How do you pack a lifetime into two suitcases?
In the weeks following the Pearl Harbor attack in December 1941, Japanese-Americans were confronted with that very question, forced to decide what warranted inclusion as they prepared to go to an undisclosed location for an undetermined amount of time. The story of what they left behind is integral to the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s newest National Treasure, the Panama Hotel in Seattle, which served as a repository for the trunks, suitcases, and boxes that couldn’t be brought along.... Read More →
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