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Grade school children (ddr-densho-37-376)
img Grade school children (ddr-densho-37-376)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. Recess in grade school.
Japanese American farm workers (ddr-densho-37-379)
img Japanese American farm workers (ddr-densho-37-379)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. 10:30 A.M. farm workers' siesta.
Family at a camp pilgrimage (ddr-densho-62-1)
img Family at a camp pilgrimage (ddr-densho-62-1)
Watanabe family visiting the former site of Tule Lake concentration camp, California.
[Minutes of the special joint meeting of the advisory council and the Co-ordinating committee of the Tule Lake Center, March 3, 1944, January 24, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-31)
doc [Minutes of the special joint meeting of the advisory council and the Co-ordinating committee of the Tule Lake Center, March 3, 1944, January 24, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-31)
Meeting minutes between incarceree led Tule Lake Camp government and the Advisory Council. Primarily a discussion of employment-related concerns including creating a subcommittees for employment and fair practices. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0031
Grade school children (ddr-densho-37-377)
img Grade school children (ddr-densho-37-377)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. Recess in grade school.
Yukiko Miyahara Interview Segment 12 (ddr-manz-1-62-12)
vh Yukiko Miyahara Interview Segment 12 (ddr-manz-1-62-12)
The so-called "loyalty questionnaire" and transfer to Tule Lake, California
[Minutes of the meeting of divisional responsible men and the Co-ordinating Committee of the Tule Lake Center, February 26, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-26)
doc [Minutes of the meeting of divisional responsible men and the Co-ordinating Committee of the Tule Lake Center, February 26, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-26)
Meeting minutes of incarceree-led Tule Lake Camp government. Primarily regarding camp employment. Describes employment statistics, concerns, and workers compensation. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0026
Report on Heart Mountain to Tule Lake transfer Sam Horino, leader of movement to challenge Selective Service for incarcerated Japanese Americans (ddr-csujad-2-45)
doc Report on Heart Mountain to Tule Lake transfer Sam Horino, leader of movement to challenge Selective Service for incarcerated Japanese Americans (ddr-csujad-2-45)
Informational report to Willard Schmidt about Sam Horino, an incarceree transferred from Heart Mountain Camp to Tule Lake Camp. Horino was accused of protesting the Selective Service program for incarcerated Japanese Americans and creating bulletins he posted throughout Heart Mountain Camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0045
Jimi Yamaichi Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-106-10)
vh Jimi Yamaichi Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-106-10)
Voluntarily transferring to Tule Lake "segregation center," California, "The family's got to stay together, and we are going to Tule Lake"
[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
Letter from Tommy Tomilson, Chief of Internal Security at Granada Camp to Willard E. Schmidt, Chief of Internal Security at Tule Lake Camp, May 19, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-47)
doc Letter from Tommy Tomilson, Chief of Internal Security at Granada Camp to Willard E. Schmidt, Chief of Internal Security at Tule Lake Camp, May 19, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-47)
Information about Motokazu Okada, an incarceree transfer to Tule Lake camp from Granada Camp. Transferred for persistent gambling and drinking. Also includes personal correspondence. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0047
Bill Nishimura Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-119-7)
vh Bill Nishimura Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-119-7)
Reaction to two violent incidents at Tule Lake concentration camp, California

This interview took place at the 2000 Tule Lake Pilgrimage in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

[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
[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
[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 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 regular joint meeting of the advisory council and the Co-ordinating committee of the Tule Lake Center, March 3, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-30)
doc [Minutes of the regular joint meeting of the advisory council and the Co-ordinating committee of the Tule Lake Center, March 3, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-30)
Meeting minutes between incarceree-led Tule Lake Camp government and the Advisory Council. Includes discussion on prisoner release from army stockades, the creation of a Young Men's Association and the transfer of incarcerees from Poston Camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0030
Evacuation and resettlement study, structural report, section II: the first six months at Tule Lake: social changes and a chronology of events (ddr-csujad-26-4)
doc Evacuation and resettlement study, structural report, section II: the first six months at Tule Lake: social changes and a chronology of events (ddr-csujad-26-4)
Report chronicling the first six months Tule Lake camp including the establishment of community activities, employment, schools, and barracks infrastructure. Describes challenges of adjusting to life in camp often using direct quotations from incarcerees to express struggles amid social and cultural groups as well as conflicts and strikes. Several events are also described including a description ...
Letter from residents of Block 9 to Raymond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp and Colonel Verne Austin, Commander of Military Police, February 14, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-7)
doc Letter from residents of Block 9 to Raymond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp and Colonel Verne Austin, Commander of Military Police, February 14, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-7)
Letter from residents of Block 9 to Raymond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp and Colonel Verne Austin, Commander of Military Police requesting the release of four incarerees detained in the army stockades at Tule Lake Camp: Dentaro Tani, Heizaburo Nakada, Goichi Ishimaru, and Toshiaki Oku. Signed names: Tani, Dentaro; Nakada, Heizaburo; Ishimaru, Goichi; Oku, Toshiaki; ...
Administration office workers (ddr-densho-37-172)
img Administration office workers (ddr-densho-37-172)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. Evacuee stenographers and clerks at work in Administrative Office.
Nursery school students (ddr-densho-37-165)
img Nursery school students (ddr-densho-37-165)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. Nursery school children singing "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star."
Japanese Americans working on camp newspaper (ddr-densho-37-465)
img Japanese Americans working on camp newspaper (ddr-densho-37-465)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. Evacuee artists who work on the Tulean Dispatch.

Narrator Kenichi Nakano

Sansei male, born in 1944 at the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. He was the oldest son of Yaeko Nakano.
Japanese Americans voting (ddr-densho-37-168)
img Japanese Americans voting (ddr-densho-37-168)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. Absentee voters of Japanese descent getting ballots and having them notarized.
Harvest Festival (ddr-densho-37-69)
img Harvest Festival (ddr-densho-37-69)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. A scene at the Harvest Festival held at this relocation center.
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