The poor quality
of the food caused a lot of uproar. It was reported that stale bread
and hard rice was served until a riot broke out. Later on, Washington
DC agreed to serve better food.
Chinese kitchen helpers
was everywhere. Some committed suicide when forced to return to China
and some could not bear it any longer and hung themselves in the barracks.
Other angry and upset detainees carved Chinese poems onto the walls
suppressing their seething emotions.
Bunkbeds in the Barracks