(Published on March 29, 2016 in The Huffington Post) The Oregonian photo page from May 10, 1942 somehow, someway found smiling young internees effortlessly going about their daily lives behind barb wire and armed soldiers. 1,224 more words
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Talk from the president-elect’s people about creating registries for Muslims is frightening and deplorable from top to bottom (including a real life incident of a surrogate citing the WWII Japanese internment camps as precedent) but it has a much longer history in the United States than just this one bigot, a history we should all seriously reflect on.
The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii opened the new Honouliuli National Monument – JCCH Education Center Saturday, with families of former Honouliuli internees in attendance to witness the blessing and dedication. 234 more words
Mike also known as Matsumi, Kanemitsu was an American abstract painter and printmaker. Matsumi Kanemitsu was born in Ogden, Utah in the year 1922.
His family relocated to Japan when the artist was 3 years of age. 236 more words
What landscape photographer doesn’t look in awe at the work of Ansel Adams? Hell, what landscape photographer, deep down, doesn’t want to beAnsel Adams? It’s not just the amazing landscapes of Yosemite because a quick check on Flickr will prove that half dome doesn’t always look as arresting in photos. 615 more words