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Camp No. 30

Camp No. 30: Missoula, Montana, U.S.A. logo. The original image is housed with the Sonoma County Japanese American Citizens League (JACL), and was borrowed for digitization courtesy of the JACL. This image belongs to a group of images related to the Akutagawa family. See this object in the California State …
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Santa Fe, New Mexico [internees]

Internees in work clothes in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Included is a typed list of names and hometowns: Kakigi (Sebastopol); Okamura, Sueichi (San Francisco); Matsumoto (Petaluma); Yokoyama, Rokuzaemon (Sebastopol); Sugioka (Petaluma); Yoshizawa, Seizo (Petaluma); Ito, Hichijiro (Sebastopol); Iba; Kimura (Santa Rosa); Kobuke (Sebastopol); Akutagawa, Kiyoshi (Sebastopol); Kai (Santa Rosa); Nagase …
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Santa Fe internees

First row, fourth from left is Mr. Mamizuka of Seattle, Washington.
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Department of Justice internment camp


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Department of Justice internment camp


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New arrivals at the Department of Justice internment camp


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Jap and Italian Internees Refuse to Mingle at Camp (April 3, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, August 3, 1942, p. 9
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First Group of Coast Japs Interned in N.M. (March 15, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, March 15, 1942, p. 8
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40 Japanese Taken From Kin, Interned (February 7, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, February 7, 1942, p. 1
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Letter from John J. McCloy, Assistant Secretary of War, to Dillon S. Myer

Letter from John J. McCloy, Assistant Secretary of War, to Dillon S. Myer, Director of the War Relocation Authority, regarding transfer of family members to join issei in Department of Justice internment camps. McCloy wary of such transfers, as he believes they would subject Nisei to "issei contamination." Favors instead …
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