The story of Angel Island as a center for processing US immigrants did not end with the Administration Building burning down in 1940. Almost 700 Japanese immigrants were sent from Hawaii 7-8 December 1941 and over 98 from the mainland; another 105 were sent to Sharp Park, near Pacifica. 574 more words
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“Naturally, the common people don’t want war … but after all it is the leaders of a country who determine the policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship. 1,848 more words
Originally printed in Rafu Shimpo, 13 February 2010
PCC Graduation, 68 Years Late
By SUSIE LING
When Dorothy Fukutaki Potter was handed the roster of students who attended Pasadena Junior College (now Pasadena City College) in 1942, the first name she looked for — and found — was that of her father, Edgar Fukutaki. 901 more words
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