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Topaz: Artists in Internment

4/28/12 - 6/24/2012

Main Library

Art, Music & Recreation Center Exhibit Space - 4th Fl

100 Larkin St.

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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