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Manzanar, Block 14 Mess Hall Receiving

The mess hall was the center of community life at Manzanar. Meals, meetings, movies, and socials. There were 36 mess halls serving three meals to 300 people daily. At the camp's peak years, it became the largest town between Reno, NV and Los Angeles, CA. When manzanar closed, wood here was recycled for local construction. The camp Gymnasium, was later used by Caltrans for highway maintenance equipment. Today, the building is the center of the Manzananar Nation Historica Site, preserving Manzanar's past.

Copyright: Allan Der
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6700x3350
Taken: 10/11/2013
Uploaded: 24/11/2013
Updated: 09/04/2015


Tags: american; california; camp; eastern sierra; franklin d. roosevelt; ghost; historical; interment; inyo county; japanese; lone pine; manzanar; mess hall; owens; owens valley; sierra nevada; town; world warii
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