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Community and social service associations

Fujin Home

The Fujin Home, which was affiliated with the Christian Baptist Church, was located at 11th and Spruce in Seattle, Washington. It offered shelter for people such as orphans, the handicapped, and women who were recently divorced or widowed and who had nowhere else to go. Various types of classes and ...
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Young People's Christian Conference

Caption by Homer Yasui: "Posed group photo of another YPCC [Young People's Christian Conference], this time at the Centenary-Wilbur Church which was on the eastside of Portland." Caption on front of photograph: "Fourth Oregon Sectional Y.P.C.C. Centenary - Wilbur Church, Portland, Oregon, March 28-29, 1936."
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Japanese Association Troubles Maturing. Believed Within Next Few Days President Takahashi Will Be Deposed in Favor of T. Arai. (March 25, 1910)

The Seattle Daily Times, March 25, 1910, p. 7
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The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 49 (June 18, 1949)

"Civil Rights Members Ask Introduction of Measure to Defeat Bias Practices" (p. 1), "Rites, Burial for Two War Dead from Area to be Held June 25" (p. 1) "Local CIO Tells Nisei Not to Sit on Fence in Matter of Picking Cannery Union" (p. 1).
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The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 50 (June 22, 1949)

"Canadian Citizens Protest Court's Upholding Ruling on Restrictive Covenant" (p. 1), "Campaign to Enlist 1,000 Members for Urban League Begins Here" (p. 1).
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The Northwest Times Vol. 1 No. 45 (June 27, 1947)

"International Body Ousts Local 7 Officers" (p. 1), "Urges Board to Sift Loss in Evacuation" (p. 1), "Death of Race Ties Unit of NHA Set for Monday, June 30; Lack of Funds Forces Move, Aide Says" (p. 1).
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Toru Sakahara - Kiyo Sakahara Interview II Segment 27

Working with the YWCA and the Bellamys

This interview was conducted over two days at the Sakaharas' home.
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Nobu Suzuki Interview I Segment 8

Early involvement in church and the YMCA

References are made to several of Nobu Suzuki's personal papers, which are currently available for public perusal at the University of Washington's Manuscripts and University Archives.
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George Fugami Segment 49

Importance of community service
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Helen Amerman Manning Interview Segment 16

Doctoral dissertation a possible factor in the Brown v. Board of Education decision in 1954
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