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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 95, No. 14 (October 1, 1982)

Selected article titles: "Nisei Farmers League Criticizes Simpson-Mazzoli Immigrant Bill" (pp. 1, 8), "Student Complains of U.S. Textbook Views of Japanese" (pp. 1, 8), and "Monument Planned for Amache Site" (p. 8).
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 103, No. 23 (December 5, 1986)

Selected article titles: "New Series a Unique Chance for JA Actors" (pp. 1-2), "Immigration Bill: Attorneys Try to Decode New Technicalities" (pp. 1-2), "By the Board: Budgetary Realities" (p. 4), and "Newspapers Comment on Redress Issue" (p. 10).
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 106, No. 7 (February 19, 1988)

Selected article titles: "LEC Board: Redress 'Looks Good'" (pp. 1, 8), "Budget Tops List of Concerns at Board Meeting" (pp. 1-2), "'Guest Workers' Aren't Welcome" (pp. 3, 6), and "Encouraging Signs for Redress" (pp. 5-6).
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Many Japs Arrested. Number Smuggled In Landed Near Ballard Today. (February 27, 1900)

The Seattle Daily Times, February 27, 1900, p. 3
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 52, No. 16 (April 21, 1961)

Selected article titles: "Walter Ready to Loosen Up Rigid Immigration Law: Unused Quotas for Use by American Relatives Reported in New Bill" (p. 1), "Civil Rights Gains in Oregon, but Stymied in California: Oregon Barber Shops, Beauty Salons Can't Discriminate Save for 'Just' Cause" (p. 1), "New U.S ...
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Letter denying naturalization to Issei male

Until 1952 U.S. law forbade people of Japanese ancestry from becoming naturalized citizens. This letter was sent to George Mitsutaro Yoshihara, an issei male who applied for U.S. citizenship in 1947.
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The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 64 (September 9, 1947)

""Mac' Told to K.O. Japan's War-Making Industries; Allied Council Chairman Attacks Soviet Obstruction" (p. 1), "Nisei Demand End of Japan Nationality" (p. 1), "GI-Japanese Bride Reports Help Naturalization Push" (p. 4).
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The Northwest Times Vol. 4 No. 99 (December 13, 1950)

"House Approves Walter Measure" (p. 1), "JACL Calls Attention to Bias on FHA Homes for Veterans" (p. 1), "Fort Lincoln Cemetery Decides to Adopt Segregation Policy" (p. 2).
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The Northwest Times Vol. 4 No. 92 (November 18, 1950)

"Hearings Set on Masaoka, Fujii Cases" (p. 1), "Soldier Brides Act Deadline Feb. 18, 1951" (p. 1) "U.S. Assures Aid to Needy Issei" (p. 4).
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The Northwest Times Vol. 2 No. 33 (April 14, 1948)

"Pacific Northwest Trade Helps Orient Recovery, NWA Aide Says" (p. 1), "House Will Hear Legislations on Naturalization April 19" (p. 1), "Orders Halt on Hearing Against CIO" (p. 1), "JACL to File Brief with Top Court to Back Takahashi in Fish Case" (p. 2).
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