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Tsutakawa sculpture restored at Washington State fair

Tsutakawa sculpture restored at Washington State fair

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Gerard Tsutakawa (top right), son Kizamu (center), and Laura Pavola (top left)

In August 1983 Gov. John Spellman signed a proclamation recognizing Japanese American citizens who were evicted from their homes and placed in wartime internment camps. A living memorial sculpture by George Tsutakawa and his son Gerard Tsutakawa was erected at the Washington State Fair to honor Japanese Americans who were temporarily housed at “Camp Harmony” at the Fair facilities. Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 32 No 31 | 7/27-8/2Comments (0)

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