A “This Day” Piece (August 21)

Posted by ractrose on 21 Aug 2019 in Nonfiction

Awaiting orders to detrain at Camp Shelby, a quartet of Japanese-Americans swing out to the accompaniment of a Hawaiian ukulele. (Source, photo and caption above: United States Library of Congress)   On this day (among many other things):   Hawaiian Statehood was made official, at a signing session attended by Vice President Richard Nixon, as […]