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Life in Japanese Internment Camps: A Talk with Jean Umemura

April 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Listen to Carmel resident Jean Umemura discuss her experiences living in several different Japanese internment camps during WWII.

Jean Umemura, a retired school teacher of 29 years from Allisonville Elementary School in Washington Township in Indianapolis, was just 14 when she was sent to an internment camp for Japanese Americans in Puyallup, Washington. One of 120,000 Americans of Japanese descent sent to these camps, Jean will discuss her experiences after the attack on Pearl Harbor, and the aftermath of the anti-Japanese sentiment that followed.

This event is sponsored by the Clements Center for Southwest Studies, the Japan-America Society of Indiana, Barnes & Thornburg and the Japan Foundation.

This ticket includes admission to the museum.



April 29
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Eiteljorg Museum
500 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204 United States

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500 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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