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Executive Order 9066
Feb
17
Feb 19

Executive Order 9066

  • American History Museum

Exhibit Dates: February 17, 2017 – February 19, 2018
February 19, 2017, is the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066. This three-page document signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt changed the course of history for a segment of Americans of Japanese ancestry in America, and challenged the constitutional rights of these Americans. The National Museum of American History will commemorate the event through an exhibition marking its anniversary.

EXCLUSION: The Presidio's Role in World War II Japanese American Incarceration
Apr
1
Mar 1

EXCLUSION: The Presidio's Role in World War II Japanese American Incarceration

  • Presidio Officers’ Club, Presidio’s Main Post

Exhibit Dates: April 2017 - March 2018
This is a free, year-long special exhibition held in the historic Presidio Officers’ Club. EXCLUSION: The Presidio’s Role in World War II Japanese American Incarceration describes the pivotal role that the Presidio played in the forced removal and incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II. This is the fourth special exhibition to be held at the Presidio Officers’ Club. These annual exhibitions explore how and why the past matters and inspire civic engagement by fostering an understanding of the ways the Presidio’s heritage is relevant today.

Presidio Dialogues - Letters from the Camps: Voices of Dissent
Apr
27
6:00 pm18:00

Presidio Dialogues - Letters from the Camps: Voices of Dissent

  • Presidio Officers' Club

Using original letters from the internment camps of WWII, this interdisciplinary presentation focuses on Japanese Americans who spoke out during and after internment. Contemporary descendants, writers, and performers will read from the letters and share their responses.

Presented in conjunction with the new exhibition Exclusion: The Presidio’s Role in WWII Japanese American Incarceration.

Fred Korematsu Speaks Up
Apr
29
3:00 pm15:00

Fred Korematsu Speaks Up

  • Western Addition Meeting Room

This San Francisco Public Library event is for children, families, teachers, librarians, and anyone who wants to join.

Bay Area Premiere of "And Then They Came for Us" Film
May
13
4:00 pm16:00

Bay Area Premiere of "And Then They Came for Us" Film

  • CineArts at Sequoia Theater

Please join us at our Bay Area Premiere of the film, And Then They Came for Us, with co-directors, Abby Ginzberg and Ken Schneider, Executive Producer, Jonathan Logan, and those featured in the film, Satsuki Ina, Karen Korematsu, Betsy Partridge and others.