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Camp pilgrimages

Stockade wood-burning stove

In 1943, Tule Lake concentration camp became a segregation center. A stockade was built to detain those who were considered security risks by the WRA. This wood-burning stove was used to help heat the stockade.
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Tule Lake pilgrimage

Pilgrimage attendees barracks located on the property of a local farmer. Castle Rock is in the background.
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Tule Lake pilgrimage

Jimi Yamaichi (right) pointing out something to Stan Shikuma at the former site of the Tule Lake concentration camp.
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Ayame Tsutakawa - Mayumi Tsutakawa - Kenzan Tsutakawa-Chinn - Yayoi Tsutakawa-Chinn Segment 5

Ayame's memories of meeting George; and remembering him while on this pilgrimage

The Tsutakawas were interviewed at the former site of the Tule Lake incarceration camp, in the context of a larger Tule Lake reunion, called the "Tule Lake Pilgrimage, Journey of Remembrance and Discovery," organized by the Tule ...


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Ayame Tsutakawa - Mayumi Tsutakawa - Kenzan Tsutakawa-Chinn - Yayoi Tsutakawa-Chinn Segment 7

Thoughts on how the incarceration affected families and subsequent generations

The Tsutakawas were interviewed at the former site of the Tule Lake incarceration camp, in the context of a larger Tule Lake reunion, called the "Tule Lake Pilgrimage, Journey of Remembrance and Discovery," organized by the Tule Lake Committee. This ...


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Ayame Tsutakawa - Mayumi Tsutakawa - Kenzan Tsutakawa-Chinn - Yayoi Tsutakawa-Chinn Segment 2

Kenzan's and Yayoi's reactions to seeing the site of Tule Lake concentration camp in person

The Tsutakawas were interviewed at the former site of the Tule Lake incarceration camp, in the context of a larger Tule Lake reunion, called the "Tule Lake Pilgrimage, Journey of Remembrance and Discovery ...


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The pilgrimage bus stopped at the Cimarron hotel


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Pilgrims visiting the ruins of a barracks at Tule Lake


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Filming a memorial ceremony at Linkville Cemetery


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A man speaking at a remembrance program


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