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Date Created1942
DescriptionThe Japanese American Citizenship League helping with citizenship registration.
Date Created1953-01
DescriptionThe Seabrook chapter of the JACL provided a translated version of American Legion questionnaire. These questionnaires were meant to aid citizen hopefuls applying for naturalization and citizenship to...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
Date Created1950
DescriptionA displaced European refugee is fingerprinted at Seabrook Farms.
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
Date Created1958-10-29
DescriptionIt took until 1958 for the federal courts to reach a decision in Takeda's case. A letter from Collins notes that in the end, the judge ruled that Takeda's renunciation of his citizenship was never...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
Date Created1947-09-08
DescriptionSenichiro Takeda renounced his U.S. citizenship in protest of his incarceration. In September 1947, still detained at Tule Lake, he was issued an alien registration card.
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
Date Created1927
DescriptionCertificate of naturalization issued to Frank Montesano on September 12, 1927. The American Labor Museum online collection includes historical documents and photos. The objects document the domestic...
Date Created1953-06-25
DescriptionJapanese-American Citizens' League naturalization class
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
Date Created1947-09-08
DescriptionIn September 1947, Takeda was released to the custody of his attorney Wayne Collins, a leading civil liberties lawyer who represented both Nisei and Japanese Peruvians. Collins arranged for Takeda to...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
Date Created1892
Description1. Declaration of intent to naturalize of my great grandfather, Passaic County, July 28, 1892. Franz Xaver Niessen (1840-1902) was born in M√ľnchen-Gladbach in the Rhineland (Kingdom of Prussia) and...
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Date Created1922
DescriptionAnnual Report of the Citizenship Department of the New Jersey League of Women Voters.