California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections > CSU Japanese American Digitization Project > Letter from [William S. Martin], Dominguez Estate Company, to N. Kodama, May 7, 1937

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Title
Letter from [William S. Martin], Dominguez Estate Company, to N. Kodama, May 7, 1937
Creator
[Martin, William S.]: author
Date Created and/or Issued
1937-05-07
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
CSU Japanese American Digitization Project
Rights Information
Notice regarding copyright of materials available online: http://www4.csudh.edu/libarchives/services-policies/index
Description
Discusses requirement that Kodama provide the Dominguez Estate Company with a certified copy of his birth or naturalization certificate in order to continue leasing and occupying his home. The letter mentions that the Company is sending this communication to all of its Japanese tenants in order to ensure that it is not violating the Alien Land Law.
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This collection includes records of land leased to Japanese American tenants in years leading up to World War II. As such, they provide a view of California in years of the Alien Land Laws, attitudes toward Japanese Americans, and the impact of World War II.
Notice regarding copyright of materials available online: http://www4.csudh.edu/libarchives/services-policies/index
Type
text
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
Kodama
ark:/13030/c8v40xhj
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16855coll4/id/327
Language
English
Subject
Immigration and citizenship--Law and legislation--Discriminatory laws
Race and racism
Alien land laws
Land tenure--Law and legislation--California
Place
Los Angeles, California
Carson, California
Source
CSU Dominguez Hills Department of Archives and Special Collections;
Relation
California State University Japanese American Digitization Project
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt109nc51t/
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