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Manzanar National Historic Site - Lest We Forget

One of a series celebrating the 100th anniversary of theĀ U.S. National Park Service.

All the posts I’ve written about U.S. National Parks and Monuments to-date describe scenes of natural beauty, often wilderness, some of them also including ruins from ancient occupants, including… 1,016 more words

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So, it's been a while...

I know, I know… and I’m sorry. I have been really bad on updating my blog these last few months and I apologize. These last few months have been mostly about work and Wesley and I haven’t really had time to go out on the weekends. 542 more words

Oral History Of Pastor, Activist, Rev. Paul T. Nakamura Released - VIDEO

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During the 46th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage on April 25, 2015, we honored the Reverend Paul T. Nakamura, pastor of Lutheran Oriental Church in Torrance, California as the… 414 more words

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What's New At Manzanar NHS: Construction On Historic Women's Latrine Has Begun

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INDEPENDENCE, CA — With the 25th Anniversary of Manzanar becoming a National Historic Site coming up on March 3, 2017, and with the much more significant anniversary happening just a few weeks prior—the 75th Anniversary of President… 1,406 more words

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What's New At Manzanar NHS: Classroom Exhibit Is Taking Shape

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INDEPENDENCE, CA — February 19, 2017 will mark the 75th Anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s signing of Executive Order 9066, which resulted in the unjust incarceration of more than 110,000 people of Japanese ancestry, more than two-thirds native-born American citizens, into ten American concentration camps during World War II. 2,221 more words

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VIDEO: Buzzfeed Releases "A Trip To Manzanar"

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On September 10, Buzzfeed.com released a video by Jen Ruggirello (whose grandparents were incarcerated during World War II), who, along with four others, including Los Angeles Japanese American activist… 216 more words

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