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Manzanar National Historic Site

Manzanar National Historic Site was established to preserve the stories of the internment of nearly 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II and to serve as a reminder to this and future generations of the fragility of American civil liberties.


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Topics: californiarevealed, Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945, Internment of...
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by DeRollins, DeRollins, & Collins
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Manzanar National Historic Site
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by Paul H. Kusuda
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Manzanar National Historic Site
by Paul H. Kusuda
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Manzanar National Historic Site
by Merritt, Ralph
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Additional Title : Ralph Merritt Home Movies Description : This footage provides a visual record of the camp, and includes director Ralph Merritt’s family, the administrative area, a high school graduation ceremony, aerial views of the Owens Valley, Merritt Park and other gardens, the cemetery and monument, the sentry posts and entrance, Children’s Village, photographer Toyo Miyatake, and other individuals. Rights : Rights are owned by the National Park Service. Copyright Holder has given...
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Description : Roughly 10,000 Japanese Americans were sent to Manzanar War Relocation Center in eastern California, one of ten confinement camps set up in the wake of Executive Order 9066. Leroy Cline was associated with Manzanar. Bob Stengel was a member of the administration at Manzanar. Nan Zischank was a local woman in a surrounding community when 10,000 Japanese Americans were sent into the Owens Valley. She worked for the administration driving departing Japanese Americans to the train...
Topics: californialightandsound, Cline, Leroy, Stengel, Bob, Zischank, Nan, Ueno, Harry Y. (Harry Yoshio),...
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by Paul H. Kusuda
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by Paul H. Kusuda
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Note : Some machine noise and hum present in the original recording. Additional Title : Manzanar Oral History 1024 Description : Louis Kado grew up in Hollywood and Santa Monica until, as a high school student, his family was ordered to Manzanar. In this interview, Kado recalls his father, Ryozo Kado's, immigration experience, Catholic faith, and training and work as a landscape designer, including at Manzanar War Relocation Center, where the elder Kado designed and oversaw construction of the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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by Paul H. Kusuda
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by Paul H. Kusuda
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Description : Roughly 10,000 Japanese Americans were sent to Manzanar War Relocation Center in eastern California, one of ten confinement camps set up in the wake of Executive Order 9066. Pete Merritt's father was the director of Manzanar War Relocation Center for much of its existence. This recording preserves Merritt's recollection of Manzanar, and was filmed on site. Source : 2 Tapes of 2: 1/2 inch videotape Rights : Rights are owned by the National Park Service. The National Park Service...
Topics: californialightandsound, Merritt, Pete, Manzanar War Relocation Center
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Topics: californiarevealed, Forced Removal in the Owens Valley, Owens Valley Paiute Indians
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Topics: californiarevealed, Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945, Internment of...
Source: 2 Pages of 2 (8.5 x 11 in.)
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Topics: californiarevealed, Forced Removal in the Owens Valley, Owens Valley Paiute Indians
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Description : Roughly 10,000 Japanese Americans were sent to Manzanar War Relocation Center in eastern California, one of ten confinement camps set up in the wake of Executive Order 9066. Harry Y. Ueno was one of those sent to Manzanar War Relocation Center. Born in Hawaii, his parents sent him to their native Japan for education, after which he returned to the United States, this time to the mainland West Coast. He was living in Los Angeles when the orders came for Japanese Americans to leave....
Topics: californialightandsound, Ueno, Harry Y. (Harry Yoshio), 1907-, Manzanar War Relocation Center
Source: 6 Tapes of 6: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Manzanar National Historic Site
by Paul H. Kusuda
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by Myers Bahr, Diana
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Note : High background noise on tape Sue Kunitomi Embrey led the grass-roots effort to preserve Manzanar for 37 years. Interviewees include Embrey herself as well as family, friends, and collaborators. The interviews encompass not just Manzanar history but other themes in California History including labor, women's rights, Asian American history, politics, and more. For additional information see California Revealed .
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Topics: californiarevealed, Forced Removal in the Owens Valley, Owens Valley Paiute Indians
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by Paul H. Kusuda
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by Paul H. Kusuda
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by Lynch, Alisa
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Description : Roughly 10,000 Japanese Americans were sent to Manzanar War Relocation Center in eastern California, one of ten confinement camps set up in the wake of Executive Order 9066. Kakuuchi was one of the Japanese Americans confined at Manzanar. This recording preserves her memories of life before, during, and after Manzanar. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Hi8 Video Rights : Rights are owned by the National Park Service. The National Park Service has given Manzanar National Historic Site...
Topics: californialightandsound, Kakuuchi, Rosie, Manzanar War Relocation Center
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Description : Roughly 10,000 Japanese Americans were sent to Manzanar War Relocation Center in eastern California, one of ten confinement camps set up in the wake of Executive Order 9066. Nagano was one of the Japanese Americans confined at Manzanar. This recording preserves her memories of life before, during, and after Manzanar. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Hi8 Video Rights : Rights are owned by the National Park Service. The National Park Service has given Manzanar National Historic Site...
