History of the Okinawans in North America

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Okinawan Club of America and the Asian American Studies Center, University of California, Los Angeles, 1988 - History - 608 pages
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Contents

Introduction
3
Okinawans in America
9
Keizo Kawatsus Grave
14
The Los Angeles Period
19
Original Members of the Reimeikai
29
Okinawa Kenjinkai of America
33
Fundraising Controversies and the Okinawa Seinenkai
43
President Franklin D Roosevelt
60
Majikina Aiko
385
Activities of the Cultural Department of the Okinawa Club
403
Bonsai by Frank Goya
404
Profiles of Okinawan Individuals in North America
413
Kamado Ota
416
Toshiko Hirashiki 424 Chodo Okutake 424 Shinsuke Taira
425
Tokujin Asato
434
Shinsei Kochi
440

Founding of the Okinawa Kyokai of America
82
Seikichi Toyamas Wedding
84
Wartime Internment
91
Monument at Manzanar Relocation Camp
98
Okinawans Entering From Peru
99
Background to the Relief and Reconstruction Movement
105
Return from Japan 108 Appeal to Our Fellow Okinawans Overseas 108 Report
111
Okinawa Club of America
183
The Fujinbu Womens Department 259
190
Memorial Service for the American Okinawan Dead
250
The Seinenbu Young Peoples Department 276
258
ByLaws of the Okinawa Club of America
277
Florin People Around Modesto
286
The First Japanese Christian Group in Arizona
292
Okinawan Businesses in the Los Angeles Area
299
Star Produce Co
305
Okinawa Farming Around Los Angeles
309
A Farming Scene From Imperial Valley Around 1927
318
Miscellaneous Notes
329
The OK Seinenkai Baseball Team 1924
338
Performing Arts
368
Dance by Eisho Kishimoto
370
Nanshin Okamoto
452
Other Contributors to the Okinawan Community and Its Organizations
453
Unity and Progress Among the Okinawans in the Outskirts of Los Angeles
467
Mr and Mrs James Oshiro
468
My Sixty Years in Washington D C by Shokan Shima
473
Shokan Shima
474
Tokuta Nishime Remembered by Kenden Yabe
479
Tomb of Tokuta Nishime
480
The Nisei and Renunciation of Citizenship by Takeo Kaneshiro
485
The Long Life of Mrs Hana Yamagawa by Shigemori Tamaki
491
My Arrival in America and the San Francisco Earthquake by Ansei Takehara
503
Fifty Years of Life in America by Choshin Oda
510
The Southern California Branch of the Okinawa Kaigai Kyokai by Shoko Nakamura
516
Koji ofNago9
522
The Long Beach Incident and the Southern California Branch of the Okinawa
523
Register of Names
541
The Record of Deceased Okinawans in North America and the War Dead
551
Afterword
559
Editorial Committee of the Hokuhei Okimrwajin Shi
562
Photograph Section
565
Index of Organizations Okinawan Music Dance and Selected Publications
595
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