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Japanese American history in Washington

Bainbridge Island sits in Puget Sound, a 35 minute ferry ride from downtown Seattle. The lush island has been named among the best places to live in the United States. 283 more words

20th Century

"When an artist produces a good piece, that work has mystery, an unsaid quality, it is alive"

Toshiko Takaezu’s expressionist ceramics evolved, by the end of her life, into closed, empty objects, evoking the mesmerizing possibility of keeping a piece of the world enclosed for ever ; the empty space reveals itself as separate and singular when surrounded by a solid cocoon of clay, sounds as sole witnesses of what’s at the core of those objects. 109 more words

Japanese Genealogy

Finding Your Japanese Roots in Japan and in the U.S.
August 29, 2015
At the California Genealogical Society and Library

Are you a Nikkei who is ready to document your family history? 322 more words

Oral History: In the News

There is little doubt that the class that most influenced me while I was studying for my MLIS was our SJSU Seminar in Archives and Records Management, Oral History. 1,130 more words


WWP #1: A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

There’s so much to write. Where should I start? I texted my old Jiko this question, and she wrote back this: 現在地 で 始まるべき (You should start where you are). 1,431 more words


Japanese America

I saw a pretty amazing article that was tagged on Facebook by my friend, Jeff Bayliss, title The Great Sushi Craze of 1905, Part I… 82 more words

Japanese America