(Pdf/E–book) [The Gateway to the Pacific]
This is story of a couple minority roups fighting for scraps from San Francisco s white controlled urban environment When the story begins Japan has attacked #Pearl Harbor and Japanese Americans are coercively pushed out of the Western Addition where they had #Harbor and Japanese Americans are coercively pushed out of the Western Addition where they had enclave African Americans hadn t yet arrived in San Francisco in large numbers and were able to benefit from the sudden absence of the Japanese Americans Once the Japanese Americans return after the war they uickly To Catch A Thief gained status because all the black people who migrated to San Francisco to work in the war effort scared white Americans Japan s recovery after the war made the country a desirable market for Americanoods and Japanese Americans were seen In the decades *following World War II municipal leaders and ordinary citizens embraced San Francisco’s identity *World War II municipal leaders and ordinary citizens embraced San Francisco’s identity the “Gateway to the Pacific” using it to reimagine and rebuild the city The city became a cosmopolitan center on account of its newfound celebration of its Japanese and other Asian American residents its economy linked with Asia and its favorable location
for transpacific partnerships The most conspicuous testament to San Francisco’s postwar transpacific connections is the transpacific partnerships The most conspicuous testament to San Francisco’s postwar transpacific connections is the .
On African Americans received for often etting pushed out of their homes *Into Mass Housing Complexes *mass housing complexes completely negative There was no capital from their homeland or desire of the white power structure to tout their homeland as culturally and economically rich and desirable as a place of trade Oda s book is academic history and without journalistic vividness but it is clear in purpose and shows the various competing interests uestionable assumptions and importance of social networks and sources of capital to the postwar redevelopment efforts in San Francisco No doubt this story played out in other places in America where competing minorities also vied for table scraps from the dominant white power structure. Hanges in city leadership new municipal institutions and especially transformations in the built environment Newly friendly relations between Japan and the United States also meant that Japanese Americans found fresh if highly constrained job and community prospects just as the city’s African Americans struggled against rising barriers San Francisco’s story is an inherently local one but it also a broader story of a city collectively if not cooperatively reimagining its place in a lobal economy . .
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S a stand in for the Japanese peopleHowever the redevelopment movement *was the white power structures attempt to clear out slums and peopleHowever the redevelopment movement *was the white power structures attempt to clear out slums and white power structures attempt to clear out slums and control minorities and poor people housing them in large projects that were easier to police Japanese Americans seen as a conduit to Japan and San Francisco s white powerbrokers push for trade with that country made it easier for the white ruling elite to bring on board Japanese and Japanese American participation in the redevelopment efforts One of the forms this took was the Japanese Center But Japanese Americans still ot evicted from businesses and homes They didn t all benefit from the Japanese Center s positive attention for their communityOn the other hand the attenti. Cultural and Trade Center in the city’s redeveloped
Japanese American Enclave Focusing On TheAmerican enclave Focusing on the of the Center Meredith Oda shows how this multilayered story was embedded within a larger story of the changing institutions and ideas that were shaping the city During these formative decades Oda argues San Francisco’s relations with and ideas about Japan were being forged within the intimate local sites of civic and community life This shift took many forms including