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Saturday, November 21, 1998
1:00 PM—3:00 PM

Wartime Incarceration and the Life Course of Nisei Families

Ellis Island Immigration Museum

Noted sociologist Dr. Setsuko Matsunaga Nishi will discuss her study on the long-term social and psychological effects of wartime incarceration on Japanese Americans.

Funded by The Nathan Cummings Foundation.

Saturday, October 17, 1998
1:00 PM—3:00 PM

Bravery in Battle: The Nisei GI

Ellis Island Immigration Museum

Japanese American men who served in the 100th Battalion/442nd Regimental Combat Team in the European Theater and the Military Intelligence Service in the Pacific will share their experiences. Confirmed speaker is Kaz Yamaguchi, with others to be determined.

Funded by The Nathan Cummings Foundation.

Friday, September 26, 1997

Heart Mountain Reunion VI

Jackie Gaughan’s Plaza Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

Contact Bacon Sakatani for more information.

Saturday, August 9, 1997

Nisei Week Japanese Festival

Nisei Week celebrates its 57th Festival with the Grand Parade (8/10), carnival (8/16 and 8/17), exhibits, sporting events, an arts and crafts fair, street ondo and much more. Call the Nisei Week Office for more information at 213.687.7193.

Sunday, July 27, 1997
5:00 PM

Minidoka Reunion "Sharing Memories"

Sea Empress Seafood Restaurant, Gardena, California

$20/person, deadline, July 11. Guest speaker: Mitsuye Yamada. For more information, contact Bette Endo.

Saturday, July 26, 1997

Nikkei Parents Day Program

Japan American Theater, Los Angeles

Contact Ted Miyagi for more information.




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