Governor signing the Washington State Redress Bill
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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 Ellis, Representative Art Wang, unidentified, unidentified, Senator George Fleming, Mako Nakagawa, Ron Sims, and Michi Maebori.
May 13, 1983
Courtesy of the Kinoshita Family Collection