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Terry Ishihara ’49—“You can’t be happy and bitter”
Spring 2015

Terry Ishihara went from a teen in a WWII internment camp to a mechanical engineering degree at Washington State College and a successful career.


Categories: Alumni, Engineering
Tags: Japanese-Americans, Internment camps, World War II, Mechanical engineering


A Hidden History
Spring 2012
In 1992, Frank Hirahara ’48 sent his daughter Patti to Yakima to help his elderly parents pack up their home for their move to Southern California.What had at first seemed a chore turned into a treasure hunt as Patti unearthed letters, ...
Categories: Library and museum studies, History
Tags: Photography, World War II, Internment camps, Japanese-Americans