Scrap lumber conflict

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ddr-csujad-26-17 (CSUJAD Local ID: mei_02_23_001, CSUJAD Project ID: ucsb_mei_0017)

UC Santa Barbara Robert Billigmeier Collection

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 of the lumber. Report compiled as a portion of the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_02_23_001




Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library

[Title of item], Robert Billigmeier Collection, CEMA 60, Department of Special Collections, University Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

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