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Outline of University of California study of evacuation and resettlement
University of California (1868-1952)
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
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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.
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.
Ethnography; Manuscripts
9 pages, typescript
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
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
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Robert Billigmeier Collection

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