Humboldt Asians & Pacific Islanders in Solidarity
Pieces of Our Lives: Family Artifacts from Behind Barbed WireHumboldt State University Library
January 14-26, 2020
This Pop-Up Museum explored the social and personal impact of the mass incarceration of
120,000 American Japanese during World War II. President Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066
authorized the mass forced removal of Japanese Americans on the West Coast.
Family objects were displayed from the Humboldt County Japanese American Community
whose grandparents, mothers, fathers, uncles and aunts were imprisoned in Internment Camps