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Broadcast affair Tule Lake
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.
Chronological account of an Office of War Information visit to Tule Lake to ask incarcerees to broadcast about the conditions of the incarceration camp in response to reported propaganda broadcasts on Tokyo radio. Report describes conditions under which the broadcast would have been made, details of meetings, and arguments for and against the broadcast. 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.
Reports; Narratives
31 pages, typescript
Identity and values--Issei
Identity and values--Nisei
Journalism and media--Mass media
World War II--Propaganda
World War II--Propaganda--U.S. Government Propaganda
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees
Community activities
Social sciences
World War II--Incarceration camps--Conflicts, intimidation, and violence
World War II--Incarceration camps--Facilities, services, and camp administration
World War II--Resistance and dissidence
Newell, California
Incarceration Camps--Tule Lake
Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Robert Billigmeier Collection

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