Tule Lake

Concentration Camp

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Man on the Lookout (ddr-csujad-13-12)
img Man on the Lookout (ddr-csujad-13-12)
A soldier sits in a rock formation with binoculars. Caption on back of photograph reads, "H.J.W. lying in cave of highest peak overlooking Camp Tulelake glancing [through] glasses pointed toward Jap camp." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tul_01_01_007
Men Posing Together (ddr-csujad-13-21)
img Men Posing Together (ddr-csujad-13-21)
A group of men, most likely soldiers, pose together. The caption on front of photograph reads, "On way to Tullelake Nov 43." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tul_01_01_016
Man in Winter (ddr-csujad-13-32)
img Man in Winter (ddr-csujad-13-32)
A man stands in front of a building holding some sort of cloth. The caption on front of photograph reads, "Cover the Doorway." The caption on back of photograph reads, "Pte Babbs 2/1/43." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tul_01_01_027
Cross (ddr-csujad-13-7)
img Cross (ddr-csujad-13-7)
A Christian cross is pictured on top of a hillside. The caption on back of photograph reads, "Cross erected by Christian Japs at highest peak in Nov 43 E camp in foreground." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tul_01_01_002
Men in Military Vehicle (ddr-csujad-13-4)
img Men in Military Vehicle (ddr-csujad-13-4)
Three men in military uniform are pictured in a military vehicle. The caption on back of photograph reads, "H.J.W. Manning 30 caliber gun on mounted car (armored) patrolling Jap streets during disturbance during Nov 43 at Tulelake Calif Capt. sitting in background." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tul_01_01_031
Soldier on Guard (ddr-csujad-13-18)
img Soldier on Guard (ddr-csujad-13-18)
A soldier stands with his back to the photographer. He is holding a gun and appears to be on guard. The caption on back of photograph reads, "Tulelake Calif. E.M.E.___ gun guarding Jap [disloyal] who threatened loyal family (his) ____ they left him." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: …
Three Men (ddr-csujad-13-27)
img Three Men (ddr-csujad-13-27)
Three men dressed in what appear to be military uniforms are photographed together. The caption on back of photograph reads, "Rogers Beeson Ford." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tul_01_01_022
Soldiers' Gathering (ddr-csujad-13-29)
img Soldiers' Gathering (ddr-csujad-13-29)
A group of soldiers appear to be gathered together amongst trees. The caption on front of photograph reads, "Beer Bust Nov 43," which would indicate this might be some sort of celebration or party. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tul_01_01_024
Large Crowd at Tule Lake Incarceration Camp (ddr-csujad-13-14)
img Large Crowd at Tule Lake Incarceration Camp (ddr-csujad-13-14)
A photograph of a crowd of people. The caption on front of photograph reads, "Jap Trouble Tullelake," which indicates the crowd is a result of some sort of disturbance or issue. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tul_01_01_009
Group of People Gathered Together (ddr-csujad-13-11)
img Group of People Gathered Together (ddr-csujad-13-11)
A photograph of people gathered together in the Tule Lake incarceration camp. The caption on back of photograph reads, "All the Japs that quickly gathered as soon as family difficulty took place. They were quickly dispersed." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tul_01_01_006
Soldiers under the Trees (ddr-csujad-13-25)
img Soldiers under the Trees (ddr-csujad-13-25)
A group of soldiers in uniform pose together under the cover of trees. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tul_01_01_020
Relocation Communities for Wartime Evacuees, September 1942 (ddr-csujad-19-23)
doc Relocation Communities for Wartime Evacuees, September 1942 (ddr-csujad-19-23)
This paper describes the relocation communities for "the wartime evacuees" from the Pacific Coast. It also talks about the community life and the work opportunities for the incarceress in the different incarceration camps. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_01-15_01
Review of the West Coast newspaper items appearing during period July 15, 1944-August 15, 1944 (ddr-csujad-19-22)
doc Review of the West Coast newspaper items appearing during period July 15, 1944-August 15, 1944 (ddr-csujad-19-22)
This document talks about the significant events occurred in the Tule Lake incarceration camp like the hunger strike and arrests made for draft dodging during the period from July 15 to August 15, 1944. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_01-13_01
Japanese American News clippings, September 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-18)
doc Japanese American News clippings, September 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-18)
