KVIE Documentaries

We Came to Grow: Japanese Americans in the Central Valley

Special | 26m 35s Video has closed captioning.

We Came to Grow highlights the rich history of Japanese-Americans in the Central Valley from 1869 through 1941. Using photos, home movies and archival materials, We Came to Grow illustrates the vital role Japanese-Americans played in agriculture and business and documents the development of social and religious organizations in the Japanese-American community from Placerville to Fresno.

Aired: 10/19/99

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning