Facilities, services, and camp administration
img Camp gate (ddr-densho-37-228)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake was different [referring to the camp's gate procedures]. Every evacuee leaving the colony behind the eight-foot fence was required to show a pass to the administrative area. Here, the ambulance stops at Gate 3, vehicle entrance to the colony, so the driver and attendant may show their passes to the Internal …
img Co-op canteen (ddr-densho-37-146)
Original WRA caption: There are three Co-op Canteens in the center and one in the administration area which carry general merchandise of all kinds. This scene shows the cosmetics and stationery counter. The Co-op employees enjoy their work.
img Gila River concentration camp project director (ddr-densho-37-600)
Original WRA caption: Gila River Relocation Center, Rivers, Arizona. Douglas K. Todd, Project Director of the Gila Relocation Center. On September 15, two weeks before the Canal Camp at Rivers, Arizona, was to close, only 635 people remained and 370 of these had bus or train reservations for the following week (the Canal Camp once had …
img Co-op canteen (ddr-densho-37-151)
Original WRA caption: This shows outside of Canteen (general store) operated by the Co-operative Enterprises, Inc. The large size sign says there is to be a big sale of hardware, drugs, cosmetics, etc. The sign, upper right, is a notice of a Buddhist lecture[.] [I]t has no connection with the Co-op.
img Topaz concentration camp project director (ddr-densho-37-559)
Original WRA caption: Topaz, Utah. Charles E. Ernst, Project Director, at his desk in the Administrative building at the Topaz Relocation Center.
img Military policeman patrolling camp fence (ddr-densho-37-483)
Original WRA caption: Arcadia, California. Military police patrol fence around Santa Anita Park assembly center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Evacuees are transferred later to War Relocation Authority centers for the duration.