Identity and values

Like millions of other immigrants in the United States, first-generation Japanese and their children felt the tension of maintaining their cultural heritage amid pressures to conform to mainstream society while also dealing with discrimination. Although most new immigrants in this country have had to struggle with these same conflicts, one traumatic event sets Japanese Americans apart from other immigrant groups: the mass incarceration during World War II.

Identity and values (106)

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Dual citizenship, Nikkei

106 items
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 76, No. 19, (May 18, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-19)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 76, No. 19, (May 18, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-19)
Select article titles: "'Ambidextrous Irishman' Dr. Shig Hashimoto" (p.1); "Asian Caucus Vow Continued Support of Aims Symbolized by Wounded Knee" (p.1); "Japan as a Sansei Sees It" (p.2); "Social Work Professor Prepares Paper on 'Koreans in U.S.' for Hew Seminar" (p.3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 60, No. 12 (March 19, 1965) (ddr-pc-37-12)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 60, No. 12 (March 19, 1965) (ddr-pc-37-12)
Selected article titles: "Washington State Legislators Order Land Law Repeal for '66" (p.1), "Non-Japanese Who Contributed to Nisei Community Due Awards" (p.1), "California Seeks 5,100 Mexican Farm Workers" (p.1, 3), "Shame of Selma" (p.2).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 60, No. 7 (February 12, 1965) (ddr-pc-37-7)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 60, No. 7 (February 12, 1965) (ddr-pc-37-7)
Selected article titles: "Warren's 1942 Stand Demanding Evacuation Hit" (p.1), "Agricultural Exploits of Early Day Issei in San Luis Obispo, Watsonville, Role in Monterey Fishing Told History Project" (p.1, 4), "Great Lack of Communication between Nisei and Sansei Note by Psychologists" (p.1), "Utah Governor Signs Mixed Marriage Bill" (p.1), "'Nisei: the ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 60, No. 9 (February 26, 1965) (ddr-pc-37-9)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 60, No. 9 (February 26, 1965) (ddr-pc-37-9)
Selected article titles: "History Project Drafting Plans of Nisei Survey" (p.1), "JACL to Seek Help for 'Tanno' on Humanitarian Principle" (p.1), "Prop. 14-type Threat Cited as Colorado Houses [sic] Passes Stronger Fair Housing Bill" (p.1), "In Memoriam: Larry Tajiri" (p.2), "History Project Uncovers 'Depressed Area' among Japanese Pear Orchardists in Placer County ...
Issei man at house of Japanese Consul General (ddr-densho-259-553)
img Issei man at house of Japanese Consul General (ddr-densho-259-553)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Portrait of Senichi Tomihiro He's standing on a sloping lawn in front of a fine house, and in front of this house is a tall white flagstaff. The flag on the staff could be the Japanese rising sun flag. If it is, then that house probably belonged to the Japanese Consul ...
Issei man in kimono (ddr-densho-259-140)
img Issei man in kimono (ddr-densho-259-140)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Portrait of [Masuo Yasui] dressed in a kimono, with a long, knee length dark over-kimono, but it wasn't a montsuki, because there are no crests. He's wearing a straw boater. I think that this picture must have been taken in Japan when our family went there for a 2-1/2 ...
Japanese women wearing montsuki (ddr-densho-259-84)
img Japanese women wearing montsuki (ddr-densho-259-84)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "This picture of an unknown Japanese woman and a younger, equally unknown Japanese woman [shows] the formal montsuki--which is an over-garment which has the family crest placed on it in 5 defined places. The younger woman is wearing what looks like a fancy kapogi--but it looks to good to be just a ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 78, No. 13 (April 5, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-13)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 78, No. 13 (April 5, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-13)
Selected article titles: "In JACL Memberships: Ask Removal of Alien Restrictions" (p. 1), "Seattle JACL Statement: Offensive Nature of 'Jap.'"(p. 2, 4), and "An Asian Hangup?: Never Mind 'Gaman'" (pp. 2, 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 78, No. 2 (January 18, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-2)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 78, No. 2 (January 18, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-2)
Selected article titles: "Sansei Sought for National Capital Class" (p. 1), "Little Tokyo Redevelopment: Focus on Senior Citizen Housing" (p. 1), and "1970 U.S. Census: Who Is the 'Asian American'?" (pp. 1-2).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 23 (December 6, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-48)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 23 (December 6, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-48)
Selected article titles: "Attorneys Back Reparation Bid" (pp. 1-2), "Cleveland JACL: Am I Minority Always?" (p. 2), "San Francisco Nihonmachi: Destruction--Dispersal" (p. 2), and "Judge Invalidates UC Minority Admissions" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 7 (February 20, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-7)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 7 (February 20, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-7)
Selected article titles: "'Hate Crimes': Fight Goes on in Congress, on Streets" (pp. 1-2, 4-5), "Hongo Offers a Poet's View of JA Experience" (pp. 1, 8), "JACL's Future Function" (p. 4), and "Could Matsui Win the '88 Senate Race?" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 52, No. 14 (April 7, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-14)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 52, No. 14 (April 7, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-14)
