Historical Society of Long Beach Newspaper Photograph Collection ddr-csujad-52

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Guard station at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-1)
img Guard station at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-1)
An abandoned guard station at the entrance to Manzanar. Notation on the back of the photo states "Manzanar - Concentration Camp - California, Where American Japanese were kept WWII." The caption printed in the Press-Telegram, in September of 1985, reads "Infamous Manzanar was the first and best-known of the U.S. internment camps where more than 100,000 …
Two men in front of a residential barracks at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-2)
img Two men in front of a residential barracks at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-2)
Two men in front of a building at Manzanar. One man is standing with a broom in his hand, the other is sitting on a rock. The men appear to be having a conversation. There is a fence made of sticks and a wooden arbor in front of the building. A partially obstructed sign on the …
Two men in front of a residential barracks at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-3)
img Two men in front of a residential barracks at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-3)
Two men in front of a building at Manzanar. One man is standing with a broom in his hand, the other is sitting on a rock. The men appear to be having a conversation. There is a fence made of sticks and a wooden arbor in front of the building. A partially obstructed sign on the …
Some of the first arrivals to the assembly center at Tanforan Race Track, near San Francisco in 1942 (ddr-csujad-52-4)
img Some of the first arrivals to the assembly center at Tanforan Race Track, near San Francisco in 1942 (ddr-csujad-52-4)
A LaserPhoto copy of an Associated Press image, taken in 1942, shared in 1981. Caption on photo reads "These were among the first Japanese to be moved into the newly built assembly center at Tranforan Race Track, near San Francisco in 1942. The people here were watching a horse race at the track." A message from …
Adult woman and young child at Jerome, Arkansas (ddr-csujad-52-5)
img Adult woman and young child at Jerome, Arkansas (ddr-csujad-52-5)
A photograph, taken on June 1, 1986, of a photograph from 1943 showing an adult woman and small child standing in front of a building at Jerome, Arkansas. The caption from a newspaper use reads, "The internment at Jerome, Ark., included all ages as evidenced in these 1943 pictures of a Japanese-American asked to relocate in …
Large group people gathered in an open area near buildings (ddr-csujad-52-6)
img Large group people gathered in an open area near buildings (ddr-csujad-52-6)
A large group of people gathered in an open area surrounded by single-story buildings. The dirt on the ground appears wet, and most of the people in the photograph are wearing jackets and hats. The individuals closest to the camera appear to be walking. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project …
Nisei men gathered in front of barracks at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-7)
img Nisei men gathered in front of barracks at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-7)
A group of men in front of barracks at Manzanar. The caption printed in the Long Beach Independent reads, "Japanese Roundup: This was the scene 18 years ago as many Nisei were herded into an alien reception center at Manzanar. Many were American Citizens and others were aliens. The first to arrive helped prepare the camp …
Vicki Ikeguchi, 4 years old, wearing kimono and twirling a parasol (ddr-csujad-52-8)
img Vicki Ikeguchi, 4 years old, wearing kimono and twirling a parasol (ddr-csujad-52-8)
A young girl wearing a floral printed kimono, standing in front of a white fence with vegetation behind it. The caption printed with the image in the newspaper reads, "Wearing her 'visiting' kimono and twirling a parasol, 4-year-old Vicki Ikeguchi, 1707 Pacific Ave., poses a trifle reluctantly for the cameraman. There are said to be 400 …
Three girls in their quarters at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-9)
img Three girls in their quarters at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-9)
Three young women in barracks at Manzanar. One sits at a desk, writing in a notebook. The other two look on, one with her hands on the back of the woman at the desk, the other bends at the waist to wash her hands in a white bowl. Caption on back of photograph reads, "Japanese Girls …
Two girls sitting on beds in the barracks at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-10)
img Two girls sitting on beds in the barracks at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-10)
Two girls sit on beds in the barracks at Manzanar, in front of shelves containing their personal belongings. A caption, printed in the Feb. 25, 1983, edition of the Long Beach Independent reads, "1942 photo showed Japanese-Americans apparently happily interned at Manzanar camp. The accompanying caption said a picture of Gen. Douglas MacArthur hung in a …
Japanese-Canadians on a train to an incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-52-11)
img Japanese-Canadians on a train to an incarceration camp (ddr-csujad-52-11)
A few men look out the windows of a train while a group of men look up towards the train windows. The caption above the photo reads, "Internment Bound--Japanese-Canadians get in a final farewell as a train, bound for an internment camp, leaves Vancouver in 1942. No Canadian of Japanese descent was ever shown to be …
Students eat lunch in front of a monument at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-12)
img Students eat lunch in front of a monument at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-12)
Six people sit on the ground eating from white bags in front of a monument. Snow covered mountains can be seen in the distance. The caption under the photo reads, "Manzanar, Ca.--(Slugged Manzanar)--Students from the University of California Riverside, all members of 'The Historian as Detective' class, eat lunch in front of a monument to the …
Students graduating from Denson High at Jerome, Arkansas (ddr-csujad-52-13)
img Students graduating from Denson High at Jerome, Arkansas (ddr-csujad-52-13)
