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Why Romaji?

One curiosity I found in this edition of the church directory--why is the greeting of the Issei pastor written in awkward romaji (romanized Japanese characters)?

The answer was simple: it was not yet possible to type and have a Japanese-language portion of the directory printed.

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Why Romaji?
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