Japanese Americans on Chicago’s South Side

Discover Nikkei has posted Erik Matsunaga’s research into the long-extinct Japanese American post-WWII resettlement community of Oakland/Kenwood on Chicago’s South Side.

Journey into this largely forgotten segment of Chicago’s history through interactive maps and first-account stories of former residents.

Part 1:
http://www.discovernikkei.org/en/journal/2015/12/1/oakland-kenwood-1/

Part 2:
http://www.discovernikkei.org/en/journal/2015/12/2/oakland-kenwood-2/

Part 3:
http://www.discovernikkei.org/en/journal/2015/12/3/oakland-kenwood-3/

 

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