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 Red Cloud Letter How was a leader of the Lakota people connected with the controversial sculptor of Mount Rushmore?
- Also with Gwen Wright Face Jug What does this ceramic face reveal about the Middle Passage and a captive people’s search for identity?
- Related Investigation Newport U-Boat Did these propellers come from a WWII German submarine?
- Also in Depression and WWII: 1929-1945 Diana How did this alleged lesbian autobiography escape censorship in the 1930’s?
- Also in this episode John Brown Letters How is this woman in Sacramento related to John Brown, the 19th-century abolitionist?
- Also with Gwen Wright Calhoun Books Are these the books of the famed intellectual architect of the Confederacy?
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