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Canceled Lease 13-A between Carson Estate Company and Hiroshi Yamamoto
Carson Estate Company: author
Date Created and/or Issued
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California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
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Handwritten notation: "Lease canceled 5-4-42. Tenant evacuated by US Government (This lease is taken up in Lease # 13, Metzler)" refers to the mass removal ("evacuation") of persons of Japanese ancestry from the West Coast as directed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Executive Order 9066. Land lease describes agreement beginning January 2, 1942, ending June 30, 1943 for six acres on the Rancho San Pedro tract with yearly rent of $120. Lease is signed by Hamilton H. Cotton, secretary, Carson Estate Company and lessee. Handwritten notes of payments made on lease are included at the bottom of the second page. A second handwritten note reiterates the cancellation of the lease.
2 pages, typescript
Farm tenancy
Alien land laws
Japanese American farmers--California
Industry and employment--Agriculture
World War II--Mass removal ('Evacuation')
World War II--Pearl Harbor and aftermath--Decision to incarcerate
Japanese--Legal status, laws, etc.--California
Land tenure--Law and legislation--California
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
Rancho San Pedro Collection

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