2008 National Conference » Events

Collecting, Preserving, and Sharing the Stories of Colorado’s Japanese Americans

Tom Ikeda, Executive Director, Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project

Topic: Passing It Forward
Date: Friday, July 4, 2008
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Capitol 1, 4th Floor

Tom Ikeda, Executive Director of Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project, will share videotaped oral histories of the Japanese American story in Colorado — an important and powerful part of Japanese American history. He will demonstrate how these Colorado interviews, hundreds of other interviews of Japanese Americans, historical photographs, documents, and more than 4,000 editions of WRA camp newspapers, are digitally preserved and made available on the Internet for educational purposes at www.densho.org.