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Camp pilgrimages

Cross erected by camp inmates

This cross, erected by inmates at the Tule Lake concentration camp, sits on top of a formation called Castle Rock. It is being approached by pilgrimage attendees.
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Memorial honoring deceased camp inmates

This memorial honors Japanese Americans who died while incarcerated at the Tule Lake concentration camp. The marker is located at the Linkville cemetery in Klamath Falls, Oregon.
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Former camp inmates, Tule Lake pilgrimage

These Japanese Americans were incarcerated at Tule Lake, California. They are at the Linkville cemetery for a service honoring Japanese Americans who died at the camp during World War II. There is a marker at the Linkville cemetery honoring Japanese Americans who died at the Tule Lake concentration camp.
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Washroom foundation

This is a foundation from an old washroom. The Japanese Americans in camp did not have private washrooms, showers, toilets, or laundries. Each block, made up of approximately twelve barracks, shared such facilities.
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Current view of barn on former Issei dairy farm

An Issei couple operated a large dairy farm in a town formerly known as Days, Washington. The 1,300 acre farm had a property line that extended beyond the area shown here. With the advent of World War II, the Nakashimas were forced to sell their property for a fraction ...
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Exterior of barracks

These barracks are one of two owned by a local farmer. The exterior has not been renovated.
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Exterior of barracks

Local farmers currently own several barracks from the Tule Lake concentration camp. Some barracks have been made into homes, while others, like the one shown here, have been converted into storage areas.
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Guard tower foundation (?)

This foundation remnant, presumably from a guard tower, is located outside the barbed-wire fence surrounding the stockade.
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Exterior of barracks

Local farmers currently own several barracks from the Tule Lake concentration camp. Some barracks have been made into homes, while others, like the one shown here, have been converted into storage areas.
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Barracks graffiti


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