Tule Lake

Concentration Camp

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Report on Harry Tateishi's political activities (ddr-csujad-2-50)
doc Report on Harry Tateishi's political activities (ddr-csujad-2-50)
Report on the political activities of Harry Tateishi at Tule Lake Camp. Discusses his dissatisfaction with the Co-ordinating committee, and his opposition politics. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0050
Report on Tule Lake Segregation Center (ddr-csujad-2-56)
doc Report on Tule Lake Segregation Center (ddr-csujad-2-56)
Report on the Tule Lake Segregation Camp as a whole written for those unfamiliar with the camp. Includes descriptions of living condition, education, repatriation, employment, security, and rationing. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0056
Kai, Shizuo intake form and photographs (ddr-csujad-2-66)
img Kai, Shizuo intake form and photographs (ddr-csujad-2-66)
Photographs and intake form for Shizuo Kai, an incarceree transferred to Tule Lake Camp from Jerome Camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0066
Letter from children of Kihichi Sakamoto to Project Director [Raymond R. Best], February 14, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-94)
doc Letter from children of Kihichi Sakamoto to Project Director [Raymond R. Best], February 14, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-94)
Letter from three of his children, Tatsuo, Manabu, and Osamu Sakamoto, requests the release of their father, Kihichi Sakamoto, from the Army Stockade, for the sake of their mother's "health and mind" stating that she has been ill since their stay in Heart Mountain the previous year and has suffered a relapse upon her husband's imprisonment …
[Report on Tule Lake disorders] (ddr-csujad-2-64)
doc [Report on Tule Lake disorders] (ddr-csujad-2-64)
A report written from the Community Analysis Section at Camp Granada regarding transfers to Amache Camp from Tule Lake Camp. The report describes the protests at Tule Lake Camp which led to martial law from November, 1943-January 1944. Highlights of the report include protests against the low quality and quantity of food present at Tule Lake …
[Interview Minutes with D.S. Myer, WRA National Director, March 18, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-21)
doc [Interview Minutes with D.S. Myer, WRA National Director, March 18, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-21)
Meeting minutes between incarceree-led Tule Lake Camp government and War Relocation Authority Director D.S. [Dillon Seymour] Myer. Question-answer session between Co-ordinating Committee and Myer. Includes questions about legitimacy and self-governance of Co-ordinating Committee, concerns about camp food, employment, and martial law in the camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project …
[Revolt at Tule Lake: Crop workers blamed for riots; Honolulu Japanese led the mob, 1943-11-04] (ddr-csujad-2-41)
doc [Revolt at Tule Lake: Crop workers blamed for riots; Honolulu Japanese led the mob, 1943-11-04] (ddr-csujad-2-41)
Newspaper article about protests at Tule Lake Camp in November, 1943 which led to martial law being in place for three months. Article describes camp administration refusing to listen to incarceree demands and violence against staff. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0041
Tule Lake Co-ordinating committee notes (ddr-csujad-2-27)
doc Tule Lake Co-ordinating committee notes (ddr-csujad-2-27)
Meeting notes of incarceree led Tule Lake Camp government. Describes a desire to "return to normalcy" after unrest in camp including various publications, vandalism, the arrival of Manzanar transfers, lack of employment, and no prisoners being released for three weeks from the army stockades. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project …
Kuratomi, Toshio; Kumra, Mitsuho [intake photographs and information for two incarcerees] (ddr-csujad-2-86)
doc Kuratomi, Toshio; Kumra, Mitsuho [intake photographs and information for two incarcerees] (ddr-csujad-2-86)
Two photographs of incarceree Toshio Kuratomi and three of incarceree Mitsuho Kimura, presumably upon intake into the Tule Lake camp; an information card states that Kuratomi was admitted to Tulelake from Jerome, Arkansas on September 30, 1943. The information card for Kimura is mostly covered by a photograph. See this object in the California State Universities …
[Minutes of the meeting of the advisory council and the divisional responsible men, January 14, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-34)
doc [Minutes of the meeting of the advisory council and the divisional responsible men, January 14, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-34)
Meeting minutes between incarceree led Tule Lake Camp government and the Advisory Council. Discusses role of the Co-ordinating Committee within the Camp, and the rejection of employees from camp jobs. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0034
Co-ordinating Committee meeting notes, March 9, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-1)
doc Co-ordinating Committee meeting notes, March 9, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-1)
Memoranda from incarceree-lead government within the camp. Includes requests for the immediate release of 14 prisoners from the military stockades. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0001
Memo from Co-ordinating Committee to Mr. W. [Willard E.] Schmidt, Chief of Administrative Police, March 24, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-69)
doc Memo from Co-ordinating Committee to Mr. W. [Willard E.] Schmidt, Chief of Administrative Police, March 24, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-69)
Memo regarding new list of fielders. Presents list of active, terminated, and new fielders and messengers of the committee, including dates of entry and termination. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0069
Community Analysis Notes, no. 1, January 15, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-84)
doc Community Analysis Notes, no. 1, January 15, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-84)
Titled as: From a Nisei who said "No." Account by an unnamed Community Analyst at Manzanar of the "life experience and viewpoints" influencing a young man's "No" response to the Army registration form's Question 28. The account stems from the analyst's notes, reproduced verbatim, from an exchange between the young man and the Hearing Board authorized …
May the committee further recommend the release of the following (ddr-csujad-2-76)
