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emptynestershittheroad

Do you love to kayak? I do. I also love to hike and each activity provides a different perspective of an area. We spent a morning kayaking 🚣‍♀️ around Lake Mary in Mammoth Lakes. We watched a hawk chase a bald eagle 🦅 out of its territory—really cool. Just wrote a new post about Exploring The Eastern Sierras of California. See link in our bio. If you’ve been to this part of California share what you like to do in the comments. #visitcalifornia #visitmammoth #visitmammothlakes #easternsierras #easternsierrasummer #manzanarnationalhistoricsite #manzanar #bristleconepineforest #inyonationalforest #hiking #kayaking #ilovehiking #museumofwesternfilmhistory #thevillagelodge #ilovecalifornia #ilovemammoth #mammothrockbrasserie #monolake #monolakecalifornia #travel #travelblogger #travelphotography #travelwriter #travelgram #californiagram #traveler #mammothlakeswelcomecenter #postcardsfromtheworld

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frameofminedc

A baseball game at the Manzanar Internment Camp in California, 1943. Photo by Ansel Adams. The “Manzanar Baseball League” brought normalcy during a time of suffering and injustice to Japanese-Americans. #manzanar #manzanarbaseball #baseball #allstargame #mlballstargame #allstarweekend #japaneseamerican #japaneseamericaninternment #internment #internmentcamps #washington #washingtondc #dc #dcframing #framing #customframing #photography #photo #blackandwhitephotography #anseladams

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greatwidenowhere

The remains of Pleasure Park (also known as Rose Park or Merritt Park), a Japanese garden created by a small group of detainees at the Manzanar “War Relocation Center.”

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photosbyrock

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vaninacanteros

Feliz de tenerte! #Manzanar #Montevideo

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maryruenprom

Visiting the "Soul Consoling Tower," in Manzanar. Paying our respects to over 135 internees that died while incarcerated in 1 of 10 Concentration Camps in America during World War II. Over 110,000 Japanese Americans were removed from their homes and incarcerated because of their nationality. We can not let this happen again. We must remember the mistakes of our past. #neveragain #neverforgetmanzanar #manzanar #executiveorder9066 #soulconsolingtower #rememberingmazanar

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joe.bushman

Ventured to Manzanar historic site on the way back from counting Sierra Bighorn Sheep! The surrounding area was beautiful but this site has a dark history that I knew very little about before coming to California. Ohh, and yea, the mountain is on fire in the background. 😅 . . . #nature #history #historical #site #manzanar #nps #adventure #hiking #travel #mountains #fire #bluesky #desert #california #symmetry #monument

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zzina09

Manzanar was an American concentration camp in the middle of the desert where over 110,000 Japanese Americans were imprisoned during World War II. I didn't even know that the US had concentration camps, too. It was tough seeing some of the rebuild old barracks where groups of strangers used to live on fieldbets with no privacy or personal space in the terrible desert heat, kept apart from their friends and families. Make a stop on Highway 395 and visit the Manzanar National Historic Site. It's worth it, cause it ensures that the history along with the stories of those who were unjustly incarcerated there, are remembered by current and future generations. So history won't repeat itself! #manzanar #manzanarnationalhistoricsite #memorial #highway395 #lonepine #independence #sierranevada #worldwar2 #neverforget #keepfamiliestogether #ushistory #concentrationcamp

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dallasholocaustmuseum

Panel Discussion: Journalism and Human Rights⠀ Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 7 p.m.⠀ At the Museum⠀ ⠀ Go behind the lens for an insider’s look at the role journalists play in documenting global human rights crises.⠀ ⠀ Hear from two photojournalists who have spent years photographing war-torn and conflicted countries across the globe. Kael Alford and Thorne Anderson will discuss the difficulty of remaining objective in the face of some of the worst humanitarian crises ever documented.⠀ ⠀ Kael Alford and Thorne Anderson are experienced photojournalists and the co-creators of Unembedded: Four Independent Photojournalists on the War in Iraq. They have covered culture and conflict from the Balkans to the Middle East, as well as here in the United States. This session will be moderated by Marcia Allert, Director of Photography for @dallasnews. Before joining The Dallas Morning News, Marcia Allert worked for The Daily Beast, The New York Times, and ABC News.⠀ ⠀ This panel is presented in conjunction with the Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference and our current special exhibition, Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams.⠀ ⠀ Free. RSVP required at Eventbrite.⠀ ⠀ #CandyBrownHHREC #HHREC #paneldiscussion #journalism #humanrights #AnselAdams #Manzanar #photojournalism

