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20 Views of the Manzanar War Relocation Authority Center Photographed by Clem Albers and Dorothea Lange for the War Relocation Authority. From the holdings.

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1 20 Views of the Manzanar War Relocation Authority Center Photographed by Clem Albers and Dorothea Lange for the War Relocation Authority. From the holdings of the National Archives and Records Administration. Photographed by Clem Albers and Dorothea Lange for the War Relocation Authority. From the holdings of the National Archives and Records Administration. Slides will automatically advance. ©1999 Gladys Cox Hansen

2 Manzanar, Calif.Evacuees of Japanese ancestry are enjoying postal service at this War Relocation Authority center. This is a branch of the Los Angeles Post Office, more than 250 miles away, and a two-cent stamp will send a letter to and from Los Angeles. WRA Caption Manzanar, Calif.Evacuees of Japanese ancestry are enjoying postal service at this War Relocation Authority center. This is a branch of the Los Angeles Post Office, more than 250 miles away, and a two-cent stamp will send a letter to and from Los Angeles. WRA Caption WRA photograph A-16 by Clem Albers, Manzanar, California, April 2, WRA photograph A-16 by Clem Albers, Manzanar, California, April 2, 1942.

3 WRA photographs by Clem Albers, Lone Pine, California, April 1, 1942 Manzanar, Calif.Evacuees of Japanese descent arrive at Lone Pine by train and are then taken by bus to Manzanar, now a War Relocation Authority center.

4 WRA photographs by Clem Albers, Lone Pine, California, April 1, 1942 Manzanar, Calif.Evacuees of Japanese descent arrive at Lone Pine by train and are then taken by bus to Manzanar, now a War Relocation Authority center.

5 WRA photographs by Clem Albers, Lone Pine, California, April 1, 1942 Manzanar, Calif.Evacuees of Japanese descent arrive at Lone Pine by train and are then taken by bus to Manzanar, now a War Relocation Authority center.

6 WRA photographs by Clem Albers, Lone Pine, California, April 1, 1942

7 Manzanar, Calif.Newcomers move into Manzanar, a War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. WRA Caption WRA Photograph B-105 by Clem Albers, Manzanar, California, April 2, 1942.

8 WRA Photograph B-8 by Clem Albers, Manzanar, California, April 2, Manzanar, Calif.Newcomers move into Manzanar, a War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. WRA Caption

9 Manzanar, Calif.Evacuees of Japanese descent carry their personal effects preparatory to setting up housekeeping at this War Relocation Authority center. WRA Caption WRA Photograph B-107 by Clem Albers, Manzanar, California, April 2, 1942.

10 Manzanar, Calif.Construction begins at Manzanar, now a War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. WRA Caption WRA Photograph B-107 by Clem Albers, Manzanar, California, April 2, 1942.

11 Manzanar, Calif. Firewood is gathered by evacuees of Japanese descent at this War Relocation Authority center. WRA Caption WRA Photograph B-109 by Clem Albers, Manzanar, California, April 2, 1942.

12 An evacuee resting on his cot after moving his belongings into this bare barracks room. Army cot and mattress are the only things furnished by the government. All personal belongings were brought by the evacuees. WRA Caption WRA Photograph B-112 by Clem Albers, Manzanar, California, April 2, 1942.

13 Manzanar, Calif.In the doorway of her barrack apartment at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. WRA Caption Manzanar, Calif.In the doorway of her barrack apartment at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. WRA Caption WRA Photograph B-131 by Clem Albers, Manzanar, California, April 2, 1942.

14 Manzanar, Calif. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry are not permitted to use their automobiles at War Relocation Authority centers so those brought to this Center have been impounded for the duration. [At right, distributor caps of cars were also confiscated.] WRA Photograph B-136 by Clem Albers, Manzanar, California, April 2, 1942.

15 Time out to talk over the construction of water pipes at this War Relocation Authority center. WRA Caption Time out to talk over the construction of water pipes at this War Relocation Authority center. WRA Caption WRA Photograph B-142 by Clem Albers, Manzanar, California, April 2, 1942.

16 Residents of the Manzanar Center are shown waiting at the water hydrant for water for their barrack apartments. WRA Caption WRA Photograph B-145 by Clem Albers, Manzanar, California, April 2, 1942.

17 Manzanar, Calif.-- Street scene and view of quarters for evacuees of Japanese ancestry at Manzanar reception center. High Sierras in background. WRA Caption WRA Photograph B-123 by Clem Albers, Manzanar, California, April 2, 1942.

18 Manzanar, Calif. Dr. James Goto, Los Angeles physician and surgeon, examines elderly patient in emergency hospital at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. WRA Caption WRA Photograph B-150 by Clem Albers, Manzanar, California, April 2, 1942.

19 Manzanar, Calif.Third grade students working on their arithmetic lesson at this first volunteer elementary school. School equipment was not yet available at the time this photograph was taken. WRA Caption WRA Photograph C-661 by Dorothea Lange, Manzanar, California, July 1, 1942.

20 Manzanar, Calif.Evacuee family of Japanese ancestry relax in front of their barrack room at the end of day. The father is a worker on the farm project at this War Relocation Authority center. Note the chair which was made of scrap lumber, and the wooden shoes, known as Getas, made by the evacuees. WRA Caption WRA Photograph C-693 by Dorothea Lange, Manzanar, California, July 3, 1942.

21 Manzanar, Cal. Grandfather of Japanese ancestry teaching his little grandson to walk at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees. WRA Caption Manzanar, Cal. Grandfather of Japanese ancestry teaching his little grandson to walk at this War Relocation Authority center for evacuees. WRA Caption WRA Photograph C-694 by Dorothea Lange, Manzanar, California, July 3, 1942.

22 WRA Photograph C-838 by Dorothea Lange, Manzanar, California, July 3, Manzanar, Calif.-- Scene of barrack homes at this War Relocation Authority Center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. A hot windstorm brings dust from the surrounding desert. WRA Caption

23 WRA Photograph C-905 by: Dorothea Lange, Manzanar, California, July 1, Evacuee orphans from an institution in San Francisco who are now established for the duration in the Childrens Village at this War Relocation Authority Center for evacuees of Japanese ancestry. Mrs. Harry Matsumoto, a University of California graduate, and her husband are superintendents of the Childrens Village where 65 evacuee orphans from three institutions are now housed.

24 Prepared by the Museum of the City of San Francisco ©1999 Gladys Cox Hansen


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