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On Sunday, September 27, 2020, KAHS in collaboration with Town Hall Seattle and University of Washington Press hosted a virtual town hall featuring Bruce and Ju-Chan Fulton, translators of “One Left” a Novel by Kim Soom. During the virtual town hall, the Fultons shared with the audience why they decided to translate the novel and the many challenges they encountered in publishing the book, followed by a lively question and answer session. “One Left” is a historical novel about Korean girls who w [...]

Ju-Chan and Bruce Fulton

A Livestream Event Presented by Town Hall Seattle and Korean American Historical Society Sunday, September 27, 2020, 6:00PM During the Pacific War, more than 200,000 Korean girls were forced into sexual servitude for Japanese soldiers. Barely 10 percent survived to return to Korea, where they lived as social outcasts. Since then, self-declared comfort women have come forward only to have their testimonies and calls for compensation largely denied by the Japanese government. In One Left, author K [...]

Collective-Memory-Poster-by Michael Song

In September, as a part of the Korean American Historical Society's Collective Memory Project, we collected documents, photos and artifacts from members of the Korean community. Each historical item reveals the many facets of Korean immigration to America.To follow up on that phase of the project, KAHS will host a community forum to discuss the significance of this material and place them in the larger context of the Korean American experience. University of Washington History Professor Moon-Ho [...]

Collective Memory Poster 2, by Jinhyeon Song

Seattle, Washington: KAHS is proud to announce that it will host two free events whereby residents can bring documents and photographs to be digitized. The digitization events will take place on September 8, 2018 from 10am to 4pm at the Federal Way Korean American Association (1500 S 336th St, Federal Way, WA 98003-6312)September 29, 2018 from 10am to 4pm at the United Presbyterian Church of Seattle (8506 238th St SW, Edmonds, WA 98026-8939) Participants will receive protective storage [...]

2018 SAF Poster

Come experience Korea in the Shoreline Room at the 28th Annual Shoreline Arts Festival! KAHS is partnering with Korean American Artists Association of Washington and Korean American Coalition of Washington to bring Korean arts, culture and heritage to Shoreline! We have created many fun activities for the whole family. Kids will have an opportunity to write their names in Korean (HanGul), identify and color the Korean flag, dress up in traditional Korean clothing (HanBok), play traditional music [...]

2017 SAF Poster

Come experience Korea in the Bridge Room at the 27th Annual Shoreline Arts Festival! KAHS is partnering with Korean American Artists Association of Washington and Korean American Coalition of Washington to bring Korean arts, culture and heritage to Shoreline! We have created many fun activities for the whole family. Kids will have an opportunity to write their names in Korean (HanGul), identify and color the Korean flag, dress up in traditional Korean clothing (HanBok), play traditional musical [...]

Come experience Korea in the Horizon Room at the 26th Annual Shoreline Arts Festival! KAHS is partnering with Korean American Artists Association of Washington to bring Korean arts, culture and heritage to Shoreline! We have created many fun activities for the whole family. Kids will have an opportunity to make Korean totem poles (JangSeung), write their names in Korean (HanGul), identify and color the Korean flag, dress up in traditional Korean clothing (HanBok), play traditional musical instru [...]

Come experience Korea in the Aurora Room at the 25th Annual Shoreline Arts Festival. This is our 5th year! We have created many fun activities for the whole family. Kids will have an opportunity to make guardian spirit poles (JangSeung), write their names in Korean (HanGul), identify and color the Korean flag, dress up in traditional Korean clothing (HanBok), play traditional musical instruments (AkGi), learn to play the game of Go (BaDuk), and much more. While kids are engaged, parents can rela [...]

2014 - Korean American Historical Society teams up with United Seattle and Bellevue Korean School to present "Explore Korea" at the 24th Annual Shoreline Arts Festival, June 28-29. The room will feature Arts and Crafts workshops, as well as displays of folk paintings, masks, and information about Korea and Korean American history. Afterwards, try some Korean desserts! We have locally made fresh rice cakes (ddeok) with sweet rice (shikhoe) and cinamon (sujeonghwa) beverages. Arts and CraftsOn Sat [...]

Korean American Historical Society teams up with United Seattle and Bellevue Korean School to present "Where's Gangnam?" at the 23rd Annual Shoreline Arts Festival, June 29-30. The room will feature Arts and Crafts workshops, as well as displays of folk paintings, masks, and information about Korea and Korean American history. Afterwards, try some Korean desserts! We have locally made fresh rice cakes (ddeok) with sweet rice (shikhoe) and cinamon (sujeonghwa) beverages. Arts and CraftsOn Saturda [...]