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September 13, 2018
JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM TRAVELS "CONTESTED HISTORIES" TO SEATTLE

The Japanese American National Museum will travel its pop-up display of the Allen Hendershott Eaton Collection, which was saved from the auction block in 2015 through the efforts of Japanese American community leaders and activists, to NVC Hall in Seattle. The display will be free and open to the public on November 24 and 25, from 10 a.m. to ...
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June 14, 2018
JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM ANNOUNCES FIRST VENUES FOR EATON COLLECTION DISPLAY

The Japanese American National Museum will bring its pop-up display of the Allen Hendershott Eaton Collection, which was saved from the auction block in 2015 through the efforts of Japanese American community leaders and activists, to five venues during June and July. These venues are the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC), the Tule Lake Pilgrimage, ...
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December 20, 2017
JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM TO DISPLAY EATON COLLECTION AS "CONTESTED HISTORIES"

Beginning January 7, 2018, the Japanese American National Museum will display the Allen Hendershott Eaton Collection, which was saved from the auction block in 2015 through the efforts of various community groups that felt Japanese American history from World War II should not be for sale. Opening day coincides with the museum’s annual Oshogatsu Family Festival, which ...
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December 12, 2017
JANM’S FREE OSHOGATSU FAMILY FESTIVAL RINGS IN THE YEAR OF THE DOG

The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) will present its annual Oshogatsu Family Festival on Sunday, January 7, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the new year celebration featuring Japanese and Japanese American performances, crafts, and activities is free and all ages are welcome to help ring in the Year of the Dog.

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April 14, 2016
JANM TO LAUNCH IMAGES OF EATON COLLECTION ON FLICKR

The Japanese American National Museum will debut new pre-conservation photography of the Allen Hendershott Eaton Collection, which it acquired last year, on Flickr on Friday, April 15, 2016. The date coincides with the one-year anniversary of the cancellation of a public auction of the collection.

Beginning April 15, the public is invited to visit flickr.com/jamuseum ...
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Barrack nameplate belonging to N. Hirooka and H. Fukayama. Japanese American National Museum, Allen Hendershott Eaton Collection (2015.100.71).

 


Barrack nameplate belonging to N. Hirooka and H. Fukayama. Japanese American National Museum, Allen Hendershott Eaton Collection (2015.100.71).

View pre-conservation photography of the Allen Hendershott Eaton Collection on Flickr. Those with information about the origins of specific items are encouraged to share details.

 

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Eaton Collection Display Seeks Answers and Provides Inspiration
January 11, 2018 On Sunday, JANM opened Contested Histories: Art and Artifacts from ...

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