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  • August 26
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  • Shelton

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
  • 2:00 pm, Sunday
    August 26, 2018
  • Where
  • Mason County Historical Society Museum
    427 W. Railroad Ave
    Shelton, WA 98584 United States
  • August 26
  • |
  • Clinton

Event with the Washington State Poet Laureate

Join Washington State Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna as she builds awareness and appreciation of poetry — including the state’s legacy of poetry — through public readings, workshops, lectures, and presentations in geographically diverse areas of the state. Castro Luna fled war-torn El Salvador for the United States at the age of 14 with her […]

  • When
  • 4:30 pm, Sunday
    August 26, 2018
  • Where
  • SkyRoot Farm
    7297 Bailey Rd.
    Clinton, WA 98236 United States
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