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  • Dennis Reed to discuss 'Japanese American Photography' book at Glendale Central Library

    Dennis Reed to discuss 'Japanese American Photography' book at Glendale Central Library
    Back in 1977, Dennis Reed read something that intrigued him: There once had been a vibrant society of Japanese American photographers, including first-rate modernists, but with the advent of World War II and U.S. internment camps, all of their work had been lost. “Nothing survived,” the photography educator and historian remembers reading in that article. He wondered about that.
  • Start the Presses: Living library offers pages from the past

    They say when an older person dies, a library is lost. If that's the case, I met a university-sized one Monday, and I'd like to preserve at least some of the stacks for perpetuity. Enter Genevieve Fisher, a 98-year-old woman who has lived in the same...

    Verdugo Views: Spend some time with war-bond history

    Verdugo Views: Spend some time with war-bond history
    When the United States entered World War II, the nation needed financing in order to build up its defense system. So the government issued a new series of war bonds. The first one, Series A, had been issued in 1935, as a way of promoting safe...

    Trade partnerships are key to survival

    "Yesterday, Dec. 7, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy…" ("Nearly seven decades later, Pearl Harbor attack still a vivid memory," Dec. 4) In the 69 years since those words were spoken by President Franklin Roosevelt, Japan has become our...

    Mailbag: Americana puts on a great show

    It was the second performance of the Glendale Renaissance Orchestra at the Americana at Brand, on the green. It was well-attended with picture-perfect weather ("Concert Review: A classical beat," July 7). It was fabulous! The conductor was genius. He...