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 Ernie Pyle's Typewriter Did America’s most beloved battlefront correspondent bang out his dispatches on this Corona 3?
- 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 with Gwen Wright Marshall House Flag Did this piece of fabric come from a flag that cost a Union colonel his life?
- Related Investigation Tokyo Rose Did this 1940s recording help convict the woman alleged to be "Tokyo Rose"?
- Related Investigation Japanese Carved Cane What can the message on this cane expose about life behind barbed wire in World War II America?
- Also with Gwen Wright Howard Hughes Invention Was this oil drilling device really a Howard Hughes invention?
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