Topaz: Artists in Internment

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Over 100,000 people of Japanese ancestry were held in ten remote camps beginning in 1942. Two-thirds of those displaced were American citizens. Not charged or convicted of any crime, they were incarcerated for up to three years in prison camps surrounded by barbed wire and guarded by armed men.

Topaz: Artists in Internment will feature artworks created during internment at the Topaz Camp near Delta, Utah, on loan from the Topaz Museum.  

Related Programs:

May 16: Making Home from War.
Main Library, Latino Community Room, 6:00 pm.

May 24: Diamonds in the Rough: Baseball and the Japanese Internment.
Main Library, Latino Community Room, 6:00 pm.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 7:00 pm
Merced, Merced General Floor Area
Lunar New Year Movie: The Karate Kid
Saturday, January 28, 2017, 2:30 pm
Park, Park Meeting Room
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Saturday, February 11, 2017, 2:00 pm
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 3:00 pm
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