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Called to Rise: Chinese Americans in WWII—Symposium
November 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join CHSA on November 2nd for “Called to Rise: Chinese Americans in World War II,” a two-day symposium that explores Chinese Americans involvement in World War II. Historians and veterans will discuss topics of service before 1941, during WWII, the homefront, and the legacies of service.
On November 3rd, the Chinese American Citizens Alliance and American Legion Cathay Post 384 join CHSA in the rededication of the WWI and WWII War Memorial at St. Mary’s Square. Lunch will be included in the program where participants will get a sneak peek of Monty’s Hom remastered film We Served With Pride. The day ends at CHSA for a viewing of the exhibit Called to Rise: Chinese Americans in World War II.
Program Schedule November 2, 2019
9am – 4pm @ Cameron House, 920 Sacramento, SF, 94108
Prewar & Histories of Combatant Service
Support Operations: Surviving Veterans’ Experience
Legacies of Service
Program Schedule November 3, 2019
10:30am – 4pm War Memorial Rededication, Lunch & Exhibition Viewing
10:30am Memorial Rededication @ St. Mary’s Square
12:30pm Lunch @ St. Mary’s Cathedral
2:30pm Called to Rise Exhibition @ CHSA
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This project was made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit calhum.org. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in these programs and exhibit do not necessarily represent those of California Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.