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  • February 22
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  • Belfair

The Pine and the Cherry: Japanese Americans in Washington

In the lead-up to World War II, Japantown in Seattle featured grocery stores, cafes, and native-language services, as well as labor and music clubs. Trading companies imported Japanese goods, and restaurants served the familiar sukiyaki, tofu, and miso soup. In Eastern Washington, Japanese farmers prospered. Then came Executive Order 9066. Those born in Japan, as […]

  • When
  • 1:00 pm, Thursday
    February 22, 2018
  • Where
  • North Mason Timberland Library
    23081 NE State Route 3
    Belfair, WA 98528 United States
  • February 22
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  • Gig Harbor

Washington at War: The Evergreen State in WWI

One-hundred years ago in 1917, the US entered The Great War to fight alongside our European allies. But Washington’s homefront experience began long before the country entered the war, and continued afterward. Led by historian Lorraine McConaghy, the program begins with an illustrated introduction to the war’s themes before offering a “Readers’ Theater:” a script […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Thursday
    February 22, 2018
  • Where
  • Harbor History Museum
    4121 Harborview Drive
    Gig Harbor, Washington 98332 United States
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