Portrait of Issei lawyer

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Yasui Family Collection

Caption by Homer Yasui: "Portrait of Daiichi Takeoka as a young man. This man was a highly influential in the Portland and in the Oregon Japanese communities. His oldest son, Kay, says that his father graduated from the University of Oregon law school in 1912...Daiichi Takeoka took a lead role in fighting discriminatory laws such as the Alien Land Law of Oregon in 1923; and in the repeal of the Cable Act; and as an active participant in the successful challenge to Oregon's Alien Land Law in 1946-49."


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Courtesy of the Yasui Family Collection

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