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What I’m Reading: Farewell to Manzanar – 14 in a series – “They began to issue military surplus from the First World War…”

What I'm Reading: Farewell to Manzanar - 14 in a series -

“The War Department was in charge of all the camps at this point. They began to issue military surplus from the First World War—olive-drab knit caps, earmuffs, peacoats, canvas leggings. Later on, sewing machines were shipped in, and one barracks was turned into a clothing factory.”

From Farwell to Manzanar by by Jeanne Wakatsuki Housto and James D. Houston

What I'm Reading: Farewell to Manzanar - 1 in a series -

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