SAN DIEGO 101:
Japanese Americans in San Diego: An Immigrant Success Story
TUESDAY, May 11, 2021 | 12:00PM – 1:00PM | ON ZOOM
ABOUT THE EVENT
This discussion shares the history of Japanese Americans in San Diego County, and their transition from farming, fishing, or running small businesses to living in internment camps during World War II. Presenter Linda Canada will also discuss how they later reintegrated into post-war life, although not all returned to San Diego. This talk will be illustrated with photographs from the collection of the Japanese American Historical Society of San Diego.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF
the Japanese American Historical Society of San Diego
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Linda Canada holds an undergraduate degree in History from UCLA, and a law degree from Loyola University in Los Angeles. 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.
REGISTER FOR THIS VIRTUAL PRESENTATION
This event is FREE. Guests will receive a confirmation following registration.