Mr. Nagashima's Luggage
The Story of Mr. Yasuhei Nagashima's Luggage
"I should like to state here that when I made my origrnal claim, I didn't claim anything for the truck because at that time I didn't know you could claim for anything after you sold it, no matter how little you got" (From Mr. Nagashima's testimony in court.)
Follow along on the remarkable journey of Mr. Nagashima and his luggage as he was moved from place to place during the time of his internment. Mr. Nagashima's case was not unique. Read the court transcript>
Did You Know?
Tule Lake Segregation Center became the largest internment center created by the War Relocation Authority, and the most populous city in the region. It had a peak population of over 18,700 men, women and children of Japanese ancestry.