BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20160211T000000Z DTEND:20160619T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<em><a href=""> Uprooted:&nbsp\;Japanese American Farm Labor Camps during World War II</a> </em>\nFebruary 11 &mdash\; June 19\, 2016\nat the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Ce nter\n<a href="">www.orego</a>\n\nDuring the forced removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans\, some 33\,000 individual contracts were issued for seasonal fa rm labor\, with many Nikkei working in the sugar beet industry.&nbsp\;<em> <a href="" target="_blank">Uprooted: Japane se American Farm Labor Camps During World War II</a></em>&nbsp\;introduces their story.\n\nThe exhibit features a selection of images from federal p hotographer Russell Lee's documentation of Japanese American farm labor ca mps near the towns of Nyssa\, Oregon\, and Rupert\, Shelley\, and Twin Fal ls in Idaho. Visitors will learn about the farm labor camps through Lee's photographs\, interpretative text panels\, and a short documentary film fe aturing firsthand accounts about life in the camps.\n DTSTAMP:20231211T115711Z SUMMARY:Exhibit: "Uprooted" URL:/en/events/2016/02/11/exhibit-uprooted/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR