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Letter from Harry Gamble to Edwin C. Bearss

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Frank Sato Collection

Harry Gamble writes to Edwin Bearss, Chief Historian of the National Park Service, concerning the choice of internment camp to be designated a National Historic Landmark. Gamble believes that Tule Lake concentration camp at Newell, California is the better choice over Manzanar.




  • Bearss, Edwin
  • Gamble, Harry


Courtesy of the Frank Sato Collection, Densho