Photo of housing at Camp Tule Lake
Martha Nakagawa

Photo of housing at Camp Tule Lake

Currently under the National Park Service, Camp Tule Lake was made a national monument in 2008. It was converted to a high-security segregation center in 1943 and became the largest and most conflict-ridden of the 10 camps. Its population swelled to 18,700 prisoners. A biennial pilgrimage to the site by survivors, their families and supporters will be held next year. 


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