Eiichi Edward Sakauye: Impact of the Alien Land Laws
Eiichi Edward Sakauye had extensive farmholdings in San Jose, California, before World War II. In this clip, he talks about how the 1913 Alien Land Law affected California Japanese American immigrants like his father. Eiichi Edward Sakauye's full interview is available in the Densho Digital Archive.
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Educational Supplement in Seattle Times
Check out the upcoming Sunday, April 12th edition of the Seattle Times. Densho is partnering with Newspapers in Education to produce an 8-page educational supplement about the World War II odyssey of King County's Japanese Americans.
The education supplement was funded, in part, by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program.
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Support the Broadway Production of Allegiance
George Takei needs our help. The musical Allegiance is opening this fall on Broadway on November 8th. Last year the musical played to sold-out audiences in San Diego with a moving story of a family incarcerated during World War II. The Broadway production still needs to raise $4 million to do a full season. You can help with a donation of $1, $3, or any other amount in an Indiegogo campaign.
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