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2017 / Manzanar National Historic Site to host Pilgrimage Weekend 2017, April 28-30

Manzanar National Historic Site News Release on March 23, 2017 Manzanar to Host Pilgrimage Weekend Events, April 28-30, 2017 INDEPENDENCE, CA—Manzanar National Historic Site invites visitors to participate in a weekend of special events in conjunction with the Manzanar Committee’s 48th Annual Pilgrimage. All are welcome and the events are free. This year’s Pilgrimage...
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2016 / Manzanar hosts 100th National Park Service birthday celebration Aug. 25, 27

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Forwarded for Manzanar National Historic Site August 25, 2016 marks the 100th birthday of the National Park Service. The public is invited to join Manzanar National Historic Site in celebrating the centennial year on Thursday August 25, 2016 and Saturday August 27, 2016 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm in the visitor center lobby....
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2016 / Wartime mural painted by Japanese American internee to be unveiled at Manzanar, April 9

In celebration of the Inyo County Sesquicentennial and the National Park Service Centennial, Eastern California Museum and Manzanar National Historic Site invites the public to the unveiling of a recently conserved three-panel of the Owns Valley painted by Tamekichi Carl Hibino in 1943 while he and his family were incarcerated in Manzanar. This is...
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2016 / Skirball Center exhibiting Manzanar photographs by Anesl Adams & Mine Okubo’s artwork, Oct. 8 – Feb. 21

The Skirball Cultural Center presents Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams, featuring fifty little-known photographs by Ansel Adams (1902–1984) that depict the treatment of Japanese Americans at the Manzanar incarceration camp in central California. Taken during World War II, the black and white works were originally published in Adams’s book Born Free and...
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2015 / Manzanar opens long-awaited barracks exhibits

Manzanar National Historic Site News Release, April 16, 2015 During World War II, more than 10,000 Japanese Americans coped with spartan living conditions at Manzanar. They were from cities and farms, young and old, rich and poor, extended families and single people. All were forced from their pre-war homes to live in crowded apartments...
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Nikkei Calendar / Open house at Gardena JCI Japanese language school, May 14

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May 14 (Saturday) Morning The Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Insititute Japanese Language School, 1964 West 162nd Street, Gardena, CA 90247 Open House at Gardena JCI Japanese Language School The purpose of the Open House is to allow parents and their families the opportunity to observe the classes and ask questions regarding enrollment. The classes...
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Manzanar: Summer 2010 Docent Program

The programs are free and open to the public. Manzanar National Historic Site Interpretive Center is located at 5001 Highway 395, six miles south of Independence, California.  For walks, bring drinking water, sun protection, and appropriate footwear for level but uneven ground with dust and low brush. For more information on the programs, please...
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Lecture Note: Screening “Toyo’s Camera” with film director/writer Junichi Suzuki, Apr 6, 2010

Lecture Note: Screening “Toyo’s Camera” with film director/writer Junichi Suzuki, Apr 6, 2010

Nibei Foundation Japan Study Club Screening Toyo’s Camera” with film director/writer Junichi Suzuki Presenter:  Mr. Junichi Suzuki, movie producer and directorApril 6, 2010 at Terasaki Foundation Laboratory Building, West Los Angeles Japan Study Club Lecture Note is complied by Cultural News Mr. Junichi Suzuki is a movie producer and director. He was born in...
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