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[Chapter 6 and 7 personality cards]
Billigmeier, Robert Henry: compiler
Ike, Asoko: author
Ikeda, Francis: author
Ishigaki, Alyce: author
Ishikawa, Fumiko: author
Kato, Hanae: author
Kinashita, Mary: author
Kiyano, Mac: author
Kumasaka, Ruby: author
Kurosaki, Fumiko: author
Matsuo, Nilen: author
Matsume, Marie: author
Nakagawa, Kiyako: author
Nishihara, Sumiko: author
Ota, Richard: author
Sanjo, Margorie: author
Sarakubo, Hiroshi: author
Tomematsu, Chizie: author
Tayoda, Yutaka: author
Tonomura, Teruko: author
Tsukamoto, Haruko: author
Yamada, Mary: author
Yamahata, Eisei: author
Yakeo, Bessie: author
Yoshino, Nina: author
Yashizaki, Glory: author
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of the Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library.
Journal entries written by high school students discussing their observations and perspectives on a variety of topics including living in barracks, block noise, lack of privacy, mess hall dining, nosy neighbors, jobs, leisure time, sports, movies, church attendance, the Young Buddhist Association (YBA), family dynamics, social changes, dating, and rumors. Each entry includes the full date and student name. The entries were part of a class assignment and collected for the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS). Additional personality cards are: ucsb_mei_0032, ucsb_mei_0035, ucsb_mei_0036, ucsb_mei_0037, ucsb_mei_0038, ucsb_mei_0039, ucsb_mei_0042, ucsb_mei_0043, ucsb_mei_0044.
The Robert Billigmeier collection is comprised of materials collected during his work and stay at the Tule Lake incarceration camp conducting research for the University of California’s Japanese Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS). The collection includes: photographs taken during his time at Tule Lake; a scrapbook created by students at Tule Lake in 1942; camp publications; reports and manuscripts; and student writings. Several of the reports and manuscripts draw from the personality cards written by students in the Tule Lake incarceration camp.
66 pages, handwritten
World War II--Incarceration camps
World War II--Incarceration camps--Arts and literature
World War II--Incarceration camps--Conflicts, intimidation, and violence
World War II--Incarceration camps--Facilities, services, and camp administration
World War II--Incarceration camps--Food
World War II--Incarceration camps--Housing--Barracks
World War II--Incarceration camps--Impact of incarceration
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees
World War II--Incarceration camps--Living conditions
World War II--Incarceration camps--Religion
World War II--Incarceration camps--Social and recreational activities
World War II--Incarceration camps--Social relations
World War II--Incarceration camps--Work and jobs
Arts and literature--Performing arts--Film
Community activities--Recreational activities
Community activities--Sports
Community activities--Sports--Baseball
Community activities--Sports--Basketball
Education--Japanese language schools
Identity and values--Youth
Identity and values--Family
Identity and values--Japanese American identity
Identity and values--Nisei
Social sciences
Social sciences--Fieldwork
Newell, California
Incarceration Camps--Tule Lake
Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Robert Billigmeier Collection

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