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The Journey to a New Beginning

Overview


After Japanese Americans were released from the internment camps following World War II, they struggled to find a place to call their home. This book outlines the challenges and successes that the founders of the San Fernando Valley Japanese American Community Center faced through the use of interviews, archived photos, eye witness accounts, and the accounts and the help of current officers and member of the SFVJACC.
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Description


In association with The Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles and Emily Woo's Gold Award.

The goal of this project is to preserve the history of the San Fernando Valley Japanese American Community Center and to honor the founders whose vision and legacy continues today.


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About the author


Emily Woo is a medical magnet high school student. Her book, "San Fernando Valley Japanese American Community Center: The Journey to a New Beginning," is her first book. She is active in her local Asian American community and resides with her family in Los Angeles.

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Book details

Genre:HISTORY

Subgenre:United States / State & Local / West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)

Language:English

Pages:94

Format:Hardcover

eBook ISBN:9781098315160

Hardcover ISBN:9781098315153


Overview


After Japanese Americans were released from the internment camps following World War II, they struggled to find a place to call their home. This book outlines the challenges and successes that the founders of the San Fernando Valley Japanese American Community Center faced through the use of interviews, archived photos, eye witness accounts, and the accounts and the help of current officers and member of the SFVJACC.

Read more

Description


In association with The Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles and Emily Woo's Gold Award.

The goal of this project is to preserve the history of the San Fernando Valley Japanese American Community Center and to honor the founders whose vision and legacy continues today.


Read more

About the author


Emily Woo is a medical magnet high school student. Her book, "San Fernando Valley Japanese American Community Center: The Journey to a New Beginning," is her first book. She is active in her local Asian American community and resides with her family in Los Angeles.

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