Seattle Times Reflects on Its Coverage of the Exclusion

A rare number of media outlets — most notably the Bainbridge Island Review — took a principled stand against incarceration. Others, including The Seattle Times, did not. Eight decades later, Seattle Times Publisher Frank Blethen called that decision a “low point” in the paper’s history. Seattle Times Publisher Frank Blethen

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Americans Incarcerated: A Family’s Story of Social Injustice

Part of Executive Order 9066 at EightyMarch 11 – Jun 12, 2022 Camp Harmony Chris Hopkins, 2014 Americans Incarcerated: A Family’s Story of Social Injustice is an evolving collaboration between Jan and Chris Hopkins (Everett, WA) to memorialize the eviction of Japanese Americans during World War II. Executive Order 9066,

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Commemoration Program: 80 Years of Healing

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City of Bainbridge Island Proclamation

Proclamation - Nidoto Nai Yoni - Let It Not Happen Again_80th Anniversary of Japanese American Internment

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Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams

Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams features over fifty little-known photographs by Ansel Adams (1902–1984) that depict how Japanese Americans bore their treatment at the Manzanar incarceration camp in central California. Taken during World War II, the black and white images were originally published in Adams’ book Born Free and Equal (1944)

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REMEMBRANCE: The Legacy of Executive Order 9066 in Washington State

A new long-term gallery, Remembrance: The Legacy of Executive Order 9066 in Washington State, opened on June 17th, 2021 at the Washington State Historical Museum, 1911 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402. According to the Museum, visitors will explore “the intergenerational impacts and legacy of the incarceration of people of Japanese

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