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[Chapter 8, 9, 10 personality cards]
Billigmeier, Robert Henry: compiler
Abe, Joe: author
Aramaki, Eva: author
Doi, Masako: author
Ike, Asoko: author
Ishigaki, Alyce: author
Ishikawa, Fumiko: author
Kinashita, Mary: author
Kumagai, Miyo: author
Kiyano, Mac: author
Kumasaka, Ruby: author
Kurosaki, Fumiko: author
Matsuo, Nilen: author
Matsui, George: author
Matsume, Marie: author
Morioka, Hideo: author
Nakagawa, Kiyako: author
Nishimoto, Dorothy: author
Sanjo, Margorie: author
Tsukamoto, Haruko: author
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
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.
Journal entries written by high school students discussing their observations and perspectives on a variety of topics including movies, dances, dissatisfaction with recreation, family dynamics, desire to leave camp, cultural and generational differences, and weather. Each entry includes the full date and student name. The entries were part of a class assignment and collected for the Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study (JERS). ucsb_mei_0032, ucsb_mei_0034, ucsb_mei_0036, ucsb_mei_0037, ucsb_mei_0038, ucsb_mei_0039, ucsb_mei_0042, ucsb_mei_0043, ucsb_mei_0044.
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.
58 pages, handwritten
World War II--Leaving camp--Work leave
World War II--Leaving camp--'Resettlement
World War II--Leaving camp
World War II--Incarceration camps--Sports
World War II--Incarceration camps--Social relations
World War II--Incarceration camps--Social and recreational activities
World War II--Incarceration camps--Religion
World War II--Incarceration camps--Living conditions
World War II--Incarceration camps--Incarcerees
World War II--Incarceration camps--Impact of incarceration
Community activities--Sports
Community activities--Recreational activities
Religion and churches--Religious organizations
Race and racism
Race and racism--Discrimination
Identity and values--Youth
Identity and values--Nisei
Identity and values--Kibei
Identity and values--Issei
Arts and literature--Performing arts
Arts and literature--Performing arts--Theater
Social sciences
Social sciences--Fieldwork
Newell, California
Incarceration Camps--Tule Lake
Department of Special Research Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library

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