California and the Japanese. A Compilation of Arguments Advertised in Newspapers by the American Committee of Justice in Opposition to the Alien Land Law, Together with the Memorial Addressed to Congress by the Said Committee. American Committee of Justice.

California and the Japanese. A Compilation of Arguments Advertised in Newspapers by the American Committee of Justice in Opposition to the Alien Land Law, Together with the Memorial Addressed to Congress by the Said Committee

San Francisco: Japanese Association of America, 1920. 16p., staplebound pamphlet, blank rear cover chipped, some soiling to wraps, damp stain to lower right corner, upper right corner neatly clipped. Previously published under the title "Arguments Against the California Alien Land Law." This edition bears the imprint on the cover of the American Committee of Justice in Oakland, but an internal note states that this authorized reprint was published by the JAA in SF.

Statements opposing the Alien Land Law of 1920, which banned the ownership or leasing of agricultural land to immigrants who were not eligible to become citizens (including the Japanese). The Committee argied that "to persecute them off the land will make the shortage of farm labor more acute, reduce our food supply, and inflict economic injury to the state."

Cat.No: 212851

Price: $100.00