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elisabethkoning_

UAS #road trip #Manzanar #California #Manzanar National Historic Site #History #Independence #crane #kraanvogel #Sierra Nevada #Owen's Valley #maatje plus #Lone Pine #Japanese #World War 2 #windstorms #dust #desert #RV trip #monument #Manzanar Cemetery #Highway 395 #Kings Canyon National Park #Mt Whitney #Independence Creek Campground #Impressive #volunteers #Saburo and Ann Sasaki #

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itsbiffy

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greatwidenowhere

A wreath of paper cranes hung on the fencepost at Manzanar. Visiting this place was very sobering, a reminder of a particularly dark time in our country’s history - and one that we’ve never quite reckoned with.

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yexplore_global

As I visit Manzanar, I think of the human rights violations that occurred and lament the failure to learn from those mistakes. #Manzanar

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let_our_journey_begin

Manzanar National Historic Site. In 1942 110,000 Japanese men, women, and children were detained at this camp

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maryruenprom

Visiting Manzanar. It's over 100°F but still a beautiful sky. How harsh the conditions must have been for the innocent internees who were imprisoned here. #mazanarnationalhistoricpark #manzanar #neverforgetmanzanar #neveragain #rememberingmazanar #executiveorder9066

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chevyman562

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anseladams

#Repost @gsamizay ・・・ "When, in 1965, Adams donated the camp photographs to the Library of Congress, Adams wrote in a letter, ‘The purpose of my work was to show how these people, suffering under a great injustice, and loss of property, businesses and professions, had overcome the sense of defeat and despair by building for themselves a vital community in an arid (but magnificent) environment.’ The collection languished at the Library of Congress for many years. Adams died in 1984 not knowing what, if anything would become of his Manznaar pictures, which he felt, ‘...from a social point of view that’s the most important thing I’ve done or can do, as far as I know.'" Manzanar Relocation Center, 1943 Photos by Ansel Adams, shown at the Glendale Library. @myglendalelac #anseladams #manzanar #neveragain #detentioncenter #concentrationcamp #internment #japaneseamericans #portraiture #portraitphotography #portraits #wwii #filmisalive #analogphotography #documentaryphotography

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gsamizay

"When, in 1965, Adams donated the camp photographs to the Library of Congress, Adams wrote in a letter, ‘The purpose of my work was to show how these people, suffering under a great injustice, and loss of property, businesses and professions, had overcome the sense of defeat and dispair [sic] by building for themselves a vital community in an arid (but magnificent) environment.’ The collection languished at the Library of Congress for many years. Adams died in 1984 not knowing what, if anything would become of his Manznaar pictures, which he felt, ‘...from a social point of view that’s the most important thing I’ve done or can do, as far as I know.'" Manzanar Relocation Center, 1943 Photos by Ansel Adams, shown at the Glendale Library. @myglendalelac

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lezzleelove

Roadtrip with a history teacher means we all learn something new. #familyroadtrip #blessed #manzanar

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em_fuji

Went to Manzanar today with my dad. Manzanar being one of the internment camp sites for innocent American-japanese citizens. (Because by the time the war was over not one person in those camps had ever been arrested for espionage or conspiracy) Them being told they were being taken to safety and being dropped off in a prison with no freedom or privacy and surrounded by barbed wire. Brought tears to my eyes watching people still alive today talk about living in a world where they weren't wanted. Even if you were born in America. I'm thankful my grandfather fought for this country. His circumstances where terrible and he left 2 children and a wife behind in the camps. But he saw the light at the end of the tunnel. Im proud of my heritage and the battles my family has endured ❤️ hate, racism, and war is ugly my friends. We are the best hope for a brighter future this country has. Spread love, spread understanding, spread knowledge, and spread hope ❤️💖💞 * * * * * * * #heritage #japaneseamerican #manzanar #internmentcamp #history #proud #family #love #fight #endurance #ww2

