• 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?

Manzanar Interpretive Center. NPS Photo.

The Manzanar Visitor Center is in the former high school auditorium. It was built by internees in 1944. For decades after the war the building was used by the county as a heavy equipment garage.