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After the Bloom - Leslie Shimotakahara

Genre: Literary Fiction
Publisher: Dundurn

A daughter’s search for her mother reveals her family’s past in a Japanese internment camp during the Second World War. 

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Book Reviews

Day of Remembrance: Ben Sakugochi

I was in Los Angeles for the President’s Day weekend and was fortunate enough to catch the last day of Drawing the Line at the… 438 more words


Angels of Bataan

Liberation of the Angels of Bataan from Santo Tomas

US Army photo  1945

On February 11, 1945, 3,785 internees were liberated and finally evacuated from Santo Tomas in the Philippines.   542 more words


When the U.S. Rounded Up A Suspect Race

It lies in a wind-battered, parched landscape, just north of Lone Pine, California, surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery and endless sky. In winter, bitter cold, snowstorms and wind were its inhabitants’ constant companions. 684 more words

Football Photographs at the National Archives

With the NFL playoffs underway, millions of fans will crowd around their television sets, eat buffalo wings, and cheer for (or against) the remaining Super Bowl contenders.   781 more words


Portland Paper Whitewashes Role in WWII Internments as State Honors Rights Champion, Former Internee Minoru Yasui

(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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