Leaupp's 83 Prisoners

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Presented by Riordan Mansion State Historic Park at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, Flagstaff AZ

Nov 10
Leaupp's 83 Prisoners

‘Leupp’s 83 Prisoners: Arizona’s Forgotten 1943 Japanese-American Internment Tragedy’, presented by John Westerlund, Ph.D., Historian and Author

Just weeks after Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order No. 9066 which sent 120,000 Japanese Americans (most of whom were American citizens) to hastily-constructed internment camps scattered around the most barren corners of the American West — to include large camps at Poston and Sacaton, Arizona. Tempers soon flared as internees were subjected to crowded conditions, loss of employment, strict rules, arbitrary inspections, loss of civil rights, and embitterment between

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Free! Does not include regular tour admission to Riordan Mansion. Seating is on a first-come basis.

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Gates/doors will open at 6:30 PM

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Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

409 West Riordan Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

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