Labor News


Today in labor history: Tule Lake internment camp opens

Tule Lake was the largest and most conflict-ridden of the ten War Relocation Authority camps used to carry out the government's system of exclusion and detention of persons of Japanese descent.


Today in labor history: FDR lifts internment of Japanese Americans

President Roosevelt lifted the "military-necessary exclusion" of Japanese Americans from the West Coast, marking the beginning of the end of a shameful chapter of U.S. history.