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miz_colleen

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jeffdv8

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stiv_photo

“ A concentration camp is a place where people are imprisoned not because of any crimes they have committed, but simply because of who they are.” The Sierra Nevadas Cast Their Beauty Over Manzanar Camp (est.1942-1945) In Inyo County, CA (frame 1) A Fence Made By Detainees Enclosing A Barracks There (frame 2). Shot in December, 2017. We’ve Not Come So Far As People Would Like To Think, But Our Voices Have Grown Inarguably Louder. I Have To Wonder, Just How Many Are The Decibels Of Change? #inyocounty #documentaryphotography #manzanar #openborders #fucktrump #nohate #sonya6000 #sonyalpha #concentrationcamp #california

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manzanarcommittee

We had some problems with the initial photos we shot of the projects submitted by entrants in the Third Annual #Manzanar Committee Student Awards program and it took some time to re-shoot those photos. But we have them now, along with photos from the awards presentation luncheon back in May. . Please enjoy these photos and we hope you’ll consider supporting our annual Student Awards Program in the future and if you're a K-12 student, keep an eye out because we’ll announce the details for entries for next year in the coming months! . To view more photos, please click on the link in our bio. Eventually, that link will expire and will take you to a different story or post. When that happens, please type https://wp.me/pjmxI-mzs into your browser. . #AmericanHistory #CivilRights #concentrationcamp #ConstitutionalRights #discrimination #JapaneseAmerican #racialprofiling #racism #UnitedStatesHistory #USHistory #WorldWar2 #WorldWarII #WW2 #WWII

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betsarms

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beemer_bunny

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flyfishinggeezer

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dulcespecadosbyestefy

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hrishimuni

#rain and #fire Got to witness these two elements together at the #sierras west of #manzanar internment site. This photo was taken within the first couple of hours from the start of the Georges fire (afternoon of the 8th). The #wildfire won over rain it seems as this fire has now spread to more than 2500 acres, and has closed the access to #mtwhitney , #whitneyportal #campground has been evacuated. Likely cause - #lightening . #iphonography #wildfires #easternsierras #lonepine #independenceca #us395 #inyonationalforest #inyocounty

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currentadventure

Perspectives on history. And on life. #georgesfire + #manzanarinternmentcamp #thankgod for what I have and what I get to experience. . #manzanar #historicalsite #wildfire #fire #socal #perspectives

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parafinlondon

Uwe Wittwer, 'It's Just a Shot Away' (2018). Watercolour on paper, 53 × 36 cm. — Last chance: Uwe Wittwer's current exhibition 'Shelter' at Parafin comes to a close this Saturday. — Punctuating the exhibition are references to The Rolling Stones’ song 'Gimme Shelter' (1969), a song which articulates a mounting sense of dread and which has been linked to the end of the idealism of the 1960s. A number of works include text elements using lyrics lifted from the song, such as this watercolour: 'War, children, it's just a shot away / It's just a shot away ... / Rape, murder! It's just a shot away / It's just a shot away'. The image part comes from photographic documentation of the forced internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Images from these camps are referenced in the exhibition alongside other variations of camps and shelters. — Uwe Wittwer: Shelter ends on Saturday 14 July. For further exhibition information please visit www.parafin.co.uk@uwewittwerstudio Photo: @petermalletphotography #pfn #parafin #parafinlondon #parafingallery #uwewittwer #shelter #camp #gimmeshelter #therollingstones #itsjustashotaway #text #lyrics #internment #manzanar #california #exhibition #london #woodstockstreet #lastweek #lastchance #finalweek

