Invisible People

Nebraska Stories

Air Date: 02/18/2016

In the early 1900's, when railroad building ended in the Panhandle Region, many young Japanese laborers settled in the Platte River Valley. Today, names like Sakurada, Hara, Sato, Kuroki are still common in communities throughout our state. We asked historian Sandra Reddish to write an essay based on her decade of research on Nebraska's Japanese settlement history.

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Kay Hall