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Diary on daily life at Tule Lake Camp (ddr-csujad-2-61)
doc Diary on daily life at Tule Lake Camp (ddr-csujad-2-61)
Diary of daily life at Tule Lake Camp for two days : March 9, 1944 and March 30, 1944. Diary in the form of interviews from anonymous Tule Lake incarcerees. Describes threat of violence from other incarcerees regarding food shortage, an art exhibit, repatriation, and the psychological impact of incarceration. See this object in the California State ...
Letter from S. [Koni] to Hon [F de Amat], November 13,1943 (ddr-csujad-2-4)
doc Letter from S. [Koni] to Hon [F de Amat], November 13,1943 (ddr-csujad-2-4)
Letter from Shunichi K. to [F. de Amat] requesting status on his application to be repatriated to Japan with his wife. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0004
Letter from Aiko Takaoka to Ramond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, February 1, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-5)
doc Letter from Aiko Takaoka to Ramond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, February 1, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-5)
Letter from Aiko Takaoka to Raymond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, requesting the release of her brother, Yoshio Takaoka from the army stockades at Tule Lake Camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0005
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
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 ...
Structural report, chapter I: an introduction to Tule Lake (ddr-csujad-26-3)
doc Structural report, chapter I: an introduction to Tule Lake (ddr-csujad-26-3)
Portion of a report compiled as part of the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS) describing the landscape, climate, barracks, facilities, schedule, and daily life routines of incarcerees at the Tule Lake incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_01_34_001
Recreational activities in the Gila community (ddr-csujad-26-28)
doc Recreational activities in the Gila community (ddr-csujad-26-28)
Report detailing the establishment of the Community Activities Department to organize sports, dances, a library, movies, talent shows, drama performances, and lectures by the National Park Service about the desert environs. Includes description of issues with the installation of organized recreation due to lack of funding and personnel issues. Report compiled as a portion of the ...
Lillie McCabe (ddr-csujad-29-19)
img Lillie McCabe (ddr-csujad-29-19)
Photo of Lillie McCabe. Oral history audio and transcript are found in csufccop_jaoh_0030, csufccop_jaoh_0031, and csufccop_jaoh_0032. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 1949_P03
Sign in field at an incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-7-15)
img Sign in field at an incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-7-15)
Sign in field at an incarceration camp: "Stop-Area limits for persons of Japanese ancestry residing in this relocation center. Sentry on duty." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: HMLSC_JA_f15
Tribute to Michi Weglyn by Toshiko Kawamoto, February 21, 1998 (ddr-csujad-24-168)
doc Tribute to Michi Weglyn by Toshiko Kawamoto, February 21, 1998 (ddr-csujad-24-168)
A tribute to Michi Weglyn written by Toshiko Kawamoto in which she talks about her husband Dave Kawamoto who was one of the 63 men at Heart Mountain incarceration camp to refuse induction into the military. According to Toshiko Kawamoto her husband had been taken to the Heart Mountain incarceration camp a few weeks shy of ...
Tule Lake monograph (ddr-csujad-26-1)
doc Tule Lake monograph (ddr-csujad-26-1)
Unpublished manuscript includes a collection of diary entries, letters, and essays written by school students incarcerated at the Tule Lake camp and collected through the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS). The writings include first-person descriptions of travel to the Tule Lake camp, adapting to camp, limitations of camp, day-to-day camp life, family life, community ...
An Oral History with Sumiye Takeno, Part II (ddr-csujad-29-60)
vh An Oral History with Sumiye Takeno, Part II (ddr-csujad-29-60)
An oral history with Sumiye Takeno, a current resident of Denver, Colorado. This interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. The purpose of this interview was to gather information regarding Takeno's incarceration and resettlement experience during World War II. Specifically, the interview covers her childhood in Florin ...
Roger Daniels Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1012-17-9)
vh Roger Daniels Interview Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1012-17-9)
Physical and psychological effects of camp on Japanese Americans (audio only)

This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage used by Steven Okazaki in his 1985 film Unfinished Business.

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed ...

Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1002-5-15)
vh Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1002-5-15)
Shifting roles of the Issei and Nisei as a result of the incarceration experience

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically ...

Frank Isamu Kikuchi Interview Segment 6 (ddr-manz-1-5-6)
vh Frank Isamu Kikuchi Interview Segment 6 (ddr-manz-1-5-6)
Daily routine in camp; effects of camp on Issei generation
Kunio Otani Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-75-32)
vh Kunio Otani Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-75-32)
Reflecting on the positive and negative aspects of the incarceration experience
Kunio Otani Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-75-12)
vh Kunio Otani Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-75-12)
Reflecting on the camps: "In the end maybe it all worked out"
May K. Sasaki Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-79-23)
vh May K. Sasaki Segment 23 (ddr-densho-1000-79-23)
Feeling ashamed of being Japanese American: changing name from "Kimiko" to "May"
Akio Hoshino Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-26-9)
vh Akio Hoshino Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-26-9)
Minidoka concentration camp: social life, work, impact of incarceration on families
Seichi Hayashida Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-14-21)
vh Seichi Hayashida Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1000-14-21)
Making the best of the situation, impact of incarceration on Issei vs. Nisei
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