Tag Archives: Japanese American

Odd Fellows Rural Cemetery

This article was written for the Statesman Journal and published May 2015. It is reproduced here for reference purposes. “Cover them over with beautiful flowers, Deck them with garlands, those brothers of ours, Lying so silent by night and by … Continue reading

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Stories from Survivors Program coming to Willamette University

During WWII many Americans of Japanese ancestry were forcibly removed from their homes and incarcerated.  Here the stories of some of those survivors of the Minidonka Relocation Camp at Willamette University on November 6, 2014. Tickets may be purchased here.

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July 29, 1914

by Richard van Pelt, WWI Correspondent Once the dominos began to fall readers had difficulty keeping up with the news. The Capital Journal reported “The Days Doings In Europe Told In Brief Paragraphs:

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WU Nisei Commemoration Set for April

During World War II, ten students were forced to leave Willamette University in Salem.  All of them were American citizens who were complying with Executive Order 9066.  That order, signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, mandated that all individuals of … Continue reading

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