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Turmoil at Tule

Eileen H. Tamura

in In Defense of Justice: Joseph Kurihara and the Japanese American Struggle for Equality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037788
eISBN:
9780252095061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037788.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the Tule Lake concentration camp. Construction of the camp began in April 1942; in late May, five hundred Japanese American volunteers from the temporary detention camps at ... More


The Emotional Crisis of Registration

Yoosun Park

in Facilitating Injustice: The Complicity of Social Workers in the Forced Removal and Incarceration of Japanese Americans, 1941-1946

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780199765058
eISBN:
9780190081348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199765058.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Among the sea of institutionally created troubles that befell Nikkei families in incarceration, arguably the most catastrophic was the family conflict and separation generated by the “loyalty ... More


Dispatches from Tumultuous Tule Lake

Heather Hathaway

in That Damned Fence: The Literature of the Japanese American Prison Camps

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780190098315
eISBN:
9780197628317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190098315.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter argues that inmates at Tule Lake were especially assertive, compared to other camps, about their identities as US citizens. It demonstrates this by analyzing material published in the ... More


War’s Aftermath and the Courts

Harry N. Scheiber and Jane L. Scheiber

in Bayonets in Paradise: Martial Law in Hawai'i during World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852887
eISBN:
9780824868727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852887.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Several civil suits were filed against Generals Emmons, Richardson, Green, and Morrison by persons imprisoned as internees or on provost court convictions. The suits were vigorously resisted with aid ... More


The Spectacle of Japanese American Trauma: Racial Performativity and World War II

Emily Roxworthy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832209
eISBN:
9780824869359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832209.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book contests the notion that the U.S. government’s internment policies during World War II had little impact on the postwar lives of most Japanese Americans. After the curtain was lowered on ... More


That Damned Fence: The Literature of the Japanese American Prison Camps

Heather Hathaway

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780190098315
eISBN:
9780197628317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190098315.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores writing produced by Japanese Americans during their World War II incarceration. In five of the ten War Relocation Authority camps, occasional literary magazines were published ... More


Wartime Novels: Toshio Mori’s The Brothers Murata and Hiroshi Nakamura’s Treadmill

Heather Hathaway

in That Damned Fence: The Literature of the Japanese American Prison Camps

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780190098315
eISBN:
9780197628317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190098315.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter studies, in depth, the only two currently known novels written in the camps, Toshio Mori’s The Brothers Murata and Hiroshi Nakamura’s Treadmill: A Documentary Novel. It analyzes Mori’s ... More


Introduction

Heather Hathaway

in That Damned Fence: The Literature of the Japanese American Prison Camps

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780190098315
eISBN:
9780197628317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190098315.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introduction discusses the context in which the literary magazines written by Japanese Americans interned at the War Relocation Authority (WRA) prisons were produced. The prisons represented in ... More


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