Keep up to date with all the activities going on at Manzanar by reading our recent press releases. These go out to media outlets and community organizations in the Owens Valley and around California.
Did You Know?
Hours after Pearl Harbor the Hawaiian territorial governor declared martial law. With the exception of about 2,000 people confined in Hawaii or on the mainland, Japanese Americans were not forcibly removed from the islands. They comprised one-third of the population and their labor was essential for the war effort.