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Description of camp social structures including “Caucasian-Japanese relations” highlighting tension and hostility by three groups that most directly involve Japanese Americans and the incarceration: The War Relocation Authority (WRA), the US Army and the American public. Using case-studies, the manuscript examines these relationships and discusses the circumstances of incarceration contributing to differences in social status among incarcerees. 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.
Race and racism--Cross-Racial Relations Race and racism--Discrimination Race and racism--Stereotypes Geographic communities--Oregon Geographic communities--Washington Geographic communities--California Identity and values--Issei Identity and values--Kibei Identity and values--Nisei World War II--Incarceration camps--Social relations World War II--Incarceration camps--Work and Jobs World War II--Pearl Harbor and aftermath Identity and values--Family Community activities--Sports Industry and employment World War II--Incarceration Camps--Facilities, services, and camp administration World War II--Incarceration camps--Impact of incarceration Identity and values--Men Identity and values--Women Social sciences Social sciences--Fieldwork
Newell, California Incarceration Camps--Tule Lake
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