Notes: "This contains essays, speeches, and commentaries on anti-Japanese exclusion and U.S.-Japan relations by Japanese immigrant leaders and white Americans. The appendix describes origins of various historical matters and Issei social customs, as well as pioneering individuals and organizations in the mainland and Hawaii."—Annotated Bibliography of Japanese Americans in Encyclopedia of Japanese Descendants in the Americas.
"Special attention is placed on Japanese pioneers in the United States in various fields of endeavor; also on various phases of the anti-Japanese movement in California."—A Bibliography of Historical Materials in the Japanese Language on the West Coast Japanese by William Magistretti (Pacific Historical Review, March 1943).
2, 6, 20, 298, 84 pages. Text entirely in Japanese. Endpapers of Japanese-language newspapers. The frontispiece is a composite photograph of Japanese babies in the style of Japanese photographer Esaki Reiji's composite image of 1700 babies, plus 33 other half-tone plates. The composite photo is credited to the Imada Studio (probably Los Angeles) with the caption "The development of the Japanese people."
OCLC: 10064798 (noting 32 plates and 88 pages at the end); 42626527 (collating as this copy, but without a plate count).
Edition + Condition: Bound in green cloth, somewhat faded at the spine. Lacking the box.
Publication: Los Angeles: Rafu Shinposha, 1930.
Item No: #307889