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National Archives and Records Administration Collection ddr-densho-37
img Co-op canteen (ddr-densho-37-146)
Original WRA caption: There are three Co-op Canteens in the center and one in the administration area which carry general merchandise of all kinds. This scene shows the cosmetics and stationery counter. The Co-op employees enjoy their work.
img Co-op canteen (ddr-densho-37-150)
Original WRA caption: This is one of three Canteens under the Tule Lake Co-operatives, Inc., in which all kinds of merchandise is sold to residents of the center for their well-being. Not luxury items but articles of clothing, drugs, cosmetics, stationery, etc.
img Co-op canteen (ddr-densho-37-151)
Original WRA caption: This shows outside of Canteen (general store) operated by the Co-operative Enterprises, Inc. The large size sign says there is to be a big sale of hardware, drugs, cosmetics, etc. The sign, upper right, is a notice of a Buddhist lecture[.] [I]t has no connection with the Co-op.
img Japanese Americans making tofu (ddr-densho-37-153)
Original WRA caption: Note: The markings on the blackboard, upper right, show the Japanese way of counting in fives to show number of buckets of beans processed. The bucket on the lower right contains soy beans which are soaked over night and then poured into this centrifugal "masher" which revolves at comparatively high speed. The white, ...
img Japanese Americans making tofu (ddr-densho-37-154)
Original WRA caption: The paste-like crushed bean mash is cooked thoroughly in the big vat shown in the picture and constantly stirred. This tofu (pronounced To-o-fu) factory is operated by the Tule Lake Co-op.
img Japanese Americans making tofu (ddr-densho-37-155)
Original WRA caption: The precipitate is put into forms and pressed. Later it is cut into smaller cakes and kept in water as shown. Tofu is a kind of "bean curd" considered essential to the Japanese diet. Other pictures in this group show the various processes in the manufacture of this product. To preserve it is ...
img Japanese Americans making tofu (ddr-densho-37-156)
Original WRA caption: The cooked beans are poured into a fine-meshed sack and water is added. Squeezing the sack the fiberous substance is held back and the rest of the precipitate is squeezed into a barrel. Into this strained mash or curd, brine is added to cause it to precipitate. This factory is operated by the ...
img Japanese Americans making tofu (ddr-densho-37-157)
Original WRA caption: This product called "Age" is made from the bean curd. This is shown in the picture. The curd is fried in deep soy-bean fat until browned. This factory is operated by the Co-op.
img Japanese American departure from camp (ddr-densho-37-159)
Original WRA caption: Inspection of baggage of persons leaving Tule Lake March 20, 1946 for Crystal City, Tex. internment camp.
img Japanese American departure from camp (ddr-densho-37-162)
Original WRA caption: From all over the colony they stream to the processing office for this is Tule's last day of existence. Department of Justice has scheduled a special train which carried approximately 450 to internment camp at Crystal City, Tex. Less than 100 including families of renunciants who had not yet been reprieved were to ...