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Associations and organizations

Japanese Industrial Association in Brawley, California

Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "Japanese Industrial Association Brawley, Calif. Probably 1928-30. Kumezo Hatchimonji - extreme right with hand on boy."
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Young People's Christian Conference

Caption by Homer Yasui: "I think that this gathering took place in front of what was then called the Centenary Wilbur Methodist Church, in Portland I suspect that this was a YPCC--Young People's Christian Conference--because many of the Nisei are wearing identification badges."
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Nipponjin Kai members

Caption by Homer Yasui: "Group of 39-40 well dressed Issei men standing on a lawn from the appearance of the men, I will guess that these were Nipponjin Kai members."
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Nisei baseball players

Caption by Homer Yasui: "Ches [Tsuyoshi Yasui] in baseball shin guards, with other presumed baseball players. This may well have been part of the Nisei Athletic Club baseball team."
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Japanese Hall

Members of the Japanese American community on Bainbridge Island, Washington, pose outside the Japanese Hall on Grow Avenue.
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Immigration and citizenship

Homeward Movement of Japanese. (March 10, 1911)

The Seattle Daily Times, March 10, 1911, p. 6
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Orientalized Washington. Robert Bridges Favors Unrestricted Immigration From Asia -- What It Would Mean to This City and This State. (October 17, 1920)

The Seattle Daily Times, October 17, 1920, p. 18
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Authorities Helpless. An Influx of Coolies From Hawaii. Exclusion Laws of This Country Evaded by Contract Laborers. (June 29, 1902)

The Seattle Daily Times, June 29, 1902, p. 4
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9 Japanese Are Sentenced for Smuggling Plot. Stowaways Are Given Jail Terms; Leaders Sent to Penitentiary for Attempting to Bring in Orientals. (January 1, 1928)

The Seattle Daily Times, January 1, 1928, p. 12
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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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