mailing address “April 19-43” is written. Where postage should be “Internee of War/Free Mail” is written in black ink. Along the left side of the envelope is clear tape with ...
Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-23)
One cent postcard addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, at the Portland Assembly Center. Postmarked Aug 28, 1942. Below the postmark “Sept 1 1942,” is written in red pencil. On the left side of the postcard is a purple "Censored" stamp. The message on the back of the postcard ...
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 R. Maeda (ddr-one-5-54)
Yellowed envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama in Camp Livingston from R. Maeda at Minidoka. The envelope is postmarked April 28, 1943. Along the top of the envelope is "5/11-43" written in red pencil. Along the left edge of the envelope is clear tape that has the number 149 printed on it. The tape wraps around ...
Letter from Mrs. A.C. Goodenough written at the request of Keizaburo Koyama (ddr-one-5-193)
doc Letter from Mrs. A.C. Goodenough written at the request of Keizaburo Koyama (ddr-one-5-193)
Photocopy of a declassified letter from Mrs. A.C. Goodenough. In the letter, Mrs. Goodenough writes that Keizaburo Koyama requested that she gather letters and affidavits from the various schools he attended. She adds that she has known the Koyama family since 1928 and considers them like family. She continues to offer her support of Koyama stating ...
Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama (ddr-one-5-43)
The envelope is addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked Nov 12, 1942. In red pencil “Dec 14-42” is written on the left side of the envelope. On the back of the envelope is a large white sticker that says "EXAMINED BY/U.S.A. 219." The letter is dated ...
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