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University of California, evacuation and settlement study: case history I
Spencer, Robert F.: author
Thomas, Dorothy Swain Thomas, 1899-1977: 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.
Correspondence regarding a profile of incarceree Harry Osaka written by Robert Spencer. The profile was taken during a trip to Fresno for Harry's mother's funeral with Spencer as the escort and includes Harry's life and family story, farm business before incarceration, religious practices, holiday practices, description of funeral. Profile included as part of the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS).
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.
Ethnography; Correspondence; Fieldnotes; Manuscripts
2 pages handwritten, 27 pages typescript
Identity and values--Nisei
Religion and churches--Buddhism
Community activities--Associations and organizations
Community activities--Festivals, celebrations, and holidays
Community activities--Festivals, celebrations, and holidays--Girls' Day
Community activities--Festivals, celebrations, and holidays--Boys' Day
Community activities--Associations and organizations--Kenjinkai and Nihonjinkai
Community activities--Festivals, celebrations, and holidays--New Year festivals
Community activities--Funerals
Community activities--Recreational activities--Picnics
Community activities--Travel
Geographic communities--California
Identity and values--Children
Identity and values--Family
Identity and values--Japanese American identity
Industry and employment--Agriculture
Industry and employment--Agriculture--Farming
World War II--Incarceration camps--Living conditions
World War II--Incarceration camps--The Journey
World War II--Incarceration camps--Funerals
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers
World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--The Journey
Rivers, Arizona
Incarceration Camps--Gila River
Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Robert Billigmeier Collection

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