Heart Mountain Relocation Center http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming Stories: How A Wyomingite Protected Japanese-Americans From WWII Internment http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-stories-how-wyomingite-protected-japanese-americans-wwii-internment <p>UW Professor of history Phil Roberts tells the story of how Thomas Boylan—the late owner and operator of The Fossil Cabin outside of Medicine Bow—protected the identity of local Japanese Americans from relocation officers during World War II.</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 17:44:34 +0000 Adrian Shirk 57943 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Stories: How A Wyomingite Protected Japanese-Americans From WWII Internment WYOMING STORIES: Former Heart Mountain internees remember life at the camp http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-stories-former-heart-mountain-internees-remember-life-camp <p>During World War II, thousands of Japanese Americans were incarcerated at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center, near Cody. Heart Mountain was one of 10 internment camps across the U.S.</p><p>There is now a museum on the site, and each year, the Heart Mountain Foundation hosts a pilgrimage. During this year’s pilgrimage, Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden sat down with several former internees and produced this piece.</p><p><strong><a href="http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/programs/wyoming-stories">Click here</a></strong> to listen to other pieces in our Wyoming Stories series.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 22:14:11 +0000 Willow Belden 44759 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org WYOMING STORIES: Former Heart Mountain internees remember life at the camp Raymond Uno recalls losing his father, rights, while confined at Heart Mountain Relocation Center http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/raymond-uno-recalls-losing-his-father-rights-while-confined-heart-mountain-relocation-center <p>Raymond Uno is a former judge from Salt Lake City. He was one of thousands of Japanese Americans who were incarcerated at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center, near Cody, during World War II. Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden interviewed Uno and produced this Wyoming Stories piece.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 19:58:14 +0000 Willow Belden 44746 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Raymond Uno recalls losing his father, rights, while confined at Heart Mountain Relocation Center Takashi Hoshizaki recalls resisting the draft while incarcerated at Heart Mountain http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/takashi-hoshizaki-recalls-resisting-draft-while-incarcerated-heart-mountain <p>Takashi Hoshizaki and his family were confined at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center during World War II. While confined there, he received his draft notice, and decided not to report. Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden interviewed Hoshizaki and produced this Wyoming Stories piece.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 19:55:54 +0000 Willow Belden 44745 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Takashi Hoshizaki recalls resisting the draft while incarcerated at Heart Mountain LaDonna Zall recalls seeing the Heart Mountain Relocation Center from the outside http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/ladonna-zall-recalls-seeing-heart-mountain-relocation-center-outside <p>LaDonna Zall is the acting curator for the Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation. Her family moved to Powell when she was 10. That was during World War II, when thousands of Japanese Americans were confined at the nearby Heart Mountain Relocation Center. Zall and her parents didn’t know much about what was going on at the camp, but she vividly remembers internees leaving after the war ended. Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden interviewed Zall and produced this Wyoming Stories piece.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 19:50:07 +0000 Willow Belden 44744 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org LaDonna Zall recalls seeing the Heart Mountain Relocation Center from the outside