January 8, 2015

Chizuko Norton was a teenager during World War II at the Tule Lake concentration camp. In 1943, when the camp was designated a segregation center, a curfew was imposed on camp inmates. In this clip, Chizuko Norton talks about being caught and questioned by an MP on New Year’s Eve. Chizuko Norton’s full interview is available in the Densho Digital Archive.

>> Read the Densho Encyclopedia article on Segregation and Tule Lake