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 with Gwen Wright Nora Holt Autograph Book Why did this Harlem Renaissance luminary own a book filled with U.S. Presidents' signatures?
- Also in Depression and WWII: 1929-1945 China Marine Jacket Can the symbols on this jacket identify a marine who may have witnessed paradise tumbling into disaster?
- Related Investigation Leisurama Homes What happened to the Leisurama homes apparently widely sold in Florida?
- Also with Gwen Wright Women's Suffrage Painting What role did this watercolor painting play in securing women the right to vote?
- Related Investigation Tokyo Rose Did this 1940s recording help convict the woman alleged to be "Tokyo Rose"?
- Also in Depression and WWII: 1929-1945 Seadrome Did floating airports dot the Atlantic before modern air travel?
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