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still.jesse

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leoluera

The George’s Fire burns behind the Manzanar obelisk monument. I heard thunder minutes prior to seeing fire in the distance. This was very emotional and moving. So sad to see how foolishness and rhetoric could sway a people to betray the founding principles of our country. No reasonable and no moral reasoning can justify this behavior. NONE! #manzanar #inyonationalforest #manzanarnationalhistoricsite #manzanarmemorial #manzanarobeliskshrine #manzanarshrine #memorialshrine #obelisk #sadness #california #ireito #manzanarcemeterymonument #manzanarcemetery #georgesfire #fire #smoke #smokeplume #easternsierra #easternsierranevada #owensvalley #japaneseamericans #japaneseamericaninternment

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marybernsen

My two favorite books growing up were Island of the Blue Dolphins (based on the true story of a 12-year-old Nicoleño Native American girl left alone for 18 years on San Nicolas Island, one of the Channel Islands off the California coast.) and #farewelltomanzanar a memoir by Jeanne Wakatsuki and her family before, during and following their imprisonment at the #Manzanarconcentrationcamp when she was just seven years old. This was due to the US government's internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Wakatsuki was a native-born American citizen. Her family was arrested by the FBI following the Pearl Harbor attack on December 7, 1941; they were imprisoned at Manzanar (an American Internment camp), where 11,000+ Americans of #Japaneseancestry and their immigrant parents were confined during #WorldWarII • • • Manzanar is a #NationalHistoricSite to help all of us never forget what the U.S. Government did to #JapaneseAmericans after Pearl Harbor: #concentrationcamps • Visiting #Manzanar (4th of July), for me, has been a time to remember and honor the lives that were forever changed there and at the other #JapaneseAmericanconcentrationcamps It's powerful, deeply emotional, and eye opening. As I continue to research #georgesfire 🔥 located north of #LonePine and west of Manzanar #NationalHistoricSite ( south of #BairsCreek ),it has closed access to Whitney Portal and hikes to Mt. Whitney. The fire has burned 2,500 acres and now, burning Alabama Hills. 😢I am so deeply saddened to hear all the locations I just visited are all being threatened by #wildfires including Manzanar. 😔 #easternsierra #owensey #highway395 #explorecalifornia (iPhone 7 📱) ----------------------------------------------------- #landscape #travel #explore #inyonationalforest #sierranevada #exploreyourworld #neverforget #WWII #independenceca #learnfromhistory #historyrepeatsitself #historyinpictures #americanhistory

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noahhaydnmyer

Flying fires at the base of Mount Whitney did not disappoint! Stoked @beads415 showed up!

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i.fairchild

The Georges fire eating away at the Eastern Sierra. This fire, located North of Lonepine and West of Manzanar, started 2 days ago has since reached 2500 acres and is 10% contained. The cause is suspected to be from a lightning strike. With the good friend @samckelley

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steve_springer_photography

Goal, Manzanar Internment Camp

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bigwillimc

The George Creek Fire is now 10% contained and is expected to “rock out” to the west. Crews are working to protect Whitney Portal and surrounding areas. Whitney Portal is under mandatory evacuations. #whitneyportal #mtwhitney #georgecreekfire #calfire #inyocountyfire #ICFD #mtwilliamson #manzanar #alabamahills

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dulcespecadosbyestefy

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geeks_in_nature

Angry Sky: Driving home we came upon the George’s fire burning up the scrub right outside of Manzanar. Luckily, they were able to get all the hikers out the Whitney portal area and we saw helicopters hard at work trying to knock it down. Conditions were not helpful with wind and heat present 😕 #georgesfire #fire #prayerforfirefighters . . . . . #wanderlust #lonepine #manzanar #neverstopexploring #mountain #outdoors #fire #whitneyportal #sierras #adventure #395 #hikingadventures #getoutside #sierranevada #pct #naturelovers #photooftheday #clouds #smoke #angrynature #natgeo #disaster

