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Japanese Americans working in field (ddr-densho-151-391)
img Japanese Americans working in field (ddr-densho-151-391)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Field laborers hoeing corn on the farm project at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.
Concentration camp barracks (ddr-densho-151-67)
img Concentration camp barracks (ddr-densho-151-67)
Original WRA caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Street scene looking west between barrack blocks at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.
Students studying in shade (ddr-densho-151-362)
img Students studying in shade (ddr-densho-151-362)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Young sixth-grade students studying their lessons in the shade of the barracks at this first voluntary elementary school.
Letter to Anne Margrave from Roy Nash (ddr-densho-342-36)
doc Letter to Anne Margrave from Roy Nash (ddr-densho-342-36)
Letter from Roy Nash, Manzanar Project Director, to Anne Margrave, Librarian of the Inyo County Free Library of Independence, California, regarding planning a library for Manzanar.
Martha Shoaf Interview (ddr-manz-1-9)
vh Martha Shoaf Interview (ddr-manz-1-9)
White female. Born June 28, 1919, in Los Angeles, California. Fourth grade teacher at Manzanar concentration camp, California.
En route to Manzanar Assembly Center (ddr-densho-36-8)
img En route to Manzanar Assembly Center (ddr-densho-36-8)
Japanese Americans from Bainbridge Island, Washington are being transported to the Manzanar Assembly Center, California. Manzanar Assembly Center became a WRA incarceration camp on June 1, 1942.
Japanese American getting a haircut (ddr-densho-151-404)
img Japanese American getting a haircut (ddr-densho-151-404)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Common sight during the long summer evenings after the day's work is done. As yet, there are no barber shops.
Japanese Americans playing go (ddr-densho-151-398)
img Japanese Americans playing go (ddr-densho-151-398)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Playing the Japanese game Goh in the Relocation Hall at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.
Guayule plants (ddr-densho-151-383)
img Guayule plants (ddr-densho-151-383)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. View of one of the lath house where seedlings are grown under controlled conditions, for the guyaule rubber experiment project.
Karlene Koketsu Interview (ddr-manz-1-95)
vh Karlene Koketsu Interview (ddr-manz-1-95)
Nisei female. Born January 7, 1935, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Sawtelle area of Los Angeles. During World War II, removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. After leaving Manzanar, lived briefly with family in Utah before eventually returning to California.
Letter to a Nisei man from his mother (ddr-densho-153-228)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his mother (ddr-densho-153-228)
Letter written in Japanese. Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to a Nisei man from his mother (ddr-densho-153-225)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his mother (ddr-densho-153-225)
Letter written in Japanese. Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, possibly to Minneapolis.
Letter to a Nisei man from his mother (ddr-densho-153-222)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his mother (ddr-densho-153-222)
Letter written in Japanese. Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Henry Fukuhara Interview II (ddr-manz-1-65)
vh Henry Fukuhara Interview II (ddr-manz-1-65)
Nisei male. Born April 25, 1913, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in California prior to World War II. Removed to Manzanar concentration camp, California, during the war. Left Manzanar in 1943 and lived in various locations, eventually settling in New York and California. Mr. Fukuhara was a prominent artist.
Henry Fukuhara Interview I (ddr-manz-1-3)
vh Henry Fukuhara Interview I (ddr-manz-1-3)
Nisei male. Born April 25, 1913, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in California prior to World War II. Removed to Manzanar concentration camp, California, during the war. Left Manzanar in 1943 and lived in various locations, eventually settling in New York and California. Mr. Fukuhara was a prominent artist.
Barracks with American flag (ddr-densho-151-57)
img Barracks with American flag (ddr-densho-151-57)
Original WRA caption: Manzanar Relocation center, Manzanar, California. Street scene of barrack homes at this War Relocation Authority Center. The windstorm has subsided and the dust has settled.
Japanese Americans relaxing in shade (ddr-densho-151-396)
img Japanese Americans relaxing in shade (ddr-densho-151-396)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry rest in the cool of the eveing beside their barrack apartments at this War Relocation Authority Center.
Dental clinic (ddr-densho-151-420)
img Dental clinic (ddr-densho-151-420)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. The dental clinic in its temporary quarters at this War Relocation Authority center cares for an average of 100 evacuees daily.
Japanese American being interviewed (ddr-densho-151-429)
img Japanese American being interviewed (ddr-densho-151-429)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. A complete record, by personal interview, is being made of every evacuee of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center.
Gardens and barracks (ddr-densho-151-426)
img Gardens and barracks (ddr-densho-151-426)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Lawns and flowers have been planted by some of the evacuees at their barrack homes at this War Relocation Authority center.
Letter to Anne Margrave from Louis M. Hicks (ddr-densho-342-35)
doc Letter to Anne Margrave from Louis M. Hicks (ddr-densho-342-35)
Thank you letter from Louis M. Hicks, Assistant Project Director at Manzanar, to Librarian of the Inyo County Free Library of Independence, California, for books donated to Manzanar.
Military Police (ddr-densho-37-808)
img Military Police (ddr-densho-37-808)
Original WRA caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Army military police go on duty to guard the boundaries of this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.
Letter to Anne Margrave from Thomas M. Temple (ddr-densho-342-38)
doc Letter to Anne Margrave from Thomas M. Temple (ddr-densho-342-38)
Letter from Thomas M. Temple, Chief Community Services Division, Manzanar, to Anne Margrave, Librarian of the Inyo County Free Library of Independence, California, regarding planning a library for Manzanar.
Ann Sugimoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-72)
vh Ann Sugimoto Interview (ddr-manz-1-72)
Nisei female. Born September 22, 1916, in Los Angeles, California, and grew up in Venice, California. Married before World War II, and removed during the war to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. Had a child in camp. After leaving Manzanar, lived in Ohio for a number of years before returning to California.
Street scene in winter (ddr-densho-93-39)
img Street scene in winter (ddr-densho-93-39)
Original Ansel Adams caption: Winter storm, Manzanar Relocation Center, California / photograph by Ansel Adams.
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