Culture, General, History, Historic House
Locke’s Jan Ying Benevolent Association dates back to the founding of Locke in 1915. The Jan Ying building, centrally located on the east side of Main Street Locke, was the social center and informal headquarters for the men from the Zhongshan District of China. The men could go there to read and converse in their local dialect. The field workers received mail and assistance in writing and translation. They read Chinese newspapers, played games of chess, dominoes, fan-tan, and mahjong.
Los Angeles, California
Culture, General, History, Specialized
The Japanese American National Museum is the largest museum in the United States dedicated to sharing the experience of Americans of Japanese ancestry.
Rancho Cucamonga, California
Culture, History, Historic House
The restored 1860 rancho residence of John and Maria Merced Rains is the oldest fired brick structure standing in San Bernardino County. National Register of Historic Places 75-428.
Culture, History, Historic House, Park, Specialized
The museum, located in the grove, houses artifacts exclusively from the ranch – many with photographs showing equipment in action. The ranch contains a natural 32 acre oak grove that illustrates how this valley looked before the advent of the farmer. Concerts are held in the grove for the public to enjoy. This sharing of the grove with the community recalls days of old when the grove was used as a community center for Lodi and Stockton. Come – enjoy – and remember those long ago days.
Art, Children's, Culture, Science
The Junior Center is a children's art and science center which offers after school and summer classes for children ages 5 to 17, school outreach programs for elementary and middle school groups, a rotating cultural exhibit program, drop-in activities and community events for 2 to 12 year olds and their families, professional developement workshop for classroom teachers. Junior Center programs serve children and schools in Oakland and 12 other East Bay cities.