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Picture brides

Japanese Brides Await Grooms. Bevy of Pretty Maids Held at Immigration Station for Identification of Husbands, Whose Pictures They Married. (May 31, 1908)

The Seattle Daily Times, May 31, 1908, p. 27
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Japanese Bride Cannot Join Picture Husband. Mrs. Okita Masu, Married by Proxy, Detained at Immigration Station Because of Eye Trouble. (May 13, 1910)

The Seattle Daily Times, May 13, 1910, p. 17
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New Immigration Bill Ends Picture Brides (February 23, 1916)

The Seattle Daily Times, February 23, 1916, p. 4
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Gordon Hirabayashi Interview I Segment 6

Parents' marriage, discussion of picture bride system
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Picture Bride Leaves Hubby. He Asks U.S. to Deport Her. Oriental Maid Decides Her Spouse Won't Do -- Misrepresented Finances, She Says -- He Charges Trick to Enter Country. (January 22, 1920)

The Seattle Daily Times, January 22, 1920, p. 9
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Page of Hisa Nimura Horiuchi Scrapbook

Photographs of Hisa's kindergarten class in Florin, California. Ms. Whilhite also includes the history of Hisa's family.
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 18 (May 9, 1986)

Selected article titles: "Emotions Run High at House Hearing" (pp. 1, 7), "Reagan Administration Opposes Bill" (pp. 1, 7), "Internment Recalled in Calif. Desert" (pp. 1, 10), and "Scholar to Speak on Picture Brides' Story" (p. 2).
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Henry Miyatake Interview I Segment 4

Mother's family background and arrival as a "picture bride"
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Would Put Ban on Importation to U.S. Of Picture Brides (October 31, 1919)

The Seattle Daily Times, October 31, 1919, p. 9
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Kay Kido Threw Her Trousseau Overboard to Become American

November 5, 1953 issue of the Mt. Adams Sun, Volume XIX, Number 6. The newspaper contains an article on the front page titled "Kay Kido Threw Her Trousseau Overboard to Become American." The article is about the Kenjiro and Miyuki "Kay" Kida process for American citizenship and their experiences living ...
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