Topics: californialightandsound, Nagano, Momo, Manzanar War Relocation Center
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by Paul H. Kusuda
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by Myers Bahr, Diana
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Note : High background noise on tape Sue Kunitomi Embrey led the grass-roots effort to preserve Manzanar for 37 years. Interviewees include Embrey herself as well as family, friends, and collaborators. The interviews encompass not just Manzanar history but other themes in California History including labor, women's rights, Asian American history, politics, and more. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Labor, Women's rights, Japanese Americans Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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by Myers Bahr, Diana
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Sue Kunitomi Embrey led the grass-roots effort to preserve Manzanar for 37 years. Interviewees include Embrey herself as well as family, friends, and collaborators. The interviews encompass not just Manzanar history but other themes in California History including labor, women's rights, Asian American history, politics, and more. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Labor, Women's rights, Japanese Americans Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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by Myers Bahr, Diana
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Sue Kunitomi Embrey led the grass-roots effort to preserve Manzanar for 37 years. Interviewees include Embrey herself as well as family, friends, and collaborators. The interviews encompass not just Manzanar history but other themes in California History including labor, women's rights, Asian American history, politics, and more. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Labor, Women's rights, Japanese Americans Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945,...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Manzanar National Historic Site
by Luetkemeier, Kristen
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Note : L channel audio only. Description : Susan Buchel was the first professional curator of Scotty's Castle in Death Valley National Park. This recording preserves her memories of that work, as well as of the National Park Service community in Grapevine Canyon from circa 1980 to circa 2005, a unique and close-knit place through which many members of the National Park Service passed during their careers. Source : 3 Tapes of 3: MiniDV Rights : Rights are owned by the National Park Service. The...
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Additional Title : Arnold Maeda Sings Songs from the Operetta 'Loud and Clear' Description : Roughly 10,000 Japanese Americans were sent to Manzanar War Relocation Center in eastern California, one of ten confinement camps set up in the wake of Executive Order 9066. One of the most influential teachers at Manzanar High School was Lou Frizzell. Frizzell taught music, and wrote many original songs for student performances. One of those students was Arnold T. Maeda. Maeda typed the lyrics to...
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Source: 1 Disc of 1: CD-R
Manzanar National Historic Site
by Potashin, Richard
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Description : Ivey was born in Flagstaff and spent the first several years of her life in the Grand Canyon, where her father worked for the National Park Service. Several aunts and uncles worked in fire towers nearby. The family moved to Manzanar when she was eight, in search of work for her dad. He was familiar with the area because he had worked in the Saline Valley mines. He helped demolish Manzanar War Relocation Center. Ivey recalls gardens still lush and growing, particularly at the...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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by Myers Bahr, Diana
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Sue Kunitomi Embrey led the grass-roots effort to preserve Manzanar for 37 years. Interviewees include Embrey herself as well as family, friends, and collaborators. The interviews encompass not just Manzanar history but other themes in California History including labor, women's rights, Asian American history, politics, and more. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Labor, Women's rights, Japanese Americans Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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by Lynch, Alisa
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Description : Roughly 10,000 Japanese Americans were sent to Manzanar War Relocation Center in eastern California, one of ten confinement camps set up in the wake of Executive Order 9066. Muruoka was one of the Japanese Americans confined at Manzanar. This recording preserves his memories of life before, during, and after Manzanar. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 8mm Hi8 Video Rights : Rights are owned by the National Park Service. The National Park Service has given Manzanar National Historic Site...
Topics: californialightandsound, Muruoka, Victor, Manzanar War Relocation Center
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Topics: californiarevealed, Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945, Internment of...
Source: 4 Pages of 4 (8.5 x 11 in.)
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by Paul H. Kusuda
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Note : Break in content (blue screen and static) from 01:03:05 to 01:03:22. Description : Roughly 10,000 Japanese Americans were sent to Manzanar War Relocation Center in eastern California, one of ten confinement camps set up in the wake of Executive Order 9066. Matsumoto was one of the Japanese Americans confined in Manzanar, and she managed its orphanage, the only one in the ten confinement camps. This recording preserves her memories of life before, during, and after Manzanar. Source : 1...
Topics: californialightandsound, Matsumoto, Lillian, Manzanar War Relocation Center
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by Paul H. Kusuda
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by Paul H. Kusuda
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Manzanar National Historic Site
by Myers Bahr, Diana
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Sue Kunitomi Embrey led the grass-roots effort to preserve Manzanar for 37 years. Interviewees include Embrey herself as well as family, friends, and collaborators. The interviews encompass not just Manzanar history but other themes in California History including labor, women's rights, Asian American history, politics, and more. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Labor, Women's rights, Japanese Americans Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945,...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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by Myers Bahr, Diana
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Sue Kunitomi Embrey led the grass-roots effort to preserve Manzanar for 37 years. Interviewees include Embrey herself as well as family, friends, and collaborators. The interviews encompass not just Manzanar history but other themes in California History including labor, women's rights, Asian American history, politics, and more. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Labor, Women's rights, Japanese Americans Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945,...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette