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Outline for an academic social science study, the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS), led by the University of California of the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. Outline highlights area of administrative, social, political and personal areas to be studied by a team of researchers encamped with incarcerees.
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--Temporary Assembly Centers World War II--Incarceration camps World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees World War II--Incarceration camps--Living conditions Social sciences Social sciences--Fieldwork World War II--Incarceration camps--Social and recreational activities World War II--Incarceration camps--Social relations Identity and values--Issei Identity and values--Kibei Identity and values--Nisei Identity and values--Family Identity and values--Japanese American identity Religion and churches World War II--Incarceration camps--Impact of incarceration World War II--Incarceration camps--Facilities, services, and camp administration
California Temporary Assembly Centers--Tanforan Temporary Assembly Centers--Tulare Temporary Assembly Centers--Santa Anita Incarceration Camps--Tule Lake Incarceration Camps--Gila River Incarceration Camps--Topaz (Central Utah)
Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library