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6:30 pm
Free

Art of the Internment Camps: Culture Behind Barbed Wire – Glendale

April 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Foothills Public Library, Glendale, 19055 N. 57th Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85308 United States

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s 1942 WWII Executive Order 9066 forced the removal of nearly 125,000 Japanese-American citizens from the west coast, incarcerating them in ten remote internment camps in seven states: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming. Government photographers Dorothea Lange, Russell Lee, and Ansel Adams documented the internment, and artists Toyo Miyatake,... Read More

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