World War, 1939-1945-- Japanese Internment Camps
Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box Small Collections Box 109, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01574
Scope and Contents One-page letter written in Japanese on a pre-printed "Internee of War" airmail letter sheet. The following descriptive summary is based on an English language translation that was included with the letter: Saburo was a Japanese-Peruvian businessman who, along with his family, was expelled from Peru during World War II, because the Peruvian government deemed a national security risk. In the U.S., the Saburo family was relocated to the Crystal City Interment Camp in Crystal City, Texas. ...
Identifier: SC 00081
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters written to and from Japanese-American families in Internment Camps during the last year of World War II. Letters present are related to camps at Poston, Arizona and Granada, Colorado. Some of the letters are in Japanese. The majority of the letters are written to Mr. and Mrs. K. Kawakami, from their daughter Thelma working at the University of Minnesota. These letters provide status updates on family members outside of the camp, and discussion of others...