By W Scott Ingram, Professor Robert Asher
The U.S. is actually a country of immigrants. Spanning the time from while the Europeans first got here to the hot international, this publication conveys the thrill of those tales to youth. It highlights the topics, humans, areas, and occasions that have been vital to every immigrant crew.
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There the newcomers passed through Angel Island. The station at Angel Island had been built to process immigrants as they entered the United States. But because most of the immigrants who landed there were Asian, in reality the main objective at Angel Island was to find any way possible to exclude the new arrivals and send them back home. This process began as soon as a boatload of immigrants arrived in San Francisco. All passengers would be separated by nationality. Europeans or travelers with first- or second-class tickets would be processed on the ship and allowed to disembark and enter the country.
Barracks and horse stalls were divided into blocks with a central mess hall (cafeteria), latrine (bathroom), showers, washbasins, and laundry tubs. Toilets, showers, and bedrooms were open, with no privacy. There was no water or plumbing in the living quarters. Anyone using the latrine at night was followed by a searchlight. Eight-person families were placed in 20-foot by 20-foot (6-m by 6-m) areas. 6-m by 6-m) rooms. Smaller families and single people shared open space with strangers. Each person received a straw mattress and an army blanket.
With their success in farming and the increased immigration of Japanese women, stable Japanese-American communities took shape in the 1920s. Nineteen-year-old Tou Hasegawa (left) was a picture bride who came to the United States to meet her husband, Kunitaro (right), a California farmer, in September 1913. Celebrating Tofu hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh Starting in 1996, Japanese Americans in Los Angeles have held a weeklong festival each July honoring one of the most well-known Japanese foods: tofu.
Japanese Immigrants (Immigration to the United States) by W Scott Ingram, Professor Robert Asher