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The Japanese American Citizens League

Roger Daniels Interview Segment 4

The role of the Japanese American Citizens League after the bombing of Pearl Harbor (audio only)

This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage used by Steven Okazaki in his 1985 film Unfinished Business.

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior ...


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Roger Daniels Interview Segment 6

Japanese American community response to the Japanese American Citizens League (audio only)

This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage used by Steven Okazaki in his 1985 film Unfinished Business.

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any ...


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Jun Kurumada Interview Segment 11

Establishment of the Reimeikai, a precursor to the Japanese American Citizens League in Utah
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Jun Kurumada Interview Segment 17

The Japanese American Citizens League's decision to move the national office to Salt Lake City
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Japanese American Citizens League inaugural banquet


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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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