Photograph of Ralph Merritt officially closing Manzanar

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ddr-csujad-47-13 (CSUJAD Local ID: ecm_merritt_0039, CSUJAD Project ID: ecm_merritt_0039)

Eastern California Museum Merritt Photo Collection

Includes the sign, "This project officially closed November 21-1945 no admittance except on business." Description taken from original photo album, "Manzanar is now officially closed. Mr. Merritt addressing the staff that gathered at the gates of Manzanar to witness the departure of the last evacuee from the Center. November 21, 1945." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ecm_merritt_0039



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Courtesy of California State University Japanese American Digitization Project

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