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Stereotypes

Roger Shimomura Interview Segment 42

Taking a road trip around the perimeter of the United States; racial experiences in South Carolina
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Roger Shimomura Interview Segment 65

Observing racial issues among students at the University of Kansas, creating series "Stereotypes & Admonitions"
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Propaganda poster: "Get the Jap and Get It Over!"


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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 16 (April 19, 1957)

Select article titles: "15th Biennial Convention Set Aug. 22-25, 1958" (p. 1); "JACL's Anti-Nisei TV Film Project Eyed by U.S. Senator" (p. 1); "Hawaiian Nisei picked 'outstanding young farmer,' grew coffee on lava soil" (p. 1); "Anti-bias bill in redevelopment passes" (p. 1); "Civil rights bill due Senate ...
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Propaganda poster: "Tokio Kid Say"...


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Propaganda poster: "Don't Fall for Enemy Propaganda"


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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2063 (October 5, 1979)

Selected article titles: "Over 110 Co-Author House Version of S 1647 Bill" (p. 1), "Nippon Corporate Investment Sought to Rebuild South Bronx" (pp. 1,3), "From the Frying Pan: Scholars from Japan Snap Stereotype" (p. 5), and "From the Midwest: Whither JACL" (p. 6).
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Brochure proposal from Asians on the Alert

Proposed content for a brochure directed at advertising agencies and the media. Outlines the various stereotypes about Asian Americans and calls upon the media to resist perpetuating them. Proposal put out by a group called Asians on the Alert.
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Lorraine Bannai Interview Segment 12

Enjoying high school and consciously avoiding stereotypical role of studious Japanese American girl
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Race Mingling Not Solution, Says Dr. Starr. Japanese of Pacific Coast Should Not Be Made Over Into Americans, Asserts Chicago Anthropologist. (January 3, 1917)

The Seattle Daily Times, January 3, 1917, p. 7
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