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Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984

View Resource Suffering Under a Great Injustice: Ansel Adams's Photographs of Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar

In 1943, Ansel Adams (1902-1984) documented the Manzanar War Relocation Center in California where Japanese Americans interned during World War II. Presented by the Library of Congress, Ansel Adams's Photographs of Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar displays side-by-side digital scans of Adams's 242 original negatives and 209 photographic prints. Furthermore, viewers get the opportunity not...
View Resource Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film

This Web site is the online companion to the PBS American Experience program "Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film." The film and the Web site offer an intriguing exploration of US environmental history in the context of Adams's life and work, including the closing of the American wilderness and conflicts between economic growth and conservation. Visitors will find a variety of informative features on...
View Resource National Archives: Ansel Adams Photographs: Records of the National Park Service

The National Archives hosts an online collection of 226 Ansel Adams photographs of National Parks. These photographs were originally intended to comprise a mural for the U.S. Department of the Interior, but this planned project was discontinued when the U.S. entered World War II. While most of the photographs in this online collection were intended for that project, the collection also includes a...