Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community

May Kitayama During Registration

On 3/25/42, all BI Nikkei had to go to the Anderson Dock Store in Winslow on BI to register at the Civilian Control Office. Personal information such as name, age, citizenship, occupation, and spoken language were taken for Nikkei of all ages. Further instructions were also issued at registration.

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