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Samuel Ullman Museum and Samuel Ullman Award

Samuel Ullman was an American businessman, poet, humanitarian, and religious leader. In his retirement, he wrote a poetic essay entitled “Youth (青春)" which is known and admired by the Japanese. The Samuel Ullman Museum was created to advance Ullman's vision by examining his civic, educational, and religious ideas and endeavors.

The Japan-America Society of Alabama initiated the Samuel Ullman Award in 1992 to recognize those who have made significant contributions toward the advancement of the relationship between Japan and Alabama.

2021 New and Expanding Companies

Each year, the Alabama Department of Commerce releases its "New and Expanding Industry Report" containing information about new projects and capital investment across the state. This report can be found on the department's website,

In 2021, Japanese companies invested $158,565,000 with 6 new projects and 257 new jobs created. JASA recognized the 2021 New an Expanding Japanese companies in our Annual Celebration Dinner which was held on October 20th, 2022 at the Westin Huntsville. 

Japanese Learning Tools

Have you ever wanted to learn Japanese but didn’t know where to start? Or perhaps you have some Japanese knowledge and would like to improve? 

We have a list of materials you can use to learn Japanese and Japanese culture.

Contact Us

Tel: +1 (205) 703-0960

2081 Columbiana Rd #10

Vestavia Hills, AL 35216

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