Departure by WRA Escort in Station Wagon en Route to Reno

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ddr-csujad-47-6 (CSUJAD Local ID: ecm_merritt_0024, CSUJAD Project ID: ecm_merritt_0024)

Eastern California Museum Merritt Photo Collection

The photograph was taken outside the gates at Manzanar on November 18, 1943. A War Relocaiton Authority station wagon is leaving Manzanar incarceration camp en route to Reno, Nevada, the car is driving between the military police stationed at the gate. A sign can be seen with a 20 mph speed limit, and "Stop Military Police." Incarcerees can be seen waving farewell on the left side, with a line of administrative buildings behind them. Caption reads: Departure by WRA Escort in Station Wagon en route to Reno. 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_0024



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