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Pilgrimage marks anniversary of Japanese American internment

A pilgrimage to the Portland Expo Center on Saturday marks the 75th anniversary of the day Oregon Japanese Americans were forced from their homes during World War II. 43 more words

The Oregonian

New From Library of Congress: Japanese-American Internment Camp Newspapers, 1942 to 1946

Now available from the Library of Congress: Japanese-American Internment Camp Newspapers, 1942 to 1946. From the About page: “Produced by the Japanese-Americans interned at assembly centers and relocation centers around the country during World War II, these newspapers provide a unique look into the daily lives of the people who were held in these camps. 33 more words

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Rafu Shimpo: Haynes Foundation Grant Preserves Photographs Documenting JA Life In LA

Rafu Shimpo: Haynes Foundation Grant Preserves Photographs Documenting JA Life In LA. “Specifically, the grant will be used to create the Ninomiya Photography Studio Collection Access Project at CSUDH and preserve, catalog, and archive approximately 10,000 packets of photographic negatives taken by the former studio, which was owned and operated by Japanese American photographer Ichiro Ninomiya in Little Tokyo. 43 more words

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Manzanar

Manzanar is best known for being one of ten concentration camps where over 100,000 Japanese-Americans were forcibly relocated during World War II in the United States. 281 more words

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Venice Japanese American Memorial Monument DEDICATION CEREMONY Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Venice Japanese American Memorial Monument
DEDICATION CEREMONY
Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 10:00 am – 11:30 am
on the Northwest corner of Venice and Lincoln Boulevards… 188 more words

Japanese-Americans

Oregon Legislature marks 75 years since presidential executive order 9066 brought Japanese internment

They tell the story again and again about how the U.S. government rounded them up, loaded them onto trains and took them to live out World War II in barbed-wire surrounded tarpaper barracks in the hot, flat deserts of the West. 28 more words

Oregon Legislature

Picture Bride by Yoshiko Uchida

Picture Bride, a novel by Yoshiko Uchida, is the story of a teenage girl named Hana who is sent to America. She carries a picture of a man she has been arranged to marry but has yet to meet. 253 more words

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