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[Detail] Warehouse, Manzanar Relocation Center

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"Ansel Adams's Photographs of Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar, contains photographs taken by noted photographer Ansel Adams documenting life at the Manzanar War Relocation Center in California. In addition to documenting life within the internment camps, this collection also allows viewers to study Adams' darkroom techniques and how they shaped the pictures that he created. A special addition to this collection is the text of the book "Born Free and Equal" which provides a collection of the Manzanar images as well as text describing the experience of the Japanese Americans held there.

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  • The Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

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