Japanese American Flower Grower Oral Histories: Screenings and Discussions

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Community Event

Jul 201413
1:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.

Eden Community Center
710 Elgin Street
San Lorenzo, California, 94580
United States

The Anthropological Studies Center of Sonoma State University presents, Growing a Community: Pioneers of the Japanese American Floral Industry , an oral history project funded by a Cal Humanities Community Stories grant. Join us in July to learn more about the project, hear speakers from the Japanese American floral industry, see the unveiling of the project website, and watch a video compilation of the collected oral histories.

Sunday, July 13 at 1pm, at the Eden Japanese Community Center : California Flower Market General Manager, Bob Otsuka, will speak about the history of the flower market and the role that Japanese Americans had in shaping and influencing the floral industry.

For more information contact Dana Ogo Shew at shew@sonoma.edu



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