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Immigration and citizenship

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2041 (May 4, 1979)

Selected article titles: "Omission of Asians 'Glaring Oversight' on U.S. List Designating 'Minorities'" (pp. 1-2, 11), "First Friday Feature: Angel Island Immigration Station Dedicated" (p. 3), "Japan Today: May 4-10 Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week" (p. 6), and "West Coast Nisei Farmers in 1942, if Given a Free Choice ...
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 8 (February 26, 1982)

Selected article titles: "'Reagan's Raids': People or Numbers" (pp. 1, 8), "JACL Now Preparing for 3-Year Redress Campaign" (pp. 1, 10), "East Wind: Issei Principles" (p. 5), and "Moshi-Moshi: Samrai Without Mystique--Kabu" (p. 12).
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 2 (January 15, 1982)

Selected article titles: "New Alien Law Eliminates Annual Address Reporting" (p. 1), "The Other Internees of World War II" (pp. 2-3), "Peter Imamura: Separate but Equal" (p. 3), and "Chapter Report: JACL in Japan Keeps Rolling" (p. 10).
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 95, No. 13 (September 24, 1982)

Selected article titles: "House Judiciary Committee Votes to Retain 5th Preference" (p. 1), "Japanese Canadians to Seek Redress for WW2 Relocation" (pp. 1-2), "Former Nisei Queen Responds to Rift Over 'Mixed Ancestry'" (p. 3), and "Alaskan and Japan Cities Make 'Sister Port' Pact Official" (p. 8).
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Arrival

Tokio Hirotaka - Toshio Ito - Joe Matsuzawa Segment 3

Family background, Toshio Ito: father's arrival in the United States, working odd jobs in Seattle
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Mitsuye May Yamada - Joe Yasutake - Tosh Yasutake Interview Segment 3

Mother's experience as a "picture bride," encountering a new lifestyle upon arrive in the U.S.
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Japanese passport

English and French translations of the Japanese passport belonging to Bunshiro Tazuma. The Issei, mostly young Japanese males, began immigrating to the United States in the late 1800s. Many were farmers or students with dreams of returning to Japan after making their fortunes in America. The vast majority never realized ...
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Life in Japan and reasons for leaving

Marion Tsutakawa Kanemoto Interview Segment 1

Family background: father came to United States from Japan to help with the family business
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Gene Akutsu Segment 1

Immigrant parent's arrival in U.S. and means of making a living
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Chizuko Norton Segment 1

Motivations for immigrating: family problems in Japan
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