Nichi-Bei jūshoroku [Japanese title]. The Japanese American Directory. 1924. No. 20.
Nichi-Bei jūshoroku [Japanese title]. The Japanese American Directory. 1924. No. 20.
Nichi-Bei jūshoroku [Japanese title]. The Japanese American Directory. 1924. No. 20.
[Japanese American / California].

Nichi-Bei jūshoroku [Japanese title]. The Japanese American Directory. 1924. No. 20.

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San Francisco: The Japanese American News, 1924. 9-1/2 x 6-3/4 inches. 624pp. Tan wrappers printed in black, backed in brown cloth stamped in black. Edgeworn, with creased corners to wrappers and bump to spine foot; light foxing to wrappers and scattered throughout; leaves toned; light staining and marginalia to a few pages. Good.

A scarce Japanese American directory, primarily of people and businesses in California, but with the last 98 pages devoted to other states in the US and in Mexico. Names are listed in Japanese, mailing addresses in English; the index is primarily in English.

Nichibei, or The Japanese American News, was a San Francisco-based newspaper that operated from 1899 to 1942. It appears to have issued directories for many of those years, but all are uncommon, and we locate no copies of this year in OCLC.


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