doc May the committee further recommend the release of the following (ddr-csujad-2-76)
Document presents a list of 52 incarcerees; names are introduced with the text, "May the committee further recommend the release of the following" [presumably from the army stockades]. Nakao, Masaru; Inoue, Tetsuo; Hayashioa, Bob; Tahara, Tom; Saito, Shu; Shingu, Tadashi (Fred); Ogata, Tanji; Fujimoto, Tadao (Wm); Yamamoto, Kazuo; Tanabe, Yaichi; Wada, Shozo; Takaoka, Yoshio; Komiya, Shunichi; …
Tule Lake Center Diary, February 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-29)
doc Tule Lake Center Diary, February 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-29)
Daily diary for March, written by Co-ordinating Committee Secretary Byron Akitsuki at Tule Lake Camp. Primarily describes various unrest and incidents in different blocks, especially Ward 6. Also includes memos and messages sent, release of prisoners from army stockades, and committee member meetings. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Letter from G. E. Sterling, Assistant Chief Engineer and Chief, Radio Intelligence Division, Federal Communications Commission, to Willard E. Schmidt, Chief, Administrative Police, April 18, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-81)
doc Letter from G. E. Sterling, Assistant Chief Engineer and Chief, Radio Intelligence Division, Federal Communications Commission, to Willard E. Schmidt, Chief, Administrative Police, April 18, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-81)
Concerns an investigation into whether radiotelegraph signals originated from a transmitter in the vicinity of the Tule Lake incarceration camp; included is a page, presumably from a letter sent by Schmidt to Sterling on April 14th, 1944, describing Administration concerns about the Japanese Language School. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
Memo from Co-ordinating Committee to R. [Raymond] R. Best, Project Director, Kiyotake, February 5, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-71)
doc Memo from Co-ordinating Committee to R. [Raymond] R. Best, Project Director, Kiyotake, February 5, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-71)
Memo requesting for release of Abe. Describes the situation of Abe (Joe Kiyotake Abe), who had been in Army custody since the end of December, 1943, and whose wife was hospitalized, leaving their three children without parental care. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0071
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
[Minutes of the special meeting of the divisional responsible men of the Tule Lake Center, April 8, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-19)
doc [Minutes of the special meeting of the divisional responsible men of the Tule Lake Center, April 8, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-19)
Meeting minutes of incarceree-led Tule Lake Camp government. Describes donations to the camp, election of a new representative body, and a fight within the camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0019
Relocation Center standard description, Assistant Clerk-Stenographer (CAF-3) (ddr-csujad-2-77)
doc Relocation Center standard description, Assistant Clerk-Stenographer (CAF-3) (ddr-csujad-2-77)
Description for Position #X-1007, Assistant Clerk-Stenographer (CAF-3) includes general description, distinguishing features from other clerk positions, and examples of work. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0077
Correspondence regarding need for Internal Security staff, December 1943 (ddr-csujad-2-85)
doc Correspondence regarding need for Internal Security staff, December 1943 (ddr-csujad-2-85)
Teletype from John H. Provinse to Dillon S. Myer requesting additional staff for the police department in very of the "general upset conditions now existing here" (December 3, 1943); teletype from Earl D. Brooks of the WRA Personnel Division approving some positions and requesting additional information for others (December 6, 1943); and letter from Willard E. …
Letter from D. [Dillon] S. Myer, Director, to Mr. Ray [Raymond R.] Best, Project Director, May 20, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-70)
doc Letter from D. [Dillon] S. Myer, Director, to Mr. Ray [Raymond R.] Best, Project Director, May 20, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-70)
Regards a report on Project Case A-306 from the Internal Security Division at Tule Lake, dealing with an individual's infraction of project regulations; the subsequent decision of members of the police force to hold people in the stockade for longer than had been planned in response; the authority of the Project Director rather than police to …
Letter from Ernest M. Kozuma to Ramond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, February 21, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-9)
doc Letter from Ernest M. Kozuma to Ramond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, February 21, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-9)
Detailed letter from Ernest Kozuma to Raymond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, explaining his character and request for his release from the army stockades at Tule Lake Camp. Includes descriptions of his activities in the incarceree-led government at Tule Lake, and mention of the Tule Lake Farm Strike. See this object in the California State …
[Call troops in new outbreak], newspaper article on Tule Lake protests, November 5, 1943 (ddr-csujad-2-37)
doc [Call troops in new outbreak], newspaper article on Tule Lake protests, November 5, 1943 (ddr-csujad-2-37)
Newspaper article about protests at Tule Lake Camp in November, 1943 which led to martial law being in place for three months. Describes thousands of incarcerees protesting and the US army sent in for assistance. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0037
Memo from Jack C. Sleath, M. D., Chief Medical Officer, War Relocation Authority, to Willard E. Schmidt, Chief, Internal Security, May 5, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-101)
doc Memo from Jack C. Sleath, M. D., Chief Medical Officer, War Relocation Authority, to Willard E. Schmidt, Chief, Internal Security, May 5, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-101)
Memo regarding Ward X. Discusses need for determining who is responsible for people in custody in the ward, used for "drunkenness, mental illness and violations of the law on various offenses;" of particular concern is responsibility for people who are believed to be mentally ill. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization …
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