Conflicts, intimidation, and violence

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[Ray R. Best had close call with detention camp mob], biographical news article on Tule Lake Camp Director Raymond Best (ddr-csujad-2-39)
doc [Ray R. Best had close call with detention camp mob], biographical news article on Tule Lake Camp Director Raymond Best (ddr-csujad-2-39)
Biographical newspaper article about Tule Lake Camp Director Raymond R. Best and his role during the November 1943 protests at the camp, lead to martial law. Describes how his life was in danger during the protests and his diplomatic work after the camp closed. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project ...
Memo from [Willard E.] Schmidt, Chief of Administrative Police, to [Raymond R.] Best, [1944] (ddr-csujad-2-78)
doc Memo from [Willard E.] Schmidt, Chief of Administrative Police, to [Raymond R.] Best, [1944] (ddr-csujad-2-78)
Regards arming the Administrative Police Section, including reasons for using the sawed-off shotgun vs. the 45 automatic pistol for security purposes, and the potential for escalation of tensions in a "divided camp (anti and pro, status quo)." See also the related typewritten memo, Memorandum from Willard [E.] Schmidt, Chief, Administrative Police, to R. R. [Raymond R.] ...
Letter from residents requesting prisoner release, February 18, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-8)
doc Letter from residents requesting prisoner release, February 18, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-8)
Letter from residents requesting the release of two incarerees: Wataru Obara, and Hiroichi Shimamura, detained in army stockades at Tule Lake Camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0008
[Minutes of the regular meeting of the divisional responsible men and the Co-ordinating committee of the Tule Lake Center, March 10, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-24)
doc [Minutes of the regular meeting of the divisional responsible men and the Co-ordinating committee of the Tule Lake Center, March 10, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-24)
Meeting minutes of incarceree-led Tule Lake Camp government. Described vandalism and profanity incidents within the schools and camp clean-up and fire protection. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0024
Memo from Co-ordinating Committee to Chief of Police Schmidt [Willard E. Schmidt], February 3, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-72)
doc Memo from Co-ordinating Committee to Chief of Police Schmidt [Willard E. Schmidt], February 3, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-72)
Calls for special meeting of the Project Director, Advisory Council, and Co-ordinating Committee to discuss Committee recommendations, and refers to four attached memoranda, each from Co-ordinating Committee 1608-A to R. [Raymond] R. Best, Project Director, dated February 2, 1944 and written by Byron Akitsuki, Executive Secretary. Subjects of the memoranda are: Receipt of Red Cross Gift ...
Memo from Harry L. Black, Advisory Committee, to Mr. [Raymond R.] Best, February 8, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-91)
doc Memo from Harry L. Black, Advisory Committee, to Mr. [Raymond R.] Best, February 8, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-91)
Memorandum regarding meeting with Co-ordinating Committee. Concerns meeting to discuss Committee's recommendation to release "18 additional detainees from the stockade." The memo on "Executive Office of the President, Office for Emergency Management" letterhead, also discusses employment of incarcerees from Manzanar and Tule Lake and moving incarcerees out of and into various housing blocks. See this object ...
Translation of poster at Tule Lake Camp regarding repatriation and loyalty to Japan (ddr-csujad-2-43)
doc Translation of poster at Tule Lake Camp regarding repatriation and loyalty to Japan (ddr-csujad-2-43)
Translation of a poster within washrooms at the Tule Lake Incarceration Camp. Describes inadequate treatment of incarcerees compared to other camps, loyalty and repatriation to Japan, and the need to quell "disgraceful behavior" such as violence. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0043
[Report on Tule Lake disorders] (ddr-csujad-2-64)
doc [Report on Tule Lake disorders] (ddr-csujad-2-64)
A report written from the Community Analysis Section at Camp Granada regarding transfers to Amache Camp from Tule Lake Camp. The report describes the protests at Tule Lake Camp which led to martial law from November, 1943-January 1944. Highlights of the report include protests against the low quality and quantity of food present at Tule Lake ...
