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Former site of Tule Lake concentration camp, California (ddr-densho-35-17)
img Former site of Tule Lake concentration camp, California (ddr-densho-35-17)
Japanese Americans at the Tule Lake concentration camp called this natural formation "Abalone Hill" because of its shape. Abalone Hill and Castle Rock are two major formations near the camp area.
Artifacts (ddr-densho-35-21)
img Artifacts (ddr-densho-35-21)
The Tule Lake Museum is located on the Tule Lake Fairgrounds and houses a display of artifacts from the Tule Lake concentration camp. This is a view of the Tule Lake concentration camp exhibit. The cases primarily contain pottery and artwork that belonged to the camp inmates.
Artifacts, Tule Lake concentration camp (ddr-densho-35-39)
img Artifacts, Tule Lake concentration camp (ddr-densho-35-39)
The Tule Lake Museum displays artifacts from the Tule Lake concentration camp. The teapot, tea cups, and sake cups belonged to the camp inmates.
Artifacts, Tule Lake concentration camp (ddr-densho-35-38)
img Artifacts, Tule Lake concentration camp (ddr-densho-35-38)
The Tule Lake Museum, located on the fairgrounds, displays artifacts from the Tule Lake concentration camp. Shown here are parts of a wooden crate that presumably held items belonging to a camp inmate. The 27213 designation was probably the owner's family number.
Tule Lake concentration camp (ddr-densho-2-33)
img Tule Lake concentration camp (ddr-densho-2-33)
View of the Tule Lake concentration camp barracks. A rock formation that the inmates called "Castle Rock" can be seen in the background. After obtaining permission to go through the gates, people could climb to the top of the formation.
Concentration camp postwar (ddr-densho-28-16)
img Concentration camp postwar (ddr-densho-28-16)
Former site of Tule Lake concentration camp, California.

Narrator Kenichi Nakano

Yaeko Nakano was born August 1922 in Japan and lived there until she was about 1 1/2 years old. She considers herself a Nisei because she was raised and educated in the U.S. She grew up in Tacoma, Washington. She was incarcerated at Pinedale Assembly Center, California, and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. At ...
Cross erected by camp inmates (ddr-densho-11-7)
img Cross erected by camp inmates (ddr-densho-11-7)
This cross, erected by inmates at the Tule Lake concentration camp, sits on top of a formation called Castle Rock. It is being approached by pilgrimage attendees.
Concentration camp postwar (ddr-densho-28-17)
img Concentration camp postwar (ddr-densho-28-17)
Former site of Tule Lake concentration camp, California.
The Life Nisei Knew, Part I (1943) (ddr-densho-65-423)
doc The Life Nisei Knew, Part I (1943) (ddr-densho-65-423)
Selected article titles: "A Tule Lake Interlude" (p. 4), "At Tule Lake" (p. 7), "The Butte: Tule Lake 1942" (p. 9).
Tule Lake Interlude (May 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-422)
doc Tule Lake Interlude (May 27, 1943) (ddr-densho-65-422)
Selected article titles: "A Tule Lake Interlude" (p. 4), "The Butte: Tule Lake 1942" (p. 9).
Incarceree performing in camp parade (ddr-densho-2-23)
img Incarceree performing in camp parade (ddr-densho-2-23)
Patsy Yorita performing a flag salute at the Tule Lake concentration camp at the Independence Day parade.
WRA Tule Lake Center special project regulations (ddr-densho-284-60)
doc WRA Tule Lake Center special project regulations (ddr-densho-284-60)
A list of regulations regarding Japanese nationalism and "anti-American" activities deemed as punishable offenses by the camp administration.
Artifacts (ddr-densho-35-24)
img Artifacts (ddr-densho-35-24)
The Tule Lake Museum, located on the local fairgrounds, houses a display of artifacts from the Tule Lake concentration camp. The chair was probably handcrafted by a camp inmate.
Coal-burning heater (ddr-densho-35-25)
img Coal-burning heater (ddr-densho-35-25)
The Tule Lake museum, located on the town's fairgrounds, contains artifacts from the Tule Lake concentration camp. Coal-burning heaters such as the one shown here were the primary source of heat for the camp inmates.
Knitting class (ddr-densho-37-134)
img Knitting class (ddr-densho-37-134)
This camp knitting class was taught by a camp inmate.
The Newell Star, Special Edition (October 24, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-92)
doc The Newell Star, Special Edition (October 24, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-92)
Special publication titled "Complete Relocation and Closing Program Is Outlined in Notice."
Segregees (ddr-densho-37-269)
img Segregees (ddr-densho-37-269)
Original WRA caption: Trucks bringing segregees to the train.
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