This document contains Japanese American news clippings and articles from various tabloids during the period of September 1943. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: WRA_01-09_01
Japanese American News Clippings, August 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-16)
doc Japanese American News Clippings, August 1943 (ddr-csujad-19-16)
This document contains news clippings and articles about Japanese Americans from different tabloids describing significant events like the "first Mass Evacuation" which took place in the United States and how the Japanese people adjusted to the new way of life in the War Relocation Centers during the period of August 1943. See this object in the …
Subject: separation of evacuees of doubtful loyalty from loyal evacuees [policy memo by Dillon S. Myer] (ddr-csujad-19-1)
doc Subject: separation of evacuees of doubtful loyalty from loyal evacuees [policy memo by Dillon S. Myer] (ddr-csujad-19-1)
Details the War Relocation Authority's policy to remove to a separate facility "those persons of Japanese ancestry residing in relocation centers who by their acts have indicated that their loyalties lie with Japan during the present hostilities." Along with Policy, headings include Designation of Center for Evacuees of Doubtful Loyalty, referring to Tule Lake; Persons to …
Social groups: creative writers, Caucasian-Japanese relationship, Mr. Cook, leadership (ddr-csujad-26-12)
doc Social groups: creative writers, Caucasian-Japanese relationship, Mr. Cook, leadership (ddr-csujad-26-12)
Report on a creative writers group including establishment, membership, meetings, purpose, and leadership. The group gathered weekly to critique each other's work for submittal to the Tulean Dispatch and outside publications. Describes the involvement, influence, and eventual tension with Mr. Cook and the writers group as an example of a "Caucasian-Japanese relationship" in the camp. Report …
Tulean dispatch magazine section, vol. 1, no. 11 (ddr-csujad-26-51)
doc Tulean dispatch magazine section, vol. 1, no. 11 (ddr-csujad-26-51)
Monthly publication at Tule Lake incarceration camp including stories, poems, commentary and creative writing. Current issue includes: "Does it pay to stay here?" by Reverend Shigeo Tanabe; "Relocation" by Minoru Kimura; "Nisei personality adjustment: Nisei need to find their perspectives through self-analysis. A valuable article for all evacuees especially resettlers" by James Sakoda; "Gloom" by Buster …
Scrap lumber conflict (ddr-csujad-26-17)
doc Scrap lumber conflict (ddr-csujad-26-17)
Report utilizing journal entries to describe competition and conflicts between incarcerees over scrap lumber leftover from camp construction. Describes lumber usage by incarcerees includes construction of furniture and porches, creation of partitions in the barracks for privacy, and accumulation for use during winter. The report includes observations of inequality, disorganization, and the lack of administrative oversight …
Old Indian fort in Lava Beds National Monument, Calif., J. H. Eastman #B-1324 (ddr-csujad-26-104)
img Old Indian fort in Lava Beds National Monument, Calif., J. H. Eastman #B-1324 (ddr-csujad-26-104)
Postcard depicting Native American architecture at Lava Beds National Monument addressed to "Sgt. Tsukahara Student Det. Camp Savage, Minn" on verso. Lava Beds National Monument is nearby Tule Lake incarceration camp. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_043
Women and dog (ddr-csujad-26-114)
img Women and dog (ddr-csujad-26-114)
Four women and a dog pose in front of an automobile while Robert Billigmeier points toward the camera. Barracks are in background. Additional photos in sequence include: ucsb_mei_0109, ucsb_mei_0111, ucsb_mei_0113, ucsb_mei_0115. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_078
Candid photo (ddr-csujad-26-88)
img Candid photo (ddr-csujad-26-88)
Candid photo of people seated on the floor during what appears to be a costume party. Additional photos in sequence include: ucsb_mei_0080, ucsb_mei_0083, ucsb_mei_0094, ucsb_mei_0141. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_025
War Relocation Authority building (ddr-csujad-26-96)
img War Relocation Authority building (ddr-csujad-26-96)
Rocks and pond in front of a War Relocation Authority (WRA) building. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_033
People posing outside (ddr-csujad-26-107)
img People posing outside (ddr-csujad-26-107)
Three Caucasian women and one Japanese American man pose outdoors. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_060
Woman and young men (ddr-csujad-26-82)
img Woman and young men (ddr-csujad-26-82)
A Caucasian woman and three young Japanese American men pose in front of a barracks building. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_019
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