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Watercolor painting depicting three figures, two children and one adult, walking towards a road lined with barracks and electrical poles. The painting depicts a mountainous landscape in the background. "Watanabe" is signed in the lower right corner. Tule Lake scrapbook (ucsb_mei_0053), page 3. 1 page, color illustration 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.