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ddyke2k

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allthingsroach

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mikefricano

A child who was imprisoned at Manzanar drew this 74ish years ago. Today visiting was ineffably moving. Everyone should go and confront how truly horrifying our federal government could act and do so with full legal authorization based on the fallibility of humans in power and the weakness of those not in power who succumbed to their fear-sparked animus and allowed their neighbors to be rounded up by the state. Let this again serve as a reminder that all of this has happened before and all of this can happen again. #manzanar @manzanarnps

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ihikela

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tensho_noah

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outsidegoth

This is the less famous, less photographed pet cemetery of Manzanar. This tiny easy to miss pet cemetery is just to the right of the cemetery. When the Japanese Americans were forcibly relocated they could only bring 2 suitcases of belongings. Families only had days to pack and find a new home for their fur family. The lucky ones had new homes to go to, the unlucky ones went to animal shelters. It breaks my heart to think about pets being ripped away from a loving family because of a stupid order. During their internment, families ended up adopting stray cats that made it out into the desert onto the camp. The little pile of rocks in the distance is the cemetery. There are six cats buried there. The internees must have love their pets very much to create a special cemetery and give them all proper burials. # # # # # #manzanar #nationalhistoricsite #manzanarhistoricsite #nationalparkgeek #internmentcamp #nps #nps101 #cemetery #petcemetery #japaneseinternment

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outsidegoth

The Japanese Americans made modifications and upgrades to make the prison feel more like a home. They built parks, victory gardens and a wading pool for the kids to play in during hot days. This is just 1 of many gardens. This beautiful park is Merritt Park. It features a stone turtle sculpture in the pond, two bridges, one crescent and one straight bridge. The pond use to be filled with water. This park was built for everyone in the internment camp to enjoy. It had green spaces, benches, and flowers for people to relax and enjoy nature again. Vandromada parked across the street for scale. # # # # # #manzanar #nationalhistoricsite #internmentcamp #nationalparkgeek #nps #nps101 #history #neverforget #neverrepeat #japaneseinternment

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bubusolis

I’m happy that I decided to go to Mammoth with my family! The hike to Rainbow Falls was worth it...thanks to my family for pushing me & being very patient. We also got a chance to stop by the Manzanar National Historic site...which was sad. #cousins #family #love #campingtrip #mammothlakes #hotsprings #devilspostpile #rainbowfalls #roadtrip #freshair #millionsstars #wildlife #manzanar #greatweather #amazingfood #goodtimes

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mrdabbs

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dulcespecadosbyestefy

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outsidegoth

Over 10,000 Japanese Americans were forcibly interned here. This obelisk stands in the cemetery where some corpses of those that died during internment still remain. This obelisk was built by Ryozo Kado a skilled stonemason. It was built while the camp was still active and funded through $0.15 donations made by the interned Japanese American families. These Japanese Americans died behind the barbed wire. Older folks but also newborns and a woman named Ruby Watanabe who died during childbirth, her newborn twin daughters died thereafter. Somewhere here in an unmarked grave lies the corpse of a stillborn baby. # # # # # #manzanar #nationalhistoricsite #nps #nps101 #nationalparkgeek #history #internmentcamp #neverforget #neveragain #cemetary #japaneseinternment

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manzanartp

Ayer la comunidad de Manzanar celebró misa a la chilena! Les compartimos fotos de esta hermosa celebración. La comunidad nos espera, que nuestro Corazón y manos se pongan al Servicio a la manera de Cristo! 🔨🔴🔵 #TrabajoPais #Vregion #Manzanar

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lovetheh8

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flyingfiddler

Even in the middle of July, the Owens Valley doesn’t disappoint. Started the day off with an 0600 departure to meet the Pietenpol gang for a flight to Lone Pine for breakfast, but not without a stop at Cinder Cone Dry Lake! After breakfast, off for some solo exploring: the old site of the Owenyo Airport (I think), the Southern Pacific Owenyo yards. Then over to Independence and the Eastern California Museum. And then more... #cessna120 #backcountryflying #pilotlife #explore #owensvalley #whyifly #independence #lonepine #manzanar

