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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- Also in Season 1 Boarding House Flag Did this flag once save a boarding house from being burned down at the height of the Civil War?
- Also in Season 1 Cannon House Could this family home once have been the headquarters of the kidnapper and slave trader Patty Cannon?
- Also in Depression and WWII: 1929-1945 Hitler Films Could these rusting film canisters contain unknown footage of one of the 20th century's most heinous murderers?
- Also in Depression and WWII: 1929-1945 Continental Club Card What secrets can this business card reveal about glamour and vice in 1930s Los Angeles?
- Also with Gwen Wright Calhoun Books Are these the books of the famed intellectual architect of the Confederacy?
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