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 Pacific Citizen, Vol. 60, No. 24 (June 11, 1965) (ddr-pc-37-24)
Selected article titles: "Passage of Immigration Bill (S 500) Urged by JACL at Senate Hearing" (p.1-3), "History Project: Issei Coal Miners of Carbon County, Utah" (p.1), "Councilman Wing Luke" (p.2), "Voting Rights Amendment May Aid Hawaiians" (p.3), "Role of the Women's Auxilliary" (p.3), "Buddhist Women Attend International Conference in New ...
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