After Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941, the U.S. government decided people of Japanese descent on the west coast were a potential threat. So the military moved more than 100,000 of them inland to internment camps throughout the West, where they lived for up to four years.
Atlanta’s Breman Jewish Heritage & Holocaust Museum is remembering those years with an exhibit of objects and art some of the internees made at the camps. Museum director Aaron Berger said they were born of both necessity and creativity.
The Art of Gaman exhibit continues through May 31.