A photograph of the graduating class at Denson High. The caption that ran in the June 19, 1987 Long Beach Press-Telegram reads, "These few paragraphs, titled 'The Real Test,' were included in a small, hand-drawn pamphlet that served as the yearbook for the members of Denson High, the Jerome Relocation Center school where Sumi (Seo) Seki …
George Kondo near a display of photographs taken at incarceration camps during World War II (ddr-csujad-52-14)
img George Kondo near a display of photographs taken at incarceration camps during World War II (ddr-csujad-52-14)
A man is positioned next to a display board showing photographs and text. The caption above photograph reads, "SAN FRANCISCO, April 21--SEEKING INTERNMENT COMPENSATION-- George Kondo looks over a display of Japanese internment photographs taken during World Warr II, at the Japanese-American Citizen League in San Francisco Monday. Like 120,000 others, Kondo was interned by presidential …
Attorney General Dick Thornburgh presents three elderly Japanese-Americans with redress checks (ddr-csujad-52-15)
img Attorney General Dick Thornburgh presents three elderly Japanese-Americans with redress checks (ddr-csujad-52-15)
The caption above the photograph reads, "WASHINGTON, Oct. 9--ON BENDED KNEE--Attorney General Dick Thonburgh [Thornburgh] crouches on bended knee to present $20,000 checks to three elderly Japanese-Americans interned during World War II, during a ceremony at the Justice Department Tuesday. Accepting the checks are, from left: Kisa Iseri, Ontario, Ore., Hau Dairiki, Sacramento, Calif., and Mamoru …
Two Japanese-American men during interviews leading up to receiving redress checks (ddr-csujad-52-16)
img Two Japanese-American men during interviews leading up to receiving redress checks (ddr-csujad-52-16)
Two Japanese-American men wearing suits. The caption next to the image reads, "SEATTLE, Sept. 30--WILL RECEIVE CHECKS--Frank Yatsu, 106, right, talks about his imprisonment by the U.S. government during World War II in an internment camp with other Japanese-Americans. Listening to Yatsu during an interview at Seattle Keiro, a Japanese community nursing home, is Harry Nakagawa, …
Crowd stands near a memorial monument at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-17)
img Crowd stands near a memorial monument at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-17)
A crowd of people stand near a memorial monument at Manzanar Cemetery. The caption below the image reads, "LONGE PINE, Calif. April 30, 1988 -- MANZANAR REUNION -- Rev. Pual Nakamura performs a flower offering to a memorial at the Manzanar Cemetery Saturday during the annual pilgrimage to the former internment camp." See this object in …
Two children running between the barracks at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-18)
img Two children running between the barracks at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-18)
Two children appear to be running in an otherwise empty area at Manzanar. One can see barracks on either side of the image and a building in the center of the photo, behind a flagpole with the United States flag. Caption above the image reads, "MANZANAR, Clif. Nov. 11 -- RELOCATION CENTER -- This California Historical …
First arrivals at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-19)
img First arrivals at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-19)
A large group of people stand outside of barracks. The caption next to the image reads, "SPENDING THE WAR BEHIND BARBED WIRE--In this 1942 file photo, first arrivals at the Japanese evacuee community in Manzanar, California, are assigned to quarters in the barracks. 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry were" (caption cut off). See this object in …
Tanforan Assembly Center barracks (ddr-csujad-52-20)
img Tanforan Assembly Center barracks (ddr-csujad-52-20)
Caption above image reads, "TANFORAN INTERNMENT CAMP--Looking from the grandstand of the old Tanforan Race Track, some 170 barracks can be seen that housed Japanese-Americans during World War II. The Tanforan internment camp was located near present-day San Bruno. A government report has been released recently and it blames the internment on prejudice and hysteria." See …
Barracks at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-21)
img Barracks at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-21)
A few people scattered amongst the barracks at Manzanar. Caption above image reads, "FORGOTTEN PHOTOS--This picture is one of nearly 240 photos taken by photographer Ansel Adams at the Manzanar Japanese-American internment camp in 1943. It was here that Adams, a renowned scenic photographer, made his first and only attempt to shoot a photo documentary. The …
Two young women standing in front of barracks (ddr-csujad-52-22)
img Two young women standing in front of barracks (ddr-csujad-52-22)
Two young women standing in front of barracks at Minidoka incarceration camp in Hunt, Idaho. Caption next to image reads, "OUTSIDE--Sharon Aburano, 16, left, stands outside the barrack where she was confined in a Japanese American interment camp in Hunt, Idaho during World War II. The upper part of the barrack behind her is covered with …
Japanese men cutting potatoes (ddr-csujad-52-23)
img Japanese men cutting potatoes (ddr-csujad-52-23)
Men sitting at a wooden bench/table, cutting potatoes. The caption printed under the photo in a May 11, 1967 edition of the Independent Press-Telegram reads, "These elderly Japanese are --ting seed potatoes to be planted by younger residents of Tulelake ___tion center" See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: hslb_npc_0027
Laying water line at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-24)
img Laying water line at Manzanar (ddr-csujad-52-24)
Caption from reverse of image reads, "LAYING WATER LINE FOR JAPANESE BOOM TOWN, A trench digger churned its way across the floor of Owens Valley March 19 to speed laying of a water supply line for the boom town for evacuated Japanese being erected at Manzanar under the direction of Lt. Gen. John L. Dewitt of …
Planting potatoes at Tule Lake (ddr-csujad-52-25)
img Planting potatoes at Tule Lake (ddr-csujad-52-25)
Caption from reverse of image reads, "POTATO PLANTING TIME AT RELOCATION CENTER, Using light tractors Japanese residents of the relocation center at Tulelake, Calif., begin planting potatoes in several hundred acres of fertile soil reclaimed old Tule Lake (correct for name of lake). The residents are planting 835 acres in vegetables." See this object in the …

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