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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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"Resettlement"

WRA resettlement image

Original WRA caption: Here is a corner view of the spacious living room in the home of the Kaneko and the Isoda families who have resettled in Milwaukee. Mrs. Tei Kaneko is opening her knitting bag while on the floor (left to right) are Robin Isoda, 2-1/2 -year-old son ...
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WRA resettlement image

Original WRA caption: One corner in the basement of the home of the Kanekos and the Isodas has been turned into the kiddies' playroom for the two young sons of these families. In this box of play sand, Robin Isoda is pouring out a cup of make-believe coffee for his ...
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WRA resettlement image

Original WRA caption: When Mrs. Masumi Kaneko goes shopping, she likes to take her young 2-1/2-year-old son, Wayne, to the store with her. Here Mrs. Kaneko, comfortably dressed in a sport coat and slacks, is leaving her Milwaukee home to visit the nearby shopping center. The Kanekos live at ...
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Evacuation claims settlement sheet

Under the Japanese American Evacuation Claims Act, Matahichi Iseri claimed $246 in damages from losses due to World War II. In 1952, the Justice Department awarded him a compromise settlement of $226. He was fortunate to receive an amount so close to his original claim, since many Japanese Americans received ...
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Resettlement booklet on East Coast schools

Resettlement booklet titled: "Schools For Your Children in the East Coast Area." Provides information about schools to Japanese American families resettling to the East Coast from the camps.
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