Tag archives: Tuna Canyon Detentions Station

Only the Oaks Remain
By Lynda Millner   |   March 8, 2018

The Tuna Canyon Detention Station exhibition at the Santa Barbara Historical Museum (SBHM) opens with a plaque that will be installed at the historic site just a few miles from downtown Los Angeles. The plaque contains the following words: The beauty of an oak grove in Tujunga, California, belies a tragic history. At the beginning […]

Remembering Tuna Canyon Detention Station
By Hattie Beresford   |   March 1, 2018

The opening ceremonies for the Santa Barbara Historical Museum’s latest exhibit began with a moment of silence and prayer for the victims of the Thomas Fire and the tragic flood/debris flow. Although the exhibit focuses on the victims of another disaster, the wholesale internment of Japanese, German, and Italian residents of California during WWII, the […]