Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans And World War II

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Presented by Stearns History Museum at Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN

Sep 03 2019
Jan 05 2020
Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans And World War II

This important new traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will bring heart-wrenching personal stories, fascinating documents, stunning photographs, and engaging inter-actives to audiences across the nation.

After Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and the United States entered a war in Europe and the Pacific, the nation was overcome by shock, anger, and fear-a fear exaggerated by longstanding prejudice against Asians.  In response, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066.  This order sent 75,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry and 45,000 Japanese nationals to incarceration centers.

Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II traces the story of this

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Admission: $7, Adults; $3, Children. There also is a family rate for $17 that includes two adults and all children in household under the age of 18.  Members are free.  Membership packages are available for purchase.

Contact: 320-253-8424

Email: info@stearns-museum.org

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Museum admission is $7 for adults, $3 for children, with a family rate that caps out at $17.  Membership packages also are available for purchase.  Please check our website, stearns-museum.org, for updated hours and events.Closed Sundays, New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.Please note: Hours are subject to change, please see the Museum website for hours.  The museum will be closed to appointments December 23, 2019.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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