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A man stands in front of a building holding some sort of cloth. The caption on front of photograph reads, “Cover the Doorway.” The caption on back of photograph reads, “Pte Babbs 2/1/43.” Black and white, 4.5 x 2.75 inches The Owen M. Sylvester Photograph Collection (1942-1943, undated) contains 32 black-and-white photographs taken by Sylvester at Tule Lake. The majority of the photographs were taken inside the Tule Lake Incarceration Camp in Newell, California in November 1943 and feature scenes containing housing quarters, the stockade area, imprisoned Japanese Americans, and members of the 772nd Military Police Battalion. Also included are photographs depicting scenery from directly outside of the camp. Photographs contain captions possibly written by Sylvester.