Slideshow - Images of Manzanar and Bainbridge Island residents
As some of the first families to arrive at Manzanar, the Bainbridge Islanders had to endure many inconveniences while the camp was established and organized. Barracks, sewers, and roads were still under construction. Basic sanitation supplies such as brooms, mops, buckets, and soap were difficult to come by. Many Islanders had concerns over finding work, education for the youth, and recreational needs. Eventually these programs would be initiated at Manzanar and would be a standard for all future camps. Many of the details for the following captions were taken from the Manzanar Historic Resource Study/Special History Study published by the National Parks Service.
HISTORY – Exclusion and Internment – Manzanar and Minidoka
HISTORY – Exclusion and Internment