Japanese American National Museum, Gift of Eiichi Edward Sakauye (96.147.1)
Watch this home movie shot by Eiichi Edward Sakauye, who documented inmates arriving at Heart Mountain, Wyoming. Most of the camp’s 10,767 inmates came from California, Washington, and Oregon.
- How did they get to Heart Mountain?
- When they arrived, who was there to greet them?
- How old were the inmates?
- If you were being taken by train to Heart Mountain, what thoughts do you think might be going through your mind?