Genealogy Projects tagged with Japan on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Shanghai Ghetto הגטו בשנחאי

    The Shanghai ghetto , formally known as the Restricted Sector for Stateless Refugees (無国籍難民限定地区 mukokuseki nanmin gentei chiku?), was an area of approximately one square mile in the Hongkou District of Japanese-occupied Shanghai, to which about 20,000 Jewish refugees were relocated by the Japanese-issued Proclamation Concerning Rest...

  • Bataan Death March

    The Bataan Death March (9-17 April 1942) was the forcible transfer, by the Imperial Japanese Army, of 12,000 American and 64,000 Filipino prisoners of war after the three-month Battle of Bataan in the Philippines during World War II, which resulted in the deaths of thousands of prisoners. The 128-kilometer march was characterized by wide-ranging physical abuse and murder, and resulted in very h...

  • Ellis Island Arrivals: 1901-1910

    This project is the second sub-project in the Ellis Island series. Please add profiles for this time period. afterwards we will work on a master project or portal; collaborators needed! Summary Immigration timeline The experience for Asian immigrants in this period was quite different. In 1882, Congress passed the Chinese Exclusion Act, severely restricting immigration from China. S...

  • Place projects

    Place projects are projects on Geni that are focused of a specific geographical place or region. Places profiles are also the precursor to the upcoming Place Profiles feature. Place project portals Includes countries and kingdoms, and other top level place project. Geographical Australia Canada Europe Al-Andalus Austro-Hungarian-Empire France French Provinces of the "Anc...

  • Angel Island (U.S. Immigration Station) Arrivals

    This is the master project or portal for the Angel Island Arrivals series. We will have sub-projects broken down by decade. The first sub-project will be Angel Island Arrivals: 1910-1920. Summary The experience for Asian immigrants in this period was quite different. In 1882, Congress passed the Chinese Exclusion Act, severely restricting immigration from China. Since earlier laws made it...

  • Japanese Emperors (天皇)

    The Imperial House of Japan is the oldest continuing hereditary monarchy in the world. His Majesty Emperor Akihito is the current 125th Emperor of Japan. (Japanese, 日本語) 皇室は、君主の家系としては世界最古です。 今上天皇f...