Mike Saijo vividly recalls the day art changed his life.
“After college I went on a road trip as a ‘carnie,’ a carnival worker, to ...
Japanese American politicians and national organizations shared their concerns in the past week on a recent controversial remark about World War II Japanese incarceration as ...
In his essay for a 1999 Mike Mackey-edited anthology, Remembering Heart Mountain, Lane Hirabayashi cautions Japanese American incarceration scholars not to over-generalize about Japanese American ...
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 ...
Cherry blossoms made out of tiny white shells. A handcarved wooden vase. A Japanese doll in kimono.
These are some of the artifacts in Handmade ...
Slideshow above: Manzanar Classroom Exhibit—Work In Progress. Photos by Gann Matsuda are ©2016 Manzanar Committee. All rights reserved. All materials shown here should be ...
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In the early days at Manzanar, before most of the internees arrived, there weren’t many internees or military personnel in the ...
Living an American Life
My father, Richard Shigeru Nishimura, was born in Los Angeles in 1922 and celebrated his 94th birthday this year. He shares ...
Greenwood was the first “internment centre” and Tashme was the last. In-between, there were Lemon Creek, Popoff, Bay Farm, New Denver, Rosebery, Sandon, and Kaslo ...
“Half or more of those removed from the West Coast and incarcerated in concentration camps were children.”
In recent years, this has to have become ...
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