Congressional Edition Volume 5684, No. 1

Congressional Edition Volume 5684, No. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...establishments in Los Angeles, 91 in San Francisco, 86 in Seattle, 55 in Sacramento, 21 in Fresno, and 19 in Watsonville, while in the first 4 of the cities mentioned a smaller number of schedules were taken for white business establishments in trades where Japanese competition was asserted to work injury to white competitors. This business schedule among other things contained inquiries concerning the kind of business conducted in the given establishment, the date at which it was started, the approximate amount of capital employed in it, the amount of the capital borrowed (including the cost of goods in stock but unpaid for), the approximate value of annual transactions, the annual rental value of the property occupied, the occupations, races, sex, and wages of employees, and the number of hours worked per day and per week, the percentage of patronage by white and by oriental races, and, if in mercantile trade, the proportions of oriental and other goods dealt in. In the case of the Japanese this schedule was employed as a supplement to the family schedule taken, which contained inquiries relating to family income, property, and other matters, affording possibilities of checking some of the entries in the business schedule. The data obtained in this way are presented in a number of special reports, while the more significant facts are incorporated in Chapter V of the "General report on Japanese immigrants in the United States." The special reports are as follows: "Japanese in city employments and business in the State of Washington, with special reference to Seattle; " "Japanese in city employments and business ill San Francisco, Cal.; " 'Japanese in city employments and business in Los Angeles, Cal.;..".show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 304g
  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236912403
  • 9781236912404