Pre-World War II service

Selective Service training

Original caption: Selective Service man of Japanese ancestry learns to "hold and squeeze" - Reception Center, Hawaii. [According to Robert Sato, this photo was taken before 1941.]
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Nisei soldier

Original caption: Florin, California. This American soldier of Japanese ancestry is shown at the railroad station of a small town in an agricultural community. He and nine other service men of Japanese ancestry received furloughs to enable them to come home to assist their families get ready for evacuation from ...
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Soldier and mother

Original WRA caption: Florin, Sacramento County, California. A soldier and his mother in a strawberry field. The soldier, age 23, volunteered July 10, 1941, and is stationed at Camp Leonard Wood, Missouri. He was furloughed to help his mother and family prepare for their evacuation. He is youngest of six ...
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The Japanese American Citizens League

1976 JACL board members

Caption on reverse: "2/6/76 JACL Board."
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1972 Japanese American Citizens League National Convention


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Sayonara dinner for the 1984 JACL National Convention


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Discriminatory laws

Aliens With Weapons Must Have License (February 10, 1911)

The Seattle Daily Times, February 10, 1911, p. 12
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Jordan Discusses Jap Labor Problem. Eminent Scientist of Stanford Thinks Question Not One to Be Decided Solely Through Economics. Entrance of Alien Race Opposed By Californians. (June 1, 1910)

The Seattle Daily Times, June 1, 1910, p. 5
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Military Intelligence Service

View down a street in Germany

Caption in album: "Volunteers please / Just prior to V-J day came a survey of Volunteers was made for the Camp Savage (later Fort Snelling) language school for men to ship to go to school and on to Japan to fight. Here the two above photos show as the volunteers were ...
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Mosque in Kolkata

Caption on front: "Muslim Mosque / Calcutta."
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