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Discriminatory laws

Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 4

Discussion of family's legal case involving the alien land law

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this …


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Jim Hirabayashi Interview Segment 6

Discussion of prewar legal cases involving Issei

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this collection are typically …


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An Oral History with Katsuma Mukaeda - Segment 1

Chairman of Japanese American Cultural Center and former president of Japanese Chamber of Commerce recounts conditions of prewar Los Angeles's Little Tokyo, its wartime conversion into a black community, postwar reestablishment as a Japanese-American cultural and commercial center. Includes comments on discriminatory legislation, prewar Japan-American relations. World War II removal …
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Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview Segment 11

Impact of the alien land law on California's Japanese American agricultural community
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Daniel Inouye Segment 3

Mother's loss of citizenship

This interview was conducted at the senator's office in Honolulu, Hawaii, as part of a series of interviews with veterans attending the 1998 Americans of Japanese Ancestry Veterans National Convention held in Honolulu, Hawaii. Because of the full conference schedule, the interviews were generally shorter in …


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Kara Kondo Interview Segment 5

Impact of the Washington State alien land law on Japanese farmers
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Frank Miyamoto Interview I Segment 10

The establishment of business associations in Seattle's Japantown
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James Yamazaki Interview Segment 11

Changes in the Japanese American community after the Immigration Act of 1924

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not …


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Frank Miyamoto Interview II Segment 14

The Immigration Act of 1924: "perhaps the worst thing that could have happened to international relations"
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Frank Miyamoto Interview II Segment 15

Impact of Immigration Act of 1924 upon the Japanese American community and businesses
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