MOHAI Program on Japanese American Internment, March 4

Fumiko Hayashida, Bainbridge Island, 1942 / Source: Seattle P-I Collection, MOHAI

WHEN: Thursday, March 4, 2010, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

WHAT: MOHAI will present a free evening program focusing on the Japanese American internment during World War II. Included in the program are a theatrical performance, short film and Q&A session. Of special note is a short film on Fumiko Hayashida, the woman shown in the famous Seattle P-I photo above. A Bainbridge Island resident, she and her child were among the first Japanese Americans targeted for relocation in March 1942. Admission to the museum is free from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. as is customary on the 1st Thursday of every month. The program is presented in conjunction with the exhibit, “The Enemy Within: Terror in America 1776 to Today,” that runs through May 2. For detailed info on the March 4th program, visit MOHAI’s website.

WHERE: MOHAI, 2700 24th Ave. E, Seattle