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Journal entries written by high school students discussing their observations and perspectives on a variety of topics including weather, social interactions, barracks noise, the desire to leave camp, prospect of discrimination, reflections on "one year since 'evacuation,'" and the journey to camp. 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_0034, 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.
World War II--Incarceration camps--Housing--Barracks World War II--Incarceration camps--Living conditions World War II--Incarceration camps--Social relations World War II--Incarceration camps--The journey World War II--Temporary Assembly Centers--The journey Community activities--Recreational activities Community activities--Sports Identity and values--Youth Identity and values--Nisei Race and racism--Discrimination Reflections on the past Social sciences Social sciences--Fieldwork
Newell, California Incarceration Camps--Tule Lake Temporary Assembly Centers--Pinedale
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