NVC Newsletter

NVC Memorial Hall Museum

October 2019, Volume 69, Issue 9

Explore the historic NVC Memorial Hall exhibits with a guided tour through the personal stories and displays honoring WWII Nisei Veterans, and experience the history of Japanese American Incarceration.

Hours: Last Saturday of the Month, 12 pm -- 4 pm

Tour: 60 – 90 min

Open to the public at no charge

NVC Hall Tour

The historic NVC Memorial Hall has served as a Japanese American community center since the 1950’s. It has always been thought to be a “living museum”, honoring the World War II Nisei Veterans.

Visitors can go through a self-guided tour of the hall, or they can arrange for a private group tour. Most tours take between 60-90 minutes. There is no fee and they are led by volunteer docents.

The tour includes information on the following displays.

-- Pre-War: The Beginning

-- The Incarceration Experience: Forced Confinement Exhibit

-- The Medal of Honor Room: Military Museum

-- Post War: Returning from War, Formation of the NVC, Building of the Hall

-- The Memorial Wall: Honoring Veterans and WWII Incarcerees

Reference Library

The NVC/NVC Foundation Reference Library provides access to materials focused on Honoring the Past and Educating the Future. The Library serves as an educational resource containing Photo and Video Archives, Oral Kiosk, Nisei Archive Library, and other materials. For access and admission information contact:

Geri Lynne Egeler at info@nvcfoundation.org

More information at: https://nvcfoundation.org/