Letter to the Honorable Monica Rodriguez
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We are now on the road touring the west coast and anticipate more bookings across the nation. We need money to pay for shipping and insurance between colleges and non profit organizations. Generally, museums pay for shipment between locations.
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The Tuna Canyon Detention Station Coalition (TCDSC) biographies were written by the board, community and family members. We have gained a greater insight to their personal experiences. Sigrid Toye said, “I am now finally able to share my feelings with the universe.”
The mission of the TCDSC is to tell the stories of the Japanese, German, and Italian immigrants and others taken from Latin America. We will continue to search for such stores so please contact us so it is preserved for future generations and researchers.
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Opening Ceremony at the Santa Barbara Historical Museum Posted Feb 07, 2018
The opening ceremony at the Santa Barbara historical Museum was spectacular. The community, descendants, and pilgrims came to learn about the connection to the World
Council Members Monica Rodriguez and David Ryu Make Motion for the Tuna Canyon Detention Station Historic Cultural Monument #1039 Posted Jan 21, 2018
Thank you to council members Monica Rodriguez and David Ryu for making the motion for the Tuna Canyon Detention Station Historic Cultural Monument no. 1039.
Utilizing historic documents, images, artifacts, and oral histories the Museum will open two thought-provoking exhibitions, both of which reveal the impact of detention and internment on members of the Japanese, German and Italian communities in Santa Barbara – and beyond – shortly after American entry into World War II.