Monthly Archives: February 2019

The Ohmura Bowl — part 2

Evacuation of Japanese residents in Chico began in early July of 1942. Evacuees from Butte County were sent to the camp at Tule Lake in Siskiyou County. May Ohmura, who had just completed two years of study at Mills College … Continue reading

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The Ohmura Bowl

This bowl was a gift to my husband’s maternal grandparents, Robert and Mary Grace DeBeque, who lived in Chico during the 1940s and ’50s. I don’t know everything I would like to know about the bowl, but the letter accompanying … Continue reading

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A Poem for All Seasons

The following unattributed poem appeared in the Butte Record on November 12, 1853. I WOULD NOT DIE AT ALL I would not die in Springtime, When worms begin to crawl; When cabbage plants are shooting up, And frogs begin to … Continue reading

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