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The Japanese immigration to Brazil in FamilySearch archives (1938-1954)

Grant number: 21/12725-6
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): February 01, 2022
Effective date (End): December 31, 2022
Field of knowledge:Humanities - History - History of Brazil
Principal Investigator:Paulo Cesar Goncalves
Grantee:Nátalie Yukie Cardoso Utsumi
Host Institution: Faculdade de Ciências e Letras (FCL-ASSIS). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Assis. Assis , SP, Brazil


This research project intends to inventory and classify part of the documents published on the FamilySearch genealogical records website, which, in addition to allowing the assembly of family trees, provides access to immigrants' documents, including the Japanese, object of this research, the time frame it covers the period from 1938 to 1954. The main objective is to compile the documents on the site, organize them and relate those to the immigration policy of the Vargas and Dutra governments and its specific effects on Japanese immigration.(AU)

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