Manzanar

Concentration Camp

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Mess hall food (ddr-densho-37-413)
img Mess hall food (ddr-densho-37-413)
Original WRA caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Meals are being served cafeteria style at this War Relocation Authority Center.
Military police (ddr-densho-37-822)
img Military police (ddr-densho-37-822)
Original WRA caption: Military Police at assembly center for persons of Japanese ancestry evacuated from coastal areas.
Relief map depicting camp location (ddr-densho-37-411)
img Relief map depicting camp location (ddr-densho-37-411)
Original WRA caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Picture of relief map showing location of Manzanar, War Relocation Authority Center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry, in Owens Valley, California, which is flanked in background by the High Sierras and in foreground by Mount Whitney, loftiest peak in the United States.
National Emergency Conference report (ddr-densho-67-15)
doc National Emergency Conference report (ddr-densho-67-15)
Japanese American Citizens League report from a conference addressing internal security in Manzanar concentration camp, California. Report warns of internal strife, danger of pro-Japan groups, reports on judicial system, fire and police protection, and illicit activities. Includes an account of an attack on a Japanese American camp police officer, and description of "gangs" within camp.
Hospital patient (ddr-densho-93-54)
img Hospital patient (ddr-densho-93-54)
Original Ansel Adams caption: Nurse Aiko Hamaguchi, Harry Sumida and Michael Yonemetsu [i.e. Yonemitsu] in hosposital [sic] / photograph by Ansel Adams. Harry Sumida rests his hand on an x-ray plate.
View of surrounding areas from concentration camp (ddr-densho-93-27)
img View of surrounding areas from concentration camp (ddr-densho-93-27)
Original Ansel Adams caption: View south from Manzanar to Alabama Hills, Manzanar Relocation Center / photograph by Ansel Adams.
Concentration camp street scene (ddr-densho-93-24)
img Concentration camp street scene (ddr-densho-93-24)
Original Ansel Adams caption: Manzanar street scene, clouds, Manzanar Relocation Center, California / photograph by Ansel Adams.
Volleyball game (ddr-densho-93-51)
img Volleyball game (ddr-densho-93-51)
Original Ansel Adams caption: Volley Ball game / photograph by Ansel Adams.
Poultry farm (ddr-densho-93-34)
img Poultry farm (ddr-densho-93-34)
Original Ansel Adams caption: Poultry farm, Mori Nakashima, Manzanar Relocation Center, / photograph by Ansel Adams.
Camp Buddhist church (ddr-densho-93-44)
img Camp Buddhist church (ddr-densho-93-44)
Original Ansel Adams caption: People leaving Buddhist church, winter II, Manzanar Relocation Center, California / photograph by Ansel Adams.
Japanese American in a field (ddr-densho-93-12)
img Japanese American in a field (ddr-densho-93-12)
Original Ansel Adams caption: Tom Kobayashi, Landscape, Manzanar Relocation Center, California / photograph by Ansel Adams.
Cemetery monument (ddr-densho-93-22)
img Cemetery monument (ddr-densho-93-22)
Original Ansel Adams caption: Monument in cemetery, Manzanar Relocation Center, California / photograph by Ansel Adams.
Hog farm (ddr-densho-93-41)
img Hog farm (ddr-densho-93-41)
Original Ansel Adams caption: Hog farm, Manzanar Relocation Center, California / photograph by Ansel Adams.
Camp co-op store (ddr-densho-93-28)
img Camp co-op store (ddr-densho-93-28)
Original Ansel Adams caption: Co-op store (Segregees), Manzanar Relocation Center / photograph by Ansel Adams.
Soldier's photo and mementos (ddr-densho-93-18)
img Soldier's photo and mementos (ddr-densho-93-18)
Original Ansel Adams caption: Pictures and mementoes on phonograph top: Yonemitsu home, Manzanar Relocation Center / photograph by Ansel Adams.
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