Sample WRA Administration Publications
This copy of the Employee Handbook (published in 1944) covers everything from employee housing styles and costs to what kinds of entertainment was available in the area. We are publishing this here courtesy of the Shaw Historical Library.
Tulelake Employee Handbook, 1944 (pdf)>
Information for people living in the camp came from published and radio sources. The official camp publication, produced by the incarcerees was first called the "Information Bulletin." which commenced publication in May of 1942. We have included a copy of the first Bulletin here. Densho.org has developed an archive of this publication for researchers and the interested public.
First Information Bulletin published, May 27, 1942 (pdf)>
Archive of Bulletins at Densho.org>
Archive of the Tulean Dispatch can be found at Densho.org>
Sample Tulean Dispatch Magazine at Calisphere.org>
Sample Newell Star at Calisphere.org>
Did You Know?
The first group of Japanese Americans arrived on May 27, 1942. They were from Northern California, Washington and Oregon.