KVIE Documentaries

We Came to Grow: Japanese Americans in the Central Valley

Special | 26m 35s

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

Video has closed captioning.

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