Join us in celebrating Densho's 25th anniversary by attending our free virtual gala on October 23rd and by considering a tribute gift. Learn more at www.densho.org/25gala

Page of Hisa Nimura Horiuchi Scrapbook

Free to use This object is offered under a Creative Commons license. You are free to use it for any non-commercial purpose as long as you properly cite it, and if you share what you have created.

Learn more...

ddr-densho-325-37

Nimura Family Collection

This page of the scrapbook shows documents from two distinct periods of Hisa's wartime life. At the top is the form where Hisa formally requests to drop out of high school after her father is forced to move to the Santa Fe Department of Justice Internment Camp after being branded a trouble maker. While not directly stated on the request form, Hisa viewed dropping out of school as a sort of protest of her father's removal from Tule Lake. The bottom two documents are from later concerning HIsa's travel arrangements to leave Tule Lake after the end of World War II.

Albums

Document

Nimura Horiuchi Family

Courtesy of Nimura Horiuchi Family

API