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Japanese Americans taking English language class

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ddr-densho-151-406 (Legacy UID: denshopd-i151-00406)

Dorothea Lange Collection

Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Part of a class under the Adult Education Program at this War Relocation Authority center. It is composed of Issei and Kibei evacuees who are studying the Ideals of American Citizenship and the English language with which they are unfamiliar. There are 18 such classes, each averaging 20 volunteer members and conducted by volunteer instructors.


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