The JASC Legacy Center announces the public launch of two new interactive, multimedia-based digital exhibits. Inspired by the Legacy Center’s oral history collection, these online experiences bring history to life through a uniquely Japanese American and Midwestern lens.
Content for the “From the Legacy Center” feature highlighting an artifact from the Archive
Tune in on September 13th to learn how a joint JASC/Chicago Japanese American Historical Society (CJAHS) project used oral histories to form the backbone of “Uprooted” and “Reckoning,” two interactive web experiences that teach Japanese American history at a secondary school level and through a distinctly midwestern lens.
Our friends at Full Spectrum Features, a Chicago-based nonprofit film production company, are working on an exciting new project rooted in Japanese American resettlement history. They are looking for community members who may be interested in participating either as actors or crew. Professional acting experience is not required! They are particularly interested in hiring Asian […]
The JASC Legacy Center is reviving its effort to record and preserve oral history interviews with members of the Chicagoland Japanese American community. Our goal is to record at least 20 more interviews in the first half of 2021. If you have ever considered sitting for an interview, but hesitated because you thought, “nobody would be interested in my story” or “I don’t remember much” or “I’m not who they have in mind for that project” – now is the time to re-consider!
Visit our new bookshop HERE! As we head into the winter holiday season, we have a great new tool to help you find gifts for the book lovers on your list! Check out the brand new JASC Bookshop, where you can select from lists of recommended titles for children, young adults, and adults on a […]
February 16, 2020 Sunday from 13:30-16:30 Chicago History Museum 1601 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60614
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:00 p.m. The Nightingale Cinema 1084 N. Milwaukee Ave. Free Event!
Thursday, November 14th | 6:00-8:00 PM JASC 4427 N Clark St. Free workshop!
Thursday, September 26, 2019 6:00pm – 7:30pm JASC – Japanese American Service Committee
August 4th, 12:00pm – 9:00pm Click the image for more information!