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Manzanar Relocation Center: From the Perspective of the WRA Photos

RoyKakuda

The Manzanar Relocation Center was one of the ten American concentration camps for Japanese Americans during World War II.  Sixty two percent of the inmates were American Citizens. The center ...

online exhibition
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Tell Us About Your Name!

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Discover Nikkei presented a photo activity at the Japanese American National Museum’s Target Free Family Saturdays: Imagination Storytime event on June 14, 2014. Visitors had their photos taken and ...

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Sumo Tournament July 1942, Merced Assembly Center

Ahonda

My Dad didn't lie to me about being a Sumotori.  He's the short one on the very right, Don Honda.  Picture taken July 1942. These photo's were handed to me ...

community history
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Stockton Japantown - San Joaquin Japanese Entrepreneurs circa 1915

stocktonhiro

The peak of Stockton's Japantown was the 1930s when it occupied several square blocks alongside of Manilatown and Chinatown.  After the war, Stockton's Japantown was reduced to a shell with ...

community history
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COPANI 2013: "What is Nikkei?"

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The term “Nikkei” has multiple and diverse meanings depending on situations, places, and environments. In collaboration with COPANI 2013, Discover Nikkei, a project of the Japanese American National Museum (Los ...

Photo Activity
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2013 JANM National Conference - "Speaking Up! Democracy, Justice, Dignity"

JANM

For the 25th anniversary of the Japanese American Redress legislation, the Japanese American National Museum presented its fourth national conference “Speaking Up! Democracy, Justice, Dignity” in Seattle, Washington from July ...

national conference
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2013 Nikkei Community Internship: From Step to Leap

SKH

The Nikkei Community Internship is an eight-week statewide program that allows college students to experience the exciting realm of the workplace and learn all that is necessary to become the ...

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Our American Journey: Stories from King/Drew Magnet High School Students

kingdrewstories

In November 2012, the Smithsonian Institution invited the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) to participate in a project called, “Our American Journey.” JANM worked with ninth graders from Los Angeles’ ...

online exhibition
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Interview: Virgil Westdale

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Hapa 442nd veteran and pilot. Born in Indiana in 1918 to a Japanese American father and an English/German mother.  This album introduces the following 5 clips from his interview on ...

video interview
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Interview: Kip Fulbeck

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Kip Fulbeck was born in 1965 to a Chinese mother and English/Irish father. This album introduces the following 19 clips from his interview on May 3, 2006 followed by his ...

Video interview
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