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Discriminatory laws

Aliens With Weapons Must Have License (February 10, 1911)

The Seattle Daily Times, February 10, 1911, p. 12
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Jordan Discusses Jap Labor Problem. Eminent Scientist of Stanford Thinks Question Not One to Be Decided Solely Through Economics. Entrance of Alien Race Opposed By Californians. (June 1, 1910)

The Seattle Daily Times, June 1, 1910, p. 5
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California Idea of Japanese Situation: Cartoon Published in San Francisco Indicating Extreme Jingo Viewpoint (May 9, 1913)

The Seattle Daily Times, May 9, 1913, p. 16
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Realty Man Convicted Under Alien Land Law (June 3, 1923)

The Seattle Daily Times, June 3, 1923, p. 8
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Alien Law Evaded by Long Leases on Lands. Japs Solve Problem by Taking Leases. While Real Estate Men and Legislators Worry About Constitutional Amendment, Orientals Settle Question. Alien-Barring Law Doesn't Bother Them. (January 29, 1911)

The Seattle Daily Times, January 29, 1911, p. 11
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"Enemy alien" classification

Letter to an Issei man from the U.S. Quartermaster General

Mitsuo (Mike) Iseri, son of Matahichi and Kisa Iseri, was killed in action during World War II. As his closest relative, Matahichi Iseri received a letter from the U.S. Quartermaster General of the Army asking him to complete a form entitled "Request for Disposition of Remains," which enabled him ...
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Letter regarding parole termination

This letter from a Department of Justice officer to Matahichi Iseri informed him that as of November 15, 1945, his parole status as an enemy alien had been terminated.
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Letter regarding parole appointment

This letter to Matahichi Iseri informed him of his appointment to meet with his parole officer.
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Parolee report

In 1945, Matahichi Iseri lived in Ontario, Oregon, and reported to the Immigration and Naturalization Service.
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Japanese Boy in U.S. Army, Mother Happy (February 17, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, February 17, 1942, p. 5
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