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IMMIGRANTS IN INDUSTRIES.

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AND ROCKY

JAPANESE AND OTHER IMMIGRANT RACES IN THE PACIFIC COAST

MOUNTAIN STATES (IN THREE VOLUMES : VOL. I).

This report, which was prepared under the direction of the Commission by H. A. Millis, superintendent of agents, forms part of the general report of the Immigration Commission on immigrants in industries. Dr. Millis was assisted in the preparation of certain parts of his report as follows: Immigrant labor in the hop industry, Immigrant labor in California fruit and vegetable canneries, Immigrant labor in the manufacture of cement, Immigrant labor in the salmon canneries of Alaska, Immigrant labor in the manufacture of cigars and cigarettes in San Francisco, Immigrant labor in the powder factories of California, Immigrant laborers employed by street railway companies operat. ing in the cities of the Pacific Coast and Rocky Mountain States, Immigrants employed in miscellaneous industries in California, and Immigrant labor in the coal and coke industry of the Western States, by Samuel Bryan; Immigrant labor in the orchards about Suisun Valley, Immigrant labor and farming in the Imperial Valley, The wine-making industry of California, and The celery industry of Orange County, Cal., by Evan J. Hughes; Immigrant labor in the beet-sugar industry in the Western States and Immigrant labor in the metalliferous mining, smelting, and refining industry in the Western States, by W. M. Duffus; and Immigrants in Los Angeles, Cal., by Ralph D. Fleming.

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PART II.—THE JAPANESE IN CITY EMPLOYMENTS AND BUSINESS IN

THE PRINCIPAL CITIES OF THE PACIFIC COAST AND ROCKY MOUN-

TAIN STATES

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CHAPTER I.-Introductory....

181

CHAPTER II. - Japanese in city employments and business in San Francisco. 183

Introduction...

183

Japanese employed by white persons.

183

Japanese in business

187

Laundries....

189

Cobbler shops...

197

Restaurants serving American meals.

200

202

Boarding and lodging houses and labor agencies.

Tailors, dressmakers, and suit cleaners.

205

Barber shops..

207

Bath houses.

207

Men's furnishing stores.:

207

Jewelry and watch repairing

207

Art goods stores....

208

Provision and grocery stores..

208

Other stores...

208

Photographers..

209

Billiard and pool halls and shooting galleries.

209

Other business

209

Personal data relative to Japanese business men.

209

Personal data relative to Japanese wage-earners.

213

Sociological data....

215

CHAPTER III.-- Japanese in city employments and business in Los Angeles.

223

Introduction..

223

Data relating to Japanese business

226

Barber shops.

226

Baths....

227

Laundries.

227

Pool rooms.

229

Restaurants.

229

Cobbler shops...

231

Tailoring and cleaning establishments.

231

Provision and grocery stores....

232

Fish and poultry and meat markets.

233

Art or curio stores..

233

Other stores..

234

Cigar, confectionery, and ice-cream stands.

234

Boarding and lodging houses....

235

Employment agencies...

236

Petty manufacture.

237

Other business...

237

Japanese professional men.

238

Summary and statement of the essential facts relating to Japanese business..

238

Personal data relative to Japanese business men..

239

Data relating to wage-earners.

243

Sociological data..

244

CHAPTER IV.—Japanese in city trades and employments in Sacramento 249

Introduction..

249

Data relating to Japanese business

251

Barber shops...

251

Baths....

252

Laundries..

252

Restaurants..

252

Hotels and lodging houses.

253

Tailor shops..

253

Men's furnishing stores.

254

Grocery stores..

254

Other stores..

255

Employment and real estate agencies.

256

Places of amusement..

256

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