--Camp Minidoka--

Opened: August 10, 1942                                     Closed:  October 28, 1945

Detainees came from:

Washington--Seattle and Pierce County

Oregon--Portland and Northwest Oregon

A total of 13,078 detainees were processed through this camp.


Internment National Monument Camp Harmony  
Issei and Nisei in the Northwest Densho--Japanese American Legacy NJAHS Education Package
Internment Camps Photo Collection - 1942-1943 Yoshito Fujii Papers
Emery E. Andrews Papers Harry R. Hatate Papers James Y. Sakamoto
Charles Theodore Takahashi Papers Higano Family Papers - 1934-1963 James Y. Sakamoto Papers
Japanese American National Museum Masumi Hayashi Photography Yurica Report

The National Archives has been adding electronic databases searchable on line for some time. To facilitate your research recommend going to the Archives and browse the Japanese-American Internee Data File.  It covers 1942 through 1946.



Michael Shaw 2005 -- 2008