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The Japanese American Family Album<br>by Dorothy Hoobler and Thomas Hoobler
Name: The Japanese American Family Album
by Dorothy Hoobler and Thomas Hoobler
Product Code: BC08
Description:Item Number: BC08 
Product Detail:The Japanese American Family Album documents the lives of generations of Japanese immigrants through their own diaries, letters, interviews, photographs, articles from newspapers and magazines, and personal reflections.

This personal history tells us--in their own words--what it was like to leave the beloved homeland for a life as different from life at home as could be imagined.
The Issei--members of the first generation of Japanese immigrants--faced racial prejudice and even laws that effectively stopped Japanese immigration from 1924 until 1965. Even in the face of adversity, Japanese Americans formed labor unions, successfully purchased land and built farms, and established flourishing communities in Los Angeles, Sacramento, Fresno, Portland, Seattle, Tacoma, and Salt Lake City, as well as the Hawaiian cities of Honolulu and Hilo.

The very success of these farmers and other Japanese immigrants caused jealousy and fear, and the Album also tells of anti-Japanese groups, boyc
 
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