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bhiro

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outsidegoth

Manzanar is heartbreaking. You should go visit. Almost all the buildings are razed with nothing but concrete platforms and white stones to shown what once was there. Ideally one should experience the 103 degree heat and unrelenting winds of this camp in July. You need to experience how large a 36 block, 10,000 person camp was. Feel how you can never shake the machines guns of the watchtower guards watching you even though you have done nothing wrong except be born looking different. Life in this camp was pure misery and visitors should remember that. If people remember this, then hopefully this type of atrocity will not happen in the US again. Let’s remember instead of repeat. # # # # # #manzanar #manzanarhistoricsite #nationalparks #nationalhistoricsite #nps #nps101 #history #neverforget #resist #internmentcamp #japaneseinternment

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rpatstothemax

The thing about the internment of Japanese-Americans during WWII that really gets to me is that I wasn't taught it in school. We persist to this day in thinking of that era as some kind of golden age of unimpeachable American heroism. How dare we omit this chapter? #manzanar #wearetheshitholecountry #yeahisaidit

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anamsanchez001

Build a bridge, not a wall #manzanar #rememberourhistoryamerica

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allisonrenshaw

#mtwhitney #mtwhitneyfishhatchery #hwy395 #sierras #lonepine didn’t score a third Whitney permit today so hit #manzanar and the hatchery will hike Yosemite tomorrow and try for the that permit later this week! First time ever we didn’t get the #mtwhitney lottery

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allisonrenshaw

#manzanar #historicsite #hwy395 #sierras #internmentcamp #learning #kids #family I cried in the film but we thought that since Atticus has driven past this since he was 6 months old, he is now old enough to really understand especially given current circumstances #ww2history #japaneseamericans

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firestripe

Sometimes you just don’t know what to say. And sometimes you’re just so angry. We visited the Manzanar War Relocation Center where they interned Japanese Americans during WWII. This was the cemetery of the center. People placed garlands of origami swans and little memorials on the monument in honor of the people that passed. It was heartbreaking. It was emotional and angry at the way our country treated its own citizens out of fear. “May this never happen again.” #manzanar #california #japanese #japaneseinterment #usa #america #wwii #worldwar2

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anseladams

#Repost @jomohair ・・・ I went to the Glendale library and Cultural Center and saw the exhibit on the Japanese Internment prisoners. I was struck by this #anseladams photo of nurse Aiko Hamaguchi. To make it pertinent to my account, I could point out her hair rolls but I’d rather make notice of the look in her eyes. It’s a Hell if a library. Go if you can. #lacity #ilovela #vintagehair #retrostyle #photography #japaneseinternment #manzanar #history #hairhistory

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marisa.takenaka

found you uncle gary. #manzanar

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viewswestofthe110

The ladder should be left hanging once it's been scaled, not drawn up and cast aside where it is of no use. #guerilla #ethos #pathos #logos #propaganda #MAGA #thisisamerica #theyshootn #manzanar #daquan #worldstar #wshh #nochill

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bandito_sf

Oh, That desert air.... 📸: @trdnugt #frontendfriday #all4adv #all4adventure

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rhymeswithchorus

This is America. #manzanar

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dw_blakey

Happy Independence Day! #usa #🇺🇸 #manzanar #flag #fourthofjuly #independenceday

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savinamonet

Japanese-Americans held in the Manzanar detention centers during WWII celebrated their 4th of July by singing, parading, reciting the Gettysburg address, and pledging allegiance to the United States flag. If they didn't have a flag, they would draw one on the wall. Those who love America the most are also those that America treats most harshly. Our country is beautiful blend of cultures and points of view, celebrate the 4th by paying respect to the people and cultures that made this country. . #purplemountainmajesty #seatoshiningsea #thislandisourland #indepenence #manzanar #detentioncenter #unitedwestand

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richiedemaria

Manzanar, today, July 4. Reflecting with a heavy heart on our nation’s manyfold meaning, and in whose contrasting stars and stripes we see both shining and suffering, liberty and limitations, rights unalienable and yet so many alienated - say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave o’er the land of the free and home of the brave? It’s still a question, to many. . . . . . #manzanar #thisisamerica #landofthefree #america #fourthofjuly

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feiofthefae

#IDeclare I will not stop until my #NationalPark passport is full of stamps and my camera is full of memories! 📸 🗺 #happy4thofjuly #statueofliberty #manzanar #yellowstone #yosemite #brycecanyon #kilauealighthouse #findyourpark

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gsamizay

This 4th of July I think about all the freedoms we continue to fight for. Video still taken at Manzanar Japanese American concentration camp as part of ‘My shadow is a word writing itself across time,’ screening Sunday at 3 pm.

