Manzanar National Historic Site Collection

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ddr-densho-153

This collection contains contains photographs and documents collected by the Manzanar National Historic Site. The Manzanar National Historic Site, administered by the National Park Service, was established to preserve the stories of the internment of nearly 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II and to serve as a reminder to this and future generations of the fragility of American civil liberties. For more information, please visit: www.nps.gov/manz.

c.1910s-1990s

1940s

144 photographic prints, black and white; 215 documents

Manzanar National Historic Site

Courtesy of the Manzanar National Historic Site Collection

Copyright restricted
Copyright restricted

359 Objects

Family portrait (ddr-densho-153-1)
img Family portrait (ddr-densho-153-1)
Front (L to R): Mrs. Hirano, Amy Matsushita, Kara Matsushita, Kyoko Amitani Matsushita. Back: Mr. Hirano, Mr. Tomita, Yasutaro Matsushita.
Uncle and niece in a field (ddr-densho-153-2)
img Uncle and niece in a field (ddr-densho-153-2)
Amy Matsushita, born 1915, and her Uncle Shaw (father's brother).
Issei visit to Yellowstone (ddr-densho-153-3)
img Issei visit to Yellowstone (ddr-densho-153-3)
Yasutaro Matsushita and friends' visit by car to the newly opened Yellowstone National Park.
Methodist church conference (ddr-densho-153-5)
img Methodist church conference (ddr-densho-153-5)
(Left to right): Kiyo Migaki, Michi Hirata, Sadae Sugihara, Ida Nishifue, Mary Yonago, Masa Funakoshi, Asako Yoshida, Ana Hayashi, Sashie Yamamoto.
Mother and daughters in garden (ddr-densho-153-6)
img Mother and daughters in garden (ddr-densho-153-6)
Kyoko Amitani Matsushita and daughters Marjorie and Kara.
Family in front of barracks (ddr-densho-153-7)
img Family in front of barracks (ddr-densho-153-7)
(Left to right): Jim Nose, Amy (Matsushita) Nose, Mrs. Kondo, Kara (Matsushita) Kondo, Mr. Kondo, Kyoko and Yasutaro Matsushita.
Japanese Americans in front of barracks (ddr-densho-153-9)
img Japanese Americans in front of barracks (ddr-densho-153-9)
(Left to right): Florence Abe, Lewis Abe, Marjorie Matsushita, Sammy Itaya, Kara Matsushita, Francis Abe. Everyone except Sammy lived in Block 14.
Three sisters (ddr-densho-153-10)
img Three sisters (ddr-densho-153-10)
Amy, Kara and Marjorie Matsushita in front of their home.

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