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APA policy makers gather in Seattle

The International Examiner August 30, 2005 0

BY HONG VAN SEATTLE – Asian Pacific American policy makers from all over the nation will meet here in Seattle to discuss issues that affect the APA communities across the country. The National Asian

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CISC chosen to attend Seattle FBI Citizens’ Academy

The International Examiner August 30, 2005 0

BY HONG VAN SEATTLE – The Federal Bureau of Investigation – Seattle Office held its first FBI Citizens’ Academy in May and June with 29 businesses, civic and religious leaders chosen to participate. Chinese

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Heritage remembered…a gift to the future

The International Examiner August 30, 2005 0

The Nikkei Heritage Association of Washington, through its project, the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington, is proud and honored to present this first edition of “Pioneering Washington Issei: 1879-1899.” Our hope is

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Hotel & Heritage AOKI: imm. 1887, 1897

The International Examiner August 30, 2005 0

BY KEN MOCHIZUKI Shea Aoki, 90, can remember the heyday of the Alps Hotel. Before World War II, the International District hotel — with the first elevator among hotels in the neighborhood, she claims

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Oysters & Agriculture MAEKAWA: imm. 1894

The International Examiner August 30, 2005 0

BY HELEN AKITA Zenzaburo Maekawa was born on August 17, 1877 in Takashima, Japan, a suburb of Hikone. He immigrated to Canada in 1894, as passports were easier to get than to America. Maekawa

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A Samurai to Seattle FUJII: imm. 1894

The International Examiner August 30, 2005 0

BY GARY IWAMOTO Kojuro and Chojiro Fujii played important roles as pioneers in the development of Seattle’s Japanese American community. The Fujiis, father and son, were as instrumental as any individuals in encouraging the

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Entrepreneurial Issei NISHII: imm. 1879

The International Examiner August 29, 2005 0

BY RON MAGDEN Kyuhachi Nishii left Yawatahama, Japan, in 1879 with the dream of making “a grand achievement by venturing forth to seek a fortune.” For the first three years he sailed around the

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Arts, Culture & Community KUNIYUKI: imm. 1898

The International Examiner August 29, 2005 0

BY NHIEN NGUYEN Though Kojiu Kuniyuki never talked much about his struggles in life, he was proud to show evidence of his labor to his grandchildren: a missing middle finger on his left hand.

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Farming Families ISERI imm. 1897

The International Examiner August 29, 2005 0

BY CHIZU OMORI The Olympic Music Festival, voted “Best Classical Music Festival” by the Seattle Weekly, boasts a location on “a turn-of-the-century dairy farm nestled on 55 acres of tranquil farmland on Washington’s beautiful

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A Sansei Searches for His Issei Roots WATANABE imm. 1899

The International Examiner August 29, 2005 0

BY BIF BRIGMAN Where do you start finding information on a grandfather who immigrated to the Pacific NW one hundred years before? How do you start to find out about a man who died

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