Venice Historical Society Presents:  THE LIVES OF THE VENICE JAPANESE AMERICANS

Memorable Stories & Film Clips Presented By Former Internees and Members of the Venice Japanese Community on THURSDAY, JUNE 29th at 6:30pm

The Venice Historical Society (VHS) is inviting you to hear personal accounts and watch film clips of Japanese American Life before, during and after their WWII internment.  

Attendees will see a rare glimpse of Venice Japanese Americans sharing their memories. What did the Japanese Americans do for a living before internment? What were their experiences while in camp? What did children and teenagers do for fun? How did they start over after camp? Additionally, there will be a rare opportunity to meet former internees of the War Relocation Authority for a glimpse of their lives.
 
This memorable evening is scheduled for Thursday, June 29th, at 6:30 pm, and will be held at the modern Oakwood Recreation Center, at 7th & California Avenues, Venice, California, 90291. Enter on 7th Street.  $5 for VHS members.  $8 for non-members.  Street parking available.
  
For further information call 310-967-5170 or visit the society’s website at venicehistoricalsociety.org.  


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