• Mt. Williamson and cemetery monument

    Manzanar

    National Historic Site California

Places

Manzanar was only one of ten internment camps, or War Relocation Centers. In addition, Japanese Americans were housed in temporary Assembly Centers, Department of Justice camps, and other facilities. The maps here show the wide ranging locations of these sites.

War Relocation Centers

Assembly Centers

Department of Justice Camps, Army Facilities, and Prisons

Did You Know?

Ansel Adams.

Ansel Adams photographed the camp and in 1944 published a book. It was poorly received and sparked protests at the time. The book, Born Free and Equal, has recently been republished.