# Japanese americans
A Memorial Day Event at The Salt Lake City Cemetery
Salt Lake City Cemetery Monument(Image is author's) Groups of Japanese Americans in Utah with their family members and friends will hold an event at the Salt Lake City Cemetery to honor those who served in the U.S. military. Any interested persons are invited to attend to learn about the history and remember those who died.
Remembering Manzanar Japanese WW2 Incarceration Camp (Farewell to Manzanar) NEVER AGAIN!
Visiting Manzanar National Historic Site (マンザナー強制収容所), one of ten camps where Japanese American citizens and resident Japanese aliens were incarcerated during World War II. Learn more: <a href="https://www.nps.gov/manz">https://www.nps.gov/manz</a>
Japanese Americans To Hold A Memorial Day Service
Monument at the Salt Lake City Cemetery(Image is author's) An event to honor and remember Japanese American veterans will be held at the upper section of the Salt Lake Cemetery on Sunday, May 29, 2022. It will be at 8:30 AM and is open to any interested persons. All are invited with a special invitation to veterans and their families.
Day of Remembrance Bill Signed at a Special Ceremony in Salt Lake City
Several bills related to minority groups were signed in Utah. Day of Remembrance Bill signed by Governor Cox(Image is author's) President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 on February 19, 1942, after the start of World War II. That order gave military commanders in certain areas of the United States the authority to remove any persons from specific regions of the country. The order was only used against people of Japanese descent who were living on the West Coast of the continental United States. It affected mostly Japanese Americans and immigrants who lived in California, Oregon, and Washington.
A Japanese American Exhibit at the Utah State Capitol
Utah State Capitol(Image is author's) At the beginning of World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an executive order which allowed the military to remove persons of Japanese heritage from their homes on the West Coast of the United States. These people were placed in what have become known as American concentration camps. There were ten camps built in remote and desolate areas of the country where the people were incarcerated, most for the duration of the war. The majority of these people were American citizens who had been born in the United States.
Governor Ralph Carr of Colorado Had Compassion and Courage
Governor Ralph Carr (DVD Cover)(Image is author's) He welcomed Japanese Americans into Colorado when they voluntarily evacuated. It is interesting to note at this current time when the American concentration camp in Colorado called Amache is being designated as a national historic site that the then governor of Colorado was one of only a few people who supported the Japanese Americans during World War II.
Colorado Incarceration Facility to be a National Historic Site
The camp held Japanese Americans during World War II. A World War II camp barracks replica(Image is author's) It has been eighty years since President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 on February 19, 1942. That order paved the way for the removal of 120,000 persons of Japanese descent from their homes on the West Coast of the continental United States after the start of World War II.
Sharing A White House Proclamation on Day of Remembrance
Remembering the Japanese American Experience of World War II. The White House in Washington, D.C.(Image is author's) Day Of Remembrance Of Japanese American Incarceration During World War II.
Day of Remembrance for Japanese Americans Passes House Committee
Remembering a part of American history during World War II. Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City(Image is author's) The Utah State Legislature is in session at the present time at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. There are many bills which are being entered and debated by members of the Utah State Senate and the Utah House of Representatives.
A Prominent Attorney From Utah Passed Away in Nevada
The Utah State Capitol(Image is author's) Although he was born and raised in Utah not far from the Utah State Capitol building, Jimi Mitsunaga moved to Henderson, Nevada, in his later years with his wife Barbara. She passed away in 2021, and Jimi just died on January 31, 2022.