Mayor Edwin M. Lee (1952 – 2017)

The National Japanese American Historical Society mourns the sudden loss of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, who passed away December 12, 2017. He was 65. We extend our sincere condolences to his wife Anita, two daughters and the entire Lee Family. Condolences also to all San Franciscans who stand together in gratitude that a good man spent…

Pearl Harbor Commemoration

Time: December 9, 2017, 2 – 4PMLocation: Building 640, MIS Historic Learning Center, Presidio of San Francisco (640 Old Mason St San Francisco CA 94129) OVERVIEW We mark the 76th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor by the Japanese imperial forces. We present the little known stories of what happened to permanent residents of…

Press Conference: Pearl Harbor Commemoration

Press Conference Silence is Never an Option: the Japanese American Community Speaks Out! What: Press Conference on Pearl Harbor Day:  The Japanese American Community Speaks Out! Where: National Japanese American Historical Society, 1684 Post St., San Francisco, CA 94115. Phone 415-921-5007 or contact Grace at 510-289-1285 When: Thursday, December 7, 2017   10:30 AM Who: Speakers:…

Veteran’s Day Tribute 11/11/17: GO FOR BROKE! Anthony Brown’s Asian American Orchestra

Anthony Brown’s Asian American Orchestra has performed throughout the Bay Area and the United States at jazz festivals including San Francisco, Chicago, and Monterey; at educational institutions including San Francisco and Long Beach State Universities, multiple campuses of the University of California, and the Universities of Washington (Seattle), Arizona (Tucson), Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) and Kentucky (Lexington);…

Never Forgotten – A Nisei Writing Workshop

Tell Your Stories As You Would Like Them Told

This project, funded by National Japanese American Historical Society and a generous grant from the JA Community Foundation, is part of NJAHS’s Senior Legacy Stories engagement Programs

For more information: https://www.njahs.org/events/never-forgotten-nisei-writing-workshop-tell-story-like-told/