Selected article titles: "'60 Census Shows 464,000 Japanese in United States: Rank as Leading Asian Group, Chinese Follow with 237,000" (p. 1), "See Big Year for Civil Rights Legislation Throughout States: Six States Enact Fair Housing Acts; 20 Have State FEPC" (p. 1), and "District Reports: PNW-NC-WN: Emphasis of Youth Programs Seen" (p. 4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 13 (April 2, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-13)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 13 (April 2, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-13)
Selected article titles: "Hiroshima A-Bomb Survivors in Senate Urge Nuclear Arm Limit" (p. 1), "Noguchi Vows to Fight 30-Day Suspension" (p. 1), "Reparations and the Law" (pp. 2, 8), and "1980 Asian/Pacific Population of U.S. by State" [table] (p. 4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 95, No. 8 (August 20, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-33)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 95, No. 8 (August 20, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-33)
Selected article titles: "Redress Guidelines Are Adopted; $300,000 Loan to Committee Won" (pp. 1, 6), "Japan's War Atrocities Become Subject of Best-Seller in Tokyo" (pp. 1-2), and "East Wind: 'Hentaisei': Commentary II" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 20 (May 23, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-20)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 20 (May 23, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-20)
Edition contains Aging and Retirement Supplement, A/R 1-8, between pages 4 and 5. Selected article titles: "Artists' Achievements Recognized" (pp. 1, 3), "Reflections of a 'Senior Citizen'" (pp. 1, A/R 4), "Observations on the Aging Nisei" (A/R 2), and "From the Frying Pan: Unity and Diversity" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 13 (April 4, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-13)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 13 (April 4, 1986) (ddr-pc-58-13)
Selected article titles: "Matsui Circulates Nat'l Geographic Article in House" (p. 1), "Corporate, Asian Pacific Leaders Talk About Issues" (pp. 2, 7), "Defining the Role of Staff" (p. 4), and "Takei: Actors Need Support" (p. 10).
Gidra, Vol. I, No. 4 (July 1969) (ddr-densho-297-4)
doc Gidra, Vol. I, No. 4 (July 1969) (ddr-densho-297-4)
Selected article titles: "Experimental College Starts" (p. 1), "Yellow Brotherhood Food for Thought" (p. 1), "Blind Reflections?" (p. 2), "The Misunderstanding in Chinatown" (p. 4).
NCRR (National Coalation for Redress/Reparations) pamphlet (ddr-janm-4-8)
doc NCRR (National Coalation for Redress/Reparations) pamphlet (ddr-janm-4-8)
NCRR (National Coalation for Redress/Reparations) brief history and membership sign-up pamphlet.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 84, No. 18 (May 13, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-18)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 84, No. 18 (May 13, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-18)
Selected article titles: "Plan Mark for Camp Walerga" (p.1), "More Specific Asian Breakdown in 1980 Census Requested" (p.1), "Needs of Asian Elderly Told to Federal Committee" (p.1, 3), "WCCA Preceded the WRA Camps" (p.2), "School Integration" (p.4), "Carnage in Cambodia" *p.5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 85, No. 4 (July 22, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-28)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 85, No. 4 (July 22, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-28)
Selected article titles: "Kodak Regrets 'Remember Pearl Harbor' Proposal" (p.1-2), George Roth: A Man Japanese Americans Forgot to Thank" (p.1, 3), "100th Infantry Vets Mark 35th Reunion" (p.3), "Public Opinion of the Nikkei in America" (p.4, 12).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 84, No. 19 (May 20, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-19)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 84, No. 19 (May 20, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-19)
Selected article titles: "Takechi Wins in Omaha; Kubokawa Edged in P.A." (p.1), "Carter Hiring Policy Frustrating" (p.1), "'Mongolism' to Describe Disease Demeans Asians" (p.1, 6), "100 Years in Canada-Some Facts and Figures" (p.4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 84, No. 13 (April 8, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-13)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 84, No. 13 (April 8, 1977) (ddr-pc-49-13)
Selected article titles: "1400 Nikkei Turnout for Hayakawa" (p.1), "East Coast Nikkei Less Inclined for Individual Reparation Pay" (p.1), "The Great Drought of '77" (p.3), "The Intermarriage Question" (p.5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 55, No. 10 (September 7, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-36)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 55, No. 10 (September 7, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-36)
Selected article titles: "Congress Adopts No-Tax Bill" (p.1-2, 4), "Race Discrimination in Labor Unions Next NAACP Target" (p.1), "Loneliness and Sharks Greatest Problems on Epic Solo Voyage Across Pacific Ocean, Kenichi Horie Reveals" (p.2), "Gunplay during Nisei Week Fells Youth, Two Sansei Brothers Held" (p.3), "Oakland JACL in Appeal to Community to ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 108, No. 2 (January 20, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-2)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 108, No. 2 (January 20, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-2)
Selected article titles: "Naomi Iwata Sanchez: Seattle JACL Chapter President Attends Bush Transition Meeting" (pp. 1, 3), "JACL-LEC Issues Redress Alert in Wake of Meager Redress Appropriation" (pp. 1, 8), "Keeping a Promise in 1990: Census Bureau to List Nine Different Asian/Pacific American Categories" (pp. 1, 3), and "From the Frying Pan: A Look at ...
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