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U.S. Army internment camps

Internee Camps Will Rise in S.W. (December 18, 1941)

The Seattle Daily Times, December 18, 1941, p. 10
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Painting of a guard during night inspection

Caption: "His bald pate shined as bright as a full moon. At first they inspected the barracks three times a night, waking us. Later, they stopped this."
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Sketch of scenes at Santa Fe Internment Camp


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Painting of Santa Fe Internment Camp

"A butane tank was used to strike the gong that summoned us to mess hall. Santa Fe internment camp."
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Painting of men listening to music

Caption: "Mr. Murayama, Mr. Hoshimiya. Enjoying the recording music."
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Envelope and letter from Teru Koyama to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama

Envelope addressed to Dr. Kei Koyama at Missoula from his wife, Teru Koyama, in Portland. Postmarked January 6, 1942. In the lower left corner "25" is written in red pencil, and a purple "Censored" stamp is next to the address. Inside the envelope is a letter dated January 6, 1942 ...
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Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Lois Sato

Postcard addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Camp Livingston from Lois Sato at Minidoka. Postmarked Sep 17, 1942. On the left side of the front of the postcard is a purple "Censored" stamp. On the back of the postcard is a handwritten message from Lois Sato. She writes about the ...
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Postcard to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama

One cent postcard addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama at Santa Fe Detention Station from his wife, Teru Koyama, at Minidoka. Postmarked Aug 16, 1943. To the left of the postmark “Aug-24-43” is written. "Examined" stamp in the lower left corner with "25-3" written on it. On the back dated Aug ...
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Department of Justice Receipt

Brown printed form that is torn in half, with burn mark on the center of the left edge. Provides receipt of $27.99 paid to the United States Treasury by Keizaburo Koyama while at Santa Fe Detention Center. Dated 6-30-43.
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Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Teru Koyama

Yellowed envelope addressed to Dr. Kei Koyama at Fort Missula with two postmarks from Portland; dated February 6, 1942. Handwritten is “Air Mail/SPECIAL DEL.” on the left side of the envelope; in red pencil “Feb 13” is written below. There are two purple stamps in the lower left corner ...
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