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Associations and organizations

Officers of Portland Japanese Association

Caption by Homer Yasui: "Formal group photograph of 14 Issei men, all very well dressed in western suits. These may have been the officers of the Portland Japanese Association."
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"Issei men posed in front of Buddhist church"

Caption by Homer Yasui: "Group of Issei men posed in front of Buddhist church. Most probably members of Nipponjin Kai."
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Interracial gathering


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YWCA conference

Group photo of Pocatello YWCA sponsors of conference. Elaine Ishikawa Hayes is in the front row, far right.
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Issei community leaders

L to R: unknown, Heiji Okuda, unknown.
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Immigration and citizenship

Jap 'Slavers' Held (September 7, 1910)

The Seattle Daily Times, September 7, 1910, p. 8
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Japanese Tender a Memorial to Straus (July 29, 1907)

The Seattle Daily Times, July 29, 1907, p. 8
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Citizenship of Nisei Opposed -- By A.F. of L. (July 21, 1944)

The Seattle Daily Times, July 21, 1944, p. 15
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Bring Jap Labor for Railroad. Commissioner of Immigration Says Large Numbers Are Taken to Hawaii, Thence to Northwestern States. Many Devices Employed by Chinese to Evade Exclusion Law -- They Also Aid Importation of Immoral Women. (January 7, 1907)

The Seattle Daily Times, January 1, 1907, p. 3
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Wants Million Japanese to Aid State Farmers. Frank Terrace, Pioneer of Orillia, Starts Fireworks at Hearing Before Congressional Committee. Peonage System, Say Members of Board. (July 27, 1920)

The Seattle Daily Times, July 27, 1920, pp. 1, 4
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