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soimjustsayin

In the early part of World War II, 110,000 persons of Japanese ancestry were interned in relocation centers by Executive Order No. 9066, issued on February 19, 1942. Manzanar, the first of ten such concentration camps, was bounded by barbed wire and guard towers, confining 10,000 persons, the majority being American citizens. May the injustices and humiliation suffered here  as a result of hysteria, racism and economic exploitation never emerge again. ✊🏽 American history lesson for some perspective on this 4th of July 🇺🇲 ________________________________________________ #neverforget #neveragain #manzanar #happy4th #4thofjuly #usa #america #merica

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dan_s_riley

What makes the United States (for lack of a better word) “great”? We have democracy—however imperfect—but so do many other countries. We aspire to “freedom” yet incarcerate more of our citizens than any other country. We have a history of which we cannot always be proud. But our public lands are special. Pres. Grant set aside Yellowstone as a National Park in 1872. It was the first of our national parks, and it prompted other nations to set aside parks of their own. Today there are sixty national parks in the United States and hundreds more worldwide. Yellowstone started it all. #Yellowstone #KingsCanyon #Denali #Olympic #Manzanar #Canyonlands #FindYourPark #NPS #NationalPark #IndependenceDay #FourthOfJuly #HappyBirthdayAmerica

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nationalmythstory

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ducktopian

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gsamizay

This photo does not do justice to "Camouflage Makers" by Mona Higuchi, which will be up till Sunday! This piece was inspired by second generation Japanese Americans who made tens of thousands of camouflage nets for the US Army in the Japanese American concentration camps. The closing reception is Sunday 2-4. My video ‘My shadow is a word writing itself across time’ will be screening at the closing reception along with ‘We Were Americans,' followed by a panel discussion. Hope to see you there!

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gailmooneykelly

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generasianx

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1814_magazine

Manzanar - Japanese Internment Camp - Photographs by Ansel Adams - Holocaust Museum #1814magazine #anseladams #manzanar @dallasholocaustmuseum @anseladams @theanseladamsgallery

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geraluy

Hoy toco un #pinotnoir regalo de #manzanar .restaurant 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 + buena compañia 😁💁🏼‍♀️ gracias por tanto 😊 la lección del día #serfeliz es una elección #goodnight #sleeptight . . . #wine #tinto #vino #noches de invierno

shonakamori

It’s difficult not to get a bit emotional when you can feel the souls of the 10,000 who were robbed of their livelihood, uprooted from their homes, and ushered into an encampment filled with fear and uncertainty. ⁣ ⁣ Manzanar is situated in a desolate area between the High Sierras and Death Valley - life in that region is already arduous enough. The majority of the people incarcerated at Manzanar were American. They played ball. They pledged their allegiance to the US flag. But at the end of the day, were forced to live within the confines of barbed wires, watch towers, and machine guns pointed in their direction, simply because of their ancestry.⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ The site remains a testament to those who lived with fortitude and elegance in the face of immense discrimination and adversity. I hope that the injustices experienced by the Japanese never emerge again. Unfortunately, there are still too many aspects in today’s world that are analogous to what the Japanese experienced back then. ⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ We can only start by continuing to learn from the past, educating the young, and living each day with compassion and gratitude. Love and peace to all. 🇯🇵🇺🇸☮️  #manzanar #love #peace

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j_kikkawa

Fun and memorable family trip. Thanks to my Aunt for setting the trip up. Hopefully the next time everyone can make it. #family #funtimes #memories #mammoth #crowley #fishing #hiking #cousins #manzanar #roots #history #familytrip

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