#TBT America’s Story: Japanese American Experience

Saburo and Marion Masada tell their story at the Henry Madden Library

In this video posted by the Henry Madden Library, Saburo and Marion Masada recount their story growing up in the incarceration camps during World War II and life before and after the war. They also tell the larger story of Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II in general.

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Nikiko Masumoto to perform as part of 9066 exhibition

Nikiko Masumoto

~ Promo video produced by Brad Shirakawa ~ Article by Lisa Maria Boyles and Lucero Benitez In conjunction with the Henry Madden Library’s exhibition “9066: Japanese American Voices from the Inside,” Nikiko Masumoto will do a special adaptation of her performance “What We Could Carry” from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, in the Table Mountain Rancheria Reading […]

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Noontime Concert Series continues with Chika Inoue and Mary Au March 17

Flyer for Noontime Concert

The Henry Madden Library at Fresno State continues the eighth season of its Noontime Concert Series with a free, public performance by Chika Inoue (saxophone) and Mary Au (piano) at 12:10 p.m. Friday, March 17, in the library’s Leon S. Peters Ellipse Gallery. This event ties in to the library’s ongoing “9066: Japanese American Voices from the Inside” exhibition. The duo will perform “Japanese American Incarceration 1942-1946” […]

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