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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

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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