Legacy of a Lost Neighborhood learning workshop scheduled for Jan. 25th at The California Museum
Sacramento’s prominent role in the history of Japanese American internment during WWII highlighted in a special presentation by local author Kevin Wildie
Honor the legacy of local Japanese Americans in this special workshop on citizenship, constitutionality and the concept of redress during WWII. Activities will include:
- Presentation on “Sacramento’s Historic Japantown: Legacy of a Lost Neighborhood” by author Kevin Wildie from 11:00 am to 11:30 am
- “Sacramento’s Historic Japantown: Legacy of a Lost Neighborhood” book signing from 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
- 20% off all History Press titles and Japanese American internment merchandise in the Museum Store
- Tours of “Uprooted! Japanese Americans During WWII” with the Museum’s formerly interned docents from the “Time of Remembrance” specialized learning program
- Self-guided & “The Art of Gaman: Arts & Crafts from the Japanese American Internment, 1942-1946” exhibits
- Internment camp-inspired origami activities for kids ages 5 & up from 12:00 to 1:00 pm
FREE for Museum members and the first 100 to register in advance - OR – with paid admission day-of available at lostneigborhood.eventbrite.com
Plus free parking for all Museum visitors in surface street lot on 10th & O Streets
Saturday, January 25, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
The California Museum, 1020 O Street (corner of 10th and O Streets), Sacramento, CA 95814
Museum event: Brenna Hamilton, (916) 651-0934 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Authors & Books: Katie Parry, (843) 577-5971 ext. 113 or email@example.com
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