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Ansiedad por separación: Paralelismo de acontecimientos pasados y actuales

Gary T. Ono

Tears moisten my eyes as I watch and listen to the 24/7 news coverage of the Zero Tolerance enforcement of President Trump's immigration policy. Frequently referred to as “compassionless,” Trump’s policy, ill-designed to deter asylum seeking immigrants from Central America, ‘punishes’ them by separating them from their ...

More “Made in Camp” Samurai Swords Discovered

Gary T. Ono

The Samurai Spirit

Samurai Spirit In WWII Camps

Gary T. Ono

As a volunteer at the Japanese American National Museum (JANM), recent developments there revealed that hidden Samurai spirits nestled in the minds and bodies of some of those imprisoned in the US concentration camps that held America’s Japanese prisoners for the duration of World War II. As you will ...

Nikkei Chronicles #3 — Nikkei Names: Taro, John, Juan, João?

You Can Call Me Ben

Gary T. Ono

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” (Shakespeare; Romeo and Juliet) William pretty much sums it up for me as far as names go, but it is interesting to learn about how names are determined by different times ...

Story Behind the Name – Amache

Gary T. Ono

It’s been mentioned before: the Granada War Relocation Authority Center in Colorado, one of ten such WWII American concentrations camps scattered throughout the U.S.A., was given a name change to Amache. The name change was to avoid the confusion of having two U.S. Post Offices within ...

Jack Muro’s Garden

Gary T. Ono

I know, I know, I’ve written about Jack Muro before!—Jack as the “Underground Photographer of Amache,” “Jack Muro’s Photo Album,” and Jack being “Patriotic After All,” but Jack keeps inspiring me to write yet another essay for the JANM Discover Nikkei website.

Jack Muro: Still Patriotic After All

Gary T. Ono

“Give me liberty or give me death!” was the climactic closing statement of a speech given by Patrick Henry, in 1775, as one of the leading founders in America’s fight for independence from England.

Jack Muro Amache Photo Album

garyono

This is Jack Muro, "The Undergound Photograper of Amache." This is his Photo album and supplements the Discover Nikkei Journal essay, "Jack Muro, The Underground Photographer of Amache." It contains photographs ...

Fortune Cookie Production by Benkyodo, San Francisco - ca 1930-1941 - WWII - 1946-1958

garyono

This Album contains illustrations, photographs and explaination of what I remember of Benkyodo's production of fortune cookies after WWII. This is a supplement to the two-part essay,  "Japanese American Fortune Cookie," I wrote ...

Jack Muro, The Underground Photographer of Amache

Gary T. Ono

A retired photographer, I volunteer at the Japanese American National Museum (JANM), in Little Tokyo, downtown Los Angeles.

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