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About Michi

Learn more about the stunning woman who went from incarceration at the so-called Japanese “internment” camp at Gila River to first become a celebrated New York costume designer and later a renowned author and activist.

Photo Gallery

See historical photos from Michi Weglyn’s own family albums and photo collection that trace her sometimes glamorous, often turbulent, life–as seen through childhood, camp, college, and career photographs.

The Book

Discover what motivated Weglyn to write her landmark book and how it impacted the historical record when first published in 1976. Featured are original reviews by noted historians and community leaders.

Michi’s Research

Read original documents in their entirety that Weglyn used to expose the governmental secrets proving the mass incarceration to be unnecessary. These include the Munson Report.

The Film

Find out more about the award-winning documentary that traces the life of this remarkable woman through the use of still photographs, archival film clips, and audio recordings of Weglyn herself.

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