Nikkei Album

Nikkei Album is a multimedia community storytelling tool. Explore the albums created by our global community and then share and preserve your own personal, family, and community stories!

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The Poston (Colorado River Relocation Center) Tailor School

RoyKakuda

After the inital trama of imprisonment, the Japanese American inmate community with the help of the Office of Indian Affairs (OIA) and the War Relocation Authority (WRA) wanted to to ...

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Surviving Poston's Desert Heat: Cellars, Fans, Ponds, and Gardens

RoyKakuda

We arrived in Poston (Colorado River Relocation Center) in May of 1942.  Everyone was told that the air temperature would rise above 115 deg. F. in the summer.  The water ...

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Transpacific Borderlands Artist Profiles

JANM

Transpacific Borderlands: The Art of Japanese Diaspora in Lima, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and São Paulo examines the experiences of artists of Japanese ancestry born, raised, or living in either ...

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