Tag Archives: Emmie (Kato) Makishima

100 years of history shared at old Sutter School building event

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a two-part series about the Cabrillo Civic Club #5 building, which was originally home to a public school for children in the then-rural Riverside-Pocket area. A special event was held at the Cabrillo

Former resident recalls early Japanese presence in Riverside-Pocket area

Editor’s Note: This is part three in a series regarding historic Asian districts of Sacramento. When it comes to Japanese history of the Riverside-Pocket area, Emmie (Kato) Makishima is someone who has no trouble recalling first-hand details about that area.