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Author Rawitsch, Mark Howland, 1950-

Title The house on Lemon Street : Japanese pioneers and the American dream / Mark Rawitsch ; afterword by Lane Ryo Hirabayashi.

Imprint Boulder : University Press of Colorado, 2013, ©2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    973.0495 RAW    Available
Description xiii, 388 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
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Series George and Sakaye Aratani Nikkei in the Americas series
George and Sakaye Aratani Nikkei in the Americas series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-378) and index.
Contents Here Is Your Chance -- The Schoolteacher and the Samurai's Daughter -- Here to Stay -- In the Shadow of the Mission Inn -- Pilgrim's Progress -- Little Lamb Gone To Jesus -- The People of California Versus Harada -- World War and a Basket of Apples -- Face to Face -- Keep California White -- The Only Time I See the Sun -- Farewell to Riverside -- Leaving Lemon Street Behind -- Camp -- Blue Bandanas and an Ironwood Club -- From Issei to Nisei -- Questions of Loyalty -- It's Up To You, Medic -- Home -- Epilogue: Sumi's House -- Afterword -- Glossary of Japanese Terms.
Summary Discusses the little known early-twentieth century court battle of Jukichi and Ken Harada, Japanese immigrants, to keep their home in Riverside, California, which they purchased in 1915 in the names of their three young American-born children because the California Alien Land Law prohibited immigrants from owning real estate.
Subject Harada, Jukichi, 1875-1944.
Harada, Ken, 1881-1943.
Harada, Jukichi -- Family.
Harada, Jukichi -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Japanese Americans -- California -- Riverside -- Biography.
Immigrants -- California -- Riverside -- Biography.
Riverside (Calif.) -- Biography.
Riverside (Calif.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Japanese Americans -- Civil rights -- Case studies.
Immigrants -- Civil rights -- United States -- Case studies.
ISBN 1607322714

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