Zach's photos with the camp

Manzanar War Relocation Center

Manzanar War Relocation Center
The Manzanar War Relocation Center is the best known, best preserved and the first of the ten Japanese American World War II concentration camps to be established. It is located between the towns of Lone Pine and Independence (at the foot of the Sierra N…
Added on January 25, 2014

Manzanar Military Sentry

Manzanar Military Sentry
There are sentry posts at the main entrance.

Manzanar, California (Owens Valley)
Added on January 25, 2014

Manzanar War Relocation Center

Manzanar War Relocation Center
A recreation of the barracks used to house Japanese prisoners (most of whom were American citizens).

Manzanar, California (Owens Valley)
Added on January 25, 2014

Manzanar War Relocation Center

Manzanar War Relocation Center
A recreation of the barracks used to house Japanese prisoners (most of whom were American citizens).

Manzanar, California (Owens Valley)
Added on January 25, 2014

Manzanar War Relocation Center

Manzanar War Relocation Center
“...one of the hardest things to endure was the communal latrines, with no partitions; and showers with no stalls,” said former Manzanar prisoner Rosie Kakuuchi.

Manzanar, California (Owens Valley)
Added on January 25, 2014

Manzanar Mess Hall

Manzanar Mess Hall
The mess hall is one taken from another camp. However, it has the same design and is from the same period as the one originally constructed at Manzanar. Now refurbished, it has, on display, photographic enlargements of images taken while the camp was in…
Added on January 25, 2014

Manzanar Mess Hall

Manzanar Mess Hall
A truck wheel substitutes as a dinner gong.

Manzanar, California (Owens Valley)
Added on January 25, 2014

Manzanar Mess Hall

Manzanar Mess Hall
The mess hall is one taken from another camp. However, it has the same design and is from the same period as the one originally constructed at Manzanar. Now refurbished, it has, on display, photographic enlargements of images taken while the camp was in…
Added on January 25, 2014

Manzanar Mess Hall

Manzanar Mess Hall
The mess hall is one taken from another camp. However, it has the same design and is from the same period as the one originally constructed at Manzanar. Now refurbished, it has, on display, photographic enlargements of images taken while the camp was in…
Added on January 25, 2014

Manzanar Cemetery

Manzanar Cemetery
146 prisoners died at Manzanar. 15 were buried there. However, only 5 graves remain (as the others were removed and reburied by family members).

Manzanar, California (Owens Valley)
Added on January 25, 2014

Manzanar Cemetery - Soul Consoling Tower

Manzanar Cemetery - Soul Consoling Tower
146 prisoners died at Manzanar. 15 were buried there. However, only 5 graves remain (as the others were removed and reburied by family members). This monument was built by prisoner stonemason Ryozo Kado in 1943. The inscription on this side reads "Sou…
Added on January 25, 2014

Manzanar Cemetery - Erected by the Manzanar Japanese, August 1943

Manzanar Cemetery - Erected by the Manzanar Japanese, August 1943
146 prisoners died at Manzanar. 15 were buried there. However, only 5 graves remain (as the others were removed and reburied by family members). This monument was built by prisoner stonemason Ryozo Kado in 1943. The inscription on this side reads "Ere…
Added on January 16, 2014

Manzanar Cemetery

Manzanar Cemetery
146 prisoners died at Manzanar. 15 were buried there. However, only 5 graves remain (as the others were removed and reburied by family members).

Manzanar, California (Owens Valley)
Added on January 16, 2014

Manzanar Plaque

Manzanar Plaque
Manzanar

"In the early part of World War II, 110,000 persons of Japanese ancestry were interned in relocation centers by Executive Order No. 9066. Issued on February 19, 1942.

Manzanar, the first of ten such concentration camps, was bounded by barbed w…
Added on January 16, 2014

Manzanar Watchtower

Manzanar Watchtower
The camp perimeter had eight watchtowers manned by armed Military Police, and it was enclosed by five-strand barbed wire.

Manzanar, California (Owens Valley)
Added on January 16, 2014

Manzanar Watchtower

Manzanar Watchtower
The camp perimeter had eight watchtowers manned by armed Military Police, and it was enclosed by five-strand barbed wire.

Manzanar, California (Owens Valley)
Added on January 16, 2014