Posts Tagged ‘9066’

Meet the Students Behind the Japanese American WWII-era Honoree Degree Ceremony

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

In an earlier blog post (At Long Last: Japanese American WWII-era OSU Students Receive Honorary Degrees), I promised some footage of current OSU students who played active roles in the Japanese American WWII-era Honorary Degree Ceremony at OSU. I invite you to meet Andy Kiyuna, and Joel Fischer. The impetus for granting the honorary degrees […]

At Long Last: Japanese American WWII-era OSU Students Receive Honorary Degrees

Monday, June 16th, 2008

Former Oregon State University students were recipients of Honorary Degrees for the university’s 139th commencement ceremony. So a little history here: after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in December 1941, the United States Executive Order 9066 in was signed in the spring of 1942 and over 120,000 ethnic Japanese people were uprooted and were held in […]

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