Japanese American incarceration
Krist Ishikawa Jessup, Research and Editing Manager at the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, spoke about the Mineta-Simpson Institute and how construction of the new building is coming along. Krist also spoke about the current exhibit called “Parallel Barbed Wire” that deals with the incarceration of Japanese Americans and the Holocaust in Europe.
The Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation is now accepting applications from educators from around the country to participate in workshops to learn about the Japanese American incarceration during World War II in order to be able to better share that history with their students. Applications for the workshops — Echoes of History: Mistreatment and Incarceration in…