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History Café: Executive Order 9066 with Tom Ikeda, at MOHAI Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
History Café: Executive Order 9066 with Tom Ikeda, at MOHAI
Event typeLibrary Program
WhereCentral Library
Non-Library LocationMuseum of History and Industry (MOHAI) | 860 Terry Ave N. Seattle WA 98109
AudienceTeens, Adults
LanguageEnglish
SummaryJoin a lively discussion about history on the third Wednesday of the month at MOHAI's Museum Cafe. History Cafe is co-presented with MOHAI, The Seattle Public Library, and HistoryLink.org.
DescriptionSeventy five years ago, Executive Order 9066 led to the uprooting and imprisonment of 120,000 people for the sole "crime" of their Japanese ancestry. Densho Executive Director, Tom Ikeda, discusses how Executive Order 9066 impacted Seattle-area Japanese Americans and the work Densho does to preserve that history. He also discusses World War II incarceration in light of the current political environment, and what Japanese Americans are doing to ensure the injustices they suffered in the past are never repeated.
NotesLibrary events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.
Contact InfoQuick Information 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian
Room CapacitySpace is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.
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