How did an authentic Japanese house become part of the famed San Francisco World's Fair in a time just preceding World War II?
The History Detectives attempt to reveal the origins of the house and explain how it came to be featured.
They will also discover how the house made its way to America in the first place, and how it survived during the internment and relocation of its Japanese-American owners.
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