• Mt. Williamson and cemetery monument

    Manzanar

    National Historic Site California

Oral History

Manzanar National Historic Site has collected more than 350 oral history interviews since 1999. Manzanar's oral histories are used for educational and research purposes, and are preserved at the Manzanar National Historic Site archives.

 

Did You Know?

Dining in the mess hall. Photo by Dorothea Lange.

28,790,221 meals were served to internees at Manzanar from March, 1942, until November, 1945, at a cost of $3,384,749.02.