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4/05/2010

"Japanese Hospital: Caring for the Pre-War Nikkei Community" this Sunday, April 11!


Japanese Hospital: Caring for the Pre-War Nikkei Community
Sunday, April 11, 2010
2pm-4pm
Free with JANM admission

Light reception to follow

An Event of
the Little Tokyo Historical Society & Discover Nikkei


The above photo was taken at the opening of Japanese Hospital in January 1929. Included are the five Issei doctors who started the hospital and J. Marion Wright, the attorney who represented them in the U.S. Supreme Court trial. The story of the Japanese community’s fight for better medical care in the 1920s will be recounted in the public program, “Japanese Hospital: Caring for the Pre-War Nikkei Community” on Sunday, April 11 at 2pm at the Japanese American National Museum.

The program is free with Museum admission and open to the public. Reservations are recommended to rsvp@janm.org or 213.625.0414 at least 48 hours prior to the event. Visit janm.org for more information.

Gift of the Obi Family, Japanese American National Museum (98.144.3).