Gail Y. Okawa’s Research Uncovered the History of Japanese Internment in New Mexico

Santa Fe Reporter | March 25, 2010
Gail Y. Okawa found out in her teens that her grandfather, Reverend Tamasaku Watanabe, had been interned at the Santa Fe Internment Camp, which housed 4,555 men from 1942 to 1946 in what is now the Casa Solana neighborhood.

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