Funding for this website was provided by a grant from the California State Library through the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program.About the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program: The CCLPEP was established in 1998 by legislation introduced by then–Assemblyman Mike Honda of San Jose, and administered by the California State Library. The goal of the program is to help develop educational materials that will ensure that the forced mass incarceration of persons of Japanese ancestry will not be forgotten. Assemblyman George Nakano of Torrance introduced legislation that extended the program funding and established it as a State Library program.
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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.