Tule Lake

Concentration Camp

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Fashion show (ddr-csujad-26-127)
img Fashion show (ddr-csujad-26-127)
Two Japanese American women pose in front of an audience during a fashion show. Verso reads, "a fashion show." From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_096
Nursery school (ddr-csujad-26-97)
img Nursery school (ddr-csujad-26-97)
Children and teacher raising hands in a nursery school classroom. Caption on back of photograph reads, "Nursery school." From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_034
Farm [farm workers loading truck] (ddr-csujad-26-72)
img Farm [farm workers loading truck] (ddr-csujad-26-72)
Three workers smile at the camera while loading a truck. Caption on back of photograph reads, "The farm." From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_009
Man with crate of produce (ddr-csujad-26-95)
img Man with crate of produce (ddr-csujad-26-95)
A farmer poses with a full crate of produce. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_032
Women posing with car (ddr-csujad-26-115)
img Women posing with car (ddr-csujad-26-115)
Four women pose in front of an automobile. Additional photos in sequence include: ucsb_mei_0109, ucsb_mei_0111, ucsb_mei_0113, ucsb_mei_0114. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_079
Structural report, institutional adjustments, VII: communicative institutions (ddr-csujad-26-13)
doc Structural report, institutional adjustments, VII: communicative institutions (ddr-csujad-26-13)
Description of observed language skills, languages spoken, and cultural differences contributing to difficulty in communication among incarcerees. The report defines communicative institutions "as means of passing information from place or person to another." Report compiled as a portion of the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese …
View of Hiroshima's centre no. 2 (ddr-csujad-26-100)
img View of Hiroshima's centre no. 2 (ddr-csujad-26-100)
Front of a postcard depicting the aftermath of Hiroshima after the atomic bomb. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_037
Young man on tractor (ddr-csujad-26-131)
img Young man on tractor (ddr-csujad-26-131)
Photo of a young Japanese American man on a tractor. Barracks building are seen in the background. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_101
Women gather next to bus (ddr-csujad-26-74)
img Women gather next to bus (ddr-csujad-26-74)
Women gather next to a packed bus with people inside possibly for "resettlement." From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_011
Group photo in front of barracks building (ddr-csujad-26-81)
img Group photo in front of barracks building (ddr-csujad-26-81)
Posed group photo in front of a barracks building of eighteen Japanese Americans and Caucasian adults, one baby, and one dog. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_018
Barracks row (ddr-csujad-26-86)
img Barracks row (ddr-csujad-26-86)
A man walks toward a row of barracks lining a dusty road. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_023
People on hillside viewing camp (ddr-csujad-26-73)
img People on hillside viewing camp (ddr-csujad-26-73)
Photo of people standing along a hillside overlooking camp. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_010
Tule Lake scrapbook illustrated page (ddr-csujad-26-64)
img Tule Lake scrapbook illustrated page (ddr-csujad-26-64)
Scrapbook page features a pastel drawing of women showering and in various states of undress in camp barracks. Illustration is accompanied by a poem "Barrack room ballads" about the lack of both privacy and comfort of women using camp barracks showers and toilets. Tule Lake scrapbook (ucsb_mei_0053), page 31. See this object in the California State …
Tule Lake scrapbook illustrated page (ddr-csujad-26-65)
img Tule Lake scrapbook illustrated page (ddr-csujad-26-65)
Scrapbook page featuring a pencil drawn illustration of women together at desks, reading and working on a possible art project. The page includes several signatures and is from "Tule Lake scrapbook" (ucsb_mei_0053). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_03_20_013
High school English (ddr-csujad-26-85)
img High school English (ddr-csujad-26-85)
A crowded classroom filled with students taking notes. Caption on back of photograph reads, "High school English." From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_022
School children as flowers (ddr-csujad-26-133)
img School children as flowers (ddr-csujad-26-133)
Large group of young children dressed in costume with flower petal headdresses in what appears to be a classroom. The children appear to be in a performance. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_103
Young Japanese couple (ddr-csujad-26-119)
img Young Japanese couple (ddr-csujad-26-119)
Photo of a young Japanese American couple seated on a bench in front of barracks buildings. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_088
Tule Lake scrapbook illustrated page (ddr-csujad-26-56)
img Tule Lake scrapbook illustrated page (ddr-csujad-26-56)
Scrapbook page features two illustrations: one of a boy sitting at a table titled "The thinker" and a second of "Students at work" depicting two boys and one girl working at a table. The page also includes several signatures under note reading "Best wishes for your continued success." Tule Lake scrapbook (ucsb_mei_0053), page 7. See this …
Seated group photo (ddr-csujad-26-78)
img Seated group photo (ddr-csujad-26-78)
Group photo of nine people including Japanese Americans and Caucasians. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_015
Chapter 11 personality cards (ddr-csujad-26-36)
doc Chapter 11 personality cards (ddr-csujad-26-36)
Journal entries written by high school students discussing their observations and perspectives on a variety of topic including a fundraising carnival, yearbooks, class subjects and discussions, sports, homework, books, and teachers. Each entry includes the full date and student name. The entries were collected as part of a class assignment and used for the Japanese American …
Evacuation and resettlement study, structural report, section II: the first six months at Tule Lake: social changes and a chronology of events (ddr-csujad-26-4)
doc Evacuation and resettlement study, structural report, section II: the first six months at Tule Lake: social changes and a chronology of events (ddr-csujad-26-4)
Report chronicling the first six months Tule Lake camp including the establishment of community activities, employment, schools, and barracks infrastructure. Describes challenges of adjusting to life in camp often using direct quotations from incarcerees to express struggles amid social and cultural groups as well as conflicts and strikes. Several events are also described including a description …
Tule Lake scrapbook
img Tule Lake scrapbook "Christmas cards" (ddr-csujad-26-58)
Scrapbook page features a black and red holiday card block print depicting camp barracks and a star behind a cattail plant reading "Tule Lake greetings" designed and cut by craft class students and includes name of "Cleone Norman" in lower right corner. The print is noted as being the most popular. Tule Lake scrapbook (ucsb_mei_0053), page …
People posing in costume (ddr-csujad-26-141)
img People posing in costume (ddr-csujad-26-141)
People pose during what appears to be a costume party. Additional photos in sequence include: ucsb_mei_0080, ucsb_mei_0083, ucsb_mei_0088, ucsb_mei_0094. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_111
Chapter outlines (ddr-csujad-26-33)
doc Chapter outlines (ddr-csujad-26-33)
Outline of chapter topics relating to incarceration based on materials collected during the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_03_03_002
Three boys playing (ddr-csujad-26-103)
img Three boys playing (ddr-csujad-26-103)
Three Japanese American boys sit and play in the dirt in front of a basketball hoop. Barracks buildings are in the background. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_040
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