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Poston Relocation Center (Ariz.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Yoko (Fujimoto) Heath "Camp One & Other Stories" manuscript photocopy

 Collection — Document-box 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: 2023-004-s-r

A single manuscript photocopy chronicling Yoko (Fujimoto) Heath's experiences and memories of living in a Japanese American incarceration camp (Poston Relocation Center) with her family and other Japanese Americans during the Second World War.

Dates: Event: 1941 December - 1945 September; Majority of material found within mid-to-late-20th Century

Munemitsu-Sasaki family collection

Identifier: 2010-012-r

A collection of photographs, documents, and keepsakes on the Munemitsu and Sasaki families, chronicling their experiences as Japanese Americans in Southern California and as internees in Southwestern incarceration camps. These papers also notably document the Munemitsu family's minor involvement relating to the Mendez v. Westminster court case which desegregated Mexican-only schools in Orange County.

Dates: late 1800s-2011; Majority of material found within 1920s-1940s