San Pedro federal prison was a federal prison located on Terminal Island in the San Pedro neighborhood of Los Angeles.(1)

After the outbreak of the Pacific War on December 7, 1941, Takejiro Kusayanagi and other Japanese Americans in Los Angeles were arrested by the FBI and detained in this prison.(1)


  1. Joyce Okazaki(述)Kristen Luetkemeier(記), Joyce Okazaki Interview II, Manzanar National Historic Site and Densho, Densho Digital Repository, December 2, 2013.