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Japanese Americans digging potatoes (ddr-densho-37-90)
img Japanese Americans digging potatoes (ddr-densho-37-90)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. Potatoes on the farm at this relocation center are dug by a mechanical digger pulled by a tractor.
Muddy conditions (ddr-densho-37-350)
img Muddy conditions (ddr-densho-37-350)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. Thaws turn the streets and firebreaks into seas of mud, and makes difficult motor transportation through the center.
Muddy conditions (ddr-densho-37-349)
img Muddy conditions (ddr-densho-37-349)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. Thaws turn the streets and firebreaks into seas of mud, and makes difficult motor transportation through the center.
Kazie Good Interview (ddr-densho-1000-429)
vh Kazie Good Interview (ddr-densho-1000-429)
Nisei female. Born May 6, 1925, in Sacramento, California. During World War II, sent with family to the Sacramento Assembly Center, California, and the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Due to father's refusal to answer the so-called "loyalty questions" in 1943, the family remained in Tule Lake when it was turned into a segregation center. Subject …
Marian Asao Kurosu Interview Segment 64 (ddr-densho-1000-118-64)
vh Marian Asao Kurosu Interview Segment 64 (ddr-densho-1000-118-64)
Memories of the trip from Tule Lake, California to Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming

During this interview, Mrs. Kurosu alternately speaks in both English and Japanese. As a result, the English translation of the transcript contains [Jpn.] and [Eng.], which indicate whether the original dialogue was spoken in Japanese or English.

[Report on Tule Lake disorders] (ddr-csujad-2-64)
doc [Report on Tule Lake disorders] (ddr-csujad-2-64)
A report written from the Community Analysis Section at Camp Granada regarding transfers to Amache Camp from Tule Lake Camp. The report describes the protests at Tule Lake Camp which led to martial law from November, 1943-January 1944. Highlights of the report include protests against the low quality and quantity of food present at Tule Lake …
Memorial plaque (ddr-densho-35-1)
img Memorial plaque (ddr-densho-35-1)
This plaque is part of a monument erected in 1979 by the JACL and California State Department of Parks and Recreation to commemorate the Tule Lake concentration camp.
Camp construction (ddr-densho-37-249)
img Camp construction (ddr-densho-37-249)
Original WRA caption: Construction begins on a War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry near Tule Lake in Modoc County, California, south of the Oregon border.
Sleeping nursery school children (ddr-densho-37-369)
img Sleeping nursery school children (ddr-densho-37-369)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. Nursery school children taking a midafternoon nap. Note the piles of shoes placed at the head of each bed.
Camp construction (ddr-densho-37-248)
img Camp construction (ddr-densho-37-248)
Original WRA caption: Construction begins on a War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry near Tule Lake in Modoc County, California, south of the Oregon border.
Camp farm workers having lunch (ddr-densho-37-368)
img Camp farm workers having lunch (ddr-densho-37-368)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. A view in the lunch shed at the farm. Trucks from the kitchens bring hot lunches to the workers.
The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 19 No. 1 (July 8, 1944) (ddr-pc-16-28)
doc The Pacific Citizen, Vol. 19 No. 1 (July 8, 1944) (ddr-pc-16-28)
Selected article titles: "Three Nisei Test Right to Return to Coast" (p. 1), "Validity of Military Orders Excluding Japanese Americans Challenged in Induction Suit" (p. 1), "Famed 100th Infantry Unit Joins Nisei Combat Team" (p. 1), "Eleven Granada Nisei Convicted In Draft Cases" (p. 1), "Issei leader At Tule Lake Center Slain" (p. 1), "President Roosevelt …
Tulelake Linkville Cemetery memorial service and dedication (ddr-csujad-55-160)
doc Tulelake Linkville Cemetery memorial service and dedication (ddr-csujad-55-160)
Program for the Tule Lake Linkville Cemetery memorial service and dedication. Includes history of Tule Lake incarceration camp, background on the Linkville cemetery memorial project, acknowledgements, and project committee. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0162
Population and ecology (ddr-csujad-26-24)
doc Population and ecology (ddr-csujad-26-24)
Comparison of Tule Lake incarceree population statistics collected by the Division of Housing and Employment to the 1940 US Census statistics of Japanese Americans from California, Oregon and Washington. Examines how expelled communities disbursed at Tule Lake via housing records, age and gender distribution, religious affiliation, and the number of births at Tule Lake up to …
Japanese Americans sorting turnips (ddr-densho-37-315)
img Japanese Americans sorting turnips (ddr-densho-37-315)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. Evacuee workers in the packing shed, sorting and packing turnips which have been grown on the farm near this relocation center.
Camp art exhibit (ddr-densho-37-319)
img Camp art exhibit (ddr-densho-37-319)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. An evacuee girl proudly shows friends her art work which was on display in the exhibit shows held on labor day.
Mary Haruka Nakamura Interview Segment 11 (ddr-one-7-65-11)
vh Mary Haruka Nakamura Interview Segment 11 (ddr-one-7-65-11)
Memories of the Tule Lake concentration camp, California

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Work-leave crew (ddr-densho-5-16)
img Work-leave crew (ddr-densho-5-16)
Ted Matsushita (left) and Toshio Ito received permission to leave the Tule Lake concentration camp in California to harvest sugar beets for Orly Garner in Utah. They are doing their laundry.
Monument (ddr-densho-35-2)
img Monument (ddr-densho-35-2)
In 1979, to commemorate the Tule Lake concentration camp, the Japanese American Citizens League and the California State Department of Parks and Recreation erected this monument, located outside the stockade area.
Construction of barracks (ddr-densho-37-256)
img Construction of barracks (ddr-densho-37-256)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. Construction of this War Relocation Authority center has commenced. Approximately 10,000 evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed here for the duration.
Jim M. Tanimoto Interview (ddr-densho-1000-270)
vh Jim M. Tanimoto Interview (ddr-densho-1000-270)
Nisei male. Born June 3, 1923, in Marysville, California. Grew up in Marysville, California, eventually moving to Gridley, California. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, removed with family to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. Refused to sign the so-called "loyalty questionnaire," and was removed with most other young men in Tule …
Advance release (Office of War Information), OWI-2712 (November 1, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1908)
doc Advance release (Office of War Information), OWI-2712 (November 1, 1943) (ddr-csujad-55-1908)
Press release regarding the purpose and process of segregation at Tule Lake, movement of segregants between WRA Centers, security at Tule Lake, unrest among incarcerees, strike and violence, interventions by the administration, and international press. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1911
Sociology essay (ddr-csujad-55-1922)
doc Sociology essay (ddr-csujad-55-1922)
Sociology essay by Tommy Kiyama for a class assignment at Tri-State High School at Tule Lake incarceration camp. Covers population size as it relates to social life and problems at Tule Lake. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1925
Topaz Times Vol. V No. 11 (October 28, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-230)
doc Topaz Times Vol. V No. 11 (October 28, 1943) (ddr-densho-142-230)
Selected article titles: "Director Ernst Clarifies Tule Situation in Letter" (p. 1), "One-Third of Pipelines in Center are Replaced" (p. 1), "Employees' Compensation Act Embraces Evacuees" (p. 2), "New Arrivals: 14 Tule Lake Workers Here" (p. 2), "California Lawyers Available to Evacuees Living in Centers" (p. 3).
Yamashita Family Collection (ddr-densho-241)
Collection Yamashita Family Collection (ddr-densho-241)
The Yamashita Family Collection contains Kiyoshi Yamashita's undergraduate diploma, program, and honors bulletin, which the University of Washington sent to him while he was incarcerated at Tule Lake concentration camp, California (1942).
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