800 new images from the period by the photographer Dorothea Lange have been unearthed in the National Archives, where they had lain neglected for a half-century after having been impounded by the government.
In this 1942 Dorothea Lange photograph from the newly published “Impounded,” a family in Hayward, Calif., awaits an evacuation bus.
People of Japanese ancestry arriving at Tanforan Assembly Center, a former racetrack in San Bruno, Calif.
Inside a barracks apartment at Tanforan
Horse stalls at Tanforan that were transformed into living quarters for internees.