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Amache, Colorado: Where I Drove, and What I Wrote For

The reason I was headed west–or, if not the reason, the academic justification I offered myself–was to get to Arizona and visit their archives on Japanese American internment during World War II. 898 more words


Unhyphenated Patriots, Part 2

“All of us can’t stay in the camps until the end of the war. Some of us have to go to the front. Our record on the battlefield will determine when you will return and how you will be treated.

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"Poston Memories"

Recorded at the Day of Remembrance event in Salinas, February 2016

May 2016 Newsletter

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May 2016

Sent Away and Coming Home

OMCA has opened a new Sent Away bay, giving the visitor a more visceral experience of the Japanese-American Internment. It has replaced the old bay which exposed the experience at Tanforan detention facility—euphemistically called Tanforan Assembly Center, and formerly the Tanforan horse racing track—where Japanese-American families were detained during WWII. 1,527 more words


Young Love and Scars from the Past are Revealed in Ford's Debut Novel

Seattle’s Panama Hotel is in the midst of being restored when its new owner discovers a basement filled with belongings of Japanese American families who were incarcerated during World War II. 504 more words

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LA Times Festival of Books Post-mortem 2016

Another LA Times Festival of Books has come and gone. It seemed a little less crowded this year, doubtless because of the (slight) rain and the impending threat of more significant rain. 247 more words