Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Day 2: THE HOUSE ON LEMON STREET

DAY 2:

The House on Lemon Street: Japanese Pioneers and the American Dream
Saturday, October 20, 2012 | 12 - 5 pm | Free | Riverside Metropolitan Museum (3580 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside) | Download Flyer


The Riverside Metropolitan Museum invites you to attend an afternoon program and book signing celebrating Mark Rawitsch’s new book, "The House on Lemon Street: Japanese Pioneers and the American Dream". The program includes a panel discussion on the Japanese American experience in California with a focus on the remarkable 100-year history of the Harada family, one which exemplifies the Japanese American experience in Riverside. This program will include Dr. Art Hansen, Dr. Anthea Hartig, Dr. Lane Hirabayashi (also moderating), Naomi Harada and Mark Rawitsch. Following this program, Catherine Gudis and Donna Graves will introduce and invite all attendees to participate in an abbreviated inaugural tour of Reading the Sites: The Japanese American Community in Riverside.

For Speaker Bio information, click here.


Event Schedule (Subject to Change)
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12:00-12:05 Welcome
Ennette Morton, Ph.D., Director, Riverside Metropolitan Museum, City of Riverside

12:05-12:15 Update on recent Harada House activities and introduction to Lane Hirabayashi
Anthea Hartig, Ph.D., Director, California Historical Society and co-chair Harada House Ad-Hoc Committee

12:15-12:30 Introduction of speakers
Lane Hirabayashi, Ph.D., Chair, George & Sakaye Aratani Professor of the Japanese American Incarceration, Redress, and Community, University of California, Los Angeles

12:30-1:15 "The Harada House of Riverside, California: A Milestone in Japanese American Resistance to Racist Oppression"
Art Hansen, Emeritus Professor of History and Asian American studies and founder of The Center for Oral and Public History, California State University Fullerton)

1:15-1:30 Break

1:30-2:00 Harada family’s history, memories & introduction of Mark Rawitsch
Naomi Harada, Granddaughter of Jukichi and Ken Harada

2:00-2:45 “The House On Lemon Street: Japanese Pioneers and the American Dream”
Mark Rawitsch, Dean of Instruction, Mendocino College

2:45-3:00 Question & Answer Session
Lane Hirabayashi
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3:00-4:00 Mark Rawitsch Book Signing & Light Refreshments
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4:00-5:00  Abbreviated Walking Tour
Start:: YWCA 3425 Mission Inn Avenue (Riverside Art Museum)
Stop 1: Harada House 3356 Lemon Street
Stop 2: Evacuation Location Corner of 5th and Main
Civil Control Station 3557 Main Street
Stop 3: Mission Inn 3649 Mission Inn Avenue
Stop 4: Washington Restaurant 3643 University Avenue
Roosevelt Building 3616 University Avenue




 




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