Enlarge Enlarge Licensing

The three Hagio sisters were all married in the newly built Gardena Valley Baptist Church Chapel between 1958 and 1961. After the war hysteria and forceful removal of Japanese Americans on the West Coast, some members of the South Bay community returned and were able to enjoy a peaceful, joyful wedding ceremony.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

genieinjapan — Last modified Mar 30 2011 7:56 p.m.


Login or register
to contribute to the Nikkei Album

Welcome to the NEW Nikkei Album!

We've launched Nikkei Album in beta, so everyone can now start uploading and creating their own albums. There may be things that don't work quite right yet. Please email us to report any errors.

Browse the Nikkei Album

Nikkei Heroes: Trailblazers, Role Models, and Inspirations

Submissions accepted until September 30.

Read the Nikkei Heroes stories >>

Get updates

Sign up for email updates

Journal feed
Events feed
Comments feed

Support this project

Discover Nikkei

Discover Nikkei is a place to connect with others and share the Nikkei experience. To continue to sustain and grow this project, we need your help!

Ways to help >>

A project of the Japanese American National Museum

Major support by The Nippon Foundation