This event finished on 09 June 2017.
Special Collections and Archives presents a new exhibit, “75 Years: Remembering Japanese American Incarceration During World War II”.
Through photographs, letters, oral histories, and more, the exhibit highlights collections from Cal Poly and across the CSU system that have been digitized as part of the NPS- and NEH-funded CSU Japanese American Digitization Project. The exhibit also marks the 75th anniversary of the executive order authorizing the forced removal of over 120,000 Japanese American citizens and immigrants from their homes to incarceration camps in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming. The anniversary or Day of Remembrance takes place on Sunday, February 19.
The exhibit runs from February 17-June 9, 2017. Special Collections and Archives is located on the 4th floor of the library. Hours are M-F from 9-4.