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Manzanar Mechanic: 1943

Manzanar Mechanic: 1943

Manzanar Relocation Center mechanic Henry Hanawa working on an old tractor while driver Benji Iguchi looks on. Nice old pickup truck in the background. WW2 photo taken in 1943 by photographer Ansel Adams. LOC original medium: 4 x 5 inch safety film negative.

California Contemplation: 1943

California Contemplation: 1943

Japanese-American Tom Kobayashi, Manzanar Relocation Center, California. Photograph by Ansel Adams, 1943. LOC original medium: gelatin silver photographic print.

New Years Day in Chinatown: early 1900s

New Years Day in Chinatown: early 1900s

New Year's Day in Chinatown, New York City, early 1900s. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Manzanar Departure: 1943

Manzanar Departure: 1943

Japanese-American relocation departure, Manzanar Relocation Center, California. World War Two photo showing a group of men gathered around a bus packed with luggage saying farewell, snow on the ground. Photo taken in 1943 by photographer Ansel Adams. LOC original medium: photographic print - gelatin silver.

Manzanar Electric Line Repair: 1943

Manzanar Electric Line Repair: 1943

Electric line repair crew at work in Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California. World War Two Japanese American internment camp photograph by Ansel Adams, 1943. LOC original medium: photographic print - gelatin silver.

Sewing Machine Girls at Manzanar: 1943

Sewing Machine Girls at Manzanar: 1943

Foreman watching power sewing machine girls, Manzanar Relocation Center, California. Photo by Ansel Adams, 1943. LOC original medium: safety film negative.

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