‘Recollections of Family History’ at JANM

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Henry Hayashida, "Streamline." C. 1935. Gelatin silver print. Collection of the Japanese American National Museum. (From "Making Waves")

Henry Hayashida, “Streamline.” C. 1935. Gelatin silver print. Collection of the Japanese American National Museum. (From “Making Waves”)

The Japanese American National Museum, 100 N. Central Ave. in Little Tokyo, will present “Recollections of Family History” on Saturday, April 16, at 2 p.m. in conjunction with the exhibition “Making Waves: Japanese American Photography, 1920-1940.”

In this panel discussion moderated by exhibition curator Dennis Reed, family members of photographers featured in “Making Waves” will discuss the artists’ lives and activities.

The discussion will move through three time periods — the 1920s and ’30s, the World War II incarceration, and the postwar period — and include time for audience Q&A.

Confirmed participants include representatives from the families of Harry Hayashida, Toyo Miyatake, J.T. Sata, and Shigemi Uyeda.

Free with museum admission. RSVPs are recommended. For more information, call (213) 625-0414 or visit www.janm.org.

“Making Waves” will be on view until June 26.

J.T. Sata Untitled (Man Walking out of Tunnel) c. 1930 Gelatin silver print Partial and promised gift of Frank and Marian Sata and family, Japanese American National Museum

J.T. Sata, Untitled (Man Walking out of Tunnel), c. 1930. Gelatin silver print. Partial and promised gift of Frank and Marian Sata and family, Japanese American National Museum.

Shigemi Uyeda Reflections on the Oil Ditch c. 1925 Gelatin silver print Collection of the Uyeda family

Shigemi Uyeda, “Reflections on the Oil Ditch,” c. 1925. Gelatin silver print. Collection of the Uyeda family.

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