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Rafu Shimpo: Haynes Foundation Grant Preserves Photographs Documenting JA Life In LA

Rafu Shimpo: Haynes Foundation Grant Preserves Photographs Documenting JA Life In LA. “Specifically, the grant will be used to create the Ninomiya Photography Studio Collection Access Project at CSUDH and preserve, catalog, and archive approximately 10,000 packets of photographic negatives taken by the former studio, which was owned and operated by Japanese American photographer Ichiro Ninomiya in Little Tokyo. 43 more words

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We are Chinese and We Forget...

“They kept showing us the videos about Jewish people.” So the conversation starts with my 13 year old. “So we won’t forget and history won’t repeat itself,” I said. 973 more words

Indian Summer

Karen Tei Yamashita

On 9/11, I flew out of JFK on a 6:00 am flight headed for SFO, ignorant of danger and spared the consequences of the disaster in my wake. 5,272 more words

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NBC News: GIPHY Launches GIF Project for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

NBC News: GIPHY Launches GIF Project for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. “An online database that hosts animated images is commemorating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with a collection of GIFs featuring Asian-American and Pacific Islander history makers, celebrities, and reactions.”

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Hong Neok Woo


There were about 200 Chinese Americans living in the eastern U.S. at the time of the Civil War. 58 of them fought in the war. … 24 more words

History

Lee Herrick, Poet Laureate of Fresno: The Tropics of Meta Interview

This interview between two leading lights of Fresno’s cultural scene is part of our ongoing coverage of the upcoming LitHop festival – this Saturday, the 29th! 1,254 more words

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