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Tule Lake

National Monument - California

The Tule Lake National Monument in Modoc and Siskiyou counties in California, consists primarily of the site of the Tule Lake War Relocation Center, one of ten concentration camps constructed in 1942 by the United States government to incarcerate Japanese Americans forcibly removed from their homes on the West Coast. After a period of use, this facility was renamed the Tule Lake Segregation Center in 1943, and used as a maximum security, segregation camp to separate and hold those prisoners considered disloyal or disruptive to the operations of other camps. Inmates from other camps were sent here to segregate them from the general population. Draft resisters and others who protested the injustices of the camps, including by their answers on the loyalty questionnaire, were sent here. At its peak, Tule Lake Segregation Center (with 18,700 inmates) was the largest of the ten camps and the most controversial.

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https://www.nps.gov/tule/index.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tule_Lake_National_Monument The Tule Lake National Monument in Modoc and Siskiyou counties in California, consists primarily of the site of the Tule Lake War Relocation Center, one of ten concentration camps constructed in 1942 by the United States government to incarcerate Japanese Americans forcibly removed from their homes on the West Coast. After a period of use, this facility was renamed the Tule Lake Segregation Center in 1943, and used as a maximum security, segregation camp to separate and hold those prisoners considered disloyal or disruptive to the operations of other camps. Inmates from other camps were sent here to segregate them from the general population. Draft resisters and others who protested the injustices of the camps, including by their answers on the loyalty questionnaire, were sent here. At its peak, Tule Lake Segregation Center (with 18,700 inmates) was the largest of the ten camps and the most controversial. The Tule Lake National Monument includes both the the Tule Lake Segregation Center, the largest and most controversial of the sites where Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II, and Camp Tulelake, which was first a Civilian Conservation Corps camp, then an additional facility to detain Japanese Americans, and finally a prisoner of war camp. The visitor center is located at the Tulelake - Butte Valley Fairgrounds at: 800 Main St. Tulelake, CA 96134. Click the link below for more detailed information on directions. Tule Lake Visitor Center at the Tulelake - Butte Valley Fairgrounds Tule Lake National Monument currently uses the Fairgrounds Museum as its temporary visitor center. Rangers staff the visitor center from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, 5 days a week, Thursday through Monday from 9:am - 5:00pm. After Labor Day until Memorial Day, the visitor center is not staffed by Rangers, but you may view the exhibits and pick up maps and brochures Monday - Friday from 9:30 A.M to 4:30 P.M. or when fair staff is there. The Tule Lake visitor center is located inside the Tulelake - Butte Valley Fairgrounds Museum located in the town of Tulelake, CA. From HWY 139 as you enter Tulelake, turn on to Main Street. The fairgrounds will be on your right, follow the fairgrounds signs to the museum. For more detailed instructions, please click the link below: https://www.nps.gov/tule/planyourvisit/directions.htm Tule Lake Segregation Center Jail with Castle Rock in the back ground Tule Lake Segregation Center Jail with Castle Rock in the background Tule Lake Segregation Center Jail with Castle Rock in the back ground Camp Tulelake as a CCC Camp in 1936 Camp Tulelake as a CCC Camp in 1936 Camp Tulelake as a CCC Camp in 1936 Camp Tulelake Barrack Camp Tulelake Barrack Camp Tulelake Barrack Tule Lake Segregation Center in 1946 Tule Lake Segregation Center in 1946 Tule Lake Segregation Center in 1946 On top of Castle Rock looking down on Tule Lake Segregation Center On top of Castle Rock looking down on Tule Lake Segregation Center On top of Castle Rock looking down on Tule Lake Segregation Center Japanese American Life During Internment Overseen and operated by the National Park Service, the sites at Manzanar, Tule Lake, and Minidoka were examined by NPS archeologist Jeff Burton and his team between 1993 and 1999, along with the seven other camps and isolation and assembly centers associated with Japanese American incarceration and relocation. Archeologists excavate at Manzanar A Brief History of Japanese American Relocation During World War II On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order No. 9066 empowering the U.S. Army to designate areas from which "any or all persons may be excluded." No person of Japanese ancestry living in the United States was ever convicted of any serious act of espionage or sabotage during the war. Calisthenics at Manzanar National Park Getaway: Tule Lake National Monument Tule Lake National Monument was established to share the stories of the Tule Lake Segregation Center and Camp Tulelake. The Tule Lake Segregation Center held approximately 30,000 Japanese Americans between 1942-1946, while Camp Tulelake held four different groups and was in use from 1933–1946. Several long buildings in a high desert near a butte Timeline: Japanese Americans during World War II Timeline: Japanese Americans during World War II three black and white photos Glossary of terms related to Japanese American Confinement Glossary of terms related to Japanese American Confinement poster with black writing War Relocation Centers War Relocation Centers map of western two thirds of US with confinement sites noted Executive Order 9066 This is the exact wording of EO 9066. black and white image of Franklin D Roosevelt signing document Terminology and the Mass Incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II Terminology and the Mass Incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II Japanese American man reads newspaper

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