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Courage & Compassion Exhibit Public Opening


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Courage and Compassion chronicles the Japanese American experience during World War II, featuring local stories of bravery and extraordinary support of Japanese Americans.

From April 13 - June 17, 2018, the Saint Marys Alumni Association and the History Center of Olmsted County proudly present the Saint Marys School of Nursing story. The unique untold and heartwarming stories of integrity and conscience shown by the Sisters of Saint Francis and the school of nursing towards Japanese American Women during and after World War II.

RSVP by Friday, April 27th. Visit olmstedcc.eventbrite.com with password “nurses” or contact the History Center of Olmsted County at (507) 282-9447.

The Go For Broke National Education Center traveling exhibit is funded in part by a 2016 Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant administered by the National Park Service (NPS).