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Carrying On Exhibit at Japan Information Center
NJAHS' exhibit "Carrying On: 100 Years of San Francisco Japantown" will be on display at the Japan Information Center June 23 through July 28, 2006. The Japan Information Center/Consulate General of Japan is open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm (closed noon to 1 pm).

JAM exhibit: "J-Town 4Ever"
JAM Workshop and the National Japanese American Historical Society (NJAHS) are proud to announce a new exhibit called "J-Town 4Ever". The exhibit opened on June 3, 2006 at the NJAHS Peace Gallery at 1684 Post St,, San Francisco, CA. and will be on display through August 31, 2006.

High School Essay Contest winners
On Wednesday, May 24, 2006, Rosalyn Tonai representing the National Japanese American Historical Society and Sarah Sasaki representing the San Francisco Chapter of the JACL met with Barbara Brewer, English Instructor at George Washington High School to present awards to the students who submitted the winning essays that were submitted in response to the project co-sponsored by the NJAHS, San Francisco JACL and Nikkei Lions Club

Save the Date! 100th Anniversary of Japantown Community Gala Dinner
Saturday, September 2, 2006 5:00-8:00 p.m

Enemy Alien Files: Hidden Stories of World War II Exhibit at Manzanar
This exhibit, curated by NJAHS, illuminates the treatment of Italian, German and Peruvian Japanese during World War II will be at the Manzanar National Historic Site. June 10 through August 20, 2006.

New Publication from AWRIC Project
Here in America? a new documentary DVD directed by Casey Peek and a publication edited by Helen Zia and Grace Shimizu covers the Assembly on the Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (AWRIC) by the Enemy Alien Files Consortium and published by NJAHS. The AWRIC was an historic public testimonial event held on April 8 and 9, 2005 at Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, California. Involving over 23 community organizations, more than 64 individual participants, and scores of staff and volunteers, this exciting gathering served to document and preserve the little known World War II stories of immigrants of German, Italian and Japanese ancestry (in the US and from Latin America) as well as the experiences of the Arab, Muslim and South Asian communities who are being labeled "the enemy" today.

New Shibata Book
Across Two Worlds by Yoshimi Shibata
MEMOIRS OF A NISEI FLOWER GROWER is a fresh and fascinating look into a business leader who integrated all elements of his business life to adapt to a changing marketplace. To order, go to Publications.

Gallery Shop
We have also been busy updating the look at our Gallery Shop and adding new crafts for sale by artists Karen Mori, Sharon Ito, Mary Masuno, Stephanie Nishikawa, Mischa Matsunami & Rachael Wong. Please stop by and check us out.

Project 640 Moves Forward
Design and Development Phase Continues
NJAHS' Presidio Building 640 Interpretive Center (to tell the story and explore the legacy of the Japanese American linguist soldiers who trained during WWII at the first top-secret Military Intelligence Service language School at Bldg. 640) continues to advance with plans to finish the Development and Design phase in February and to complete Construction Drawings by the end of May 2006. Go to Join Project 640 now.

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