FINDING YOUR ROOTS II -Sun. Feb. 5, 2017

WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL. Email to sign up for waitlist. If you haven’t already, please fill out the Pre-registration Assessment FORM at In Search of Your Koseki (Japanese registry) Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, 1- 3PM 1684 Post Street,  NJAHS Peace Gallery with Genealogist Linda Harms-Okazaki California Genealogical Society EVENT IS FREE, PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED MORE INFO:…

NJAHS Statement on Incarceration “Precedent”

NATIONAL JAPANESE AMERICAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO JAPANESE AMERICAN INCARCERATION “PRECEDENT” 11/22/2016 Last week Carl Higbie, a spokesman for a pro-Trump super PAC appearing on an interview with Megyn Kelly on Fox News, cited the Japanese American internment as justification for a registry of immigrants from Muslim countries.  “We did it during World…

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Airfare for 2 (continental US): Mike Namba

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On the MIS Treasure Hunt: Inside NJAHS’ Historical Laboratories in the Heart of Japantown and on the Edge of the Presidio

My name is Jaclyn Sakura Knitter. I am a multi-culti, multi-ethnic gosei and a current second-year candidate in the University of San Francisco’s Master’s in Asia Pacific Studies (MAPS) Program. I am a familiar face to some in Japantown, having previously worked at YakiniQ Café on Post St. before serving an internship at the Smithsonian…

Interested In Becoming a Docent Tour Guide?

NJAHS is looking for docent tour guides at the Military Intelligence Service Historic Learning Center in the Presidio! Our mission at this interactive learning center is to preserve a vital part of American history as a tribute to the Japanese American experience and as a promise to the MIS legacy of peace and reconciliation. This site was…