Japanese Latin Americans

Japanese in Brazil. (March 17, 1915)

The Seattle Daily Times, March 17, 1915, p. 6
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Memorandum to the Peruvian ambassador

Memorandum states that Japanese people form the largest foreign element in Peru. Opinion: the Japanese in Peru are dangerous, organized, and patriotic to Japan. Recommendations: "dangerous" Japanese leaders should be expelled from Peru; encourage propaganda to bring the "Japanese danger" to the Peruvians' attention.
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Family in their home

Art's family home in Lima, Peru, on Calle Santa Catalina. (L to R): Fusako, Akiko, Mother carrying Takeshi, Kenichi, Father, Kikue, Isamu (Art).
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Family in front of car

Family at a park in Lima, Peru. (L to R): Mother, Takeshi, Fusako, Akiko, Kikue, Kenichi, Isamu (Art), Father in front seat of car.
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Deportation and internment during World War II

The Newell Star, Vol. I, No. 30 (September 21, 1944)

Selected article titles: "Adopt Resolution to Send Gifts to Japanese Soldiers Held by US: Gift Drive Expected in Near Future" (p. 1), "Myer Reports 45 Center Nisei Killed in Italy; Tule Casualties Given" (pp. 1-2), "Mexicans Want to Intern Japanese" (p. 1), and "Department of Justice: Report Shows Decrease in ...
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Redress and reparations

Redress Now for Japanese Latin Americans lobbying group


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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 24 (June 19, 1987)

Selected article titles: "'Tokyo Time' Is About Love--Nikkei Style" (pp. 1-2), "Calif. Bill Urges President, Congress to Approve Redress" (p. 1), "Japanese American History to Be Celebrated During Omatsuri" (p. 3), and "Japanese Peruvians Still Ineligible for Payments" (p. 8)j.
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Art Shibayama Interview Segment 45

Thoughts on the importance of fighting for redress for Japanese Latin Americans
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 123, No. 6 (September 20-October 3, 1996)

Selected article titles: "Three Nisei Deported from Peru in WWII Sue U.S. for Redress" (pp. 1, 12), "Bill Poses Threat to Affirmative Action, Says AP Organization" (pp. 1, 12), "National JACL to Take on This 'Monumental Task'" (p. 5), and "Voices: Not Enough Asian Americans Ambassadors" (p. 9).
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