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Japanese Canadians

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 15 (April 12, 1957)

Select article titles: "CL renews Hawaii statehood plea: Far East aspect of U.S. foreign policy would be strengthened by admission" (p. 1); Canadian Nisei patato grower protest dumping of U.S. spud surplus in Canada" (p. 1); "100 Million in Japan by '64 May 'Blow off Roof'" (p. 2); "San Jose-Okayama ...
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 22 (November 29, 1957)

Select article titles: "Sacrifice of Nisei during bombing of Pearl Harbor told" (p. 1); "Immigration authorities guilty of discrimination in blood test rule" (p. 1); "Bloc voting in Hawaii sensed on mainland unseen by savant" (p. 2); "Canadian Nisei leaders challeneged by Japanese ambassador to cooperate in bettering friendly relations ...
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 17 (October 25, 1957)

Select article titles: "Col. Rasmussen recalls Gettysburg speech at Arlington rites for Nisei war dead" (p. 1); "Supreme court hears arguments on nishikawa citizenship case" (p. 1); "No need of mass evacuation in wartime in future, Myer says" (p. 3); Canadian Nisei protest filming of anti-Nisei film over upstate new ...
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Incarceration during World War II

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 46, No.20 (May 16, 1958)

Select article titles: "Sociology professor MDC confab keynote speaker" (p. 1); "Canada Evacuation during war now under question" (p.4); "Sonoma to honor Issei during NC-WNDC meeting slated May 18 in Sebastopol" (p.5) Starting in No. 13, the volume number in the header changes from 46 to 26. This printing error ...
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 47, No.23 (December 5, 1958)

Select article titles: "U.S. foreign aid in Far East lauded, Nisei skills can help" (p. 1); "Southwest L.A. reality board accused of race discrimination" (p.1); "UN official says treatment of Japanese in Canada during WW2 worse than U.S." (p. 1); "JACL urges President to convene White House conference on problems ...
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 17 (October 27, 1961)

Selected article titles: "Canada Leader Defends Wartime Nisei Evacuation" (p. 1), "National Park Status for Rohwer Asked" (p. 1), "Washington Newsletter: Freedom in Employment" (p. 1), and "Issei Story Project: Who, What, Why, How?" (p. 4).
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Life in Canada

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 13 (March 29, 1957)

Select article titles: "JACL seeks deletion of 'Fuzz Young' text, use of 'Japs' may bias children" (p. 1); "First Japanese PW Taken in WW2 Found Working For Car Firm" (p. 1); "Nat'l Campaign on Anti-Nisei TV-Films Opens" (p. 1); "Hearing dates for Hawaii statehood set in both Houses" (p. 1); ...
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 47, No. 16 (October 17, 1958)

Select article titles: "JACL hails quick FBI move against Jewish temple vandals" (p.1); "Racial discrimination in home-buying hits Toronto area Japanese for 1st time" (p.2)
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Redress and reparations

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 75, No. 2 (July 14, 1972)

Selected article titles: "Congress Cites Issei Contributions: (p.1-2), "Japan Gov't Recognizes Nisei as Americans" (p.1-2), "Congress Shown Several Options to Hand Evacuees Reparations" (p.3).
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 85, No. 12 (September 16, 1977)

Selected article titles: "Judge Cites Residency Law in Hawaii 'Unconstitutional'" (p.1-2), "Sansei Slain in S.F. Chinatown Restaurant" (p.1, 3), "The Okubo-Yamada Case: Seven Years Later" (p.1), "Tax Credit Proposed as Reparations" (p.3), "San Francisco Kimochi Seeks Issei 'Board and Care' Home" (p.7).
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