doc High school graduation announcement (ddr-densho-359-9)
Alice Kawamoto's graduation annoucement. She graduated valictorian of her class.
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 Campaign letter for SJR 21 from JACL (ddr-densho-280-27)
This letter from the Japanese American Citizens League encourages Washington state voters to vote "yes" for Senate Joint Resolution No. 21, which would abolish restrictions on land ownership. It details the reasons a similar resolution did not pass two years ago and encourages readers to spread the word about SJR 21.
doc Washington's 1889 Land Law-- Why Repeal? (ddr-densho-280-24)
A history of the West Coast's land ownership laws from 1864 to 1962. This document argues that the contemporary land ownership laws are outdated and encourages readers to vote in the upcoming election.
doc Some Proposed Changes to SJR 21 letter (ddr-densho-280-29)
A typed document from Joe Hamanaka to Tak Kubota, General Chairman of JACL's Committee on Abolishing Restrictions on Land Ownership, outlining some proposed changes to a letter about passing Senate Joint Resolution No. 21.
doc Senate Joint Resolution No. 21 (SJR #21): Abolishing Restrictions on Land Ownership fact sheet (ddr-densho-280-30)
A typed and revised document that briefly outlines the key points behind Senate Joint Resolution 21.
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 95, No. 24 (December 10, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-49)
Selected article titles: "Japan's New Prime Minister Stresses Self-Defense Needs" (p. 1), "Harassment of Washington State's Asian Refugees on Rise" (pp. 1, 4), "Japanese Nationals in N.Y. Prefer to Keep to Themselves" (pp. 2, 4), and "From the Frying Pan: Probing the Issue of U.S.-Japan Relations" (p. 5).
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 112, No. 3 [January 25, 1991] (ddr-pc-63-3)
Select article titles: "Rep. Levine Introduces Bill to Make Manzanar a National Historic Site" (p. 1), "Racial Hate Mail Targets Japanese Shop in Puyallup" (p. 1), "Vietnam-born Accuses City of Bias, Retribution" (p. 1), NCRR Condemns FBI Targeting of Arab Americans" (p. 2), "English-Only Rule in Workplace Called 'Language Discrimination' by ACLU" (p. 3).
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 112, No. 10 [March 15, 1991] (ddr-pc-63-10)
Select article titles: "California bill would protect redress money" (p. 1), "Washington state war dead honored" (p. 1), "Washington state Asians meet" (p. 3).
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 25 (December 20, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-51)
The holiday issue included advertisements bought by JACL members and chapters that included personal addresses and phone numbers to better foster communications between Japanese American communities. These addresses and phone numbers have been redacted to help protect the privacy of Japanese American communities. Please contact Densho to request the original version.
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 9 (March 1, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-9)
Selected article titles: "Noted Oregonians Honored for Wartime Service to Nisei, JACL" (p. 1); Bill Hosokawa Promoted Post's Exec. News Ed" (p. 1); Shonien 'red carp,' JACL 'pinwheel' on L.A. museum exhibit" (p. 1); No. Calif. Japanese Americans launch $5,000 campaign for Immigration Museum" (p. 1); "Issei, Nisei, Sansei...Sensei" (p. 2); "Seek central camp in Orange …
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 51, No. 19 (November 4, 1960) (ddr-pc-32-45)
Select article titles: "JACL joins test case in Seattle housing discrimination" (p. 1); "JACL Asking Conference with U.S. Tax Agency over Evacuation Claims" (p.1); "Final push for land law repeal in Washington starts" (p.8)
doc Letter from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Miyuki "Kay" Kida (ddr-one-3-58)
Letter and envelope from James Albert "Al" Johnson to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon, dated December 14, 1943. Mentions having to pay income tax for "all of us down here." Says that the Kida family shouldn't try to visit Mrs. Pyatt because she would not know them. She was moved to Medical Lake after trying …