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Rev. L. H. Tibesar posing with the Kinoshita family at gates of Camp Minidoka, Idaho (ddr-densho-403-8)
img Rev. L. H. Tibesar posing with the Kinoshita family at gates of Camp Minidoka, Idaho (ddr-densho-403-8)
Rev. L. H. Tibesar, Maryknoll and pastor of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, Seattle posed at Minidoka Concentration Camp near Hunt, Idaho. (L to R) Y. M. McLaughlin, Charles Kinoshita, Fred Kinoshita, Mary Kinoshita, Akino Kinoshita, Jean Alexander, Rev. L. H. Tibesar. This content is copyright restricted. Densho and its partners have received permission from the …
Christmas card and envelope to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Christmas card and envelope to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Mr. and Mrs. S. Nii (ddr-one-5-46)
Envelope addressed to Mr. Kei Koyama at Camp Livingston, no return sender information. Postmarked Dec 22, 1942, in Hunt, Idaho. In red pencil “Dec 20, 1943” is written above a purple "EXAMINED" stamp. On the back of the envelope are two additional "Internment Camp" stamps; one is dated Dec 28, 1942; the second is dated Jan …
United States Department of Justice Immigration and Naturalization Service Office of District Director, Seattle, Washington, Report of Enemy Alien (ddr-one-5-251)
doc United States Department of Justice Immigration and Naturalization Service Office of District Director, Seattle, Washington, Report of Enemy Alien (ddr-one-5-251)
Photocopy of a declassified report on the status of Keizaburo Koyama. The report notes that Koyama is moving from the Minidoka War Relocation Project in Hunt, Idaho to 3615 B Cottonwood, Apartment 9918 in Vanport, Oregon. His status is still listed as parolee. The form lists his occupation at the time of arrest as "farm laborer," …
Desert Sentinel, Vol. I No. 12, May 14, 1943 (ddr-csujad-17-2)
doc Desert Sentinel, Vol. I No. 12, May 14, 1943 (ddr-csujad-17-2)
School newspaper published at the Gila River incarceration camp. Features and items include a report on a bond drive and on a "Kampus Karnival"; news about the debate team and about a talent show, as well as about goings-on at Topaz, Utah; Manzanar, California; Echoes, Wyoming; Hunt, Idaho; and Amache, Colorado; and illustrations. See this object …
Japanese Americans leaving camp (ddr-densho-39-9)
img Japanese Americans leaving camp (ddr-densho-39-9)
Original museum description: Photograph, black and white matte of a scene at the Minidoka, Idaho internment camp. Picture shows people boarding bus. Evidently this was due to the closing of the camp, and the people are leaving. Bus says Sun Valley in front and the words Hunt and Shoshone can be read on the side of …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 10 (March 9, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-10)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 42, No. 10 (March 9, 1956) (ddr-pc-28-10)
Selected article titles: "Lane-Hillings Evacuation Claims Bill Unanimously Passed by House" (p. 1), "Asia Reds keep up discrimination tales" (p. 1), "JACL Asks FBI Hunt 'Lincoln Yamamoto'" (p. 1), "Bob Sakata honored Colorado's young farmer of year" (p. 2), "Oregon governor praises Japanese Americans, say 'no group has better earned' right to citizenship at Snake River …
Sworn statement by Eva C. Goodenough on behalf of Keizaburo Koyama. Page 3 of 3. (ddr-one-5-198)
doc Sworn statement by Eva C. Goodenough on behalf of Keizaburo Koyama. Page 3 of 3. (ddr-one-5-198)
Photocopy of a declassified seven point sworn statement from Eva C. Goodenough on behalf of Keizaburo Koyama. The Notary Public for the form was for Hunt, Idaho, but was crossed out to reference Portland, Oregon. Mrs. Goodenough writes about a Japanese organization that Dr. Koyama belong to, though she cannot remember the name. She adds that …
Dr. Keizaburo Koyama Family Collection (ddr-one-5)
Collection Dr. Keizaburo Koyama Family Collection (ddr-one-5)
The collection consists of English and Japanese correspondence written primarily to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama while he was detained at Department of Justice detention facilities (Fort Missoula, MT, Fort Sill, OK, Camp Livingston, LA, and Santa Fe Detention Center, NM). The letters were sent by his friends and family in Portland, friends detained at other Department …
Desert Sentinel, Vol. I. No. 15, June 21, 1943 (ddr-csujad-17-1)
doc Desert Sentinel, Vol. I. No. 15, June 21, 1943 (ddr-csujad-17-1)
School newspaper published at the Gila River incarceration camp. According to an announcement on the back page, publication seeks to make known the War Relocation Authority's "plans and policies," the results of Community Council deliberations, and various regulations and news about life at the Gila River Incarceration Camp. Issue features articles about and by the Camp's …

Narrator Tsuguo "Ike" Ikeda

Nisei male. Born 1924 in Portland, Oregon. Incarcerated at the North Portland Assembly Center and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Kept a diary beginning December, 1941, and through incarceration. Beginning as a teenager, was exceptionally active as a volunteer leader, first within a Japanese American church in Portland, later in camp with Federated Christian Church, school and …
Japanese American family (ddr-densho-26-47)
img Japanese American family (ddr-densho-26-47)
Yanagihara family at Minidoka Concentration Camp in Idaho.
