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Memo from J.K. Corbett to Mr. Joe Carroll, Relocation Officer, Heart Mountain on Monday, June 12, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-997)
doc Memo from J.K. Corbett to Mr. Joe Carroll, Relocation Officer, Heart Mountain on Monday, June 12, 1944 (ddr-csujad-55-997)
Memorandum of understanding from J. K. Corbett to Joe Carroll regarding a meeting of the Powell Club in Powell, Wyoming. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0999
Bacon Sakatani Interview (ddr-densho-1000-298)
vh Bacon Sakatani Interview (ddr-densho-1000-298)
Nisei male. Born August 23, 1929, in El Monte, California. Grew up in El Monte, before being removed with family during World War II to the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Returned to California after leaving camp, and opened a produce market and did gardening work. Active with various Japanese …
Shig Yabu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-272)
vh Shig Yabu Interview (ddr-densho-1000-272)
Nisei male. Born June 13, 1932, in San Francisco, California. During World War II, removed to the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. While in camp, found an injured magpie bird, named it Maggie, and adopted it as a pet. Following the war, wrote a children's book, Hello, Maggie! and became …
Shig Yabu Interview (ddr-densho-1011-10)
vh Shig Yabu Interview (ddr-densho-1011-10)
Nisei male. Born June 13, 1932, in San Francisco, California. During World War II, removed to the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. While in camp, found an injured magpie bird, named it Maggie, and adopted it as a pet. Following the war, wrote a children's book, Hello, Maggie! and became …
Rohwer Outpost Vol. V No. 38 (November 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-143-216)
doc Rohwer Outpost Vol. V No. 38 (November 4, 1944) (ddr-densho-143-216)
Selected article titles: "Christian Mission Opens: Drs. Ives and Yuasa, Team Speakers" (p. 1), "Gazette Editorializes on Nisei War Veterans" (p. 1), "U.S. Court Hears Cases of Nisei" (p. 1), "Two More Join School Faculty" (p. 3), "87 Enrolled in Business Classes" (p. 3), "Wyoming Election Bars Evacuee Voting Rights" (p. 4).
Japanese Americans purchasing camp newspaper (ddr-densho-37-458)
img Japanese Americans purchasing camp newspaper (ddr-densho-37-458)
Original WRA caption: Heart Mountain Relocation Center, Heart Mountain, Wyoming. Customers line up at the counter as the Sentinel, Heart Mountain Relocation Center 8 page tabloid newspaper is delivered. Center news and views found in the Sentinel pages is enthusiastically accepted by center residents of Japanese ancestry, evcauated from west coast defense areas.
Young child in front of Christmas tree (ddr-csujad-37-15)
img Young child in front of Christmas tree (ddr-csujad-37-15)
Photograph of a young child in front of a Christmas tree inside of the barracks building at the Heart Mountain camp, Wyoming. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mhf_015_01
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 38 (August 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-41)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 38 (August 29, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-41)
Selected article titles: "Second Movement Starts Tomorrow. Total of 4500 Set for Wyoming" (p. 1), "Clean Up of Units Asked" (p. 1), "Eligibles May Get Pullman Reservations" (p. 1), "Car Owners Here Asked to Call" (p. 1), "Baggage Must be Tagged Properly" (p. 2), "Editorial: Right to Vote is All-Important" (p. 6).
Daily Press Review, Vol. V, No. 14 (ddr-densho-156-254)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. V, No. 14 (ddr-densho-156-254)
Article titles: "Activities of Heart Mountain, Wyoming"; "Districts Hiring Japs Must Guard Them, Carr Says"; "Court Upholds Military Order"; "Jap Pickers Expected Soon"; "Official Object to Jap Beet Hands in El Paso County"; "Summary of News from Manzanar"; "3,500 Japs to Leave Tanforan for Central Utah"; "Return of Japs to State Opposed."
Daily Press Review, Vol. VII, No. 23 (ddr-densho-156-312)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. VII, No. 23 (ddr-densho-156-312)
Article titles: "Inquiry Finds Japs Started Fight in Depot"; "No Permanent WRA Project Wanted Here"; "Evacuation Plans Reported in East"; "The Rumor Market"; "Granada Camp Head Says Japs Get Less Than Ration Average"; "Activities of Heart Mountain Wyoming"; "Alien Japanese vs. Citizens"; "Letters from the People"; "City to Give Old Books to Evacuees."
Horiuchi Collection (ddr-densho-174)
Collection Horiuchi Collection (ddr-densho-174)
The Horiuchi Collection contains family photos belonging to Densho narrator Bernadette Suda Horiuchi. The photographs chronicle her life in pre-World War II Seattle to her marriage to artist Paul Horiuchi and life in Wyoming.
Daily Press Review, Vol. V, No. 24 (ddr-densho-156-264)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. V, No. 24 (ddr-densho-156-264)
Article titles: "Governor Inspects Heart Mountain Relocation Project"; "Activities of Heart Mountain Wyoming -- by Bill Hosokawa"; "Japanese 'Student' Seized by the FBI"; "Items from Minidoka Relocation Center"; "College Prexy Defends Jap Student Evacuees"; "Liked America Better"; "Charges Filed Against Jap"; "War Plant is Established at Jap Center"; "Milk Shortage Here"; "500 Japanese to Aid Harvest."
