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?
One word or two? The lake that filled the basin prior to being drained was known as Tule Lake (two words.) The Segregation Center was named after the lake. The City of Tulelake was established using one word. Camp Tulelake, the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp was named after the City of Tulelake.