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Impact of incarceration

Sociology essay

Sociology essay by Tommy Kiyama for a class assignment at Tri-State High School at Tule Lake incarceration camp. Covers population size as it relates to social life and problems at Tule Lake. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_1925
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Letter to Mamie, November 2, 1943

Correspondence to Mamie describing events that occurred at Tule Lake incarceration camp on November 1, 1943. Correspondent describes the labor strike, a visit from Dillon S. Myer, director of the War Relocation Authority, a crowd of Japanese gathering at the camp administration building, the army's response, and the beating of …
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Community analysis note, no. 2 (February 29, 1944): Engagement and marriage customs in a relocation center

Report on Japanese engagement and marriage customs before and during incarceration. Includes a description of marriage traditions and complications during incarceration. Community Analysis Notes No. 2. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0336
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Letter from Dillon S. Myer, Director, to Rohwer Community Council, November 30, 1943

Correspondence from Dillon S. Myer to the Rohwer Community Council regarding "relocation problems." Includes responses by Myer on the following topics, WRA's understanding of "evacuees" and their feelings about "relocation," welfare and safety after "resettlement," and provisions for group relocation. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
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Heart Mountain Wyoming reports

Collection of essays by incarcerees regarding attitudes towards incarceration. Includes Japanese characters on cover. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0269
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Fiction

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 25 (December 19-26, 1986)

Special holiday issue organized into sections A 1-32, B 1-64, and A 33-64. Selected article titles: "As Others See Us: An Overview" (pp. A-4, A-13, A-20), "The Dilemma of the 'Model Minority' Image" (p. A-14), "Minoru Yasui, 1916-1986: In Remembrance" (pp. B-1-B-2), "The Nisei of the 1800 Engineer General Service …
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 1 (January 3-10, 1986)

Selected article titles: "Monument Erected at WW2 Camp Site" (p. 1), "Magazine's 'Japs' Statement Rebutted" (p. 1), "LEC Update: Redress: A Patriotic Act" (p. 7), and "1985 Chronology" (pp. 10-13).
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[Library department of the Tule Lake Seinen Dan]

A description of the library, numbering at around 5,000 volumes, at Tule Lake Camp. Describes staffing, rules, circulation, and membership. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sjs_sch_0063
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Letter from Michi Weglyn to Pat Cummings, January 1, 1993

A letter from Michi Weglyn to Pat Cummings about the possibility of publishing Frank Chin's adaptation of the Japanese fairytale Kaguya Hime. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: chi_09_006
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Letter from Pat [Cummings] to Michi Weglyn, January 22, 1993

A letter from Pat Cummings to Michi Weglyn about a story of Frank Chin's that they both think should be published. The author of the letter is probably children's book author and illustrator Pat Cummings. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: chi_09_004
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