Manzanar

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Located at the base of Mount Whitney, the highest peak in California, Manzanar was home to more than 10,000 Japanese Americans during World War II. The one square mile camp was composed of hundreds of wood and tar paper barracks, mess halls, and latrines. Photo by Ansel Adams.

Courtesy of Library of Congress

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