Two exhibits, produced by the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum
Through May 21
Ansel Adams- A Portrait of Manzanar which tells the story of the Manzanar relocation center, where Bainbridge Island’s Japanese Community was interned during World War II.
Of the collection, Adams wrote “The purpose of my work was to show how these people, suffering under a great injustice, and loss of property, businesses and professions, had overcome the sense of defeat and despair by building for themselves a vital community in an arid (but magnificent) environment…”
Also on display is For the Sake of the Children: Kodomo No Tame Ni
Americans of Japanese Ancestry: 100 Years on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
This collection of photographs, newspaper articles, letters and personal narratives highlights four generations of Nikkei (persons of Japanese descent) from 1883-1983.
Last Updated March 15, 2018