Tule Lake

Concentration Camp

Location: Newell, California

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Harry Ueno Interview Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1002-7-32)
vh Harry Ueno Interview Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1002-7-32)
Answering "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire," and being taken to the stockade in Tule Lake concentration camp
Frank Miyamoto Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1002-1-7)
vh Frank Miyamoto Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1002-1-7)
Research study's focus on protest within Tule Lake concentration camp, California
Nancy Nakata Gohata Interview Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1003-3-26)
vh Nancy Nakata Gohata Interview Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1003-3-26)
Feeling some stigma from being in Tule Lake during the war

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Betty Fujimoto Kashiwagi Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1010-2-20)
vh Betty Fujimoto Kashiwagi Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1010-2-20)
A teenager's memories of camp

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Recreation department staff (ddr-densho-111-3)
img Recreation department staff (ddr-densho-111-3)
Staff of Tule Lake concentration camp's recreation department. They are sitting on a stage platform which was built in a firebreak, and used for various performances. Second row from front, ninth from left is Harry Mayeda, the Recreation Department Director. Elaine Ishikawa Hayes is in the third row, sixth from left.
Pilgrimage attendees on Castle Rock (ddr-densho-11-6)
img Pilgrimage attendees on Castle Rock (ddr-densho-11-6)
Tule Lake inmates erected this cross on top of a formation called Castle Rock. The area below the cross is the former site of the concentration camp.
Camp warehouse (ddr-densho-11-5)
img Camp warehouse (ddr-densho-11-5)
This building, now a potato-processing plant, was formerly a produce-processing and storage facility at the Tule Lake concentration camp.
Citizen's indefinite leave card (ddr-densho-126-4)
doc Citizen's indefinite leave card (ddr-densho-126-4)
A card given by the War Relocation Authority (WRA) to Nisei who were allowed to leave the camps indefinitely for work or school.
Hiro Takeuchi Interview Segment 6 (ddr-one-7-15-6)
vh Hiro Takeuchi Interview Segment 6 (ddr-one-7-15-6)
Leaving camp temporarily to work on local farms

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Mika Hiuga Interview Segment 10 (ddr-one-7-37-10)
vh Mika Hiuga Interview Segment 10 (ddr-one-7-37-10)
The journey to Tule Lake

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George Iseri Interview Segment 18 (ddr-one-7-40-18)
vh George Iseri Interview Segment 18 (ddr-one-7-40-18)
Daily life in camp

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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2041 (May 4, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-17)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2041 (May 4, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-17)
Selected article titles: "Omission of Asians 'Glaring Oversight' on U.S. List Designating 'Minorities'" (pp. 1-2, 11), "First Friday Feature: Angel Island Immigration Station Dedicated" (p. 3), "Japan Today: May 4-10 Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week" (p. 6), and "West Coast Nisei Farmers in 1942, if Given a Free Choice, Wanted to Remain" (p. 10).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2046 (June 8,  1979) (ddr-pc-51-22)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2046 (June 8, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-22)
Select article titles: "Ruled as 'Adequate Rep' in Class Action Suit vs. WSU" (pp. 1, 5), "Plaque Dedicated at Tule Lake Campsite" (p. 1), "JACL Suports Boycott of Squibb to Fight 'Opium'" (pp. 1, 7), and "Echoes from Shiroyama: Kashiwabara: Was the Evacuation Good or Bad?" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2043 (May 18, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-19)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2043 (May 18, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-19)
Selected article titles: "Hayakawa Replies to Open Letter-Adv." (p. 1), "Gov. Brown Snubs Asian Heritage Wk." (pp. 1-2), "Midwest District Council: Youth Workshop--Milwaukee: Nisei Evacuees Relate Camp Experiences" (p. 7), and "Japan and U.S. as Partners in a Common Future" (pp. 7, 12).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2026 (January 19, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-2)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2026 (January 19, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-2)
Selected article titles: "California Highway Patrol: CHP Drops 5 Ft.-6 Height Standard" (p. 1), "Midwest District Council: Redress Might Rekindle Nikkei Backlash" (p. 8), and "Countrymen Exploit 'New' Immigrants, Say U.S. Sociologists" (p. 12).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2039 (April 20, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-15)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2039 (April 20, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-15)
Selected article titles: "Anti-Asian Bias in PL 995-507 Uncovered" (p. 1), "Manjiro Nakahama: The Man Who 'Discovered' America'" (pp. 3, 11), "Remembering the 'Forgotten Men' of the Golden Spike Ceremony" (pp. 3, 6), and "JACL Faces $100,000 Shortfall as Member Increase Not Seen" (p. 6).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2047 (June 15, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-23)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2047 (June 15, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-23)
Selected article titles: "JACL Position Statement: Redress, Commission Approach" (pp. 1, 3), "Rep. Matsui Heads Task Force on Narcotic Abuse by Elderly" (p. 2), "Third Friday Theme: Heavy Dialogue Precedes Nat'l Board Vote on Redress" (p. 3), and "Redress Issue Reactivates JACL Chapter After 25 Years" (p. 7).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2034 (March 16, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-10)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2034 (March 16, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-10)
Selected article titles: "United Way Help Sought for Asians in L.A." (p. 1), "Japan America Societies Form Nat'l Assn." (pp. 1, 3), "Only West Coast Public Official to Condemn Evacuation Proposal" (p. 3), and "Rohwer Revisited, Locals Wonder Why" (p. 8).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2040 (April 27, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-16)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2040 (April 27, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-16)
Selected article titles: "San Francisco Nakao Murder Trial Interests JACL" (pp. 1, 12), "U.S. Civil Rights Commission Zeroes in on Asian/Pacific American Issues" (p. 2), "Happenings During Heritage Week: Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week May 4 - 10" (p. 6), and "George Y. Yasuda, 96, Recalls Being Pres. Taft's Honor Guard" (p. 11).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 8 (February 26, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-8)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 8 (February 26, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-8)
Selected article titles: "'Reagan's Raids': People or Numbers" (pp. 1, 8), "JACL Now Preparing for 3-Year Redress Campaign" (pp. 1, 10), "East Wind: Issei Principles" (p. 5), and "Moshi-Moshi: Samrai Without Mystique--Kabu" (p. 12).
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