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The Sumi Family Manzanar Photographs includes two digitized photographs from the Sumi family, who were forceably removed to the Manzanar incarceration camp during World War II. Some of the material in this collection is digitized and available online.
The Manzanar incarceration camp was established on June 2, 1942, in Manzanar, California. Shortly after it was established, the Sumi family moved from West Los Angeles to the camp. They later transferred to the Tule Lake incarceration center in 1944 and lived there until 1946. After Tule Lake, the family settled in Sawtelle, California.
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