Category Archives: Eurasians

Matt Weinstock, Feb. 16, 1961

    Feb. 16, 1961: One lesson a person learns over and over in this business, but never accepts entirely, is not to get overly playful with words. If he does, he's likely to lose or confuse people, even on … Continue reading

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The Times Takes a Dim View of Interracial Marriage

    March 11, 1909: Helen Gladys Emery and Gunjiro Aoki announce their engagement. The Times notes that a marriage between them would be illegal in California. March 27, 1909: Emery and Aoki travel to Seattle in their attempt to … Continue reading

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Man Denies Daughter in Divorce Suit

“Wonder What a Decoy Thinks About” by Clare Briggs Nov. 20, 1919: A judge refuses to declare that a young girl is Eurasian simply because a man charges in a divorce suit that the father was a Japanese cook employed … Continue reading

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Clerk Refuses to Marry Chinese Man to White Girl

  July 11, 1899: A Chinese man accused of raping a white 16-year-old girl wants to marry her. The girl and her mother consented, but intermarriage of whites and Asians was illegal at the time.

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