JASC Legacy Center Presents: Finding Your Japanese Roots

Learn how to research your family history!

JASC’s Legacy Center Manager Ryan Yokota will discuss
how to research your Japanese American family history, based on his experiences searching for his ancestral roots in the mainland US, Hawai’i, Hiroshima, Fukushima, and Okinawa. This talk will discuss how to file FOIA requests to obtain wartime incarceration papers, how to access US and Japanese federal records, how to order family koseki, and how to build your Japanese/Nikkei genealogy.

When: Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 
Time: 6:30p.m.-8:00p.pm. 
Where:  JASC at 4427 N Clark St Chicago, IL 60640

This event is FREE and part of Memories of Now Seminar Series. Bring your friends and family!

RSVP by calling Ryan Yokota 773-275-0097 ext 222 or emailing ryokota@jasc-chicago.org

Photo information: Mary and Jamese Numata Photograph Collection Negatives and Transparencies, Family Portraits. 1950s-1960s. These collections are part of our Legacy Center.

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