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Sports have always played an integral role in the Japanese American community. Sumo, kendo, judo, Asahi baseball and Zebras basketball were all very popular pre-war sports.

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San Jose, California 95112
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Our very own Jim Nagareda was interviewed for Asian Pacific America with Robert Handa. Together, they discuss the book ,"Images of America: San Jose Japantown," which talks about how the historic neighborhood stood the test of time and got to where it is today. JAMsj is also featured as Jim and Robert talk about how the museum showcases a unique collection of permanent and rotating exhibits chronicling more than a century of Japanese American History.

Watch this two-part interview from NBC Bay Area!

Images of America: San Jose Japantown

Japanese American Museum of San Jose