Hawaii’s “Oriental Problem”

PageToday 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
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045396/1909-03-21/ed-1/seq-17/

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