First of the 10,000 that were to follow

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ddr-csujad-47-34 (CSUJAD Local ID: ecm_merritt_0061, CSUJAD Project ID: ecm_merritt_0061)

Eastern California Museum Merritt Photo Collection

Photograph from the highway in front of Manzanar incarceration camp. A caravan of cars and trucks is arriving at Manzanar. The lead car is about to make the turn into the camp from the highway. The road disapears into the Alabama Hills, with a line of cars stretching the entire distance. Along the right side of the road are several armed United States military police, behind them are a police car and jeep. Caption reads: First of the 10,000 that were to follow, March 23, 1942. Title from caption, which was taken from the original photo album. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: ecm_merritt_0061



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Courtesy of California State University Japanese American Digitization Project

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