Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community

Mother and Four Children on Day of Forced Removal

Shigeko Kitamoto with her four young children: Yuriko, age 7, Hideko, age 6, Yoshikazu, age 2, and Chiseko, age 9 months. Shigeko is being evacuated without her husband who is interned in a Department of Justice Camp in Missoula, Montana.

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