doc Senate Joint Resolution No. 21 (ddr-densho-280-23)
A description of land ownership laws in Washington state and the effects of passing Senate Joint Resolution No. 21.
doc Photograph album (ddr-densho-316-1)
A family photograph album documenting the Sakahara and Tanaka families' pre-World War II life on Vashon Island and other areas of Washington State. Dan Sakahara was a councilman, block leader, chairman of the red cross, treasurer of the PTA, and temporary chairman of the PTA at the Tule Lake Concentration Camp. He was also president of ...
Collection Washington State Historical Society Collection (ddr-densho-42)
The collection of the Washington State Historical Society at Tacoma, Washington, contains a single photograph of Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown, in the early 1900s.
img A Washington state liquor license (ddr-densho-353-145)
A state liquor license was necessary to run the Pacific Beer Distributors business.
img Governor signing the Washington State Redress Bill (ddr-densho-10-7)
Governor John Spellman of Washington State signs a state bill allocating redress payments of $5,000 each for thirty-eight Nisei state employees who lost their jobs during World War II due to their Japanese ancestry. Front row (left to right): Cherry Kinoshita, Governor John Spellman, Miye Ishihara, and Frank Kinomoto. Back: unidentified, Representative Gary Locke, Paul ...
img Signing ceremony for Washington State Japanese American State Employees Compensation Bill (ddr-densho-10-105)
Caption on reverse: "Wash. State Jpn. Amer. State Employees Comp. Bill, ESSB 3163. Signing ceremony, Gov. John Spellman, May 13, 1983."
img Sunrise Lodge under construction (ddr-densho-182-27)
Mt. Rainier, Washington State.
img Signing of the Washington State Employees Compensation Bill by Governor John Spellman (ddr-densho-10-163)
Caption on reverse: "Gov. John Spellman signing ESSB 3163, Wash. State Redress Bill - May 13, 1983 ($5000 redress for 34 former state employees, J.A.). L-R: Back row: Rep. Gary Locke, Paul Ellis, Rep. Art Wang, ?, Tom Takemura, Sen. George Fleming, Mako Nakagawa, Ron Sims, Michi Maebori. Front row: Cherry Kinoshita, Gov. John Spellman, Miye Ishihara ...
img Signing of the Washington State Employees Compensation Bill by Governor John Spellman (ddr-densho-10-162)
Caption on reverse: "Gov. John Spellman signing ESSB 3163, Wash. State Employees Redress Bill."
doc Political Affairs State Department Official to Address National JACL Banquet (ddr-densho-280-20)
Press release announcing the sudden change of speakers at the JACL's 17th Biennial National Convention in Seattle, Washington. Alexis Johnson, Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs replaced Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs W. Averell Harriman.
doc Japanese Can't Be Naturalized, Says High Court. Highest Tribunal of Land Rules Against Eligibility of State of Washington and Hawaiian Residents. (November 13, 1922) (ddr-densho-56-372)
The Seattle Daily Times, November 13, 1922, pp. 1, 5
doc Humphrey in Error, Asserts Takahashi. President of Washington State Japanese Association Replies to Detroit Speech of Congressman on Defense. Objects to Making His Country Football. (January 26, 1911) (ddr-densho-56-192)
The Seattle Daily Times, January 26, 1911, p. 9
doc Orientalized Washington. Robert Bridges Favors Unrestricted Immigration From Asia -- What It Would Mean to This City and This State. (October 17, 1920) (ddr-densho-56-355)
The Seattle Daily Times, October 17, 1920, p. 18