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Immigration and citizenship

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 22 (June 6, 1986)

Selected article titles: "Nisei Will Receive College Diploma--44 Years Later" (pp. 1, 8), "Governor Seeking Support for Redress" (p. 1), "Camp Memorial to Be Dedicated" (p. 2), and "Program to Provide Help for Mail-Order, Servicemen's Wives" (pp. 3, 5).
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The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 42 (June 17, 1947)

"House Immigration Unit Favors H.R. 3566, JACL-ADC Reports" (p. 1) "54 Nisei Leave for Alaska Canned Salmon Work" (p. 1), "Vote for Claims Board Measure, Rep. Twyman Tells Colleagues" (p. 1).
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The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 69 (September 23, 1947)

"France and U.S. Will Honor Nisei GI War Dead in Special Ceremony in Bruyeres on October 30" (p. 1), "Visit to Japan Not O.K. Yet, JACL Learns" (p. 1),"Final Briefs Completed for Alien Land Law Case" (p. 4).
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The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 29 (April 9, 1949)

"Issei, Nisei May Get Claims Forms for Lost or Damaged Articles" (p. 1), "Bill Gives Atty. - Gen More Power" (p. 1), "Shaft Honors War Dead of This Area" (p. 1).
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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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