2017 / Japanese American National Museum / Tuna Canyon Detention Station exhibition, Dec. 10, 2016 – Apr. 9, 2017

Tuna Canyon detention Station Photo: Courtesy of the Merrill H. Scott family.

Tuna Canyon detention Station Photo: Courtesy of the Merrill H. Scott family.

Japanese American National Museum

Only the Oaks Remain: The Story of Tuna Canyon Detention Station

December 10, 2016 – April 9, 2017

This special display tells the true stories of those targeted as dangerous enemy aliens and imprisoned in the Tuna Canyon Detention Station, located in the Tujunga neighborhood of Los Angeles, by the US Department of Justice during World War II. Photographs, letters, and diaries bring the experiences of imprisoned Japanese, German, and Italian immigrants and Japanese Peruvians to life.

This project was organized by the Tuna Canyon Detention Station Coalition; funded, in part, by a grant from the US Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program; and sponsored by the San Fernando Valley Japanese American Community Center.

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