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  • October 23
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  • Lakewood

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
  • 10:00 am, Wednesday
    October 23, 2019
  • Where
  • St. John’s Lutheran Church
    8602 Bridgeport Way SW
    Lakewood, WA 98499 United States
  • October 23
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  • University Place

Sticky Subject: The History and Culture of Sugar

When King Henry VIII wanted three pounds of sugar for his guests at an important banquet, he had a tough time getting it. Now the average American eats that much sugar in a single week. Once a rare, exotic ingredient, sugar has become a dietary staple, leaving its sticky fingerprints all over the globe. Anthropologist […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Wednesday
    October 23, 2019
  • Where
  • University Place Library
    3609 Market Place W., Suite 100
    University Place, WA 98466 United States
  • October 23
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  • Tacoma

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
  • 6:30 pm, Wednesday
    October 23, 2019
  • Where
  • Wheelock Branch of Tacoma Public Library
    3722 N 26th
    Tacoma, WA 98407 United States
  • October 23
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  • Friday Harbor

Comic-Book Reality: Superheroes and the Power of Representation

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
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    October 23, 2019
  • Where
  • San Juan Island Library
    1010 Guard St
    Friday Harbor, Washington 98250 United States
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