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Ansel Adams: Manzanar calisthenics, 1943    Ansel Adams: Female internees practicing calisthenics at Manzanar War Relocation Center, Owens Valley, California, 1943.    First in a series of pictures from Ansel Adams' stay at the Japanese-American relocation camp in 1943.

Ansel Adams: Manzanar calisthenics, 1943 Ansel Adams: Female internees practicing calisthenics at Manzanar War Relocation Center, Owens Valley, California, First in a series of pictures from Ansel Adams' stay at the Japanese-American relocation camp in

February 19, 1942 under Executive Order 9066, approximately 110,000 Japanese were interned. Of those interned, 62% were American citizens.

Japanese Americans in front of poster with internment orders. Photograph by War Relocation Authority. From the US Department of the Interior, National Archives. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Mr. Matsumoto with a group of children, Manzanar Internment camp for Japanese-American citizens,1943  Photograph by Ansel Adams via The Library of Congress.

Matsumoto with a group of children, Manzanar Internment camp for Japanese-American citizens. Photograph by Ansel Adams via The Library of Congress.

Dorthea Lange captures the emptiness of the room and soul in her photos.  Japanese internment camp photo.

Dorothea Lange Internment Camp Photos - Report

Japanese-American family waiting for relocation Los Angeles,1942~Photo by Russell Lee for the Office of War Information ~♛

Japanese-American family waiting for relocation,...

The evacuation of Japanese-Americans from West Coast areas under U. Japanese-American family waiting for train to take them to Owens Valley. [Japanese American Family Awaiting Internment Train by Russell Lee].

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