Japanese Americans The Untold Story Author:Japanese American Curriculum Project The Japanese American Curriculum Project of the San Mateo City School District developed as a result of the concern of a group of San Francisco Bay Area Japanese American teachers about existing omissions and gross distortions in the story of Japaneses Americans in present curriculum materials. The few materials in existence, the group discover... more »ed, were written, in many cases, by persons unqualified to tell about the Japanese American experience.
The question was asked, "Who is more qualified to tell about the Japanese Americans than the Japanese Americans themselves who have lived and felt the history?" From this observation, the group embarked upon a campaign to create more realistic, honest and relevant materials on Japanese Americans. They spent many months in concentrated research, each participant researching in his chosen field of Japanese American history. This book represents only one of the fruits of their labors.« less