• 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?


German POWs, housed at Camp Tulelake, worked for local farmers from 1944-1946. The military required one armed guard for every ten prisoners in a work group. If there were nine, or fewer prisoners working on a project, no guard was required.