LTHS Celebrating its 10 Year Anniversary 2006-2016
Monthly Meeting (First Saturday of every month)
Saturday, October 1, 2016
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Little Tokyo Historical Society office at 319 E. Second Street, #203, L.A. 90012 (within Uyehara Travel on the 2nd Floor of Little Tokyo Mall)
$3 validated parking at Little Tokyo Mall adjacent to Union Bank from S. San Pedro St. Parking can also be found throughout Little Tokyo
Guest presenter, Ford Kuramoto, who will share his family's history on "Jack's Auto Service" that was on the southeast corner of 2nd and San Pedro streets for many decades. You won't want to miss this!
11th Annual L.A. Archives Bazaar -- Free event!
Visit our table at the 11th Annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar!
Sat., October 15 (9:00am - 5:00pm) at USC's Doheny Memorial Library
Japanese Hospital Building HCM Efforts
HCM nomination being considered at PLUM Committee meeting on Sept. 27 at City Hall, Room 350, at 2:30 pm. Please attend to show your support!
2017 Calendar now available!
“Favorite Foods: Made in Little Tokyo 2017" | $10.00
WINNERS OF IMAGINE LITTLE TOKYO
SHORT STORY CONTEST
Little Tokyo Historical Society’s 3rd Annual Contest
The winners of the third annual Imagine Little Tokyo short story contest were announced at the awards reception on April 21 at the Garden Room of the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center.
Youth Winner: “Kimiko With Hidden Worlds” by Sarena Kuhn
Youth Runner Up: “Home is Little Tokyo” by Yuriko Chavez
Japanese Language Winner: “Obon, the Town, and Grandpa” by Shirley Watanabe-Nishida
Japanese Language Runners Up:
“Father & Daughter and Little Tokyo” by Akira Tsurukame
“Fusion City” by Takiko Morimoto
English Language Winner: “Last Master of Go” by Joe Wocoski
English Language Runner Up: “Merry Christmas Mario-san” by Rubén Guevara
The purpose of the contest is to raise awareness of Little Tokyo through a creative story that takes place in Little Tokyo. The story has to be fictional and set in a current, past or future Little Tokyo in the City of Los Angeles, California.
The winning stories were read by a professional actor or actress: Alison Minami (Youth), Eijiro Ozaki (Japanese), and Darrell Kunitomi (English). Each category winner was awarded $500 in cash and each Runner Up received a gift certificate to Toshi Sushi. The winning stories will be published in The Rafu Shimpo and Discover Nikkei website and the LTHS website. Bunkado, a Little Tokyo-based gift store, which is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year is the Platinum Sponsor for the contest.
LTHS is proud to announce the Short Story Contest Platinum Sponsor
Bunkado, Inc. Celebrating 70 Years in Business