Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community

Manzanar Community Enterprises: 1 Deposit

Consumer needs of the evacuees were served by the Manzanar Cooperative Enterprises, Inc., established on September 2, 1942. Initially operating a canteen and general store, by August 1944 this group supervised a variety of shops such as a shoe repair, watch repair, laundry, barber, beauty shop, dress shop, dry goods store, outdoor movie theater, sporting goods store, flower shop, and gift shop.