In the camps girls and boys men and woman tried to express themselves in any way they could. Here are some diary samples and drawings by Japanese Americans themselves.

A girls diary. Shows a drawing of to sick girls in their bed on the top of the picture.
Watercolor drawing of Topaz Camp by:Yoshiko Uchida

This is a drawing showing how the size of this person's house has shrunken over the past years and doesn't know what the size of his next house going to be.
Another water coloring. This one is of Heart Mountain, at night. It was drawn March 5, 1943
This is a poem written by: Janet Matsuda
This is a letter from a male to his relatives.