• 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>

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Duck at Tule Lake Refuge

CCC enrollees were paid $30 a month, $25 of which was sent home or put in a savings account. They built over 300 feet of rock wall around the Tule Lake Fish and Wildlife Headquarters. They also constructed the observation station and duck hospital.