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Discrimination

Scrapbook page: "Gresham Area (cont'd)"

Four articles from scrapbook page, one of which is titled: "Stand Taken on Japanese: Several Speak at Gresham Meeting." Newspapers include the Oregonian and Gresham Outlook.
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Scrapbook page

Newspaper clippings from a scrapbook page, one of which is titled: "Farm Returned To Japanese By Jury Order." Newspapers include the Oregonian, Oregon Journal, and Pacific Citizen.
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Japanese Exclusion League Journal

Selected article titles: "Teamsters Want Japanese Kept Off Coast Area" (p. 1), "Japs 'Bleed' Leased Farms, Says Bainbridge Economist" (p. 1), "If They Are Really Loyal" (p. 2), "DeWitt Tells How Organizations Here Aided Japs" (p. 3), "Seattle Produce Dealers Oppose WRA Aid to Japs" (p. 4).
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Newspaper clippings from scrapbook page

Various articles from the Oregonian and Oregon Journal. From scrapbook page titled: "Expressions of Public Opinion - Examples of Letters Against Japanese Americans."
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Racial epithet

This racial epithet was painted on the garage door of a Japanese American. The photo may have been taken during the resettlement period.
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Stereotypes

Military publication: "Pocket Guide to China"

Government publication used to train soldiers stationed in China. Uses many stereotypical references and drawings about Chinese people and culture. Also includes a section on Japanese people titled: "How to Spot a Jap" (see pages 69-79).
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Propaganda Poster: "Tokio Kid Say"...


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Propaganda poster: "Whack the Jap on the Back of His Lap!"


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Propaganda poster: "If You Worked as Hard and Fast as a Jap"...


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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 69, No. 3 (July 18,1969)

Select article titles: "Nixon view on Title 2 Bills sought, hearing requested" (p. 1); "Brown Americans oppose stereotype" (p. 3); "Perry Journal: a cornerstone book" (p. 5); "Errors and inconsistencies cited by Hakujin critic; wants to know what kind of 'ethnic identity' healthy" (p. 5); "A Plea for Justice: If ...
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