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UT Alumna Releases Book About Texas WWII Internment Camp

Forty years ago an innocent conversation revealed a terrible secret.

Decades ago, San Antonio-based author Jan Jarboe Russell was a Daily Texan reporter tasked with interviewing former UT professor Alan Taniguchi. 745 more words

Internment art to be displayed at California museum

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California museum has acquired an art collection created by Japanese Americans held in internment camps after an East Coast auction house canceled the sale of photographs and other artifacts amid protests. 338 more words


Auction of artifacts, photos from internment camps canceled

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — After receiving complaints from thousands of Japanese-Americans, including Rep. Mike Honda (D-San Jose) and actor George Takei, an East Coast auction house has cancelled a planned sale of 450 pictures and artifacts from World War II camps where Americans of Japanese descent were imprisoned. 271 more words


Ceremony dedicates Honouliuli as national monument, additional acres to be donated

A private ceremony was held Tuesday to dedicate Honouliuli National Monument.

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Deputy Director of the National Park Service Peggy O’Dell joined Senators Mazie Hirono and Brian Schatz, Gov. 372 more words


McKinley High student interned during World War II receives diploma

A 90-year-old woman who was interned during World War II received an honorary high school diploma from the state.

Sarah Okada Sato was a student at McKinley High School, but her schooling was interrupted when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 292 more words