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Narrator Jimi Yamaichi

Nisei male born in October 27, 1922. Grew up in San Jose, California where his father had a farming operation. Incarcerated in Pomona Assembly Center, Heart Mountain concentration camp and Tule Lake Segregation Center. Worked on an engineering crew on the Shoshone Dam, and later was a carpentry foreman in Tule Lake. Was in Tule during ...
Kenge Kobayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-37)
vh Kenge Kobayashi Interview (ddr-densho-1000-37)
Nisei male. Born July, 1926 in Imperial Valley, California. Interned at Tulare Assembly Center, California; Gila River concentration camp, Arizona; and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Narrator discusses his memories of Tule Lake concentration camp after it became a segregation center, including the killing of a camp inmate rioting, implementation of martial law, and pressures to ...

Narrator Kenge Kobayashi

Nisei male. Born July, 1926 in Imperial Valley, California. Interned at Tulare Assembly Center, California; Gila River concentration camp, Arizona; and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Narrator discusses his memories of Tule Lake concentration camp after it became a segregation center, including the killing of a camp inmate rioting, implementation of martial law, and pressures to ...
Japanese Americans digging potatoes (ddr-densho-37-90)
img Japanese Americans digging potatoes (ddr-densho-37-90)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. Potatoes on the farm at this relocation center are dug by a mechanical digger pulled by a tractor.
Japanese Americans fishing (ddr-densho-37-367)
img Japanese Americans fishing (ddr-densho-37-367)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. During the noon hour, evacuee farm workers fish for carp in a nearby slough.
Granada Pioneer Vol. II No. 58 (May 24, 1944) (ddr-densho-147-171)
doc Granada Pioneer Vol. II No. 58 (May 24, 1944) (ddr-densho-147-171)
Selected article titles: "'1883' Muzzle-Loading Rifle Discovered!" (p. 1), "Tule Lake Bounds Reach California Safely Sunday" (p. 1), "Thomas Warns Against Racial Discrimination" (p. 5).
Bill Nishimura Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-119-4)
vh Bill Nishimura Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-119-4)
Family undertakes "voluntary evacuation" to Visalia, California

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

Jimi Yamaichi Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-312)
vh Jimi Yamaichi Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-312)
Nisei male born in October 27, 1922. Grew up in San Jose, California where his father had a farming operation. Incarcerated in Pomona Assembly Center, Heart Mountain concentration camp and Tule Lake Segregation Center. Worked on an engineering crew on the Shoshone Dam, and later was a carpentry foreman in Tule Lake. Was in Tule during ...
Jimi Yamaichi Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-106)
vh Jimi Yamaichi Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-106)
Nisei male born in October 27, 1922. Grew up in San Jose, California where his father had a farming operation. Incarcerated in Pomona Assembly Center, Heart Mountain concentration camp and Tule Lake Segregation Center. Worked on an engineering crew on the Shoshone Dam, and later was a carpentry foreman in Tule Lake. Was in Tule during ...

Narrator John Tomita

Nisei male. Born August 20, 1920, in Isleton, California. Grew up in Isleton where father operated a restaurant. Attended college and studied engineering before World War II. During the war, removed to the Sacramento (Walerga) Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. In camp, worked on the survey crew. Remained in Tule Lake ...
John Tomita Interview (ddr-manz-1-76)
vh John Tomita Interview (ddr-manz-1-76)
Nisei male. Born August 20, 1920, in Isleton, California. Grew up in Isleton where father operated a restaurant. Attended college and studied engineering before World War II. During the war, removed to the Sacramento (Walerga) Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. In camp, worked on the survey crew. Remained in Tule Lake ...
Japanese Americans unloading coal (ddr-densho-37-385)
img Japanese Americans unloading coal (ddr-densho-37-385)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. Evacuee workers unload coal at Staley Junction, which is the rail head for this center. This coal is used by the residents during the extremely cold winters which northern California offers.
Testimony of Richard Akira Hayashi (ddr-densho-67-314)
doc Testimony of Richard Akira Hayashi (ddr-densho-67-314)
Written testimony of Richard Akira Hayashi. Incarcerated in the Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearings in Seattle, Washington, September 9-11, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Minoru Kiyota Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-36-12)
vh Minoru Kiyota Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-36-12)
Receiving support from a pacifist Christian group in decision to renounce U.S. citizenship

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Tule Lake Pilgrimage held at Klamath Falls, Oregon and at the site of Tule Lake incarceration camp in California. Given the limited time available during this event, the length and breadth of this interview are ...

Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 13 (September 21, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-156)
doc Gila News-Courier Vol. III No. 13 (September 21, 1943) (ddr-densho-141-156)
Selected article titles: "Workers Needed to Replace 700 Tule Lake Goers" (p. 1), "Relocaters: Fingerprints and Photos a 'Must'" (p. 1), "Co-op Starts Cash Payment of Refunds to Segregants" (p. 1), "Editorial: Back to California?" (p. 2), "Pets Shippable to Tule Lake" (p. 3), "Gambled Fined and Sentenced" (p. 3), "Tule Lake: Trip Delayed for Pregnant ...
Minoru Kiyota Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-36-7)
vh Minoru Kiyota Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-36-7)
Contrasting U.S. and Japanese education

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Tule Lake Pilgrimage held at Klamath Falls, Oregon and at the site of Tule Lake incarceration camp in California. Given the limited time available during this event, the length and breadth of this interview are shorter than other Densho interviews.

Minoru Kiyota Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-36-8)
vh Minoru Kiyota Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-36-8)
Reactions to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the incarceration, and Japanese American Citizens League's wartime actions

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Tule Lake Pilgrimage held at Klamath Falls, Oregon and at the site of Tule Lake incarceration camp in California. Given the limited time available during this event, the length and breadth of ...

Minoru Kiyota Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-36-9)
vh Minoru Kiyota Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-36-9)
Description of FBI interrogation in camp, and impact on response to the so-called "loyalty questionnaire"

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Tule Lake Pilgrimage held at Klamath Falls, Oregon and at the site of Tule Lake incarceration camp in California. Given the limited time available during this event, the length and breadth of this interview ...

Narrator Kazie Good

Nisei female. Born May 6, 1925, in Sacramento, California. During World War II, sent with family to the Sacramento Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Due to father's refusal to answer the so-called "loyalty questions" in 1943, the family remained in Tule Lake when it was turned into a segregation center ...
Kazie Good Interview (ddr-densho-1000-429)
vh Kazie Good Interview (ddr-densho-1000-429)
Nisei female. Born May 6, 1925, in Sacramento, California. During World War II, sent with family to the Sacramento Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Due to father's refusal to answer the so-called "loyalty questions" in 1943, the family remained in Tule Lake when it was turned into a segregation center ...
Michiko Wada Interview (ddr-manz-1-162)
vh Michiko Wada Interview (ddr-manz-1-162)
Nisei female. Born in California. Grew up in Watts, California, where parents ran a grocery business. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After the so-called "loyalty questionnaire," transferred to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles.
Minoru Kiyota Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-36-10)
vh Minoru Kiyota Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-36-10)
Decision and impact of renouncing U.S. citizenship

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Tule Lake Pilgrimage held at Klamath Falls, Oregon and at the site of Tule Lake incarceration camp in California. Given the limited time available during this event, the length and breadth of this interview are shorter than other Densho interviews.

Minoru Kiyota Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-36-13)
vh Minoru Kiyota Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-36-13)
Restoration of U.S. citizenship, a ten-year legal effort by Wayne Collins

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Tule Lake Pilgrimage held at Klamath Falls, Oregon and at the site of Tule Lake incarceration camp in California. Given the limited time available during this event, the length and breadth of this interview are shorter than ...

Minoru Kiyota Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-36-3)
vh Minoru Kiyota Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-36-3)
Resisting the Japanese way of teaching,"...regimentation, constant examination"

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Tule Lake Pilgrimage held at Klamath Falls, Oregon and at the site of Tule Lake incarceration camp in California. Given the limited time available during this event, the length and breadth of this interview are shorter than other Densho interviews.

Minoru Kiyota Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-36-6)
vh Minoru Kiyota Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-36-6)
Lingering lessons from the time spent in Japan

This interview was conducted at the 1998 Tule Lake Pilgrimage held at Klamath Falls, Oregon and at the site of Tule Lake incarceration camp in California. Given the limited time available during this event, the length and breadth of this interview are shorter than other Densho interviews.

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