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Day of Remembrance: Celebrating Japanese history, culture

Incarceration of Japanese Americans began 80 years ago

 

Last updated 2/24/2022 at 9:39am

Cascadia Art Museum

On Sunday, Feb. 20, Cascadia Art Museum will focus its attention on the signing 80 years ago of Executive Order 9066, which began the incarceration of Americans of Japanese descent, by hosting a Day of Remembrance.

Ticket are $9-$12, free for members, students, and children, and are available online or at the door. The Day of Remembrance is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with different performances and experiences scheduled each hour.

The order, signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt Feb. 19, 1942, a little more than two months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, authorized the evacuation of those dee...



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