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Arts and literature

Nisei man playing the violin


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Original artwork

This artwork was drawn for the Rohwer newspaper and calendar
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Original artwork

This artwork was drawn for the Rohwer newspaper and calendar
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Original artwork

This artwork was drawn for the Rohwer newspaper and calendar
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Original artwork

This artwork was drawn for the Rohwer newspaper and calendar
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Social and recreational activities

Shells used for jewelry making

Japanese Americans at the Tule Lake concentration camp enjoyed making jewelry from shells, such as the ones shown here, which were found within the confines of the camp. These shells have not yet been bleached. Tule Lake was drained in the early 1900s. The camp was located on the old ...
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Block 26 garden and pond

Japanese Americans from Block 26 fashioned this garden and pond.
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Japanese American making shell jewelry

Peggie Yorita making jewelry from shells found within the confines of the Tule Lake concentration camp. Making jewelry was a popular pastime for the Japanese Americans. Tule Lake was drained in the early 1900s. The camp was located on the old lake bed. As a result, shells were available for ...
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Drum and bugle corps


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Japanese Americans at a picnic

Left to right: Tak Hori, unidentified, and Robert Ikeda.
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