[Japanese Americans]Japanese Association of America Pin. N. P. : 1906. Colored celluloid over steel. Diameter approximately 3/8” (18mm). Very good plus with a small spot and some oxidation to pin. A brightly colored lapel pin for the Japanese Association of America. The J. A. A. Formed in 1900 by the coming together of 40 Japanese American associations in Arizona, California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Idaho, Utah and Colorado. According to one scholar, “the efforts and significance of the JAA is inextricably connected with the story of early Japanese immigration” and that it was the “key political organization of the Japanese immigrants in the United States. ” OCLC, Google and auction record searches pull up nothing similar. This item is offered by Langdon Manor Books, LLC, antiquarian booksellers. Please do not hesitate to contact us for additional information and/or photos and we will respond promptly. We package our items carefully, ship daily, and have a no hassle returns policy--your satisfaction is guaranteed. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA) , the International League of Antiquarian Booksllers (ILAB) and the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA) and adhere to their rules of ethics.