February Happy Hour with History
Date and Time
Sunday Feb 26, 2023
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM PST
February 26th at 3:00pm
Hermosa Beach Historical Society
710 Pier Avenue
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Join us on Sunday, February 26th at 3:00pm for a presentation on Japanese American History during World War II with historian Helen Yoshida. Helen will expand upon the history of World War II incarceration through oral history interviews and archival documents about the U.S. Department of Justice
camps that interned Japanese, Germans, Italians, Japanese Peruvians, and their children.
About The Speaker: Helen Yoshida, an oral historian, works as the Communications Writer at the Japanese American National Museum. She holds a BA in English from the University of California, Irvine, and an MA in
History, with a focus on oral history, from California State University, Fullerton. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Oral History Review, The Southern California Review, Discover Nikkei, and the Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation’s magazine, Kokoro Kara, among others. Tickets are $5 and available on Eventbrite or can be purchased at the door, based on availability. Cash bar.
HBHS Members receive a drink ticket at the door.