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Yasui, Masuo

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Works: 10 works in 27 publications in 2 languages and 1,343 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Archives  Photographs 
Classifications: CT274.Y39, 929.2089956073
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Publications about Masuo Yasui
Most widely held works about Masuo Yasui
    Stubborn twig : three generations in the life of a Japanese American family by Lauren Kessler( Book )
    4 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 1,025 libraries worldwide
    third generation have made their mark in various professions, some are still searching for their place in American society. The Yasui family freely opened its records and its memories to Lauren Kessler, who has written a living work of social history that rings with the power of truth and surpasses the drama of fiction. Stubborn Twig is a moving saga about not only the promise but also the perils of America and the meaning of becoming and being an American
    A Family gathering ( visu )
    8 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
    Tells the story of a third-generation Japanese-American woman's search for her family history and understanding of their internment during the Second World War. Focuses on Masuo Yasui who, after living in the United States for thirty years, was arrested by the FBI as a potentially dangerous alien five days after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor
    Stubborn twig [three generations in the life of a Japanese American family] by Lauren Kessler( Sound Recording )
    6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
    Stubborn Twig is the true story of immigrants making their way in a new land, a moving saga about the promise and perils of America and the meaning of becoming an American. Masuo Yasui arrived in America in 1903 with big dreams and empty pockets. He worked on the railroads, in a cannery, and as a houseboy before settling in Hood River, Oregon, to open a store, raise a large family, and become one of the area's most successful orchardists. As Masuo broke the color barrier in the local business community, his American-born children broke it in school, scouts, and sports, excelling in most everything they tried. But none of their accomplishments could shield them from the sometimes intense racism that scarred their formative years. December 7, 1941, changed their lives completely and forever. Forced from their homes with only what they could carry and interned in vast inland camps, the family was shamed and broken. But the Yasui family endured, as immigrants have always endured, to claim their place as Americans in a diverse and sometimes troubled society
    Stubborn twig three generations in the life of a Japanese American family by Lauren Kessler( file )
    3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
    "Masuo Yasui arrived in America in 1903 with big dreams and empty pockets. He worked on the railroads, in a cannery, and as a houseboy before settling in Hood River, Oregon, to open a store, raise a large family, and become one of the area's most successful orchardists. As Masuo broke the color barrier in the local business community, his American-born children broke it in school, scouts, and sports, excelling in most everything they tried. But none of their accomplishments could shield them from the sometimes intense racism that scarred their formative years. December 7, 1941, changed their lives completely and forever. Forced from their homes with only what they could carry and interned in vast inland camps, the family was shamed and broken. But the Yasui family endured, as immigrants have always endured, to claim their place as Americans in a diverse and sometimes troubled society."--Publishser's web site
    Rediscovering our histories the Japanese American internment experience ( visu )
    1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
    Provides teachers with a variety of materials and classroom activities. Comprehensive video and curriculum package based on the personal accounts and perspective of individuals impacted by the government's decision to incarcerate over 120,000 person of Japanese ancestry during WWII. Explores civic responsibility, the concept of liberty, the naming of the Bill of Rights, consequences of social and legal discrimination, and the relationship between historic events and personal histories
    Fukutsu no koeda : nikkei imin Yasui-ke sandaiki by Lauren Kessler( Book )
    1 edition published in 1995 in Japanese and held by 2 libraries worldwide
    Rediscovering our histories the Japanese American internment experience ( visu )
    1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    Days of waiting is the story of artist Estelle Ishigo, a Caucasian who was interned because she refused to be separated from her Japanese American husband
    Relocation and life in internment camps the photographs of Dorothea Lange ( visu )
    1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    A documentary of Dorothea Lange's photographs from the War Relocation Authority (WRA), shown at "The Everybody Reads/Oregon Reads 2009 Kickoff" at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon on Jan. 15, 2009
    Yasui Bros. Co. records by Or.) Yasui Bros. Co. (Hood River( Book )
    in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    The collection includes business and personal correspondence in both Japanese and English, financial records, store invoices, posters, catalogs, cash register rolls, workers' time vouchers, and other miscellaneous records (1909-1941); and documents, correspondence, memos, and letters related to the Japanese American Citizens' League (1973-1987), of which Homer Yasui was an active member. In addition, the collection includes approximately 150 newspapers (1930s-1950s), the majority published in Japan
    Stubborn twig ( visu )
    1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
    "What if everyone in Oregon read the same book? In celebration of Oregon's sesquicentennial birthday, the selection for Everybody Reads 2009 is Lauren Kessler's Stubborn Twig: Three Generations of a Japanese-American Family. Lauren Kessler talks about her book at Portland State University during the main event for Multnomah County Libraries Everybody Reads 2009 in partnership with the Portland State University Library and the PSU Department of English"--PSU website
 
Languages
English (26)
Japanese (1)
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