EO 9066: American Concentration Camps

Collections Spotlight & Exhibit Tour
Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
EO 9066: American Concentration Camps 
Collections Spotlight & Exhibit Tour 
 
On February 19, 1942 Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, authorizing the mass forced removal of all people of Japanese descent in California, Oregon, and Washington.
This free, one-hour spotlight talk will provide an overview of the American Concentration Camps exhibit and context for the historical and present-day relevance this Order has for us all. 
 
SPEAKERS 
Douglas E. Johnson, Project Archivist, UCLA Library Special Collections and 
Tam Nguyen, IT & Digital Initiatives/Projects Coordinator, UCLA Asian American Studies Center - Speaking for The Suyama Project, which aims to preserve the history of Japanese American resistance during World War II, including, but not limited to the 100th/442nd Regimental Combat Team draftees, Army and draft resisters, No-Nos, renunciants, and other Nikkei dissidents of World War II.
 
 
Held in the Powell Library East Rotunda.