Blog Post: Falling in love: Courtship in a Japanese American internment camp

Grade Range: 8-12
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials
Duration: 5 minutes
Date Posted: 9/4/2013

In this post, readers will find hope even in the darkest of circumstances.  The story of Paul and May Ishimoto finding love in an Arkansas internment camp is one of perseverance, sacrifice, and artifacts.  Written by Cedric Yeh, Deputy Chair and Associate Curator for the Division of Armed Forces History, this post is published on the Museum's "O Say Can You See?" blog.