Public Programs

NJAHS provides on-going, multi-day programs including workshops for genealogy, writing & art, oral history sessions, docent training, collection days, preservation classes, and “best-ever” NJAHS Discovery Summer Camp.

Genealogy Workshops

2-3 times a year
Free introductory workshop on genealogical research and family histories. Reservations required for participation.

FINDING YOUR ROOTS – PART TWO
In Search of Your Koseki (Japanese family registry)

Sunday, February 5, 2017, 1 – 3PM
NJAHS Peace Gallery, 1684 Post Street
PROGRAM IS FREE, but SPACE IS LIMITED,
PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

More info: https://www.njahs.org/events/finding-roots-part-two/

 

Summer Camps @ Bldg. 640 Presidio of San Francisco

Story and Place: A Writing Adventure Through Time NEW
TBA
Entering 9th – 12th grades.

Step inside Bldg. 640, a secret training base, to begin your investigation into the adventurous past. Discover Japanese American history and stories that have taken place at this unique site. In partnership with Bay Area Writing Project, UC Berkeley, Graduate School of Education & NJAHS.    Email: bawp@berkeley.edu

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NJAHS Discovery Summer Camp: TBA

Grades 1 – 5, ages 5 – 11. 10AM – 4PM, M – F.

Discover Japanese American culture  through a fun-filled, active & creative  camp experience. Weekly themed activities focus on an West meets East cultural arts introduction. Mindful meditation and nature walks throughout the Presidio. Email njahs@njahs.org

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Japantown Cultural and Historical Walking Tour

Throughout the year by request
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A guided tour through San Francisco Japantown with an emphasis on the history and culture of the Japanese American community in San Francisco.

MIS Historic Learning Center Docent Led Tour

Throughout the year by request
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A docent led tour of the original home of the Fourth Army Intelligence School Building 640 in the Presidio of San Francisco. The tour focuses on immigration, incarceration, military service, and post war occupation.