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Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-66)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-66)
Excerpt: "Mr. Harke finally got around to breaking the log jam and also seemed to realize that he was working at cross purposes to my job." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-50)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-50)
Excerpt: "Since then it has been a series of slow days that would have been leisurely if they hadn't been haunted by uncertainty and insidious developments." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Akiko Kurose Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-41)
vh Akiko Kurose Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-41)
Nisei female. Born February 25, 1925, in Seattle, Washington. During World War II, incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Longtime civil rights activist, educator, and pacifist.
Japanese Americans working in a wood shop (ddr-densho-39-41)
img Japanese Americans working in a wood shop (ddr-densho-39-41)
Original museum description: Photograph, snapshot size, black and white glossy of three men working at a wood shop at the Minidoka, Idaho camp. They are making wooden trucks. (Info from original museum description)
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-56)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-56)
Excerpt: "We got off at 11 Friday morning, rode to Burley with Mr. Heley on an errand and took the last seats in the bus from there." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-24)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-24)
Excerpt: "Monday noon one of my favorite seniors came in with word he had to go home to bed and would probably have a hernia operation Thursday." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-44)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-44)
Excerpt: "We started our testing program Monday -- a little sooner than I would have liked, but the pressure was on so I 'broke my neck' over it." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Envelope from Eva Koyama and addressed to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit (ddr-one-5-218)
doc Envelope from Eva Koyama and addressed to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Alien Enemy Control Unit (ddr-one-5-218)
Photocopy of a declassified letter from Eva Koyama while she was incarcerated at Minidoka in Hunt, Idaho, to Edward J. Ennis, Director, Enemy Alien Control Unit. The envelope is postmarked August 3, 1943.
Testimony of Akio Yanagihara (ddr-densho-67-179)
doc Testimony of Akio Yanagihara (ddr-densho-67-179)
Written testimony of Akio Yanagihara of Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Personal Experiences at Puyallup and Minidoka Centers." Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Josephine Shizue Sakamoto (ddr-densho-67-293)
doc Testimony of Josephine Shizue Sakamoto (ddr-densho-67-293)
Written testimony of Josephine Shizue Sakamoto. Incarcerated at the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-37)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-37)
Excerpt: "The first and most important reason for writing is to tip you off that if you receive a call from Father Daisuke Kitagawa, I have sent him." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Nobuko Omoto Interview (ddr-densho-1001-11)
vh Nobuko Omoto Interview (ddr-densho-1001-11)
Nisei female. Born December 20, 1923, in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Removed along with family to Manzanar concentration camp, California, before moving to Minidoka, Idaho, in early 1943. Returned to Bainbridge Island after the war.
George Yamada Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-187-25)
vh George Yamada Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-187-25)
Visiting Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho, during the war

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-350-21)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-350-21)
Attending the University of Washington and living in SYNKOA house

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a …

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-350-13)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-350-13)
Hearing about FBI arrests of Issei in the community

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a time …

Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-350-14)
vh Robert T. Ohashi Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-350-14)
Leaving Alaska by ship: mother brings a washing machine along

Nisei male. Born July 24, 1925, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Grew up in Ketchikan, where parents ran a store. During World War II, was removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka incarceration camp, Idaho. After leaving camp, went with family to work for a …

Testimony of Mrs. Matsuda (first name unknown) (ddr-densho-67-303)
doc Testimony of Mrs. Matsuda (first name unknown) (ddr-densho-67-303)
Written testimony of Mrs. Matsuda (first name unknown). Incarcerated in the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her aunt (ddr-densho-171-43)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her aunt (ddr-densho-171-43)
Excerpt: "As with you, all the news is in the 'Family letter' but I do want you to have a thank-you of your own for my birthday check." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-1)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-1)
Excerpt: "I'm here! Just a line because I have to be up at 7 tomorrow. Things are much better than I expected and they have a grand bunch here." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-81)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-81)
Excerpt: "I think I wrote to you on the weekend that Joe was away. Elmer took Evelyn and me to dinner in Jerome and supper in Eden that day." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-12)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-12)
Excerpt: "I'm very sorry you worried about my silence. If I could I'd have somebody write for me or else I'd be sure to have leisure to write myself." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-2)
doc Letter from a camp teacher to her family (ddr-densho-171-2)
Excerpt: "I'm not sure when I wrote last, was it on the train? As you probably noticed I took the Pacific limited to be sure of connections at Wells." Sent from Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Testimony of Shuzo Chris Kato (ddr-densho-67-177)
doc Testimony of Shuzo Chris Kato (ddr-densho-67-177)
Written testimony of Shuzo Chris Kato of Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Personal Experiences at Puyallup and Minidoka Centers." Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Samuel T. Shoji (ddr-densho-67-178)
doc Testimony of Samuel T. Shoji (ddr-densho-67-178)
Written testimony of Samuel T. Shoji, born in Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated in the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. This testimony was presented at the CWRIC hearing in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday, September 9, 1981, in the section titled "Personal Experiences at Puyallup and Minidoka Centers." Personal information excised by Densho.
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