Mary Blocher Smeltzer

White female. Born in 1915 in Texas. Grew up in La Verne, California, where family was active with the Church of the Brethren. During World War II, lived in the Manzanar concentration camp, California, and worked as a teacher there. Along with husband, established a hostel in Chicago, Illinois, for Japanese Americans leaving the camps.


Mary Blocher Smeltzer Interview — ddr-manz-1-38
July 17, 2008. La Verne, California.
01:43:49 — 21 segments.
Mary Blocher Smeltzer