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.
- Also in Depression and WWII: 1929-1945 Diana How did this alleged lesbian autobiography escape censorship in the 1930’s?
- Also in Season 1 Independence Trumpet Is a Pennsylvania man's trumpet somehow tied to the Revolutionary War?
- Related Investigation Japanese Carved Cane What can the message on this cane expose about life behind barbed wire in World War II America?
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- Also with Gwen Wright Cherokee Bible What can this bible written in Cherokee tell us about one of the darkest chapters in Indian history?
- Also in Depression and WWII: 1929-1945 Ernie Pyle's Typewriter Did America’s most beloved battlefront correspondent bang out his dispatches on this Corona 3?
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