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American Tapestry: 25 Stories from the Collection


Namyo Bessho’s Certificate of Naturalization , March 11, 1919, Gift of Indiana Bessho (92.81.16)

Namyo Bessho was one of the earliest Issei to fight for naturalization. What makes someone American?

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Namyo Bessho’s Certificate of Naturalization
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Namyo Bessho’s Certificate of Naturalization, March 11, 1919, Gift of Indiana Bessho, Japanese American National Museum (92.81.16).  More »

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