San Diego History Center Exhibitions
The exhibition will temporarily close at 5pm on January, 26, 2020 and reopen on February 3, 2020.
Special Exhibitions Hosted By JAHSSD
(Japanese American Historical Society of San Diego)
The Japanese American Historical Society of San Diego Gallery is located at the San Diego History Center.
Letters from Santa Anita: Children’s Thoughts on Internment
Clara Breed, a librarian with San Diego Public Library, corresponded with many of the young Japanese Americans interned at Santa Anita Relocation Center. Using these letters and others, their own words will reveal their thoughts and opinions on internment.
Japanese Businesses in Pre-WWII Downtown San Diego
The featured map shows the location of the various businesses and the diversity of services they provided.
A Window into History: Curiosities from our Collections
See our new artifact exhibition space including a portable forge and anvil.
Previous exhibitions: Only the Oaks Remains: The Story of the Tuna Canyon Detention Center