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Harry Ueno Interview Segment 35 (ddr-densho-1002-7-35)
vh Harry Ueno Interview Segment 35 (ddr-densho-1002-7-35)
Thoughts on poor condition of Tule Lake concentration camp, California

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 not life histories, ...

Yamashita Family Collection (ddr-densho-241)
Collection Yamashita Family Collection (ddr-densho-241)
The Yamashita Family Collection contains Kiyoshi Yamashita's undergraduate diploma, program, and honors bulletin, which the University of Washington sent to him while he was incarcerated at Tule Lake concentration camp, California (1942).
Work-leave crew (ddr-densho-5-13)
img Work-leave crew (ddr-densho-5-13)
These workers received permission to leave the Tule Lake concentration camp in California to harvest sugar beets on this farm in Utah. Left to right: Ted Matsushita, Orly Garner (the farm's owner), and Joe Matsuzawa.
Kay Shimada Interview (ddr-densho-1010-16)
vh Kay Shimada Interview (ddr-densho-1010-16)
Nisei male. Born May 1, 1924, in Clarksburg, California. Grew up in Clarksburg, where parents ran a farm. During World War II, removed to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Served in the military during the war. Returned to the Sacramento area and reestablished farming business.
Letter from Mrs. Sakazaki to Raymond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp (ddr-csujad-2-12)
doc Letter from Mrs. Sakazaki to Raymond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp (ddr-csujad-2-12)
Letter from Mrs. Sakazaki to Raymond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, requesting for the release of her husband, Tokuraro Sakazaki ,from the army stockades at Tule Lake Camp. Includes her letter in Japanese and notes about her interpreter and situation. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0012
[Interview on problem of the Nisei] and [Emotional repression in a War Relocation Authority Center] (ddr-csujad-2-55)
doc [Interview on problem of the Nisei] and [Emotional repression in a War Relocation Authority Center] (ddr-csujad-2-55)
Report written from an unidentified Nisei on the difficulties of "never being able to become fully Japanese" and the hardships endured at Tule Lake Camp. Second report on the effects of communal living based on Japanese culture at Tule Lake Camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0055
Marianne West Interview (ddr-densho-1000-120)
vh Marianne West Interview (ddr-densho-1000-120)
Nisei female. Born November 4, 1926, in Seattle, Washington. Family lived in Leavenworth, Washington, then moved to the West Coast. After the outbreak of World War II, family was removed from Bellingham, Washington, to Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Transferred to Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming, before leaving to resettle in Spokane, Washington.

(This interview took ...

