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photograph
H: 7 3/4 in, W: 9 1/2 in

Manzanar, Calif., ca. 1942-1945

(93.102.182)

Gift of Jack and Peggy Iwata

Description

1 b&w; image of people waiting with their belongings out in the desert as they arrive at Manzanar concentration camp, California. Center, a family gathers around their luggage: man, woman, and 3 children. Two sit on suitcases, while the third child, Michi (Tatsui) Tanioka, stands on a suitcase. Open dirt area surrounded by desert. Other people with their luggage and packages are visible in the foreground and background. Wooden structures in the background, car parked near it.

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