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  • May 18
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  • Burlington

Let It Not Happen Again: Lessons of the Japanese American Exclusion

In March of 1942, 227 Japanese Americans were forcibly removed from their homes on Bainbridge Island by the US Army. Starting with this small community, a national strategy began, with more than 120,000 Japanese American men, women, and children forcibly removed and incarcerated during World War II. Clarence Moriwaki shares the story of Bainbridge Island—the […]

  • When
  • 10:30 am, Saturday
    May 18, 2019
  • Where
  • Burlington Public Library
    820 E Washington Ave
    Burlington, WA 98233 United States
  • May 18
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  • Kent

Who Was Chief Seattle?

Chief Seattle wrote nothing down during his life, yet his words—both real and imagined—are known throughout the world. The result is a man made up of both historical and fictional aspects, from which conflicting messages can be gleaned. David M. Buerge, a biographer and a historian to the Duwamish Tribe, Seattle’s mother’s people, spent more […]

  • When
  • 12:00 pm, Saturday
    May 18, 2019
  • Where
  • accesso ShoWare Center
    625 West James Street
    Kent, WA 98032 United States
  • May 18
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  • Auburn

Sometimes Heroes: America’s Changing Relationship with Its Veterans

“Support our troops” is a common phrase, seen on lawn signs and bumper stickers across America. Veterans are welcomed home by enthusiastic crowds, and thousands of service organizations help veterans find jobs, secure housing, and heal from the experience of war. But it wasn’t always this way. Veterans returning from Vietnam were often greeted by […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Saturday
    May 18, 2019
  • Where
  • Auburn Library
    1102 Auburn Way S
    Auburn, WA 98002 United States
  • May 18
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  • Sultan

Let It Not Happen Again: Lessons of the Japanese American Exclusion

In March of 1942, 227 Japanese Americans were forcibly removed from their homes on Bainbridge Island by the US Army. Starting with this small community, a national strategy began, with more than 120,000 Japanese American men, women, and children forcibly removed and incarcerated during World War II. Clarence Moriwaki shares the story of Bainbridge Island—the […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Saturday
    May 18, 2019
  • Where
  • Sultan Library
    319 Main St
    Sultan, WA 98294 United States
  • May 18
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  • Granite Falls

Four-Color Reality: How Comic Books and the Real World Shape Each Other

Since their debut in the 1930s, comic books have been a regular part of our pop-culture landscape. While often dismissed as escapist entertainment, these pulp treasures also provide a fascinating lens through which to view our nation’s past, present and potential future. In this interactive presentation, journalist and educator T. Andrew Wahl explores how everything […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Saturday
    May 18, 2019
  • Where
  • Granite Falls Library Meeting Room
    815 E Galena St
    Granite Falls, WA 98252 United States
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