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Japanese American working in garden (ddr-densho-151-372)
img Japanese American working in garden (ddr-densho-151-372)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Evacuee in her "hobby garden" which rates highest of all the garden plots at this War Relocation Authority center. Vegetables for their own use are grown in plots 10 x 50 feet between rows of barracks.
Japanese Americans watching baseball game (ddr-densho-151-392)
img Japanese Americans watching baseball game (ddr-densho-151-392)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Evacuees watching a baseball game at this War Relocation Authority center. This is a very popular recreation with 80 teams having been formed throughout the Center. Most of the playing is done between the barrack blocks.
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.
Letter to a Nisei man from his brother (ddr-densho-153-71)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his brother (ddr-densho-153-71)
Excerpt: "All ok. Received your card yesterday and also saw Miss Ely day before yesterday." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to a Nisei man from his brother (ddr-densho-153-37)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his brother (ddr-densho-153-37)
Excerpt: "Well, here it is my usual friday spending an hour or so with you." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-53)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-53)
Excerpt: "This morning I got up at 6:05 and got dressed and washed up." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to a Nisei man from his father (ddr-densho-153-38)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his father (ddr-densho-153-38)
Excerpt: "Dear Joe I am so glad you send letters to us so many times." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Postcard to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-203)
doc Postcard to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-203)
Excerpt: "Thanks for your letter. Tor sent us a real nice card from Chicago." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Camp Robinson, Arkansas.
Letter to two Nisei brothers from their mother (ddr-densho-153-106)
doc Letter to two Nisei brothers from their mother (ddr-densho-153-106)
Excerpt: "I recieved Towru's two letters last Friday, which were written on Feb 18 & 21." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Postcard to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-180)
doc Postcard to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-180)
Excerpt: "It was good to hear from you again & I enjoyed your letter very much." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-77)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-77)
Excerpt: "Gee I bet you are pretty busy doing this and that all the time." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to a Nisei man from his mother (ddr-densho-153-127)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his mother (ddr-densho-153-127)
Excerpt: "I am sorry that I didn't write for such a long time." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, possibly to Camp Robinson, Arkansas.
Postcard to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-172)
doc Postcard to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-172)
Excerpt: "How are you. Here it is Thursday nite but I'm calling it the 10th." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Postcard to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-169)
doc Postcard to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-169)
Excerpt: "Again a post card came this morning & also a letter from Teresa (at last)." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Kazuko Miyoshi - Yasuko Miyoshi Iseri Interview (ddr-manz-1-134)
vh Kazuko Miyoshi - Yasuko Miyoshi Iseri Interview (ddr-manz-1-134)
Nisei females, sisters. Kazuko Miyoshi born 1936, Yasuko Miyoshi Iseri born 1938. Grew up in Culver City, California, where parents ran a nursery business. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Both sisters returned to California after the war.
Carol Hirabara Hironaka Interview (ddr-manz-1-48)
vh Carol Hirabara Hironaka Interview (ddr-manz-1-48)
Nisei female. Born January 25, 1925, in Florin, California. Grew up in Florin, where parents operated a farm. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Returned to Florin after the war.
Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Chiyeko Akahoshi (December 15, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-109)
doc Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Chiyeko Akahoshi (December 15, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-109)
Christmas card to Molly Wilson from Chiyeko Akahoshi (December 15, 1943). Blue card with illustration in blue/red/white of a Christmas tree branch with three ornaments and two candles on it. "Season's Greetings" is on the front bottom of card. Envelope is postmarked December 15, 1943 from Los Angeles, California with the return address from the Manzanar …
Michiko Wada Interview (ddr-manz-1-162)
vh Michiko Wada Interview (ddr-manz-1-162)
Nisei female. Born in California. Grew up in Watts, California, where parents ran a grocery business. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After the so-called "loyalty questionnaire," transferred to the Tule Lake concentration camp, California. After leaving camp, returned to Los Angeles.
Japanese American resting in a barrack (ddr-densho-37-412)
img Japanese American resting in a barrack (ddr-densho-37-412)
Original WRA caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. An evacuee resting on his cot after moving his belongins into this bare barracks room. An army cot and mattress are the only things furnished by the government. All personal belongings were brought by the evacuees.
Japanese Americans tending crops (ddr-densho-151-36)
img Japanese Americans tending crops (ddr-densho-151-36)
Original WRA caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Evacuee in her "hobby garden" which rates highest of all the garden plots at this War Relocation Authority center. Vegetables for their own use are grown in plots 10 x 50 feet between rows of barracks.
Portrait of a Japanese American (ddr-densho-151-376)
img Portrait of a Japanese American (ddr-densho-151-376)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Karl Yoneda, Block Leader at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. He is married to a Caucasian and they have a child four years old. The family are spending the duration at this center.
Art class (ddr-densho-151-438)
img Art class (ddr-densho-151-438)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Class is being held in the Art School at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Instruction is given in oil and water-color, life-drawing and sketching, lettering, poster-making and fashion drawing.
View of camp gardens (ddr-densho-151-467)
img View of camp gardens (ddr-densho-151-467)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry are growing flourishing truck crops for their own use in their "hobby gardens". These crops are grown in plots 10 x 50 feet between blocks of barracks at this War Relocation Authority center.
Farm crew (ddr-densho-151-389)
img Farm crew (ddr-densho-151-389)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Farm crew of which Johnny Fukazawa is foreman. These men are ready to return to the center's mess hall for lunch after a busy morning in the fields of the farm project at this War Relocation Authority center.
Japanese Americans tending crops (ddr-densho-151-35)
img Japanese Americans tending crops (ddr-densho-151-35)
Original WRA caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry are growing flourishing truck crops for their own use in their "hobby gardens." These crops are grown in plots 10 x 50 feet between blocks of barrack at this War Relocation Authority Center.
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