Facilities, services, and camp administration

Larry R. Pacheco Interview Segment 6

Assigned to serve as a guard at the Tule Lake concentration camp

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 ...


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Purchase order for baked goods


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Weekly Press Review No. 13

Original summary excerpt: A number of papers had staff written articles and all three major wire services sent out dispatches on Senator Chandler's remarks upon his committee's return from visits to five relocation centers. From newspaper items, it appears that the Senator plans to make "an almost shocking ...
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Daily Press Review, Vol. V, No. 2

Article titles: "Wickard Assures Californians of Mexican Aid on Sugar Beets"; "President Upheld on Alien Roundup"; "L.A. Schools Offer 40,000 Youths to Plug Labor Gaps"; "FSA Declares No Mobile Camps Available for Mexican or Japanese This Year"; "Items from Tule Lake"; "City News in Brief"; "Never the Twain ...
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Impact of incarceration

Kay Sakai Nakao Interview Segment 5

Feelings about mass removal: "our young life wasted"
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Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 14

The changing Japanese American communities after World War II; the silence of Japanese Americans about their experiences

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As ...


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Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 17

Reflections on incarceration experience: feeling angry

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically not life ...


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Living conditions

Kay Sakai Nakao Interview Segment 6

Adjusting to living conditions in camp: weather, food
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Matsue Watanabe Interview Segment 8

First memories of camp: poor food, living quarters, no privacy
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Hisaye Yamamoto Interview Segment 10

Feelings of camp residents: discouragement, bitterness, but also memories of fun activities

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in ...


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