Overview

Yakima Memory is an online collaboration between Yakima Valley Libraries and Yakima Valley Museum for the digitization, preservation, and distribution of historical materials held by both institutions. Here you will find digitized photographs, historical texts, memorabilia & ephemera, maps and many more items of historical and cultural significance. Use the Search or Browse features to view items in the collection. Each item record tells where to find the physical object.

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  • Helland, Maurie (Yakima Herald-Republic, 1975-12-07)
    Author Maurie Helland describes what Americans of Japanese descent experienced when the effects of Executive order 9066 forced their removal from the Yakima Valley. Helland tells about what life was like in the internment ...
  • Alexander, Autumn (Yakima Herald-Republic, 1992-02-24)
    Mamoru and Haru Matsumura share what it was like to return to the Yakima Valley after internment at Heart Mountain, Wyoming.
  • Leighty, Ann (Wapato Independent, 1986-07-02)
    Reunion of a group of Americans of Japanese descent who experienced the effects of Executive order 9066. They share their memories of hardship during incarceration at Heart Mountain, Wyoming.
  • Provenza, Nick (Yakima Herald Republic, 1978-08-22)
    Americans of Japanese descent who experienced the effects of Executive order 9066 share their memories of hardship during incarceration at Heart Mountain, Wyoming.
  • Bruscas, Angelo (Yakima Herald-Republic, 1980-11-10)
    Americans of Japanese descent who experienced the effects of Executive order 9066 share their memories of hardship during incarceration at Heart Mountain, Wyoming.

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