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 […]
There will be a community memorial event for redress activist Henry Miyatake on Saturday, December 6, 2014, at NVC Memorial Hall, 1212 S King Street, Seattle, WA 98144. A pre-event social, with light refreshments, will begin at 1:00 PM. The memorial program will be from 2:00-3:00 PM.
Last week, National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis announced 21 grants totaling more than $2.9 million to help preserve and interpret the World War II confinement sites of Japanese Americans. More than 120,000 Japanese Americans, two-thirds of whom were American citizens, were imprisoned by the U.S. government following Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor on […]
Japanese American Lillia Uri Matsuda (née Satow) was interned when she was a nursing student at Seattle University (SU) in 1942.