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List of names, addresses, family numbers, and start dates of active fielders (in subject line, the job title is spelled "fiedlers" but is elsewhere spelled correctly); start dates of the 32 fielders range from January 13, 1944 to February 4, 1944. Names: Hamada, Isao; Nakanishi, Yoichi; Iwohara, Tsugio; Okamoto, Chiyoko; Keiunji, Masaru; Sakai, Masayoshi; Oda, Yoshitsugu; Tanaka, Minoru; Tsushima, Tsuneo; Tanaka, Yoshio; Yamamoto, Nobuso; Takigawa, Yoshio; Yasuda, Katsumi; Uno, Yoshimasa; Higaki, Takatei; Wada, Keiji; Hooki, Takao; Yada, Ken; Ito, Yoshiharu; Yada, Masato; Kamikubo, Shigeki; Fukumoto, K.; Kawai, Shigeno; Nakano, Mitsuo; Kurakazu, Shizuo; Fujino, Jisaburo; Miho, Mitsuto; Okita, Kiyoshi; Mitsutome, Shima; Imamura, Zenji; Nakada, Yoneo; Takehara, Moichi.
The Willard Schmidt collection, documents some of the administrative duties of Willard Schmidt, the Chief of Internal Security for the War Relocation Authority and the Tule Lake incarceration/segregation camp. This collection contains administrative records and photos documenting the Tule Lake camp, the largest incarceration camp with a peak population of 18,789 and with the most turbulent history. In 1943, the camp was turned into a segregation center to house "disloyal" Japanese Americans relocated from other camps based on their answers to a confusing loyalty questionnaire. The camp endured martial law from November 1943- Jan 1944 after escalating protests and unrest. The hostile environment of the camp lead to many incarcerees renouncing their American citizenship upon the end of incarceration, a process which took 14 years to reverse if they did not wish to be deported to Japan.
World War II--Administration--War Relocation Authority World War II--Incarceration camps--Work and jobs World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees World War II--Incarceration camps--Living conditions
Newell, California Incarceration Camps--Tule Lake
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