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

    Tule Lake Unit



Poet Lawson Inada and his son, Miles Inada, an artist, render a Sansei and Yonsei (second and third generation) look at the Japanese American incarceration experience. Read the poetry and watch the film>


Read the incredible tale of Mr. Nagashima's luggage as described in the court transcript at his trial to recover money for his lost luggage. More>

Did You Know?

Tule Lake one word or two?

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.