Please join us on March 23rd from 6:30pm to 7:30pm for the book launch presentation for the republication of Lorraine Hildebrand’s 1977 book, Straw Hats, Sandals and Steel.

Members of the Board of the Chinese Reconciliation Project Foundation and Tacoma Historical Society will have a panel discussion. They will discuss the history with which this book is concerned and the importance of this book as a resource for Tacoma citizens and educators.

This is an online event. Please register in advance on the Tacoma Public Library website and the Zoom link will be emailed to you one hour before the presentation. ‚Äč

Our Panel Members:

Bill Baarsma
President, Tacoma Historical Society, former Mayor and City Council Member

Linda Lee
CRPF Board Member and Chief Judge for Division II of the Washington Court of Appeals

Bill Evans
CRPF Board Member and former City Council Member

Moderator, Greg Youtz
CRPF Vice President and Professor of Music at PLU