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New Lyceum Lecture Series: Life in a Japanese American Internment Camp

Event Type: New Lyceum Lecture Series
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 5/2/2017
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
 After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, all Japanese Americans living on the West Coast were forced into relocation camps in remote areas of the country. Among the over 120,000 Japanese Americans who were incarcerated, more than two-thirds were American-born, many of whom were children. Historian and librarian Sarah Okner, a descendant of internees, shares photos and details of daily life in an internment camp. Registration is required.
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Contact: Lee
Presenter: Sarah Okner
Status: Waiting List (5 of 40)


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