Revisiting OWWCC Documentary: What They Could Carry…Return to Manzanar

On the 80th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066 and the forced removal of the Bainbridge Island Japanese community in March 1942, followed by their incarceration at the Manzanar concentration camp, we revisit our the short documentary, What They Could Carry…Return To Manzanar”, about our OWWCC 2012 Delegation to Manzanar, by filmmaker Brenda Berry.

OWWCC featured in BI History Museum Zoom Program, April 13, 2022

Our OWWCC 2009 Inaugural Delegation at the entrance to the former Manzanar War Relocation Center.

Authentically Teaching Bainbridge History: Delegation to Manzanar

April 13, 2022 at 11:30am, Wednesday – on Zoom

Join us to hear about the journey local teachers took to create their own stories through experiencing Manzanar alongside survivors.  Listen to perspectives from teachers, survivors and co-directors of the Only What We Can Carry Project (OWWCC), who have facilitated the past five delegations. 

Panelists:  Jonathan Garfunkel, Bill Covert and Lilly Kitamoto Kodama

The Bainbridge Island Senior/Community Center hosts this online program series in collaboration with the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum.

You can watch the program, or click on this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSuUTBd18jA

Click on this link to view our short documentary on our 2012 OWWCC Delegation to Manzanar.