Today marks the first day in 1942 when the U.S. government began moving Japanese-Americans from their West Coast homes to internment camps. Between 110,000 and 120,000 people were forcibly relocated. Some Japanese-American men were drafted into the War even as their families remained incarcerated. The camps remained open until 1945.
Fanny Farmer.... NOT the first American Cookbook. I wish folks would get this right. Elizabeth Ellicott Lea of Sandy Spring MD. published her cookbook ""Domestic Cookery"" in 1845. You would be hard pressed to find an original copy, but here is a facsimile copy of the 1859 edition... https://www.ebay.com/itm/362541059544?var=0&mkevt=1&mkcid=1&mkrid=711-53200-19255-0&campid=5338767596&toolid=20006&customid=4581939845909866_377870146
Check the Sandy Spring Museum, too: www.sandyspringmuseum.org
Stay well, do good work, be kind to each other. s/ James Lehman.
I'm well....still surviving cancers, according to my doctor today. So, I'm keeping in touch while I can, GK. And I hope to hear another "Messiah" performance during Thanksgiving season to remind me of how grateful I am.