top of page

September 2, 2017

Washington State Fairgrounds, Coca Cola Stage10:00 am

Remembering the Puyallup Assembly Center: “Camp Harmony”

This local event remembered and honored those who were forced to live on the Puyallup fairgrounds from April to September, 1942, before moving on to one of the permanent camps. 


DVD is now available which documented this event from the registration tables through the staged program to the "Harmony" re-dedication and ending at the fair museum. Integrating the video  by Ray Woodhouse and still photographs by Jennifer Sato Greenfield and Kurt Tokita, you can view this historic remembrance.

Mistress of Ceremony:

Lori Matsukawa of KING5TV
Keynote speaker:

Tom Ikeda, Executive Director of DENSHO


Guests of Honor:

Survivors of the Puyallup Assembly Center, "Camp Harmony,"

and all temporary centers, permanent camps, and detention centers

created by Executive Order 9066


Trailer for this event: 








This event was sponsored by the Puyallup Valley Chapter

of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) and its 75th Remembrance Team.

DVD of the event may be purchased for $20.00 on site or $27.00 including postage.

Make checks payable to Japanese American Citizens League and send to

Puyallup Valley JACL

c/o Eileen Yamada Lamphere

11415 SE 234th Place

Kent, WA  98031

For Further Information

Eileen Yamada Lamphere, Chapter President, at

bottom of page