Facilities, services, and camp administration

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Facilities, services, and camp administration (828)

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Interior of camp office (ddr-densho-15-52)
img Interior of camp office (ddr-densho-15-52)
Yoneko Tanaka (seated, facing the camera) working in the camp's co-op office.
[Report of the informal interview of the divisional responsible men and the detained stockade internees] (ddr-csujad-2-53)
doc [Report of the informal interview of the divisional responsible men and the detained stockade internees] (ddr-csujad-2-53)
Report from the incarceree-led government at Tule Lake Incarceration Camp. A transcript from an interview of the "Divisional Responsible Men" and their attempts to challenge the status-quo in the camp. Discusses hunger strike due to the army stealing incarceree items and attempts to release prisoners from the army stockades at the camp. See this object in ...
[Minutes of the regular meeting of the divisional responsible men and the Co-ordinating committee of the Tule Lake Center, March 11, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-23)
doc [Minutes of the regular meeting of the divisional responsible men and the Co-ordinating committee of the Tule Lake Center, March 11, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-23)
Meeting minutes of incarceree-led Tule Lake Camp government. Describes clean-up week at the camp, prisoner release, vandalism, construction, clothing and furniture, and reorganization of committee. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0023
[Minutes of the joint meeting of the advisory council and the Co-ordinating Committee of the Tule Lake Center, February 8,1944] (ddr-csujad-2-20)
doc [Minutes of the joint meeting of the advisory council and the Co-ordinating Committee of the Tule Lake Center, February 8,1944] (ddr-csujad-2-20)
Meeting minutes of incarceree-led Tule Lake Camp government and camp advisory council. Describes efforts led to release prisoners from army stockades and plans for new building construction including a civic center. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0020
[Informal meeting of the divisional responsible men and the project director and Colonel Austin, January 17,1944] (ddr-csujad-2-17)
doc [Informal meeting of the divisional responsible men and the project director and Colonel Austin, January 17,1944] (ddr-csujad-2-17)
Minutes of informal meeting between Tule Lake Camp Director Raymond Best and Military Police Commander Colonel Verne Austin and incarceree-led Tule Lake Camp Government. Describes theft incidents from the Army's search of barracks by the soldiers and release of detained prisoners from the army stockades. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization ...
Tule Lake Center Diary, March 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-25)
doc Tule Lake Center Diary, March 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-25)
Daily diary for March, possibly written by Co-ordinating committee Secretary Byron Akitsuki at Tule Lake Camp. Describes unrest in Block 21, memos and messages sent, and committee member meetings. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0025
Letter from Willard E. Schmidt, Internal Security Officer, to Earl D. Brooks, Personnel Division, War Relocation Authority, [December, 1943] (ddr-csujad-2-87)
doc Letter from Willard E. Schmidt, Internal Security Officer, to Earl D. Brooks, Personnel Division, War Relocation Authority, [December, 1943] (ddr-csujad-2-87)
Draft of the letter. Concerns job descriptions for Internal Security staffing; contains extensive handwritten annotations. See "Correspondence regarding need for Internal Security staff, December, 1943" found in item, sjs_sch_0085, for the final draft of the letter, dated December 16, 1943. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0087
[Minutes of the regular meeting of the advisory council and the Co-ordinating Committee of the Tule Lake Center, February 25, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-28)
doc [Minutes of the regular meeting of the advisory council and the Co-ordinating Committee of the Tule Lake Center, February 25, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-28)
Meeting minutes of incarceree-led Tule Lake Camp government. Includes discussion of release of prisoners from army stockades, especially who to target for releasing, and lack of employment. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0028
[Minutes of the special meeting of the divisional responsible men of the Tule Lake Center, April 15, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-18)
doc [Minutes of the special meeting of the divisional responsible men of the Tule Lake Center, April 15, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-18)
Meeting minutes of incarceree-led Tule Lake Camp government. Mentions electing officials and hope for official recognition. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0018
Memo from Co-ordinating Committee to Mr. W. [Willard E.] Schmidt, Chief of Administrative Police, April 7, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-74)
doc Memo from Co-ordinating Committee to Mr. W. [Willard E.] Schmidt, Chief of Administrative Police, April 7, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-74)
Memo regarding resignation. Stating that the Center has returned to a state of "normalcy" including the return of approximately 2,000 ex-employees to work, it declares the dissolution of the Co-ordinating Committee, in order to make way for the election by all incarcerees ("the entire colonists' vote") of a new responsible body. The memo is signed by ...