[Interview Minutes with D.S. Myer, WRA National Director, March 18, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-21)
doc [Interview Minutes with D.S. Myer, WRA National Director, March 18, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-21)
Meeting minutes between incarceree-led Tule Lake Camp government and War Relocation Authority Director D.S. [Dillon Seymour] Myer. Question-answer session between Co-ordinating Committee and Myer. Includes questions about legitimacy and self-governance of Co-ordinating Committee, concerns about camp food, employment, and martial law in the camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project ...
[Revolt at Tule Lake: Crop workers blamed for riots; Honolulu Japanese led the mob, 1943-11-04] (ddr-csujad-2-41)
doc [Revolt at Tule Lake: Crop workers blamed for riots; Honolulu Japanese led the mob, 1943-11-04] (ddr-csujad-2-41)
Newspaper article about protests at Tule Lake Camp in November, 1943 which led to martial law being in place for three months. Article describes camp administration refusing to listen to incarceree demands and violence against staff. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0041
Tule Lake Co-ordinating committee notes (ddr-csujad-2-27)
doc Tule Lake Co-ordinating committee notes (ddr-csujad-2-27)
Meeting notes of incarceree led Tule Lake Camp government. Describes a desire to "return to normalcy" after unrest in camp including various publications, vandalism, the arrival of Manzanar transfers, lack of employment, and no prisoners being released for three weeks from the army stockades. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project ...
Co-ordinating Committee meeting notes, March 9, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-1)
doc Co-ordinating Committee meeting notes, March 9, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-1)
Memoranda from incarceree-lead government within the camp. Includes requests for the immediate release of 14 prisoners from the military stockades. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0001
May the committee further recommend the release of the following (ddr-csujad-2-76)
doc May the committee further recommend the release of the following (ddr-csujad-2-76)
Document presents a list of 52 incarcerees; names are introduced with the text, "May the committee further recommend the release of the following" [presumably from the army stockades]. Nakao, Masaru; Inoue, Tetsuo; Hayashioa, Bob; Tahara, Tom; Saito, Shu; Shingu, Tadashi (Fred); Ogata, Tanji; Fujimoto, Tadao (Wm); Yamamoto, Kazuo; Tanabe, Yaichi; Wada, Shozo; Takaoka, Yoshio; Komiya, Shunichi; ...
Tule Lake Center Diary, February 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-29)
doc Tule Lake Center Diary, February 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-29)
Daily diary for March, written by Co-ordinating Committee Secretary Byron Akitsuki at Tule Lake Camp. Primarily describes various unrest and incidents in different blocks, especially Ward 6. Also includes memos and messages sent, release of prisoners from army stockades, and committee member meetings. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ...
Letter from G. E. Sterling, Assistant Chief Engineer and Chief, Radio Intelligence Division, Federal Communications Commission, to Willard E. Schmidt, Chief, Administrative Police, April 18, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-81)
doc Letter from G. E. Sterling, Assistant Chief Engineer and Chief, Radio Intelligence Division, Federal Communications Commission, to Willard E. Schmidt, Chief, Administrative Police, April 18, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-81)
Concerns an investigation into whether radiotelegraph signals originated from a transmitter in the vicinity of the Tule Lake incarceration camp; included is a page, presumably from a letter sent by Schmidt to Sterling on April 14th, 1944, describing Administration concerns about the Japanese Language School. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization ...
Letter from Mrs. Sakazaki to Raymond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp (ddr-csujad-2-12)
doc Letter from Mrs. Sakazaki to Raymond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp (ddr-csujad-2-12)
Letter from Mrs. Sakazaki to Raymond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, requesting for the release of her husband, Tokuraro Sakazaki ,from the army stockades at Tule Lake Camp. Includes her letter in Japanese and notes about her interpreter and situation. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0012
[Minutes of the special meeting of the divisional responsible men of the Tule Lake Center, April 8, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-19)
doc [Minutes of the special meeting of the divisional responsible men of the Tule Lake Center, April 8, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-19)
Meeting minutes of incarceree-led Tule Lake Camp government. Describes donations to the camp, election of a new representative body, and a fight within the camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0019
Correspondence regarding need for Internal Security staff, December 1943 (ddr-csujad-2-85)
doc Correspondence regarding need for Internal Security staff, December 1943 (ddr-csujad-2-85)
Teletype from John H. Provinse to Dillon S. Myer requesting additional staff for the police department in very of the "general upset conditions now existing here" (December 3, 1943); teletype from Earl D. Brooks of the WRA Personnel Division approving some positions and requesting additional information for others (December 6, 1943); and letter from Willard E. ...
