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Seeking Redress
A History of Little Tokyo’s San Pedro Firm Building
Nate Imai & Matthew Okazaki
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Little Tokyo in Los Angeles has long been a community for Japanese immigrants and Japanese American citizens. Since its founding, Little Tokyo has been met with significant external resistance from individuals, organizations, the government, and legislation to curb its growth and reduce its footprint. This narrative focuses on the century-long resistance to these efforts and the continued strength and resilience of the local community through the lens of a little-known but significant building in Little Tokyo: the San Pedro Firm Building.

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