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Author Rawitsch, Mark Howland, 1950-

Title The house on Lemon Street : Japanese pioneers and the American dream / Mark Howland Rawitsch
Published Boulder, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, [2012]
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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 In 1915, Jukichi and Ken Harada purchased a house on Lemon Street in Riverside, California. Close to their restaurant, church, and children's school, the house should have been a safe and healthy family home. Before the purchase, white neighbors objected because of the Haradas' Japanese ancestry, and the California Alien Land Law denied them real-estate ownership because they were not citizens. To bypass the law Mr. Harada bought the house in the names of his three youngest children, who were American-born citizens. Neighbors protested again, and the first Japanese American court test of the
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Harada, Jukichi, 1875-1944 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Harada, Jukichi, 1875-1944 -- Family.
Harada, Jukichi, 1875-1944.
Harada, Ken, 1881-1943.
Immigrants -- Civil rights -- United States -- Case studies.
Immigrants -- California -- Riverside -- Biography.
Japanese Americans -- Civil rights -- Case studies.
Japanese Americans -- California -- Riverside -- Biography.
Riverside (Calif.) -- Biography.
Riverside (Calif.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Biography.
Case studies.
Trials, litigation, etc.
Trial and arbitral proceedings.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012011912
ISBN 1457117355 (electronic bk.)
1457117371 (electronic bk.)
1607321661 (electronic bk.)
9781457117350 (electronic bk.)
9781457117374 (electronic bk.)
9781607321668 (electronic bk.)