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Japanese Americans studying in classroom (ddr-densho-151-367)
img Japanese Americans studying in classroom (ddr-densho-151-367)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. An elementary school with voluntary attendance has been established with volunteer evacuee teachers, most of whom are college graduates. No school equipment is as yet obtainable and available tables and benches are used.
Japanese Americans watching baseball (ddr-densho-151-395)
img Japanese Americans watching baseball (ddr-densho-151-395)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry are enjoying a baseball game at this War Relocation Authority center. 80 teams having been organized to date with most of the playing is done between the barrack blocks.
Temporary hospital barracks (ddr-densho-151-70)
img Temporary hospital barracks (ddr-densho-151-70)
Original WRA caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Emergency hospital housed in temporary quarters at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancesrty. The modern new hospital is almost ready for occupancy as shown in Photo C-851.
George Izumi Interview (ddr-manz-1-4)
vh George Izumi Interview (ddr-manz-1-4)
Nisei male. Born 1920 and raised in California. Removed to Manzanar concentration camp, California, following the bombing of Pearl Harbor. After World War II, attending baking school and became a professional baker.
Margaret Stanicci Interview (ddr-manz-1-66)
vh Margaret Stanicci Interview (ddr-manz-1-66)
Nisei female. Born December 28, 1918, in La Crescenta, California. Grew up in California where father operated a flower business. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Lived in Chicago and New York after leaving camp, before eventually returning to California.
Japanese Americans playing golf (ddr-densho-37-473)
img Japanese Americans playing golf (ddr-densho-37-473)
Original WRA caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Golfing enthusiasts enjoy a friendly game of golf at the Manzanar Golf Course. Thee golfers, and other fellow evacuees, when clearing the brush and constructing their own course, took advantage of the natural topography in laying out the nine holes. As can be seen, all greens are sand, ...
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-48)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-48)
Excerpt: "Thank your for all of the letters we have been receiving from you." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-130)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-130)
Excerpt: "How do you like this color ink? It's pretty awful, huh!" Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, possibly to Camp Robinson, Arkansas.
Letter to a Nisei man from his brother (ddr-densho-153-66)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his brother (ddr-densho-153-66)
Excerpt: "Well, I finally graduated high school and I'm enjoying a 2 week vacation." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Postcard to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-185)
doc Postcard to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-185)
Excerpt: "How are you? Okay, I hope. As for us, we are the same." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-220)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-220)
Excerpt: "How are you? Glad to hear that your health condition has gotten better." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Postcard to a Nisei man from his sister (cont.) (ddr-densho-153-198)
doc Postcard to a Nisei man from his sister (cont.) (ddr-densho-153-198)
Excerpt: "...came over & we all started gabbing like we had a regular gab session!" Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-212)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-212)
Excerpt: "Just dropping you a line to let you know we are all okay." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-41)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-41)
Excerpt: "How are you? we are all fine and hope you are the same." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Postcard to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-189)
doc Postcard to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-189)
Excerpt: "Here it is today, Sunday and it is a good, bright sunny day." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-122)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-122)
Excerpt: "Today I would like to inform you on some important news." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, possibly to Camp Robinson, Arkansas.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-87)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-87)
Excerpt: "We received your letter yesterday and was very glad to hear from you." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Postcard to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-157)
doc Postcard to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-157)
Excerpt: "Today we received your surprise letter which had your new picture in it. " Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Postcard to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-167)
doc Postcard to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-167)
Excerpt: "This morning I got up and went and got my toast and eggs." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Family portrait (ddr-densho-359-1086)
img Family portrait (ddr-densho-359-1086)
A family portrait taken at Manzanar Concentration Camp in California. The photograph is signed "To Mr. + Mrs Otsuka Iwasa Family 5/22/43".
Letter to Anne Margrave to Paul Franks (ddr-densho-342-37)
doc Letter to Anne Margrave to Paul Franks (ddr-densho-342-37)
Letter from Paul Franks to Anne Margrave, Librarian of the Inyo County Free Library of Independence, California, regarding planning a library for Manzanar.
Susan Brown Phelps Interview (ddr-manz-1-147)
vh Susan Brown Phelps Interview (ddr-manz-1-147)
White female. Born March 1, 1941, in Bishop, California. During World War II, father was the assistant project director at the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After the war, lived and worked in various places before eventually returning to Inyo County, California.
Manzanar Free Press Collection (ddr-densho-125)
Collection Manzanar Free Press Collection (ddr-densho-125)
This collection consists of the Manzanar Free Press, a newspaper published by the inmates at the Manzanar concentration camp, California. The paper was published from 1942 until 1945.
Mess hall (ddr-densho-151-433)
img Mess hall (ddr-densho-151-433)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Messhall #16 at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. An evacuee of 290 persons are fed three meals a day in each messhall, and all work is done by the evacuees themselves.
Hospital bed near latrine (ddr-densho-151-475)
img Hospital bed near latrine (ddr-densho-151-475)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Hospital latrines, for patients, between the barracks, which serve temporarily as wards. For the first three months of occupancy medical facilities have been meager but the new hospital fully equipped, is almost ready for occupancy.
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