BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20100411T000000Z DTEND:20100411T000000Z DESCRIPTION:For the early Issei immigrants\, access to medical care was lim ited. Five Issei doctors sued the State of California after being denied p apers of incorporation to build a hospital. <em>Jordan vs. Tashiro</em> wa s finally won in the U.S. Supreme Court in 1928. Japanese Hospital opened in Boyle Heights in 1929.\n\n<strong>PROGRAM</strong>\n\n&bull\; Keynote S peaker: <a href="/en/journal/authors/kaji-troy/">Dr. Troy Kaji</a> will ta lk about the history of the historic case and the establishment of the Jap anese Hospital\n\n&bull\; Moderator: <a href="/en/journal/authors/jensen-g wenn/">Gwenn Jensen</a>\, author of <em>Silent Scars of Healing Hands: Ora l Histories of Japanese American Doctors in World War II Detention Camps</ em>\n\n&bull\; Special Guest: <a href="/en/journal/authors/lamoree-janice/ ">Janice LaMoree</a>\, daughter of J. Marion Wright&mdash\;the attorney wh o represented the doctors in the court decision&mdash\;will speak about he r father presenting the case in Washington D.C.\n\n&bull\; Video clips fro m interviews sharing stories related to the community hospitals including <a href="/en/interviews/profiles/133/">Frances Kaji</a> (daughter of Dr. T ashiro)\, <a href="/en/interviews/profiles/120/">Dr. Sakaye Shigekawa</a>\ , Dr. Masako Kusayanagi Miura\, <a href="/interviews/profiles/134/">Yoshik o Inose</a> (daughter-in-law of Inosuke Inose\, the president of the South ern California Japanese Hospital)\, and <a href="/interviews/profiles/135/ ">Margaret Kuroiwa</a> (daughter of Dr. Daishiro Kuroiwa).\n\nArrive early to view slideshow of historic photographs from the hospitals and Little T okyo community. A <a href="/wiki/Japanese_Hospitals_Timeline">Japanese Hos pitals Timeline</a> will be distributed.\n\nLight reception to follow.\n\n Free with Museum admission. <strong>Reservations are recommended to </stro ng><a><strong></strong></a><strong> or 213.625.0414 at least 48 hours prior to the event.</strong>\n\nThis program is co-sponsored by t he Little Tokyo Historical Society and the Japanese American National Muse um. It is part of a series presented by Discover Nikkei\, a project of the Japanese American National Museum made possible through the generous supp ort of The Nippon Foundation.&nbsp\;\n\n<em>(Photo:&nbsp\;Gift of the Dais hiro Kuroiwa Family (98.148.2) Japanese American National Museum)</em> DTSTAMP:20240715T051658Z SUMMARY:Japanese Hospital: Caring for the Pre-War Nikkei Community URL:/en/events/2010/04/11/japanese-hospital-caring-for-the-pre-war-nikkei-c / END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR