February 19 is recognized as the Day of Remembrance and we at AHS honor the individuals affected by Executive Order 9066.
On this day in 1942, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, commanding the military “to prescribe military areas in such places and of such extent… from which any or all persons may be excluded.” The term “persons” was never defined as a specific group, but Executive Order 9066 was only applied to Americans of Japanese ancestry.
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Join us on March 6 from 3pm-6:15pm at the AZ Heritage Center for our COVID Memorial Day Event.
Come together with the community for a night of remembrance, special speakers, and view the Covid Memorial Quilt exhibit for the last time before it moves to a new location. For more information contact: [email protected]
Journal of Arizona History Volume 63, Number 3, Autumn 2022
The newest Autumn issue of the Journal of Arizona History is now on Project MUSE! AHS Members receive free access to the Journal and all past issues. Not a member yet? Join today!