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World War, 1939-1945 -- Forced removal of civilians -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Hiroji Hosaka Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2020-034
Abstract The Hiroji Hosaka Family Letters is comprised of 30 letters and postcards, a copy of Hiroji Hosaka's FBI case file, photographs, and business cards. The letters are correspondence between him and his family members and friends mainly while he was imprisoned in the Santa Fe Internment Camp and the Heart Mountain incarceration camp during World War II. The family letters describe the pressing situations that the family faced such as closing his hotel business and selling their properties in a...
Dates: 1937 October-1962 October 29; Majority of material found within 1942-1945

Masumoto and Saito Family Photos

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2020-028
Abstract The Masumoto and Saito Family Photos documents four generations of the Japanese American family in San Francisco and Los Angeles, California. Photographs depict the family’s businesses, trips, weddings, funeral, and others. Included are images of Jack Toshio Robert Masumoto’s trading company in San Francisco, Toraichi Okamoto’s produce store in Glendale, Southern California Sewing School in Little Tokyo, Japanese passenger ships, family outings such as trip to Golden Gate International...
Dates: 1920s-1950s

Satoru Maeda Heart Mountain Photo Album

 Collection
Identifier: SPC-2019-023
Abstract

This collection contains one photograph album mostly depicting life at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp in Cody, Wyoming. The album contains photographs of facilities, events, jobs, and others in the camp as well as few photographs taken during the prewar and postwar periods. Most of the items in this collection have been digitized and are available online.

Dates: circa 1930-1945; Majority of material found within 1942 May-1943 September

Kiyoshi Uyekawa Tule Lake camp collection

 Collection
Identifier: SPC -2019-030
Abstract The collection comprises of Tule Lake newsletters and bulletins, materials issued by the Pro-Japanese group, Sokoku Hoshidan (or Hoshi Dan), WRA publications, and incarceration documents that mostly belonged to Kiyoshi and Mitsuye Uyekawa. There are also Kiyoshi's manuscripts of original fictional works, copies of fictional works by Japanese authors, and correspondence, bulletins, and manuscripts by the haiku society members. Most of the items in this collection have been digitized and are...
Dates: 1942-1980 ; Majority of material found within 1942-1946