Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community

Back of Army Convoy Truck on Day of Forced Removal

This was a scene similar to what was happening at Nikkei homes all across Bainbridge Island. In some cases neighbors came to say one last goodbye. Left to right: Unknown soldier, Seijiro Nakamura, Kiyoko Ruth Nakamura, Akira Nakamura, Reverend Kihachi Hirakawa, Miyeko Jane Nakamura.

(Credit: Museum of History and Industry, Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection)