Volunteers dig ditches

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ddr-csujad-47-37 (CSUJAD Local ID: ecm_merritt_0064, CSUJAD Project ID: ecm_merritt_0064)

Eastern California Museum Merritt Photo Collection

Photograph of men digging an irrigation channel at Manzanar incarceration camp. About 12-13 men with pickaxes and shovels digging and clearing brush. They are beside an irrigation ditch. The Sierra Nevada are to the left in the background with a little snow on their peaks. Car parked to the left with a man holding a camera standing next to the open car door. Barracks and utility poles are in the distant background. Caption reads: "Volunteers" Dig Ditches. 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_0064



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Courtesy of California State University Japanese American Digitization Project

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