On Oct. 14, 2015, Elsie Taniguchi, Cho Shimizu, and Eileen Yamada Lamphere presented a PowerPoint program about the Puyallup Assembly Center, aka Camp Harmony. This presentation was a joint effort by the Puyallup First Christian Church, Puyallup United Methodist Church, and Whitney Memorial Methodist Church, all in Puyallup, Wash. From April to September 1942, Elsie […]
By Assunta Ng I consider Luminasia at the Washington State Fair amazingly avant garde and dramatically in the style of Chihuly.
In August 1983 Gov. John Spellman signed a proclamation recognizing Japanese American citizens who were evicted from their homes and placed in wartime internment camps. A living memorial sculpture by George Tsutakawa and his son Gerard Tsutakawa was erected at the Washington State Fair to honor Japanese Americans who were temporarily housed at “Camp Harmony” […]
The Northwest Museum of Legends and Lore is denouncing the Universe Within “Bodies” exhibit scheduled for an exhibit at the Puyallup Fair, citing the exhibit’s use of Chinese cadavers as a violation of human rights, desecration, and culturally offensive. Countries and cities, including Seattle, have banned the display of cadavers and human remains without documentation […]
Japanese American Lillia Uri Matsuda (née Satow) was interned when she was a nursing student at Seattle University (SU) in 1942.