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Politics

Japanese American politician

Tom Takemura (R) campaigning against the alien land act.
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 107, No. 14 (November 4, 1988)

Selected article titles: "Redress Payments Unaffected: Supreme Court Crushes NCJAR Lawsuit" (pp. 1, 9), "Delegation Urges Reagan to Sign Census Bill" (pp. 1, 9), "Voting Dukakis Better for America" (pp. 6, 8), and "Voting Bush Is the Obvious Choice" (pp. 6-7).
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 13 (September 29, 1961)

Selected article titles: "Bartender's Racial Bias Draws Fines Totalling [sic] $6,100" (p. 1), "Seattle Sending 30-Ft. Cedar Totem Pole at Sister City Gesture to Kobe, Weighs a Ton" (p. 1), and "New Lustre on American Democracy Viewed as First Negro Federal District Judge Sworn in on Constitution Week ...
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Hawai'i

The Northwest Times Vol. 3 No. 5 (January 15, 1949)

"Hawaii Pushes ENI Measure" (p. 1), "Additional Claims Queries, Replies" (p. 1), "They'll Consider Equality Bill" (p. 1).
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Hawaii Facing New Problem. (March 29, 1926)

The Seattle Daily Times, March 29, 1926, p. 6
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Letter from Commander John Ford to Frank Knox about the Japanese in Hawaii

Letter from Commander John Ford to Frank Knox about the Japanese in Hawaii. He warns about the infiltration of "disloyals" and stresses the failure of the FBI and military in controlling the situation. Also mentions the Big Five's dependence on skilled Japanese labor. Knox forwards this to President Roosevelt ...
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Redress and reparations

Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2041 (May 4, 1979)

Selected article titles: "Omission of Asians 'Glaring Oversight' on U.S. List Designating 'Minorities'" (pp. 1-2, 11), "First Friday Feature: Angel Island Immigration Station Dedicated" (p. 3), "Japan Today: May 4-10 Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week" (p. 6), and "West Coast Nisei Farmers in 1942, if Given a Free Choice ...
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2032 (March 2, 1979)

Selected article titles: "'A Day of Remembrance' Observed Coast to Coast" (pp. 1-2, 6-7, 12), "JACL to Draft Its Redress Bill This Weekend" (pp. 1, 11), "JARR Not Getting Filled...Noteworthy Nikkei Needed" (pp. 3, 8), and "Down to Earth: More to Remember" (p. 4).
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Military service

Badge worn by wives of servicemen


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Nisei soldiers moving towards battle

Original caption: Orciano Area, Italy. 2nd Lt. Masanao Otake of Lahaina, Maui (Hawaii), who was commissioned in Battle, leads his platoon from the town of Orciano into an attack pressing toward Leghorn. U.S. Fifth Army. 15 July 1944.
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