Letter from D. [Dillon] S. Myer, Director, to Mr. Ray [Raymond R.] Best, Project Director, May 20, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-70)
doc Letter from D. [Dillon] S. Myer, Director, to Mr. Ray [Raymond R.] Best, Project Director, May 20, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-70)
Regards a report on Project Case A-306 from the Internal Security Division at Tule Lake, dealing with an individual's infraction of project regulations; the subsequent decision of members of the police force to hold people in the stockade for longer than had been planned in response; the authority of the Project Director rather than police to ...
Letter from Ernest M. Kozuma to Ramond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, February 21, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-9)
doc Letter from Ernest M. Kozuma to Ramond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, February 21, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-9)
Detailed letter from Ernest Kozuma to Raymond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, explaining his character and request for his release from the army stockades at Tule Lake Camp. Includes descriptions of his activities in the incarceree-led government at Tule Lake, and mention of the Tule Lake Farm Strike. See this object in the California State ...
[Call troops in new outbreak], newspaper article on Tule Lake protests, November 5, 1943 (ddr-csujad-2-37)
doc [Call troops in new outbreak], newspaper article on Tule Lake protests, November 5, 1943 (ddr-csujad-2-37)
Newspaper article about protests at Tule Lake Camp in November, 1943 which led to martial law being in place for three months. Describes thousands of incarcerees protesting and the US army sent in for assistance. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0037
[Minutes of the joint meeting of the advisory council and the Co-ordinating Committee of the Tule Lake Center, March 7,1944] (ddr-csujad-2-22)
doc [Minutes of the joint meeting of the advisory council and the Co-ordinating Committee of the Tule Lake Center, March 7,1944] (ddr-csujad-2-22)
Meeting minutes between incarceree-led Tule Lake Camp government and the Advisory Council. Describes change to transportation equipment in the center and vandalism within the public school. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0022
Anonymous letter post marked February 2, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-99)
doc Anonymous letter post marked February 2, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-99)
Provides several quoted statements regarding the arrest of a Mr. Bingo on February 1 and protesting his innocence; the quotes name three others as agitators for status quo instead. These quotes, which are in English, are presumably a translation of the letter, in Japanese, that accompanies this document. See this object in the California State Universities ...
Letter from Evacuee Police to Raymond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, February 1, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-13)
doc Letter from Evacuee Police to Raymond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, February 1, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-13)
Letter from Evacuee Police Force to Raymond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, requesting the release of Hiroyoshi Tsuda from the army stockades at Tule Lake Camp. Signed names: Kataoka, H.; Okusako, Thomas; Ogata, Roy K.; Miyamoto, H.; Tanaka, K.; Haruyama, N.; Yoshida, Maeko; Hanagata, Ken; Ayabe, Toshi S.; Ono, I; Kanno, Thomas K.; Sato, R.; ...
Report of the informal meeting of the stockade internees and the Co-ordinating Committee of the Tule Lake Center (ddr-csujad-2-68)
doc Report of the informal meeting of the stockade internees and the Co-ordinating Committee of the Tule Lake Center (ddr-csujad-2-68)
Report provides minutes of meeting requested by stockade incarcerees, listing the incarcerees, Co-ordinating Committee members, and others in attendance and presenting paraphrased text, identifying speakers by name. Topics addressed include incarcerees' difficulties in talking honestly, especially when they are spoken with in groups rather than individually; incarcerees' understanding of conditions in the camp outside of the ...
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