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Japanese-American Internment:
Manzanar - Ansel Adams Photographs Menu



Courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Ansel Adams, photographer, LC-DIG-ppprs-00226 DLC.

Views of Manzanar
These overall views show the desolation and isolation of Manzanar 'relocation camp'.

Streets and Building Exteriors
These exterior photographs give viewers an idea about the quality of the buildings within the camp.

Housing (Coming Soon)
Take a look at the interior of the apartments that the Japanese-Americans were forced to inhabit.

Farming at Manzanar
Relocation camps were meant to be self-sustaining. Take a look at some of the farming endeavors of the inhabitants.

Work at Manzanar (Coming Soon)
Manzanar had its own school, hospital, newspaper, store, and much more. Here are some images that highlight different types of work in which individuals participated.

Government (Coming Soon)
Japanese-Americans were able to form a 'government' for Manzanar camp.

Schooling
These views show students busy at work in their camp school.

Religion
Many inhabitants participated in religious ceremonies while interned at Manzanar.

Recreation (Coming Soon)
The Japanese-Americans who were kept at Manzanar found outlets through various forms of recreation including sports and music as these pictures show.

Japanese-American Military Personnel
Even families who had active servicemen were interned at Manzanar.

People
Here are photographs of some of the people at Manzanar.

Children
Pictures of children and infants at the Relocation Center.

Departure from Manzanar
These people are leaving Manzanar to go to other internment camps or to work outside of the Center.

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