Tule Lake Segregation Center
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American history at Tule Lake, Manzanar and the César E. Chávez National Monument

Tule Lake Segregation Center
The high security jail at the Tule Lake Segregation Center, the largest and most controversial of the sites where Japanese Americans were interned during World War II. (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
Tule Lake Segregation Center

The entrance to Camp Tulelake.

 (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
Tule Lake Segregation Center

A photo depicting what the inside of a barracks looked like when used to house Japanese American internees, at Camp Tulelake.

 (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
Tule Lake Segregation Center

The kitchen/mess hall building at Camp Tulelake.

 (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
Tule Lake Segregation Center

The kitchen/mess hall building at Camp Tulelake.

 (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
Tule Lake Segregation Center

The inside of a barracks at Camp Tulelake.

 (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
Tule Lake Segregation Center

A monument, shown with the jail in the background, at the Tule Lake Segregation Center.

 (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
Tule Lake Segregation Center

A barracks is set up as the living quarters for a family of four at the Tule Lake internment camp.

 (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
Tule Lake Segregation Center

Tule Lake and the Klamath Basin are seen from a lookout tower built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s at the top of Sheepy Ridge Trail in the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge, in Tulelake, Calif.

 (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
Tule Lake Segregation Center

The interior of the high security jail, at the Tule Lake Segregation Center.

 (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
Tule Lake Segregation Center

A photograph shows the interior of a holding cell at the high security jail at the Tule Lake Segregation Center.

 (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
Tule Lake Segregation Center

The interior of the high security jail at the Tule Lake Segregation Center.

 (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
Tule Lake Segregation Center

The living quarters for four bachelors are set up in a barracks from the Tule Lake internment camp.

 (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
Tule Lake Segregation Center

The Sheepy Ridge Lookout Tower, built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s, perches at the top of Sheepy Ridge Trail in the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge, Tulelake, Calif.

 (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
César E. Chávez National Monument

A fountain bubbles at the César E. Chávez National Monument in Keene, Calif. The monument is part of a property known as Nuestra Señora Reina de la Paz, the home and workplace of the Chávez family and farmworker-movement organizations. 

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
César E. Chávez National Monument

The fountain, detailed,  is located near the gravesite of César Chávez and his wife, Helen,  at the César E. Chávez National Monument.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
César E. Chávez National Monument

The fountain in the Memorial Garden is located near the gravesite of César Chávez and his wife, Helen. 

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
César E. Chávez National Monument

A cross between the graves of César Chávez, left, and his wife, Helen. 

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
César E. Chávez National Monument

A statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe near the graves of César Chávez and his wife, Helen.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
César E. Chávez National Monument

A cross between the graves of César Chávez, right, and his wife, Helen.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
Manzanar National Historic Site

The Manzanar Free Press kept the internees informed at the Manzanar War Relocation Center.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
Manzanar National Historic Site

Origami cranes sway in the strong wind at Manzanar National Historic Site.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
Manzanar National Historic Site

The interior of a truck is parked in front of one of the restored mess halls at the Manzanar War Relocation Center at Manzanar National Historic Site.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
Manzanar National Historic Site

The exterior of one of the restored mess halls at the Manzanar War Relocation Center at Manzanar National Historic Site.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
Manzanar National Historic Site

A basketball court at the Manzanar War Relocation Center at Manzanar National Historic Site.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
Manzanar National Historic Site

An exhibit of articles including a hot plate inside of a replica internment camp barracks at Manzanar National Historic Site.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
Manzanar National Historic Site

A view through the doorway of a replica barracks at Manzanar National Historic Site.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
Manzanar National Historic Site

An exhibit of articles inside a replica barracks at Manzanar National Historic Site.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
Manzanar National Historic Site

An exhibit of articles inside a replica of the Manzanar War Relocation Center mess hall at Manzanar National Historic Site.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
Manzanar National Historic Site

A guest views a list of names of interned Americans on display at Manzanar National Historic Site.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
Manzanar National Historic Site

A view of Manzanar National Historic Site.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
Manzanar National Historic Site

A wooden bridge in a garden at Manzanar National Historic Site.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
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