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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, Forced Removal in the Owens Valley, Owens Valley Paiute Indians
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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...
Topics: californialightandsound, Maeda, Arnold
Source: 1 Disc of 1: CD-R
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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...
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 Potashin, Richard
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Additional Title : Manzanar Oral History 1042B Description : The Williams brothers moved from Redondo Beach to Manzanar War Relocation Center when their father took a job as assistant chief of internal security. This interview contains detailed recollections of their lives as elementary and high school students, respectively, living in Manzanar. Call Number : Manz 1042 B Rights : Public domain. No restrictions on use. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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by Paul H. Kusuda
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Description : Notebook presented to Manzanar Project Director Ralph P. Merritt by Japanese American Block Managers. The booklet represents all 36 blocks at Manzanar, signed by each block's manager. Source : 40 Pages of 40: Booklet (5 x 7 in.) Digitized by California Revealed .
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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...
Topics: californialightandsound, Buchel, Susan
See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://repository.californiarevealed.org/node/462150 .
Topics: californiarevealed, Japanese Americans, Japanese Americans--Forced removal and internment,...
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by Stamm, Walter
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://repository.californiarevealed.org/node/462166 .
Topics: californiarevealed, Japanese Americans, Japanese Americans--Forced removal and internment,...
Source: .tif/.tiff: 1 Files (11 x 8.5 in)
See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://repository.californiarevealed.org/node/462158 .
Topics: californiarevealed, Japanese Americans, Japanese Americans--Forced removal and internment,...
Source: .tif/.tiff: 1 Files (11 x 8.5 in)
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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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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: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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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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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 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...
Topics: californialightandsound, californiapreservationservice
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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
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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
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by Paul H. Kusuda
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Source: 4 Pages of 4 (8.5 x 11 in.)
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Topics: californiarevealed, Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945, Internment of...
Source: 3 Pages of 3 (8.5 x 11 in.)
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by Paul H. Kusuda
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Source: 6 Pages of 6 (8.5 x 11 in.)
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by Paul H. Kusuda
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Source: 5 Pages of 5 (8.5 x 11 in.)
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://repository.californiarevealed.org/node/462156 .
Topics: californiarevealed, Japanese Americans, Japanese Americans--Forced removal and internment,...
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://repository.californiarevealed.org/node/462168 .
Topics: californiarevealed, Japanese Americans, Japanese Americans--Forced removal and internment,...
Source: .tif/.tiff: 32 Files (6 x 3 in)
Manzanar National Historic Site
by DeRollins, DeRollins, & Collins
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by Luetkemeier, Kristen
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Description : Gore grew up in the Owens Valley on a dairy operation near Lone Pine. This interview preserves her recollections of her and her family's experience early 20th century Owens Valley, including her father's disappointment when an uphill member of his ditch cooperative sold his land and water rights to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, effectively putting Mr. Gore out of business. Source : 2 Tapes of 2: MiniDV Rights : Rights are owned by the National Park Service. The...
Topics: californialightandsound, Gore, Willma Willis
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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
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Source: 4 Pages of 4 (8.5 x 11 in.)
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by Paul H. Kusuda
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Source: 11 Pages of 11 (8.5 x 11 in.)
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by Paul H. Kusuda
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Source: 1 Page of 1 (8.5 x 11 in.)
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by Paul H. Kusuda
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Source: Letter: 1 Page of 1 (8.5 x 11 in.)
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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
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Note : Audio levels are low in parts 7 and 8. 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. Embrey was among the Japanese Americans confined at Manzanar. In her later life, she led the efforts to preserve and provide public access to Manzanar. This recording preserves her memories of life before, during, and after Manzanar. Tapes 1-3 (parts 1-6):...
Topics: californialightandsound, Embrey, Sue, Manzanar War Relocation Center
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Source: 1 Page of 1 (8.5 x 11 in.)