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Man at an Overlook (ddr-csujad-13-13)
img Man at an Overlook (ddr-csujad-13-13)
The same man from the photograph in item csudh_tul_0012 is pictured at a different lookout point. The caption on the back of the photograph reads, "H.J.W. viewing surrounding area [with] field glasses overlooking Tulelake Jap internment camp in California." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tul_01_01_008
View of Camp from a Vehicle (ddr-csujad-13-3)
img View of Camp from a Vehicle (ddr-csujad-13-3)
A photograph that appears to have been taken from inside a vehicle. A row of barracks or some other structures are in view as well as another vehicle and a group of incarcerees. According to the caption on back of photograph, this photo depicts, "Evacuating loyal Japs [500 of 16,000] whose lives were in danger. They …
Another Inscription on a Hill (ddr-csujad-13-9)
img Another Inscription on a Hill (ddr-csujad-13-9)
This inscription on a hill overlooking the Tule Lake incarceration camp may be another view of the same inscription as the photograph from item csudh_tul_0008. The names inscribed appear to be, "Katsumi Sato, Tsutomu Matsumoto, Masato Nakashima, Kiyoshi Fukumitsu Paint Crew." The caption on back of photograph reads, "Another inscription by Japs at peak overlooking camp …
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
Group photo (ddr-csujad-26-120)
img Group photo (ddr-csujad-26-120)
A group of twelve people, including Japanese Americans, pose in a group photo in a residence. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_089
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 …
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
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
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
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 …
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
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
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
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 …
Personality cards (ddr-csujad-26-37)
doc Personality cards (ddr-csujad-26-37)
Journal entries written by high school students discussing their observations and perspectives on a variety of topics including classes, class discussions, grades, exams, homework and studying, school activities, graduation, social events, carnival fundraiser for yearbook, and complaints about school conditions. Each entry includes the full date and student name. The entries were part of a class …
Tule Lake monograph (ddr-csujad-26-1)
doc Tule Lake monograph (ddr-csujad-26-1)
Unpublished manuscript includes a collection of diary entries, letters, and essays written by school students incarcerated at the Tule Lake camp and collected through the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS). The writings include first-person descriptions of travel to the Tule Lake camp, adapting to camp, limitations of camp, day-to-day camp life, family life, community …
Chapter 6 and 7 personality cards (ddr-csujad-26-34)
doc Chapter 6 and 7 personality cards (ddr-csujad-26-34)
Journal entries written by high school students discussing their observations and perspectives on a variety of topics including living in barracks, block noise, lack of privacy, mess hall dining, nosy neighbors, jobs, leisure time, sports, movies, church attendance, the Young Buddhist Association (YBA), family dynamics, social changes, dating, and rumors. Each entry includes the full date …
Cooperatively owned canteen (ddr-csujad-26-130)
img Cooperatively owned canteen (ddr-csujad-26-130)
Photo of people working and shopping inside a canteen. Goods are seen divided by type. Verso reads "cooperatively owned canteen." From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_100
Structural report, disorganization and reorganization, II: disorganization of the family (ddr-csujad-26-19)
doc Structural report, disorganization and reorganization, II: disorganization of the family (ddr-csujad-26-19)
Essay on family instability and the breakdown of traditional Japanese familial roles after incarceration including descriptions of incidents at Tule Lake which is used to further the author's agenda. 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: …
History of the Tule Lake Union Church as told to James Sakoda by Rev. Kuroda (ddr-csujad-26-9)
doc History of the Tule Lake Union Church as told to James Sakoda by Rev. Kuroda (ddr-csujad-26-9)
Summary of an interview conducted with Rev. Andrew Kuroda describing the beginnings of the Lake Union Church at Tule Lake including how the church was named, election of ward stewards, the organization of the Church Board of Directors and the congregation. Interview conducted as part of the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS). See this …
Cover of Tule Lake scrapbook (ddr-csujad-26-54)
img Cover of Tule Lake scrapbook (ddr-csujad-26-54)
Cover page of "Tule Lake scrapbook" (ucsb_mei_0053) created in Tule Lake camp by Japanese American students. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_03_20_002
Departure for resettlement in the East (ddr-csujad-26-68)
img Departure for resettlement in the East (ddr-csujad-26-68)
A large crowd of Japanese American incarcerees gather around packed vehicle with trailer. Caption on back of photograph reads, "Departure for resettlement in the East." From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_005
View of the camp showing Castle Rock (ddr-csujad-26-102)
img View of the camp showing Castle Rock (ddr-csujad-26-102)
Photo of camp buildings and road down the middle backed by hilly landscape. Caption on back of photo reads, "View of the camp showing Castle Rock. A Nisei objected to this picture because the daisies in the corner relieve the dusty monotony of the camp." From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the …
People on snowy hillside (ddr-csujad-26-135)
img People on snowy hillside (ddr-csujad-26-135)
Photo of people standing along a snowy hillside looking down over a valley most likely overlooking Tule lake camp. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_105
Structural report, institutional adjustments, V: educational institutions (ddr-csujad-26-20)
doc Structural report, institutional adjustments, V: educational institutions (ddr-csujad-26-20)
Essay observing education levels, types of students, and establishment of education programs at Tule Lake for English speaking students. Includes descriptions of programs for various age groups including nursery, primary, secondary, adult education, college and the Student Relocation Council. Report compiled as a portion of the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS). See this object …
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