Temporary Assembly Centers

Woman sitting in the doorway of her Assembly Center barracks


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Longacres to House Evacuees (April 2, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, April 2, 1942, p. 20
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Citizen isolation centers

Harry Ueno Interview Segment 27

Memories of the Moab, Utah, citizen isolation center: anger over lack of a hearing, censored mail

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a ...


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Harry Ueno Interview Segment 31

Memories of Leupp, Arizona: the registration period

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not ...


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Concentration camps

Young Nisei men in a concentration camp


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Envelope and letter to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from R. Maeda

Yellowed envelope addressed to Dr. Keizaburo Koyama in Camp Livingston from R. Maeda at Minidoka. The envelope is postmarked April 28, 1943. Along the top of the envelope is "5/11-43" written in red pencil. Along the left edge of the envelope is clear tape that has the number 149 ...
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Department of Justice camps

The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 26 (June 29, 1945)

Selected article titles: "Units of Two Centers to Close by Oct." (p. 1), "400 Arrive at Santa Fe Camp" (p. 1), "13,652 Relocate in Dec. 31-June 16 Period" (p. 2), and "Boxing Show Features Double Main Event" (p. 6).
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Immigration detention centers

Mitsuye May Yamada - Joe Yasutake - Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 46

Finding out that father had been detained at the immigration office, a place where he had previously worked
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U.S. Army internment camps

Painting of the barber shop at Santa Fe Internment Camp

Caption on reverse: "Barber shop. All equipment built by Santa Fe internees."
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U.S. federal prisons

Letter from Minola Tamesa to Uhachi Tamesa

Letter to Uhachi about finances
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