Hiroshi Kashiwagi Interview (ddr-densho-1002-4)
vh Hiroshi Kashiwagi Interview (ddr-densho-1002-4)
Nisei male. Born November 8, 1922, in Sacramento, California. Spent childhood and adolescence in Loomis, California, before spending senior year in high school in Los Angeles, California. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to Marysville Assembly Center, California, and then to Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Resisted the draft and renounced U.S. citizenship, remaining with ...
Hiroshi Kashiwagi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-165)
vh Hiroshi Kashiwagi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-165)
Nisei male. Born November 8, 1922, in Sacramento, California. Spent childhood and adolescence in Loomis, California, before spending senior year in high school in Los Angeles, California. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, removed to Marysville Assembly Center, California, and then to Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Resisted the draft and renounced U.S. citizenship, remaining with ...
Camp building fire (ddr-densho-37-352)
img Camp building fire (ddr-densho-37-352)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. Quick work, by the evacuee Fire Department, kept the fire, which broke out in the office located at the old hog farm, from doing other than minor damage.
Testimony of Richard Akira Hayashi (ddr-densho-67-247)
doc Testimony of Richard Akira Hayashi (ddr-densho-67-247)
Written testimony of Richard Akira Hayashi of Tacoma, Washington. Incarcerated at the Pinedale Assembly Center and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
Sumie Suguro Akizuki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-228)
vh Sumie Suguro Akizuki Interview (ddr-densho-1000-228)
Nisei female. Born January 2, 1929, in Bellevue, Washington. Grew up in Bellevue before being removed to the Pinedale Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California, during World War II. After leaving camp, returned to Bellevue.
Fusako Yamamoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-49)
vh Fusako Yamamoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-49)
Nisei female. Born March 29, 1920, in Sacramento, California, where father owned and operated a restaurant, and mother taught Japanese language school. During World War II, removed to the Marysville Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Left camp to work in Chicago before eventually returning to Sacramento.
Kenji Ogawa Interview (ddr-manz-1-170)
vh Kenji Ogawa Interview (ddr-manz-1-170)
Sansei male. Born April 16, 1942, in Manzanar, California. In 1943, parents signed "no-no" on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" and were transferred to the Tule Lake segregation center, California. Moved with family to Japan, and returned to the United States in the 1950s to attend high school.
Ishikawa Hayes Collection (ddr-densho-111)
Collection Ishikawa Hayes Collection (ddr-densho-111)
The Ishikawa Hayes collection consists of photographs from the personal family collection of Elaine Ishikawa Hayes, who was interviewed by Densho in 2004. Many of the photographs depict life in Tule Lake concentration camp, California.
Bain Collection (ddr-densho-2)
Collection Bain Collection (ddr-densho-2)
The Bain collection, 1920s-1940s, focuses on the daily and recreational activities of the Nishimura and Yorita families, originally from Seattle, Washington. This collection contains several photographs of farming, fishing, and swimming. The majority of the collection focuses on the incarceration of the two families at Minidoka, Idaho, and Tule Lake, California. Many photographs document their jewelry-making ...
Japanese American workers waiting in line (ddr-densho-37-421)
img Japanese American workers waiting in line (ddr-densho-37-421)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. A line up of evacuee workers waiting for their identification tags which are to be used in conjunction with the first pay day at this War Relocation Authority Center.
[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 scrapbook illustarted page (ddr-csujad-26-57)
img Tule Lake scrapbook illustarted page (ddr-csujad-26-57)
Scrapbook page featuring a pastel and pencil drawing of "Tule Lake Days" depicting a stage performance, a harvest stand, a festival queen, farm workers and a tractor, a school setting with teacher, and a crowd surrounding a train. Tule Lake scrapbook (ucsb_mei_0053), page 5. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project ...
Row of barracks (ddr-densho-37-79)
img Row of barracks (ddr-densho-37-79)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. A view down one of the streets of the relocation center, showing the artistic way in which the evacuees decorate the exterior of their barracks to make them more homelike.
Barber shop (ddr-densho-37-384)
img Barber shop (ddr-densho-37-384)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. Motimer Cooke, Supervisor of Community Enterprises, enjoys the first hair-cut given in the barber shop at this War Relocation Authority center. Frances Imura, evacuee from Sacramento is the barber.
Hope Omachi Kawashima Interview (ddr-manz-1-154)
vh Hope Omachi Kawashima Interview (ddr-manz-1-154)
Sansei female. Born April 2, 1937, in Auburn, California. Grew up in Loomis, California. During World War II, removed to the Marysville Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Transferred to the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. After leaving camp, lived and attended school in Nebraska for a few years before returning to Loomis. ...
Katayama Collection (ddr-densho-154)
Collection Katayama Collection (ddr-densho-154)
The Katayama collection contains photographs from the Katayama family. The photos include portraits taken in Japan in the early 20th century, as well as photographs depicting life in Tule Lake concentration camp, California, during World War II.
Tule Lake fire damage (ddr-csujad-3-12)
img Tule Lake fire damage (ddr-csujad-3-12)
Photograph of burnt buildings demolished by fire at Tule Lake. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tos_01_001_013
Testimony of Kimiko Hazel Kusachi Calhoun (ddr-densho-67-262)
doc Testimony of Kimiko Hazel Kusachi Calhoun (ddr-densho-67-262)
Written testimony of Kimiko Hazel Kusachi Calhoun of Hood River, Oregon. Incarcerated in the North Portland Assembly Center, Oregon, and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981.
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