Moab, Utah


On Jaunary 11, 1943, the first men arrived at Moab, sixteen men from Manzanar. Their "crimes" included calling a nurse an "old maid." No formal charges were necessary to be sent to the camp, either. Living conditions were worse than at the internment camps. At its peak, it Moab held 49 men. On April 27, 1943, the inmates were moved to the Leupp center.

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