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United States Department of State / Papers relating to the foreign relations of the United States, 1920
(1920)

List of papers,   pp. IX-XCVI PDF (25.5 MB)


Page IX


LIST OF PAPERS
[Unless otherwise specified, the correspondence is from or to officials in
the Department of State.]
JAPAN
ALLEGED DISCRIMINATIONS AGAINST JAPANESE NATIONALS IN THE UNITED
STATES-CONVERSATIONS IN WASHINGTON REGARDING A POSSIBLE MODIFI-
CATION OF THE " GENTLEMEN'S AGREEMENT "-PASSAGE OF THE CALIFORNIA
LAND LAW, NOVEMBER 2, 1920
Subject
To the Ambassador in Japan, temporarily in the United
States
Department memorandum (text printed) presented to
IU. S. Cabinet regarding California proposed initiative legis-
lation to prevent holding of agricultural lands by aliens not
eligible to citizenship and evasions of existing restrictions.
From the Governor of California
Transmittal of official report of State Board of Control
on subject of oriental immigration and land ownership,
with comments and appeal to Federal Government for an
exclusion act.
Memorandum by the Ambassador in Japan, temporarily in
the United States
Conversation with Japanese Ambassador on situation in
California, validity of act of 1913, and strengthening of
" Gentlemen's Agreement". Proposals for handling prob-
lem.
Memorandum by the Secretary of State
Interview with Japanese Ambassador regarding proposed
initiative legislation in California; suggestion for informal
conversations between Japanese Ambassador and Ambas-
sador Morris to discuss modification of Gentlemen's Agree-
ment.
From the Charg6 in Japan (tel.)
Japanese press comment on anti-Japanese movement in
California.
To the Chargg in Japan (tel.)
From Ambassador Morris: Outline of proposed agree-
ment modifying the Gentlemen's Agreement; conclusion of
conversations with Japanese Ambassador.
To the Charg6 in Japan (tel.)
Department's public statement regarding movement in
California to recast State laws affecting alien land tenure.
From the Charg6 in Japan (tel.)
Press comment upon Department's public statement,
upon negotiations at Washington for new agreement, and
upon passage of California initiative legislation.
Date and
number
1920
June 16
June 19
July 22
Aug. 28
Sept. 12
(474)
Oct. 29
(401)
Nov. 2
(406)
Nov. 4
(570)
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