Hawaii’s “Oriental Problem”
Posted: March 21, 2018 Filed under: Articles, Japanese, Teasers
Today in history — March 21, 1909 — “Our Japanese Archipelago: Trying to Deal with the Oriental Problem in Hawaii,” a headline by The Salt Lake Tribune. The article:
[Hawaii] is practically a bunch of Japanese islands — … much more Japanese than American. Seventy-two thousand Japs dwell there, while the American population is only about one-twelth as large.
Read more about it in “Our Japanese Archipelago.”
“Our Japanese Archipelago: Trying to Deal with the Oriental Problem in Hawaii”
The Salt Lake tribune, March 21, 1909, Page 17