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California Alien Land Law Repeal: 65 Years Ago Today, April 17

Little Tokyo Historical Society

In 1952, Sei Fujii, lawyer, civil rights activist, and newspaper publisher, stood before the California Supreme Court to challenge the Alien Land Law of 1913. Through skillful argument and mastery of the law, Fujii played a vital role in successfully overturning this unconstitutional law which violated the “equal protection of ...

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The Little Tokyo Historical Society (LTHS) was formed in Los Angeles in 2006 with the following mission:
1) To bring together people with a mutual interest in the history of Little Tokyo;
2) To collect stories, photographs, documents, and other historic materials;
3) To share these stories and materials with the broader community through digital archiving, publications, exhibits, and other means; and
4) To preserve these materials for future generations.

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