Tuesday, February 19, 2008
Manzanar Relocation Center
This picture shows a newborn baby. The picture was taken in 1943. It was on this date, February 19, in the year 1942 that Franklin D. Roosevelt signed executive order number 9066, ordering the US military to relocate American Citizens of Japanese Descent to detention camps. This picture was taken in the Manzanar Relocation Center, one of these camps.