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All posts tagged "memorials"

  • Glendale's comfort woman statue (Yonhap)
    Early plans for comfort women statue launched in Maryland city

    A comfort women statue, the latest among many installed or planned around the United States, may be headed toward Ellicott City, Maryland. If passed through city procedures, the memorial to commemorate sexual slaves taken by Japanese soldiers...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • Korean War Memorial Park coming to Pennsylvania

    The Korean War Memorial America-Korea Alliance Peace Park is coming to Montgomery Township, Pennsylvania. Installation of the project, expected to cost about $90 million, was announced Tuesday by leaders of the Montgomery Korean American community. In a...

    • Posted April 10, 2015
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  • The Alfred H. Song memorial at Wilshire-Western Metro station was revealed Oct. 3. Left to right: USC President Max Nikias, L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Leslie Song. (Park Sang-hyuk/The Korea Times)
    Memorial for late Korean American politician installed in Koreatown

    The 111th anniversary of Korean immigration to America was celebrated with the installation of a memorial honoring a late Korean American politician at Wilshire-Western Metro station in Koreatown Friday. About 100 attended the unveiling ceremony for the...

    • Posted October 6, 2014
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  • Wilshire-Western Metro station in Koreatown, where the memorial will stand.
    Koreatown to install memorial for late Asian American politician

    A memorial to honor the late Alfred H. Song, the first Asian American elected to California’s state legislature, will be revealed in the heart of Koreatown at the Wilshire-Western Metro station on Oct. 3. The committee for...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • New comfort women memorial to be installed in Union City

    A new memorial commemorating the comfort women victimized during World War II will be installed inside Liberty Plaza in Union City, New Jersey. Lee Ok-soon and Kang Il-chool, two comfort women from Korea, will attend the unveiling...

    • Posted July 15, 2014
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