Evelyn Glenn for the Nakano Family

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In this video, Evelyn Nakano Glenn talks about her father's family history. Evelyn's grandparents immigrated to the United States and settled in Alameda, California, in the early 1900s. Akajiro Nakano was one of the founders of the Buddhist Temple of Alameda in 1917. During World War II, they were sent to the Gila River concentration camp, Arizona. AFter teh war, some of the family returned to the Bay Area.





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Courtesy of the Alameda Free Library and the Alameda Japanese American History Project