National Park Service Museum Management Program

The Museum Management Program, National Park Service initiates, develops, and coordinates virtual museum exhibits to make National Park Service collections widely accessible. The NPS Museum Management Program collaborated closely with Manzanar National Historic Site to develop this virtual museum exhibit and Teaching with Museum Collections lesson plans to showcase Manzanar stories and collections.

Joan Bacharach, Museum Curator and Project Manager. Photographs of exhibits and selected exterior images
Amber Dumler, Visual Information Specialist
Scott William, Photographer [Petrified Forest NP]; museum object photography, structures & exterior images

Manzanar National Historic Site Virtual Museum Exhibit &
Teaching with Museum Collections
Lesson Plans

Les Inafuku, Superintendent
Alisa Lynch, Chief of Interpretation
Mark Hachtmann, Park Ranger; Project Lead
Nancy Hadlock, Park Ranger; Lesson Planning Lead
Carrie Andresen Strawn, Park Ranger
Gretel Enck, Park Guide
Mandy Harmon, Park Guide
Kirk Petersen, Park Guide
Richard Potashin, Park Ranger
Ted White, Park Guide

Manzanar History Association
Sky Hatter, Research Assistant
Rose Masters, Research Assistant

Death Valley NP
Blair Davenport, Cultural Resources Manager
Ann Powell, Museum Technician
Emily Pronovost, Museum Technician

We express our deepest gratitude to the former internees, camp staff, local residents, their families, and others who have donated artifacts and archives to the National Park Service in order to preserve and share the stories of Manzanar.