This World War I veteran wore his uniform to enter Santa Anita Park assembly center. He joined other people of Japanese ancestry evacuated from the West Coast during World War II.
Dorothea Lange took this photograph on April 5, 1942.
Just a few weeks before, on February 19, 1942, President Roosevelt had signed Executive Order 9066. The War Department used this order almost exclusively to intern thousands Americans of Japanese descent until the order was rescinded in 1944.
Today is the Day of Remembrance for Japanese Americans interned during WWII. Read more about the Executive Order 9066 on the OurPresidents Tumblr.
Image: National Archives, 210-G-3B-424
I lent a book to someone who was unaware of the damaging effects of post-it notes on books. It is a new book, but a small print run and extremely high price tag. I removed the post-its right away but I’m worried about lasting damage. Do any archivists or librarians have advice?
Preview of a party cake for tomorrow. Guess what we’re celebrating?
I need to bake a tumblr-themed cake for certain reasons. Any t logo-shaped cake pans out there?
Serious and good art has always existed to help, to serve, humanity. Not to indict. — Chinua Achebe (via theparisreview)
Stress baking masterpiece and New Year’s Day breakfast : the Kugelhopf #baking #food
The stress baking ziggurat of tupperware is a little off