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16
Aug

A Hood River ceremony recognizes and honors the past

By JAMO Category:Media Coverage, News

A Hood River ceremony recognizes and honors the past and the people who lived it The Oregonian, August 14, 2022 To understand the meaning and humanity of Saturday’s highway renaming

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31
Jul

Unearthing the story of Japanese immigrants

By JAMO Category:Media Coverage

Unearthing the story of Japanese immigrants at site of former Oregon lumber company town OPB July 31, 2022 The classic black-and-white photos from early decades of the American West often

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28
Jul

Soil collection in Portland commemorates history

By JAMO Category:Media Coverage

KOIN 6, July 22, 2022 PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Portland will help create a new national monument dedicated to Japanese-Americans who were incarcerated in World War II. Soil will be

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21
Jul

‘Hate needs to stop now’

By JAMO Category:Media Coverage

‘Hate needs to stop now’: Groups speak out against racially motivated attacks in Portland KATU July 14, 2022 Several multicultural organizations and elected leaders came together Thursday after two instances

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14
Jul

‘It needs to stop’ Local organizations call for action after anti-Asian bias crimes

By JAMO Category:Media Coverage

‘It needs to stop’ Local organizations call for action after anti-Asian bias crimes KOIN 6 July 14, 2022 A coalition of organizations held a call-to-action Thursday after Portland became the

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6
May

“The way it was”: History of Portland’s Japantown kept alive

By JAMO Category:Media Coverage, News

KOIN, May 4, 2022 For several decades, Portland once had a thriving Japantown. That neighborhood was nearly erased, however, when Japanese Americans were forced into internment camps. Now, the goal

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12
Apr

A Collaboration Between the Japanese American Museum of Oregon and the Architectural Heritage Center Has Received a $25,000 Award

By JAMO Category:Media Coverage, News

A Collaboration Between the Japanese American Museum of Oregon and the Architectural Heritage Center Has Received a $25,000 Award Willamette Week, April 12, 2022 The Japanese American Museum of Oregon

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15
May

Japanese American Museum of Oregon to open at the Naito Center in the Old Town Loft building

By JAMO Category:Media Coverage, News

Asian Reporter, May 3, 2021 - The Japanese American Museum of Oregon (JAMO), previously known as the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center, is scheduled to open this month at its new location at the Naito Center in northwest Portland. The move to the new building and subsequent reopening of the museum were[…]

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10
May

Japanese American Museum of Oregon

By JAMO Category:Media Coverage, News

KOIN 6, May 10, 2021 - PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A new museum in Old Town that opened earlier this month commemorates the history and traditions of Oregon’s Japanese American Citizens. Some of that history was tragic, but there were also some triumphs.

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6
May

JAMO reclaims its home in Old Town

By JAMO Category:Media Coverage, News

KATU, May 6, 2021 - PORTLAND, Ore. — The Japanese American Museum of Oregon (JAMO) is settling into its new, permanent home in Old Town. It's the latest piece of the puzzle to revitalize Portland's cultural center. The museum's virtual grand opening was held on May 6th. It's a significant day[…]

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