Welcome to the Tule Lake Unit of WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument

The Tule Lake Unit, WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument includes both the the Tule Lake Segregation Center, the largest and most controversial of the sites where Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II, and Camp Tulelake, which was first a Civilian Conservation Corps camp, then a prisoner of war camp, and finally an additional facility to detain Japanese Americans.


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Children in a classroom in Tule Lake

Teacher Workshop

Enhance your local and regional perspectives on Japanese American Incarceration and tour the Tule Lake Segregation Center on November 7, 2015.

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Moving through Tule Lake

Tule Lake Segregation Center

Converted to a high-security Segregation Center in 1943, Tule Lake became the largest of the 10 War Relocation Authority (WRA) camps.

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Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) members build rock walls around the Fish and Wilife Visitor Center.

Camp Tulelake

Camp Tulelake, a former Civilian Conservation Corps camp, later housing Japanese Americans in 1943, and German Prisoners of War from 1944-1946.

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