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Bainbridge Island (Wash.) -- Newspapers


Kitsap Regional Library: Kitsap History

In 1942, Bainbridge Island was the first community to be impacted by President Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066, which incarcerated over 100,000 Japanese-American citizens in internment camps for the duration of WWII. Approximately 272 Japanese-American residents of the island were evacuated and interned. At this time, Millie and Walt Woodward edited and published the island community's newspaper,...