Manzanar

Concentration Camp

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Journey's end (ddr-densho-253-2)
img Journey's end (ddr-densho-253-2)
Caption: "Journey's end is Manzanar, attained by the desert-dusty convoy as the long shade of the Sierras reaches across Owens Valley from the west."
Military police guarding camp boundary (ddr-densho-37-472)
img Military police guarding camp boundary (ddr-densho-37-472)
Original WRA caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Evacuees are shown returning to the center for lunch after clearing the land of brush and weeds around the boundary of this War Relocation Authority center. Army Military Police guard these boundaries.
Military Police (ddr-densho-37-808)
img Military Police (ddr-densho-37-808)
Original WRA caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Army military police go on duty to guard the boundaries of this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.
doc "Murder in Camp Manzanar" (ddr-densho-67-18)
Document written by J.Y. Kurihara. Account of incident in which Harry Ueno, a kitchen worker, was accused of assaulting Fred Tayama, JACL member and accused "informant." Kitchen Workers Union members and Manzanar residents went to administration to demand the release from jail of Ueno and soldiers fired on crowd, killing one person. Members of the ...
Calisthenics class (ddr-densho-93-48)
img Calisthenics class (ddr-densho-93-48)
Original Ansel Adams caption: Calesthenics [sic] / photograph by Ansel Adams.
Street scene in winter (ddr-densho-93-39)
img Street scene in winter (ddr-densho-93-39)
Original Ansel Adams caption: Winter storm, Manzanar Relocation Center, California / photograph by Ansel Adams.
Japanese American woodworker (ddr-densho-93-4)
img Japanese American woodworker (ddr-densho-93-4)
Original Ansel Adams caption: Hidimi Tayenaka (woodworker), Manzanar Relocation Center, California.
Dust storm (ddr-densho-93-14)
img Dust storm (ddr-densho-93-14)
Original Ansel Adams caption: View SW over Manzanar, dust storm, Manzanar Relocation Center / by Ansel Adams.
Butcher shop (ddr-densho-93-33)
img Butcher shop (ddr-densho-93-33)
Original Ansel Adams caption: Butcher shop, Manzanar Relocation Center / photograph by Ansel Adams.
The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 28 (September 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-34)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 28 (September 7, 1944) (ddr-densho-284-34)
Selected article titles: "LA Police Drops Judo Training from Curriculum" (pp. 1-2), "Response Favorable on Job Termination Policy" (p. 1), and "Renunciation Bill Under Review--Myer" (p. 1).
Japanese Americans leaving camp (ddr-densho-93-16)
img Japanese Americans leaving camp (ddr-densho-93-16)
Original Ansel Adams caption: Relocation departure, Manzanar Relocation Center / photograph by Ansel Adams.
Concentration camp entrance sign (ddr-densho-93-13)
img Concentration camp entrance sign (ddr-densho-93-13)
Original Ansel Adams caption: Entrance to Manzanar, Manzanar Relocation Center / photograph by Ansel Adams.
Japanese Americans loading a bus (ddr-densho-93-17)
img Japanese Americans loading a bus (ddr-densho-93-17)
Original Ansel Adams caption: Loading bus, leaving Manzanar for relocation, Manzanar Relocation Center, California / photograph by Ansel Adams.
View from guard tower (ddr-densho-93-26)
img View from guard tower (ddr-densho-93-26)
Original Ansel Adams caption: Manzanar Relocation Center from tower / photograph by Ansel Adams.
The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 29 (July 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-77)
doc The Newell Star, Vol. II, No. 29 (July 20, 1945) (ddr-densho-284-77)
Selected article titles: "Myer Sets Dates for Closing of 8 Centers" (pp. 1-2), "Discrimination Hit in Seattle Boycott Case" (p. 2), "2 Army Officers to Fight Racial Discrimination" (p. 2), and "5422 Evacuees on WRA Payroll on June 30" (p. 4).
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