The House on Lemon Street

The House on Lemon Street

Japanese Pioneers and the American Dream

eBook - 2012
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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.
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, Ă2012
ISBN: 9781607321668
1607321661
9781457117374
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9781457117350
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