San Diego During World War II
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2021 | 12:00PM – 1:00PM | ON ZOOM
ABOUT THE EVENT
In this talk, falling one week after the anniversary of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, Linda will share anecdotes of how San Diego people and businesses reacted to the Japanese bombing in Hawaii. The talk also addresses the impacts of the military build-up on housing and transportation, and illuminates how local organizations and individuals helped the war effort.
Speaker and bio:
Linda Canada holds an undergraduate degree in History from UCLA and a law degree from Loyola University in Los Angeles. Twenty years after leaving her legal practice she still considers herself a “recovering lawyer” and has worked exclusively in the field of local history. From 2005-2017 Linda served as the archivist for the Japanese American Historical Society of San Diego (JAHSSD) and was its President 2009-2012. Linda has given talks for the History Center’s Speakers Bureau for more than 20 years.
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This event is FREE. Guests will receive a confirmation following registration.