Firsthand Story from WWII - Meet Gordon Yoshikawa
Where: Main Library
When: May 17 at 7:00 p.m.
After Executive Order 9066 more than 120,000 Americans of Japanese descent (80,000 of whom were natural born citizens) were sent to remote internment camps in the U.S. First, Gordon and his family were sent to the internment camp at Tule Lake, CA, and then two years later was transferred to Topaz, UT.
In May 1945 Gordon and his family resettled in Cincinnati where he attended college and worked as a chemist for 37 years. See more information about Mr. Yoshikawa's visit on our blog.