Tule Lake

Concentration Camp

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[Minutes of the meeting of the Co-ordinating Committee and the Project Director and Colonel Austin, January 10, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-32)
doc [Minutes of the meeting of the Co-ordinating Committee and the Project Director and Colonel Austin, January 10, 1944] (ddr-csujad-2-32)
Meeting minutes between incarceree-led Tule Lake Camp government and Camp Director Raymond Best and Commander of Military Police Colonel Verne Austin. Discusses farm worker unrest and release of prisoners from army stockades. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0032
[Carp banner (Koinobori) and Boys Day]: Japanese holidays (ddr-csujad-2-62)
doc [Carp banner (Koinobori) and Boys Day]: Japanese holidays (ddr-csujad-2-62)
Report on the history and culture of "Boys' Day," a Japanese holiday practiced on May 5. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0062
[Significant factors in requests for repatriation and expatriation] (ddr-csujad-2-57)
doc [Significant factors in requests for repatriation and expatriation] (ddr-csujad-2-57)
Report on the influx of repatriation to Japan requests from Manzanar Incarceration Camp. Report describes camp life in Tule Lake compared to Manzanar, special concerns with Kibei and Issei individuals, the draft, and family dilemma related to repatriation. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0057
[Library department of the Tule Lake Seinen Dan] (ddr-csujad-2-63)
doc [Library department of the Tule Lake Seinen Dan] (ddr-csujad-2-63)
A description of the library, numbering at around 5,000 volumes, at Tule Lake Camp. Describes staffing, rules, circulation, and membership. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0063
[Internal security case report: disorderly conduct] (ddr-csujad-2-44)
doc [Internal security case report: disorderly conduct] (ddr-csujad-2-44)
Internal report describes Internal Security Officer Fenton Mahrt finding Masato Morinaga in a very intoxicated condition at the personnel garage. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0044
Standard position description, guard (ddr-csujad-2-73)
doc Standard position description, guard (ddr-csujad-2-73)
Position description for Guard, CPC-5, position code: Q2aD65; date allocated: May 13, 1943. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0073
Memo from Harry L. Black, Assistant Project Director, to Willard E. Schmidt, Chief of Police, re: disorders in Block #54, June 2, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-83)
doc Memo from Harry L. Black, Assistant Project Director, to Willard E. Schmidt, Chief of Police, re: disorders in Block #54, June 2, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-83)
Discusses imprisonment in the stockade of 12 incarcerees and tension concerning the Japanese Language Schools and the schools in the camps, detailing what it terms "terrorist tactics" on the part of the Japanese Language School's proponents and concluding that the Project Director is justified in using the stockade for disciplinary purposes. The document also includes the …
Report of the informal meeting of the stockade internees and the Co-ordinating Committee of the Tule Lake Center (ddr-csujad-2-102)
doc Report of the informal meeting of the stockade internees and the Co-ordinating Committee of the Tule Lake Center (ddr-csujad-2-102)
Provides minutes of meeting requested by stockade incarcerees, listing the incarcerees, Co-ordinating Committee members, and others in attendance and presenting paraphrased text, identifying speakers by name. Topics addressed include incarcerees' difficulties in talking honestly; their understanding of conditions in the camp outside of the stockade; the work of the Co-ordinating Committee and of the Negotiating Committee; …
Standard position description, internal security officer (ddr-csujad-2-75)
doc Standard position description, internal security officer (ddr-csujad-2-75)
Description for Internal Security Officer (Organization Title), CAF - 7, Assistant Internal Security Officer (Class Title); duties include training and supervising incarceree patrolmen "in all phases of a positive program" that includes protection of people and property, enforcement of laws, and traffic control, among other duties. The second page contains only an official stamp. See this …
Toshio Oku photo album (ddr-csujad-3-22)
img Toshio Oku photo album (ddr-csujad-3-22)
Photo album is a collection of landscape and panoramic photos of Tule Lake incarceration camp, holiday greeting cards, photos of a fire, graduation portrait of Toshio Oku, group photo of the Electrical Department, and inside the print shop of the Newell Star. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tos_01_001_023
Tule Lake panoramic landscape (ddr-csujad-3-9)
img Tule Lake panoramic landscape (ddr-csujad-3-9)
Photograph of Tule Lake camp showing expanse of camp including buildings, barracks, watch towers, and railways within the basin landscape. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tos_01_001_010
Fire at Tule Lake (ddr-csujad-3-13)
img Fire at Tule Lake (ddr-csujad-3-13)
Photograph of fire engulfed buildings in background while firefighters organize and wrangle fire hoses in the foreground. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tos_01_001_014
Tule Lake fire (ddr-csujad-3-11)
img Tule Lake fire (ddr-csujad-3-11)
Photograph of firefighters and fire hoses in the foreground with flaming buildings flaming and smoking in the background. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tos_01_001_012
Tule Lake landscape photograph (ddr-csujad-3-2)
img Tule Lake landscape photograph (ddr-csujad-3-2)
Photograph taken from high vantage point of Tule Lake incarceration camp depicting an expanse of buildings and roads against the basin landscape. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tos_01_001_002
Tule Lake fire damage (ddr-csujad-3-12)
img Tule Lake fire damage (ddr-csujad-3-12)
Photograph of burnt buildings demolished by fire at Tule Lake. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tos_01_001_013
Holiday greeting card (ddr-csujad-3-18)
img Holiday greeting card (ddr-csujad-3-18)
Christmas card featuring Santa Claus presenting a landscape photo of the Tule Lake incarceration camp from outside a barbed wire fence looking in on buildings in camp with a hill in the distance. Card reads "Season's greetings." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tos_01_001_019
Tule Lake perimeter landscape (ddr-csujad-3-7)
img Tule Lake perimeter landscape (ddr-csujad-3-7)
Panoramic photograph of a part of the perimeter of Tule Lake with buildings, telephone poles, fencing and watch towers lining up in the distance. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tos_01_001_007
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
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