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April 24, 2017
JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM DEVELOPS LESSON PLANS FOR "INSTRUCTIONS TO ALL PERSONS" EXHIBITION

The Japanese American National Museum has developed a series of lesson plans for teachers to complement its Instructions to All Persons: Reflections on Executive Order 9066 exhibition and enhance student learning of the 75th anniversary of President Franklin Roosevelt’s signing of the order that led to the tragic and unlawful incarceration of 120,000 individuals of Japanese ancestry during World ...
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January 26, 2017
NEW JANM EXHIBITION TO FEATURE ORIGINAL EXECUTIVE ORDER AUTHORIZING WWII INCARCERATION OF JAPANESE AMERICANS, ON LOAN FROM THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES : Executive Order 9066 plus Presidential Proclamation 2537 to be displayed

From February 18 to August 13, 2017, the Japanese American National Museum will present Instructions to All Persons: Reflections on Executive Order 9066, a new exhibition that commemorates the 75th anniversary of President Franklin Roosevelt’s signing of Executive Order 9066, which led to the tragic and unlawful incarceration of 120,000 individuals of Japanese ancestry during World War II. For ...
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“No More Japanese Wanted Here” sign in Livingston, California, ca. 1920. Gift of the Yamamoto family.

 

“No More Japanese Wanted Here” sign in Livingston, California, ca. 1920. Gift of the Yamamoto family.

 

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instructions-to-all – FIRST & CENTRAL: The JANM Blog

Executive Orders Then and Now
February 10, 2017 <p>On February 18, JANM will open Instructions to All Persons ...</p>

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