Life in the American concentration camp of Manzanar, 1943

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Manzarar, Spanish for “apple orchard,” began soon after 1900 in the dream of a fruit-growing empire and today is a national symbol of America’s decision at the onset of World War II to confine thousands of its citizens of Japanese ancestry behind barbed wire. The photos collected here were taken by the legendary photographer Ansel […]

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