Japanese American children (ddr-densho-26-184)
img Japanese American children (ddr-densho-26-184)
Photo taken at the Minidoka concentration camp. Written on back of photograph "taken on Joyce's birthday Aug. 5, 1945 40 Hunty, Idaho"
Boy standing on barrack stairs (ddr-csujad-32-20)
img Boy standing on barrack stairs (ddr-csujad-32-20)
Photograph of a boy standing on the stairs of barrack C-D at the Minidoka incarceration camp. Another child is pictured standing off to the side. Photo featured on page 8 of the Minidoka Incarceration Camp Photograph Album (csudh_ben_001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ben_01_001_009_030
Group of women at Minidoka incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-32-11)
img Group of women at Minidoka incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-32-11)
Group photograph of women standing in front of Miss Queen's grade three classroom at the Minidoka incarceration camp. Photo featured on page 6 of the Minidoka Incarceration Camp Photograph Album (csudh_ben_001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ben_01_001_007_020
Children sitting in front of floral background (ddr-csujad-32-16)
img Children sitting in front of floral background (ddr-csujad-32-16)
Photograph of two children with a floral background behind them, most likely for a play or event at the Minidoka incarceration camp. Photo featured on page 7 of the Minidoka Incarceration Camp Photograph Album (csudh_ben_001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ben_01_001_008_026
Children in classroom (ddr-csujad-32-27)
img Children in classroom (ddr-csujad-32-27)
Photograph of children sitting at desks most likely in a classroom at the Minidoka incarceration camp. Photo featured on page 13 of the Minidoka Incarceration Camp Photograph Album (csudh_ben_001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ben_01_001_014_045
Women at the Minidoka camp (ddr-csujad-32-30)
img Women at the Minidoka camp (ddr-csujad-32-30)
Photograph of two women standing outside a camp barrack. One of the women is Caucasian, probably a teacher, and wearing a kimono. The other is Japanese American and also wearing a kimono. She is possibly Madame Fujima Kansuma's dance student. Photo featured on page 16 of the Minidoka Incarceration Camp Photograph Album (csudh_ben_001). See this object …
Swimming pool (ddr-csujad-32-25)
img Swimming pool (ddr-csujad-32-25)
Photograph of people swimming in a pool, most likely at the Minidoka incarceration camp. Photo featured on page 10 of the Minidoka Incarceration Camp Photograph Album (csudh_ben_001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ben_01_001_011_037
Group of women at Minidoka incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-32-13)
img Group of women at Minidoka incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-32-13)
Group photograph of Caucasian women, possibly teachers, at the Minidoka incarceration camp. Some of them are holding a bouquet of flowers. This photo is featured on page 6 of the Minidoka Incarceration Camp Photograph Album (csudh_ben_001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ben_01_001_007_022
Minidoka incarceration camp fence (ddr-csujad-32-4)
img Minidoka incarceration camp fence (ddr-csujad-32-4)
Photograph of a fence around the Minidoka incarceration camp. Photo featured on page 4 of the Minidoka Incarceration Camp Photograph Album (csudh_ben_001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ben_01_001_005_012
Group of children at Minidoka incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-32-14)
img Group of children at Minidoka incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-32-14)
Group photograph of children at the Minidoka incarceration camp. Photo featured on page 7 of the Minidoka Incarceration Camp Photograph Album (csudh_ben_001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ben_01_001_008_024
Group of male children on barrack stairs (ddr-csujad-32-19)
img Group of male children on barrack stairs (ddr-csujad-32-19)
Group photograph of male children standing on the stairs of Minidoka incarceration camp barrack. Photo featured on page 8 of the Minidoka Incarceration Camp Photograph Album (csudh_ben_001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ben_01_001_009_029
Minidoka incarceration camp photograph album (ddr-csujad-32-1)
img Minidoka incarceration camp photograph album (ddr-csujad-32-1)
The photograph album contains 69 photographs from mostly the Minidoka incarceration camp. It may have been compiled by Lona Haug, vice-principal of the Blk 10 school at the Minidoka incarceration camp in 1943. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ben_01_001
Minidoka incarceration camp entrance (ddr-csujad-32-2)
img Minidoka incarceration camp entrance (ddr-csujad-32-2)
Photograph of the entrance to the Minidoka incarceration camp. Photo featured on page 4 of the Minidoka Incarceration Camp Photograph Album (csudh_ben_001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ben_01_001_005_010
Minidoka incarceration camp barracks (ddr-csujad-32-7)
img Minidoka incarceration camp barracks (ddr-csujad-32-7)
Photograph of the Minidoka incarceration camp barracks from a distance. Photo featured on page 5 of the Minidoka Incarceration Camp Photograph Album (csudh_ben_001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ben_01_001_006_015
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