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Archives lauded for presenting Japanese experience
June 27, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has become a “key resource” in the U.S. for documenting the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, according to a recent National Park Service publication.

Nov. 13: Personal view of Japanese American internment
October 23, 2014

By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

within-the-silence-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Chronicling a silent chapter in history, “Within the Silence” is a moving account of Japanese American internment during World War II. It will be presented by Living Voices at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, in Daggy Hall’s Jones Theatre at Washington State University. It is recommended for ages 9 to adult.

Oct. 22: Anti-Asian sentiment outside internment discussed
October 16, 2014

internment-childPULLMAN, Wash. – Negativity in America toward Japanese- and other Asian-Americans before and after World War II internment will be the focus of a free, public presentation by two history professors at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, in CUE 419 at Washington State University.

Family photos inspire events about Japanese internment
October 8, 2014

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Patti Hirahara’s favorite photo among the more than 2,000 taken by her father and grandfather during World War II shows an older man standing on a road in the middle of a camp, rows of barracks stretching ahead of him toward the distant, leveled-off top of Heart Mountain near Cody, Wyo.

Oct. 15: Emmy-winning film recounts internment camp
October 1, 2014

george-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A free, public screening of the Emmy-winning documentary, “Witness: The Legacy of Heart Mountain,” a panel discussion and reception will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, at Washington State University. It is in conjunction with the WSU art exhibition, “Roger Shimomura: An American Knockoff.”