• View of the Tule Lake Segregation Center from guard tower on top of Castle Rock

    Tule Lake Unit

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Who Was Imprisoned in the Tulelake Segregation Center?
Retrieved from the National Archives, this historic list provides the Army’s Western Defense Command record of those Persons of Japanese ancestry who were imprisoned at the Tule Lake Segregation Center from September 1943 through July 15, 1944. View the List>

Publications Created at Tulelake Segregation Center
During the course of the Segregation Center's existence a number of publications were created by both the WRA administration and by the Camp's residences. Particularly important for information about the camp was the daily newspaper. View samples with links to publication archives>

Folk Tradition

Japanese Folk Traditions and Language were practiced at Tule Lake. Learn more>

Did You Know?

Women and men in front of store

Tule Lake Segregation Center became the largest internment center created by the War Relocation Authority, and the most populous city in the region. It had a peak population of over 18,700 men, women and children of Japanese ancestry.