Manzanar - Ansel Adams Photographs Menu
Courtesy of Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Ansel Adams, photographer, LC-DIG-ppprs-00226 DLC.
These overall views show the desolation and isolation of Manzanar 'relocation camp'.
and Building Exteriors
These exterior photographs give viewers an idea about the quality of the buildings within the camp.
Take a look at the interior of the apartments that the Japanese-Americans were forced to inhabit.
Relocation camps were meant to be self-sustaining. Take a look at some of the farming endeavors of the inhabitants.
Work at Manzanar (Coming
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.
Japanese-Americans were able to form a 'government' for Manzanar camp.
These views show students busy at work in their camp school.
Many inhabitants participated in religious ceremonies while interned at Manzanar.
The Japanese-Americans who were kept at Manzanar found outlets through various forms of recreation including sports and music as these pictures show.
Even families who had active servicemen were interned at Manzanar.
Here are photographs of some of the people at Manzanar.
Pictures of children and infants at the Relocation Center.
These people are leaving Manzanar to go to other internment camps or to work outside of the Center.