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Salinas Rodeo grounds 1942 in pictures

In preparation for the upcoming Day of Remembrance program at the Salinas Rodeo grounds February 28th, here is a collection of War Relocation Authority photos from the Spring of 1942.   582 more words

Back to the Beginning: Docent Training and Understanding Public History

Today I began to learn first hand the meaning of the docent’s college-level class, California History as Public History.

Betty Reid Soskin came to the museum to talk to the docents for our monthly Advanced Training and New Year’s Luncheon. 3,035 more words


Thoughts and questions about reparations

You have to admire Ta-Nehisi Coates for his persistence is getting the discussion started.  In 2014, Coates wrote a long piece in the Atlantic Magazine titled “The Case for Reparations”. 996 more words


Dust of Eden

Author: Mariko Nagai

My rating: 5 of 5

Mina Tagawa was born in the U.S. She sees herself as an American just as surely as her best friend Jamie Gilmore is American. 267 more words

Book Review

Amidst Flawed Writing, "No-No Boy" is an Important Book to Read

There are books that may come across in life that you realize you must read at least once; not only for the story, but also for the valuable context. 902 more words

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