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Color silent amateur footage of life in the World War II Japanese American detention facility in Tule Lake, California, made 1942-1945 by teacher Charles Palmerlee.

This segment shows five young girls walking through the Tule Lake camp, the youngest holding a cat; a close-up of a young girl with pigtails; a woman in a striped blouse, laughing; a man (her husband?) in glasses, wearing a beige shirt; Mrs. Kurihara; a young man, smoking a pipe; George Narita, wearing a red sweater vest [dark]; teenagers walking through camp; two girls (Masako Kurihara and Mary Sakiyama?) (01:09).

Credits: Charles Palmerlee Collection, Gift of Mrs. Charles Seward Palmerlee, Japanese American National Museum (96.47.8). Preserved and made accessible in part by a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation.

HNRC — Last modified Aug 25 2012 8:49 a.m.


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