Japanese Internment

Two children in the Minidoka concentration camp in Idaho, where most Japanese Americans from Washington were send. (Photo courtesy of the Wing Luke Asian Museum, the Hatate Collection)

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Densho received two of the 20 grants issued nationally to help preserve the history of Japanese American internment during World War II.

Japanese Americans walk down the Bainbridge Islan ferry dock to catch a special ferry to Seattle for mass removal in 1942. (Photo courtesy of the Museum of History & Industry)

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Internet sensation and internment survivor George Takei will have one more thing to celebrate when he comes to town to lead the Seattle Pride...

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In 1942, in a fervor of wartime paranoia, President Roosevelt ordered Japanese-Americans into internment camps for the duration of WWII. The internment had an especially large...