Tule Lake

Concentration Camp

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Holiday greeting card (ddr-csujad-3-14)
img Holiday greeting card (ddr-csujad-3-14)
Christmas greeting card featuring Santa Claus presenting a photo of the Tule Lake incarceration camp buildings and landscape from what appears to be a guard tower. Card reads "Season's greetings." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tos_01_001_015
Holiday greeting card (ddr-csujad-3-15)
img Holiday greeting card (ddr-csujad-3-15)
Christmas card of Santa Claus presenting a photo of the Tule Lake incarceration camp featuring buildings, fencing, a snowy road, and vehicles. Card reads "Season's greetings." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tos_01_001_016
Toshio Oku graduation photo (ddr-csujad-3-8)
img Toshio Oku graduation photo (ddr-csujad-3-8)
Portrait of Toshio Oku in what appears to be high school graduation cap and gown taken at Tule Lake. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tos_01_001_008
Tule Lake nighttime panoramic landscape (ddr-csujad-3-10)
img Tule Lake nighttime panoramic landscape (ddr-csujad-3-10)
High vantage point panoramic clear nighttime photograph of Tule Lake camp lit by moonlight and the lights from the camp buildings. The photograph shows the expanse of the camp against the darkened landscape. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tos_01_001_011
Electrical Department warehouse 348 (ddr-csujad-3-1)
img Electrical Department warehouse 348 (ddr-csujad-3-1)
Posed group photo of the Electrical Department in front of a building at Tule Lake with department sign. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tos_01_001_001
Postcard from Fred F. Fujii to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, July 18, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-205)
doc Postcard from Fred F. Fujii to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, July 18, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-205)
A postcard from Fred F. Fujii, a former incarceree in the Heart Mountain incarceration camp, Wyoming, to Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. Fred informs that Masao Okazaki has returned from Seabrook Farms, New Jersey on June 29, 1947. Okazaki was probably incarcerated in the Jerome incarceration camp, Arkansas first and later transferred to the Tule Lake incarceration …
Dr. Frank Nishio interview (ddr-csujad-6-26)
doc Dr. Frank Nishio interview (ddr-csujad-6-26)
Oral history interview with Dr. Frank Nishio. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_NISHIO_FRANK
Kou Uyemaruko (ddr-csujad-8-81)
doc Kou Uyemaruko (ddr-csujad-8-81)
Oral history interview with Kou Uyemaruko [Ko Uemaruko]. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Uyemaruko, Kou
Edwin (Ed) Sasaki oral history interview (ddr-csujad-9-1)
av Edwin (Ed) Sasaki oral history interview (ddr-csujad-9-1)
Oral history interview of Edwin (Ed) Sasaki, a professor of the Psychology Department, conducted by the Public History Institute at California State University, Bakersfield. Professor Sasaki was born in Sacramento, California, in November 1940 and grew up in Weiser, Idaho. He recollects his family's experiences during the World War II, being arrested as a suspect and …
Attached answers to affidavit questions (ddr-csujad-12-27)
doc Attached answers to affidavit questions (ddr-csujad-12-27)
This item contains the more in-depth answers to questions on the affidavit that Tsugitada Kanamori submitted. In these extended answers to questions about Kanamori's repatriation to Japan and his refusal to pledge allegiance to the United States, he discusses his fear of violence and desire to keep his family together which resulted in his answering of …
Letter from R. R. Best, Project Director, and Lionel Perkins, Business Enterprises Adviser United States Department of the Interior War Relocation Authority to Mr. Ivan Williams Department of Justice, December 5, 1945 (ddr-csujad-12-24)
doc Letter from R. R. Best, Project Director, and Lionel Perkins, Business Enterprises Adviser United States Department of the Interior War Relocation Authority to Mr. Ivan Williams Department of Justice, December 5, 1945 (ddr-csujad-12-24)
This official correspondence confirms that Tsugitada Kanamori had worked at the Tule Lake incarceration camp for 6.5 months and had earned a total of $131.86 as of November 30, 1945. Issued by R.R. Best, Project Director and Lionel Perkins, Business Enterprises Adviser United States Department of the Interior War Relocation Authority. See this object in the …
Marriage affidavit [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-12-25)
doc Marriage affidavit [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-12-25)
Marriage affidavit for Tsugitada Kanamori and Kazuko Miyamoto. Signed by Sasaki, Buddhist priest, and Yoshikazu Tamura and Sotaro Nishikawa, witnesses. Tsugitada and Kazuyo married in the Tule Lake incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tsu_01_07_006
Soldiers and Incarcerees (ddr-csujad-13-2)
img Soldiers and Incarcerees (ddr-csujad-13-2)
