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Aerial view of Tule Lake concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-422)
img Aerial view of Tule Lake concentration camp (ddr-densho-37-422)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake, California. A panoramic view showing site of Tule Lake War Relocation Authority Center.
Grammar school (ddr-densho-37-170)
img Grammar school (ddr-densho-37-170)
Original WRA caption: A view in grammer school at this relocation center.
Harvest Festival Parade (ddr-densho-37-72)
img Harvest Festival Parade (ddr-densho-37-72)
Original WRA caption: This float in the Harvest Festival consisted of garden produce from the farm at this relocation center.
Hoshidan members unloading mattresses (ddr-densho-37-111)
img Hoshidan members unloading mattresses (ddr-densho-37-111)
Original WRA caption: "Recalcitrant" Hokoku unload mattresses to form beds outside building but within stockade enclosure when 300 are held at stockade over night for questioning.
Harvest Festival Parade (ddr-densho-37-71)
img Harvest Festival Parade (ddr-densho-37-71)
Original WRA caption: Farm workers who participated in the Harvest Festival Parade held at this relocation center. Their hats were fashioned from turnips.
Processing a segregant (ddr-densho-37-276)
img Processing a segregant (ddr-densho-37-276)
Original WRA caption: Individual segregee folders [being] made up.
Japanese Americans climbing Castle Rock (ddr-densho-37-177)
img Japanese Americans climbing Castle Rock (ddr-densho-37-177)
Original WRA caption: A pleasant Sunday afternoon's recreation is spent by evacuee winter sports enthusiasts, on the slopes of Castle Mountain. Home made sleds and various other home made pieces of equipment were used by these young people.
Winter in camp (ddr-densho-37-351)
img Winter in camp (ddr-densho-37-351)
Original WRA caption: A winter time scene looking east down the main fire break.
Hoshidan members leaving Tule Lake (ddr-densho-37-187)
img Hoshidan members leaving Tule Lake (ddr-densho-37-187)
Original WRA caption: Size of well-wishers diminished as the number of pro-Japan sympathizers sent to internment grew. Although 400 when leaving June 24, 1945, when this picture was taken, the send-off crowd was not nearly up-to-par.
Barracks construction (ddr-densho-37-257)
img Barracks construction (ddr-densho-37-257)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. Building first house at Tule Lake War Relocation Authority center.
Confiscated weapons (ddr-densho-37-98)
img Confiscated weapons (ddr-densho-37-98)
According to the WRA, the items shown were considered concealed weapons and were confiscated.
Japanese Americans making tofu (ddr-densho-37-156)
img Japanese Americans making tofu (ddr-densho-37-156)
Original WRA caption: The cooked beans are poured into a fine-meshed sack and water is added. Squeezing the sack the fiberous substance is held back and the rest of the precipitate is squeezed into a barrel. Into this strained mash or curd, brine is added to cause it to precipitate. This factory is operated by the …
Japanese American making boxes (ddr-densho-37-274)
img Japanese American making boxes (ddr-densho-37-274)
Original WRA caption: Evacuee, with lumber furnished by WRA, makes boxes for shipment of personal effects.
Grade school children (ddr-densho-37-376)
img Grade school children (ddr-densho-37-376)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. Recess in grade school.
Japanese Americans working on camp newspaper (ddr-densho-37-465)
img Japanese Americans working on camp newspaper (ddr-densho-37-465)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. Evacuee artists who work on the Tulean Dispatch.
Japanese American farm workers (ddr-densho-37-379)
img Japanese American farm workers (ddr-densho-37-379)
Original WRA caption: Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. 10:30 A.M. farm workers' siesta.
Fifth-grade boys playing (ddr-densho-37-75)
img Fifth-grade boys playing (ddr-densho-37-75)
Original WRA caption: The boys of the lower fifth grade, taught by Mrs. Rhoda McGarva, shown here are choosing sides for games.
Hokoku Seinen Dan leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-182)
img Hokoku Seinen Dan leaving camp (ddr-densho-37-182)
Original WRA caption: Hokoku and sympathizers gather at Gate 1 March 4, 1945 to witness departure of 125 Hokoku for Internment Camp at Santa Fe, N.M.
Japanese American and handmade cabinet (ddr-densho-37-357)
img Japanese American and handmade cabinet (ddr-densho-37-357)
Original caption: Shinkichi Kiyono, 56, evacuee from Longview, Washington, exhibits the cabinet which won him first prize (a carpenter's plane) in a furniture building contest. All pieces of furniture were made from scrap lumber.
Japanese Americans making tofu (ddr-densho-37-154)
img Japanese Americans making tofu (ddr-densho-37-154)
Original WRA caption: The paste-like crushed bean mash is cooked thoroughly in the big vat shown in the picture and constantly stirred. This tofu (pronounced To-o-fu) factory is operated by the Tule Lake Co-op.
Harvest Festival Parade (ddr-densho-37-68)
img Harvest Festival Parade (ddr-densho-37-68)
Original WRA caption: Two of the participants of the Harvest Festival Parade, which was witnessed by a large crowd of the residents at this relocation center.
Japanese Americans relocating to a different camp (ddr-densho-37-291)
img Japanese Americans relocating to a different camp (ddr-densho-37-291)
Original WRA caption: People from the Manzanar Relocation Center were moved to the Tule Lake Segregation Center and quartered in the ten blocks which had been built as an addition at Tule Lake. They arrived in four special trains and were taken directly from the railroad to their new homes. A total of 1876 people came …
Family departing from camp (ddr-densho-37-126)
img Family departing from camp (ddr-densho-37-126)
Original WRA caption: The three [members of the Ishikawa family] have just finished the last minutes packing and relaxing with happy smile[s] while their freight is being picked up.
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