Museum volunteer and docent James Tanaka thought something was missing from an exhibition and it bothered him.
The Japanese American National Museum’s long-running exhibition ...
In the last edition of The Rafu Shimpo newspaper it was written, “Kazuki Tsukuyomi, the Last Master of Go, lived just long enough to witness ...
“I always like to tell my friends that every little thing in Japanese culture has some symbolism and meaning,” Richard Watanabe says.
The 15-year volunteer ...
James Yoshinaga was born in 1929 in downtown Los Angeles as the eldest son of a mother from Fukuoka and a father from Kagoshima. His ...
Bill Shishima grew up eating gohan along with lingua (tongue), seso (brain), and menudo (tripe soup). His father ran a grocery store near Olvera Street ...
The Centennial of 1977 celebrating the arrival of Manzo Nagano, the first Japanese to land in Canada, inspired many younger Nisei to start learning about ...
A note on names: The names of the Issei photographers, including Shimotsusa even though he returned to Japan, are presented in Western order, that is ...
Richard Murakami’s wartime experience was an odyssey that saw his family moved from one camp to another. By the end of WWII, they had ...
Fifteen years after its 2001 release, the award-winning documentary film Toyo Miyatake: Infinite Shades of Gray will be screened at the Japanese American National Museum ...
May Fujino (1933–2016) enjoyed her time as a volunteer at the Japanese American National Museum. There, she was able to immerse herself in history ...
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