Daily Press Review, Vol. VII, No. 4 (ddr-densho-156-293)
doc Daily Press Review, Vol. VII, No. 4 (ddr-densho-156-293)
Article titles: "Denver C. of C. Given Data on Farm Problem"; "Newell News Items"; "War Captives Held by Japs Getting Funds"; "Uses Jap Temple"; "Results of Tule Lake Investigation"; "Oranges for Japs Stopped at State Line"; "Activities of Heart Mountain Wyoming"; "Actions Filed to Cancel Citizenship"; "3 Secret Jap Agents Get 7 Years in Jail."
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 15 No. 17 (September 24, 1942) (ddr-pc-14-16)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 15 No. 17 (September 24, 1942) (ddr-pc-14-16)
Selected article titles: "Holman Bill Challenges Nisei Citizenship" (p. 1), "Relocation Center Residents Hold Funeral for Nisei Soldier" (p. 1), "Evacuee Property To Be Protected By WRA Office" (p. 2), "Heart Mountain: Watchtowers Guard West Coast Evacuees At Wyoming Relocation Center" (p. 3), "WRA Center Not Internment Camp, Says L.A. Times Article" (p. 7).
John Nakada Interview (ddr-manz-1-102)
vh John Nakada Interview (ddr-manz-1-102)
Nisei male. Born January 14, 1931, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in Azusa, California, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Pomona Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, and Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. Returned to Azusa after leaving camp worked for the Forest Service.
Takashi Hoshizaki Interview Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-290-32)
vh Takashi Hoshizaki Interview Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-290-32)
Involvement with the Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Shig Yabu Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1011-10-12)
vh Shig Yabu Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1011-10-12)
Joining the Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Excerpts from an FBI report on the Fair Play Committee (ddr-densho-67-74)
doc Excerpts from an FBI report on the Fair Play Committee (ddr-densho-67-74)
Excerpts from an FBI report on the Fair Play Committee (FPC) at Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Includes the author's observations and impressions of FPC daily activities, meetings, etc. Also included are petitions written to Congress by the FPC and translations of FPC publications. Report ends with interviews with FPC leaders Paul Nakadate and Frank Emi.
Heart Mountain Sentinel Vol. II No. 21 (May 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-97-129)
doc Heart Mountain Sentinel Vol. II No. 21 (May 22, 1943) (ddr-densho-97-129)
Selected article titles: "Court Upholds Nisei Ballot" (p. 1), "Wyoming Legion for Segregation" (p. 1), "DeWitt's Transfer is Confirmed" (p. 1), "All Evacuees Not Disloyal" (p. 1), "Editorial: Let's Call Off the Civil War" (p. 4), "Drum Chooses American Way to Handle Disloyalty Problem" (p. 4), "Self-Respect, Confidence Restored as Relocation Program Pushed" (p. 5).
Young incarcerees from Los Angeles at Heart Mountain incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-52)
img Young incarcerees from Los Angeles at Heart Mountain incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-52)
Young incarcerees from Los Angeles at Heart Mountain incarceration camp volunteering to top beets in Wyoming, Montana, and Colorado. September 27, 1942. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_f17
Heart Mountain incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-37-16)
img Heart Mountain incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-37-16)
Panorama of Heart Mountain incarceration camp in Cody, Wyoming. People pictured walking down a street in between camp barracks. Snow covered Heart Mountain is seen behind. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mhf_016
Johnny Hiranuma (ddr-csujad-37-11)
img Johnny Hiranuma (ddr-csujad-37-11)
Photograph of Johnny Hiranuma holding a cigarette at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Handwritten note on back of photograph states, "Johnny Hiranuma, [heart symbol] [Int.] Wyoming." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mhf_011_01
Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 41 (September 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-44)
doc Santa Anita Pacemaker Vol. I No. 41 (September 9, 1942) (ddr-densho-146-44)
Selected article titles: "New Group Starts Next Week. Granada to Get 3000 Angelenos" (p. 1), "More Leave for Wyoming. Population of Center Drops" (p. 1), "Shoes Must be Claimed" (p. 1), "Friends Write: Train Trip to Heart Mountain" (p. 1), "Cleanliness Stressed" (p. 1), "Library Calls Books Back" (p. 1), "Editorial: Remember We Are Americans" (p. …
Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 78 (June 30, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-14)
doc Rocky Shimpo Vol. 11, No. 78 (June 30, 1944) (ddr-densho-148-14)
Selected article titles: "Security in Post-War Period, Need"; "On the Other Hand"; "Future of Ministers Topic of Conference"; "Four Found Guilty, One Dismissed"; "Nineteen Year Old Boy Commits Suicide"; "Court Martial"; "June Shower Given Buffalo, Wyoming Girl"; "Church Services"; "Church Conclave"; "Promoted"; "Authority Ready to Protect Land Owners"; "Coming Events"; "Problems"; "Contract Provisions May be Impaired."
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