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Students walking to barracks (ddr-densho-151-360)
img Students walking to barracks (ddr-densho-151-360)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Pre-school children on the way to their barrack homes from morning class at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.
Japanese Americans waiting for doctor (ddr-densho-151-423)
img Japanese Americans waiting for doctor (ddr-densho-151-423)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Evacuees waiting their turn to be called by the nurse at the medical clinic at this War Relocation center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry.
Sue Kunitomi Embrey Interview (ddr-manz-1-2)
vh Sue Kunitomi Embrey Interview (ddr-manz-1-2)
Nisei female. Born January 6, 1923, in Los Angeles, California. During World War II, incarcerated at Manzanar concentration camp. Wrote for Manzanar Free Press while incarcerated. Resettled during World War II in Madison, Wisconsin, and Chicago, Illinois. Returned to Los Angeles, California, in 1948. Founding member of Nisei Progressives and the Manzanar Committee. Ms. Embrey passed …
Ko Nishimura Interview (ddr-manz-1-174)
vh Ko Nishimura Interview (ddr-manz-1-174)
Nisei male. Grew up the Pasadena, California, area, where parents worked in a family-owned nursery. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, family moved to Reedley, California, for a short time before being removed to the Manzanar concentration camp, California. At Manzanar, father worked for the government's guayule project. After leaving camp, returned to California and became …
Concentration camp firebreak (ddr-densho-151-68)
img Concentration camp firebreak (ddr-densho-151-68)
Original WRA caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. General view of this War Relocation Authority center located in Owens Valley looking east across the wide fire-break which separates blocks of barracks.
Young Japanese Americans playing in creek (ddr-densho-151-400)
img Young Japanese Americans playing in creek (ddr-densho-151-400)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Evacuee children enjoying a hot summer afternoon in the mountain creek which flows through the desert on the border of this War Relocation Authority center.
Young Japanese American with baseball bat (ddr-densho-151-471)
img Young Japanese American with baseball bat (ddr-densho-151-471)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Evacuee boy waiting at the entrance of the Recreational Hall at this War Relocation Authority center. He is anxious for the baseball team to assemble.
Elementary school class (ddr-densho-151-361)
img Elementary school class (ddr-densho-151-361)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. These young evacuees are attending the first elementary school at this War Relocation Authority center. There are six grades with volunteer teachers and voluntary attendance.
Japanese Americans playing games in shade (ddr-densho-151-402)
img Japanese Americans playing games in shade (ddr-densho-151-402)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Evacuees enjoying games under the shade of trees near the creek which flows through the desert on the border of this War Relocation Authrority center.
Japanese Americans playing in creek (ddr-densho-151-401)
img Japanese Americans playing in creek (ddr-densho-151-401)
Original caption: Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. Evacuee children enjoying a hot summer afternoon in the mountain creek which flows through the desert on the border of this War Relocation Authority center.
Camp chapel (ddr-densho-93-42)
img Camp chapel (ddr-densho-93-42)
Original Ansel Adams caption: Entrance, Catholic chapel (V), Manzanar Relocation Center, California / photograph by Ansel Adams.
High school recess (ddr-densho-93-40)
img High school recess (ddr-densho-93-40)
Original Ansel Adams caption: High school recess period, Manzanar Relocation Center, California / photograph by Ansel Adams.
Japanese Americans burning leaves (ddr-densho-93-30)
img Japanese Americans burning leaves (ddr-densho-93-30)
Original Ansel Adams caption: Burning leaves, autumn dawn, Manzanar Relocation Center, California / photograph by Ansel Adams.
Japanese Americans sewing (ddr-densho-93-7)
img Japanese Americans sewing (ddr-densho-93-7)
Original Ansel Adams caption: Sumiko Shigematsu, foreman of power sewing machine girls, Manzanar Relocation Center, California.
Police department at Manzanar (ddr-densho-420-21)
img Police department at Manzanar (ddr-densho-420-21)
Caption on reverse: "March, 22, 1943 To Masa / from / Joe Tami / Manzanar California / Police Dept. / Look."
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-79)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-79)
Excerpt: "Thank you for the swell letter." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-118)
doc Letter to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-118)
Excerpt: "Thanks a lot for writing, Joe." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Letter to two Nisei brothers their sister (ddr-densho-153-120)
doc Letter to two Nisei brothers their sister (ddr-densho-153-120)
Excerpt: "How are you? Fine, I hope." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Postcard to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-204)
doc Postcard to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-204)
Excerpt: "I'm still busy with school." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Camp Robinson, Arkansas.
Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-75)
doc Letter to a Nisei man from his sister (ddr-densho-153-75)
Excerpt: "Today I received the two postcards." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Postcard to a Nisei man from his father (ddr-densho-153-154)
doc Postcard to a Nisei man from his father (ddr-densho-153-154)
Excerpt: "Whew! Hot! since day before yesterday." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Postcard to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-192)
doc Postcard to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-192)
Excerpt: "Hope you're okay. We're all fine." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Postcard to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-174)
doc Postcard to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-174)
Excerpt: "Glad to hear you're good & well." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Postcard to two Nisei brothers from their father (ddr-densho-153-183)
doc Postcard to two Nisei brothers from their father (ddr-densho-153-183)
Excerpt: "How are you spending day life?" Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
Postcard to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-181)
doc Postcard to two Nisei brothers from their sister (ddr-densho-153-181)
Excerpt: "We received your letter and picture." Sent from Manzanar concentration camp, California, to Chicago, Illinois.
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