View a panel and short documentary about the Japanese American floral industry of the Bay Area.
November 3, 2021
ASC Oral Historian Dana Ogo Shew and members of the Contra Costa Japanese American Citizens League discussed the Japanese American owned greenhouses in the Bay Area leading up to and following the events of WWII. The program included a screening of the short documentary Blossom & Thorns: A Community Uprooted, as well as a panel Q&A. The virtual event was hosted by the Contra Costa Library. View the panel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gQNqFWLoVU
To learn more about the Japanese American floral industry visit the Growing a Community website at: http://www.janurseries.com/