August 3, 2009

Tag Project Event at the Buddhist Temple San Diego - August 22, 2009


The Tag Project was a SMASHING success!!! 10,000 tags were completed, with about 4,000 tags sent home in kits!!

This could not have happened with the help of VERY organized folks like Linda Canada, Joyce Teague, Gwen Momita, and Valerie Abe, and so many others who helped as guides, runners, tyers, stampers!!

I just hauled in the last of the boxes from the car and will be sorting through everything and will give a final report!!

Thank you, thank you, thank you to all that came to help!!!

Poston is almost done, and we are now working on AMACHE. If anyone wants to help with other camps, please let me know.

I am in dire need of folks to help stamp ID numbers. This requires a bit of concentration and takes a little longer, but it allows you to view names, family groups and where they came from.
In collaboration with the Japanese American Historical Society of San Diego, and the Board of the Buddhist Temple in San Diego, The Tag Project will take place at the Buddhist Church's Annex Hall on Saturday August 22, 2009. It will be a potluck event, starting at 11:30 AM. The address for the Buddhist Temple is 2929 Market Street, San Diego, CA. Please RSVP to Joyce Teague at or call 619/527-7855.
Looking forward to seeing everyone there!!

Rev. Yushi Mukojima, Resident Minister
2929 Market St. (Fwy 94 at 30th St.)
San Diego, CA 92102


  1. Wendy,
    my mother, Atsuko, Kathleen and I thoroughly enjoyed the tag making get-together on Saturday. It was nice meeting you add your crew. The potluck was fantastic and the assembly line to create the tags was very efficient. 10,000 tags! Congratulations.

  2. I was so proud to be a part of this project. It makes me happy that so many tags were completed. You ran a wonderful event and many can learn from your efficiency. Thank you for the opportunity to help. Like the survivors of the Holocaust, remembrance is the key that will help prevent this attrocity from happening again. I wish you success in it's completion. Congratulations!
    Such a pleasure to meet you, and all those that helped make this event such a grand success.