In this photo, two soldiers holding guns are seen surrounding at least one incarceree as well as a man who appears to be addressed as a chef or kitchen worker. The caption on back of photograph reads, "Major [illegible] + social worker during disturbance in Jap area. [illegible]2 armed E.M.E. [illegible] standing by for possible difficulty." …
Inscription on a Hill (ddr-csujad-13-8)
img Inscription on a Hill (ddr-csujad-13-8)
An inscription was placed on a mountain side that reads, "1943 Aug. 31 Katsumi Sato, Tsutomu Matsumoto, Masato Nakashima, Kiyoshi Fukumitsu Paint Crew." Caption on back of photograph reads, "inscription at top of highest peak by Japs during Christian gathering in Aug 43. Japs inscription is only date of gathering." See this object in the California …
View of Buildings at Tule Lake Incarceration Camp (ddr-csujad-13-15)
img View of Buildings at Tule Lake Incarceration Camp (ddr-csujad-13-15)
A row of barracks or some other structures at the Tule Lake incarceration camp are photographed from inside a vehicle. Caption on back of photograph reads, "Cruising along streets of Camp Tulelake during Jap disturbance in Nov. 43." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tul_01_01_010
Incarcerees of Tule Lake (ddr-csujad-13-16)
img Incarcerees of Tule Lake (ddr-csujad-13-16)
The photograph depicts people walking in the distance towards some structures in the Tule Lake incarceration camp. The caption on back of photograph reads, "Japs just about to enter stockade under guard." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tul_01_01_011
Landscape (ddr-csujad-13-5)
img Landscape (ddr-csujad-13-5)
A landscape photograph depicts the area surrounding the Tule Lake incarceration camp. The caption on back of photograph reads, "View from hill tops and surrounding Tulelake Camp in Calif. (43)." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tul_01_01_032
Housing Barracks (ddr-csujad-13-19)
img Housing Barracks (ddr-csujad-13-19)
A distant view of housing barracks inside Tulelake with a handwritten caption at the bottom of the photograph that reads, "Jap quarters Tulelake." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tul_01_01_014
Photograph from Inside a Vehicle (ddr-csujad-13-10)
img Photograph from Inside a Vehicle (ddr-csujad-13-10)
A photograph taken from inside a vehicle at the Tule Lake incarceration camp. Caption on back of photograph reads, "Japs walking on their streets during disturbance. Nov 43. Tulelake Calif." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tul_01_01_005
Soldiers in Uniform (ddr-csujad-13-24)
img Soldiers in Uniform (ddr-csujad-13-24)
A group of soldiers pose together in uniform. The caption on front of photograph reads, "Town Patrol." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tul_01_01_019
View of Camp from a Vehicle (ddr-csujad-13-3)
img View of Camp from a Vehicle (ddr-csujad-13-3)
A photograph that appears to have been taken from inside a vehicle. A row of barracks or some other structures are in view as well as another vehicle and a group of incarcerees. According to the caption on back of photograph, this photo depicts, "Evacuating loyal Japs [500 of 16,000] whose lives were in danger. They …
Distant View of a Group of People and Building (ddr-csujad-13-17)
img Distant View of a Group of People and Building (ddr-csujad-13-17)
This photograph depicts a group of people standing together with a building structure in the background at the Tule Lake incarceration camp. According to the caption on back of photograph, which reads, "Disloyal Japs who were [cuffed] up when they first refused to answer inquires of [army] questioning. Leaving [them back] to stockade under guard," this …
Another Inscription on a Hill (ddr-csujad-13-9)
img Another Inscription on a Hill (ddr-csujad-13-9)
This inscription on a hill overlooking the Tule Lake incarceration camp may be another view of the same inscription as the photograph from item csudh_tul_0008. The names inscribed appear to be, "Katsumi Sato, Tsutomu Matsumoto, Masato Nakashima, Kiyoshi Fukumitsu Paint Crew." The caption on back of photograph reads, "Another inscription by Japs at peak overlooking camp …
Caravan of Military Vehicles (ddr-csujad-13-22)
img Caravan of Military Vehicles (ddr-csujad-13-22)
This photograph depicts a caravan of military vehicles and men. The caption on front of photograph reads, "Parked for Lunch Nov 43." As indicated by the photographs in items csudh_tul_0020 and csudh_tul_021, these men are on their way to the Tule Lake incarceration camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project …
Incarcerees Digging (ddr-csujad-13-6)
img Incarcerees Digging (ddr-csujad-13-6)
A group of people are photographed digging in the ground in a large expanse of land inside the Tule Lake incarceration camp. The housing barracks or some of type of structure are also pictured in the distance. Caption on back of photograph reads, "Jap inmates [sifting] to collect stones to make necklaces. Tulelake Calif (Nov 43)" …
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