A|More|Perfect|Union
click to enlarge
enlarge image
TITLE
Members of pro-Japanese group
 
DESCRIPTION
Members of pro-Japanese group

Original caption: "Members of Hokoku Seinen Dan gather at Gate 1 to give 'banzai' sendoff to 171 members of their pro-Japan organization being sent to Department of Justice Internment camp at Santa Fe, NM. White headbands and sweatshirts were the Hokoku uniform."
 
CONTEXT
"After Tule Lake was converted into a Segregation Center, discontent and antagonism were more openly aired by extremists and their sympathizers. A group is shown standing opposite the administration area in preparation for a mass demonstration."
Years of Infamy
 
CREDIT
Courtesy of National Archives

 
DATE
June 1945