Happy Mother’s Day!
I came across this photo from our Toyo Miyatake Studio / Rafu Shimpo online collection while searching for images to include with the May Family Programs email update.
Here’s a few stories from our Discover Nikkei site about mothers & grandmothers:
- Koji’s Column – My Mother, My Anchor
Koji Steven Sakai, our Public Programs Manager, recently wrote this nice article about his mother
- Jero (Jerome Charles White Jr.)
Jero is a Hapa (Japanese/African-American) from Pittsburg, PA. His close relationship with his grandmother inspired his dream of becoming an enka singer in Japan, highlighted by his appearance on the Kohaku Uta Gassen in 2008
- Senator Daniel K. Inouye: A story about his mother
A video clip from a 2001 interview at the museum