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.
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.