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  • November 18
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  • Harrington

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
    November 18, 2018
  • Where
  • Harrington Opera House
    19 S Third Street
    Harrington, WA 99134 United States
  • November 18
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  • Seattle

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
  • 2:00 pm, Sunday
    November 18, 2018
  • Where
  • West Seattle Library
    2306 42nd Ave SW
    Seattle, WA 98116 United States
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