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Morrison Wong papers
UA 099  
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Description
The collection consists of interview transcripts and newspaper clippings related to the history of Japanese-Americans in the Inland Empire, particularly in Riverside, during the early half of the 20th century. Also included in the collection are videocassettes related to the Chinatown excavation in Riverside.
Background
Riverside, California saw a sizeable community of Japanese immigrants contribute to the city's economy by the mind-1890s. Aside from working in the agricultural sector, many Japanese-Americans were business owners within the city.
Extent
6.71 linear feet (9 boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright Unknown: Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction, and/or commercial use, of some materials may be restricted by gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing agreement(s), and/or trademark rights. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research.