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Description of the development of the Social Welfare Department of Tule Lake. The report focuses on details of disorganization including personnel issues, wage disputes, and analysis of personnel issues. The department handles funeral arrangements, domestic issues, incarceree transfers between camps, leaving camps for education, and public assistance grant money. Report compiled as a portion 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.