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us: Tule Lake Relocation Center


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    • us: Tule Lake Center
    • us: Tule Lake War Relocation Camp
    • us: United States. Tule Lake Relocation Center
    • us: United States. War Relocation Authority. Tule Lake Relocation Center
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        United States
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        Newell (Calif.)
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    • found: Newell star, Sept. 28, 1944: p. 2 (Tule Lake Center)
    • found: NUCMC data from Japanese American Service Committee Legacy Center (Chicago, Ill.) for Kaneko, D.M. Dorothy and Hiroshi Kaneko papers, 1940-2002 (Tule Lake Relocation Center; near Tule Lake, Calif.; internment camp for Japanese Americans during WWII)
    • found: National Park Service WWW Home page, Dec. 4, 2002 (under Confinement and Ethnicity: An Overview of World War II Japanese American Relocation Sites: Tule Lake Relocation Center, in Modoc Co., Calif.; created 1942 by the U.S. Government; operated until 1946)
    • found: Tule Lake Unit, WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument, 2016: page 1 (Tule Lake Segregation Center site includes the historic War Relocation Authority (WRA) stockade and jail; 35 acres of the segregation center are owned/administrated by the National Park Service, the remaining 2 acres are owned by the California Department of Transportation) page 4 (Tule Lake Relocation Center was one of 10 camps operated by the WRA from May 27, 1942 to March 20, 1946) page 16 (in the 1950s the town of Newell was established on what were plots of land within the camp boundry; in 1975 the Tule Lake site was designated a California historical site; in 2006 the Tule Lake Segregation Center was designated a national historic landmark)
    • found: GNIS, July 31, 2017 (Tule Lake Relocation Center (historical); Building; History: Internment camp for Japanese-Americans during World War II; 26,000 acres; operated May 27, 1942 to Mar. 20, 1946; Variant Name: Tule Lake War Relocation Camp (historical); Modoc County, California; 41°53'22" N, 121°22'29" W)
    • found: Tule Lake Unit, National Park Service, July 31, 2017: (The Tule Lake Unit, WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument includes both 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)
    • found: Japanese American National Museum, July 31, 2017: Camps/Tule Lake (Official name: Tule Lake Relocation Center; Closing date: March 20, 1946; Tule Lake closed as a "segregation center"; With the decision to segregate the "loyal" from the "disloyal" on the basis of the 1943 loyalty questionnaire, Tule Lake was chosen as the camp where "disloyals" would be isolated. Tule Lake became "Tule Lake Segregation Center" in the fall of 1943)
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    • 2002-10-11: new
    • 2017-09-02: revised
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