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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 …
Subject: separation of evacuees of doubtful loyalty from loyal evacuees [policy memo by Dillon S. Myer] (ddr-csujad-19-1)
doc Subject: separation of evacuees of doubtful loyalty from loyal evacuees [policy memo by Dillon S. Myer] (ddr-csujad-19-1)
Details the War Relocation Authority's policy to remove to a separate facility "those persons of Japanese ancestry residing in relocation centers who by their acts have indicated that their loyalties lie with Japan during the present hostilities." Along with Policy, headings include Designation of Center for Evacuees of Doubtful Loyalty, referring to Tule Lake; Persons to …
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.
Letter from Aiko Takaoka to Ramond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, February 1, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-5)
doc Letter from Aiko Takaoka to Ramond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, February 1, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-5)
Letter from Aiko Takaoka to Raymond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, requesting the release of her brother, Yoshio Takaoka from the army stockades at Tule Lake Camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0005
Letter from Takiko Kozuma to Raymond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, February 17, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-11)
doc Letter from Takiko Kozuma to Raymond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, February 17, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-11)
Letter from Takiko Kozuma to Raymond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, requesting the release of her husband, Masaichi Kozuma, from the army stockades at Tule Lake Camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0011
Letter from residents of Block 30 to Ramond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, February 24, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-6)
doc Letter from residents of Block 30 to Ramond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, February 24, 1944 (ddr-csujad-2-6)
Letter from residents of Block 30 to Raymond Best, Director of Tule Lake Camp, requesting the release of Hiroyoshi Tsuda from the army stockades at Tule Lake Camp. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0006
Tule Lake Seinen Dan Library card (ddr-csujad-55-1965)
doc Tule Lake Seinen Dan Library card (ddr-csujad-55-1965)
Library card belonging to Masako Adachi for the Tule Lake Seinen Dan Library Department at Tule Lake incarceration camp. From the Masako Adachi scrapbook. See also sac_jaac_1953. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1968
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).
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.

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 …
[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 …
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.
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
Bain Collection (ddr-densho-2)
Collection Bain Collection (ddr-densho-2)
The Bain collection, 1920s-1940s, focuses on the daily and recreational activities of the Nishimura and Yorita families, originally from Seattle, Washington. This collection contains several photographs of farming, fishing, and swimming. The majority of the collection focuses on the incarceration of the two families at Minidoka, Idaho, and Tule Lake, California. Many photographs document their jewelry-making …
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 …
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.
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 …
Ishikawa Hayes Collection (ddr-densho-111)
Collection Ishikawa Hayes Collection (ddr-densho-111)
The Ishikawa Hayes collection consists of photographs from the personal family collection of Elaine Ishikawa Hayes, who was interviewed by Densho in 2004. Many of the photographs depict life in Tule Lake concentration camp, California.
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