Manzanar Committee Lauds Ranger Rose Masters, Recipient of National Park Service’s 2019 Freeman Tilden Award

LOS ANGELES — The Manzanar Committee, sponsors of the annual Manzanar Pilgrimage going on 51 years, as well as the Manzanar At Dusk program since 1997, congratulates Manzanar National Historic Site Ranger Rose Masters on being named as one of the recipients of the National Park Service’s (NPS) 2019 regional Freeman Tilden Award. The award,... Continue Reading →

We Have A Duty To Them To Keep Their Stories Alive

Editor’s Note: The following is the final installment in our series of reflection pieces written by our students who visited the Manzanar National Historic Site back in November 2018, part of a two-day, interactive, intensive, placed-based learning experience about Japanese American Incarceration. To learn more about this critical educational project targeting college students, please check... Continue Reading →

Three Reflections on a Weekend at the Manzanar National Historic Site

Editor’s Note: The following is the third installment of reflection pieces written by our students who visited the Manzanar National Historic Site back in November 2018, part of a two-day, interactive, intensive, placed-based learning experience about Japanese American Incarceration. This installment features thoughts from three of our students. To learn more about this critical educational... Continue Reading →

Family History Rooted in Japanese American Experience

Editor’s Note: Over the next week or two, we will be publishing reflection pieces written by our students who visited the Manzanar National Historic Site back in November 2018, part of a two-day, intensive, placed-based learning experience about Japanese American Incarceration. To learn more about this critical educational project targeting college students, please check out:... Continue Reading →

Exploring Manzanar: Then and Now

During a recent solo trip to the Manzanar National Historic Site in which I spent about 14 hours over roughly two days exploring the site by car and foot, it dawned on me that it was the first time that I was exploring the site in such a detailed fashion or spending as much time... Continue Reading →

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