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Saturday, April 29, 10 a.m.: The Hidden History of the Japanese-American Community in South Berkeley walking tour led byJill Shiraki

In 1941, Berkeley’s Japanese Americans operated over 70 businesses, such as nurseries, florists, markets and cleaning services, scattered throughout the city. In 1942, this community was forcibly removed for the duration of World War II. Discover what was lost and what remains of the Japanese American community and cultural heritage in the South Berkeley neighborhood.

If you wish to go on this two-hour walking tours (BHS members $8, non-members $10), check the website (http://www.berkeleyhistoricalsociety.org/walks.html) to see if it is full yet. If not, you can email info@berkeleyhistoricalsociety.org or call the Center, 510-848-0181, preferably during open hours.


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