[Minutes of the meeting of the Co-ordinating Committee and the Project Director and Colonel Austin, January 10, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-32)
doc [Minutes of the meeting of the Co-ordinating Committee and the Project Director and Colonel Austin, January 10, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-32)
Meeting minutes between incarceree-led Tule Lake Camp government and Camp Director Raymond Best and Commander of Military Police Colonel Verne Austin. Discusses farm worker unrest and release of prisoners from army stockades. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0032
Memo from Harry L. Black, Assistant Project Director, to Willard E. Schmidt, Chief of Police, re: disorders in Block #54, June 2, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-83)
doc Memo from Harry L. Black, Assistant Project Director, to Willard E. Schmidt, Chief of Police, re: disorders in Block #54, June 2, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-83)
Discusses imprisonment in the stockade of 12 incarcerees and tension concerning the Japanese Language Schools and the schools in the camps, detailing what it terms "terrorist tactics" on the part of the Japanese Language School's proponents and concluding that the Project Director is justified in using the stockade for disciplinary purposes. The document also includes the ...
Tule Lake perimeter landscape (ddr-csujad-3-7)
img Tule Lake perimeter landscape (ddr-csujad-3-7)
Panoramic photograph of a part of the perimeter of Tule Lake with buildings, telephone poles, fencing and watch towers lining up in the distance. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tos_01_001_007
General information, [Rohwer] (ddr-csujad-4-14)
doc General information, [Rohwer] (ddr-csujad-4-14)
Documents mailed by the Terada family from the Rohwer incarceration camp in McGehee, Arkansas, to Mr. A. W. Thomas on July 13, 1943. The documents include general information and regulations written by Ray D. Johnston, Project Director at the Rohwer incarceration camp. Also included is a schematic of the Rohwer camp, with marginalia. See this object ...
Statement of Final Distribution, Rohwer Co-Operative Enterprises Inc. (ddr-csujad-5-132)
doc Statement of Final Distribution, Rohwer Co-Operative Enterprises Inc. (ddr-csujad-5-132)
The statement of final distribution of residue assets of the Rohwer Co-Operative Enterprises Inc. of Rohwer, Arkansas to Masao Okine issued on January 10, 1946. It is enclosed with the letter which is found in the item: csudh_oki_0130. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_56_004
Ordinance no. 1 (ddr-csujad-7-28)
doc Ordinance no. 1 (ddr-csujad-7-28)
An ordinance regulating offenses (crimes) in the Granada incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_Ordinance_NO1
Amache directory (ddr-csujad-7-17)
doc Amache directory (ddr-csujad-7-17)
Directory of the administrative and education staff and incarcerees at the Granada (Amache) incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_Amache Directory
O-OP canteen sale (ddr-csujad-7-22)
doc O-OP canteen sale (ddr-csujad-7-22)
Advertisement for sale at the camp's commisary. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_Canteen_Sale_P01
Dentists of Rivers Community Hospital (ddr-csujad-11-196)
img Dentists of Rivers Community Hospital (ddr-csujad-11-196)
A photograph of the dentists at the Rivers Community Hospital at the Gila River incarceration camp in Arizona. Each of the dentists' names are provided as well as their hometowns. Standing, left to right: Dr. Obo Sakaguchi- Los Angeles, Dr. Kawamura- San Jose, Dr. Kiyoshi Sonoda- Los Angeles, Dr. C. Nishi- San Francisco, Dr. Masao Sugiyama- ...
Clinical demonstration (ddr-csujad-11-197)
img Clinical demonstration (ddr-csujad-11-197)
A photograph documents a clinical demonstration by the dentists of the Rivers Community Hospital at the Gila River incarceration camp, Arizona. From page 78 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_78_002
Young Nisei girl purchasing Christmas wrappings in cooperative notion store at Granada incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-40)
img Young Nisei girl purchasing Christmas wrappings in cooperative notion store at Granada incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-40)
Young Nisei girl purchasing Christmas wrappings in cooperative notion store at Granada incarceration camp. December 10, 1942. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_f05
Interior view of store in Block 8 at Jerome incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-12)
img Interior view of store in Block 8 at Jerome incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-14-12)
Interior view of store in Block 8 at Jerome incarceration camp, showing grocery section. November 17, 1943. Photo by Tom Parker. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_TOMO_012
Manzanar From Inside Out (ddr-csujad-19-2)
doc Manzanar From Inside Out (ddr-csujad-19-2)
Text of address by Roy Nash, Director of the Manzanar War Relocation Project, given to the Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco, on July 31, 1942 for the purpose of "interpret[ing] the actuality of a War Relocation Center housing 10,000 evacuees" in view of perceptions of mistreatment of incarcerees in California. Sections of the speech include ...
'Jap Crow' Experiment (ddr-csujad-19-43)
doc 'Jap Crow' Experiment (ddr-csujad-19-43)
This is an article from the magazine "The Nation" by John Larison which discusses in detail about the living conditions of the "evacuees" in the war relocation centers. It talks about how the war relocation centers had only a few facilities for recreation, the low quality of education and the economic conditions of the people in ...
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