Executive Order 9066, signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 19, 1942, led to the forced removal and incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II. As the 75th anniversary of the signing of the executive order approaches, Todd Mayberry and Morgen Young will discuss the history of the Japanese American wartime experience. The presentations will occur at the Belmont Library in Portland on Thursday, February 16, 2017, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm in the library’s meeting room – https://multcolib.org/library-location/belmont. The Belmont Library is located at 1038 SE César E. Chávez Blvd., Portland, OR 97214. The event is free and open to NHN Associates and the general public. RSVP requested via email at bryans1212 at q.com or by phone at 503-747-9652.
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