Guide to the Heart Mountain Relocation Center
Special Collections & Archives
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Northridge, CA 91330
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Overview of the Collection
Collection Title: Heart Mountain Relocation Center
Delmar T. Oviatt Library
0.42 linear feet
Language of Materials:
Abstract: The Heart Mountain Relocation Center was
built during the summer of 1942 and received its first contingent of Japanese-Americans
August 12, 1942. It is located in Park County, northwestern Wyoming. The collection
contains Community Camp Council meeting minutes, camp laws, correspondence, the case of
People of Heart Mountain vs. Tom Yamada, and other documents.
The Oviatt Library created this collection of materials for study and research.
This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Genre/Form of Material:
Heart Mountain Relocation
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japanese
Conditions Governing Use:
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s)
of this collection has not been transferred to California State University,
Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or
reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond
that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners.
Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of
the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Conditions Governing Access:
The collection is open for research use.
For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style
manual, or see the
Citing Archival Materials
War Relocation Authority Collection
Relief and Support Groups for Japanese-Americans During World War II Collection
Internment Camp Newsletters
Scope and Contents
The collection contains Community Camp Council meeting minutes, camp laws,
correspondence, the case of People of Heart Mountain vs. Tom Yamada, and other
Box 1, Folder 1
Community Council Meeting Minutes,
Box 1, Folder 2
Community Government Documents,
Box 1, Folder 3
Study Committee for the Opening of the West Coast,
Box 1, Folder 4
Community Council Documents,
Box 1, Folder 5
Community Laws, Codes, Ordinances, and Instructions,
Box 1, Folder 7
People of Heart Mountain vs. Tom Yamada, Case 181,