Industry and employment
img Issei man and son in front of home (ddr-densho-113-28)
Masajiro immigrated from Japan to Vancouver, BC in 1900 and eventually made his way to Rock Springs, Wyoming where he worked as a coal miner. His son Masato joined him in 1912. (L to R): Masajiro Uyeda, Masato Uyeda.
doc Drove Japs Out. Colorado Miners Become Enraged at Importation of Oriental Labor. (February 13, 1902) (ddr-densho-56-26)
The Seattle Daily Times, February 13, 1902, p. 3
doc Miners Hate Orientals. Residents of Goldfield Order Chinese and Japanese Workmen to Leave the Camp. (December 18, 1904) (ddr-densho-56-48)
The Seattle Daily Times, December 18, 1904, p. 16