[Ads-l] "Irish-Jews in Japan", 1914 [was: Bazooka 1914]

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Nov 3 19:26:50 EDT 2016


> On Nov 3, 2016, at 4:54 PM, Joel Berson <berson at ATT.NET> wrote:
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> I'm more interested in who were the "Irish-Jews in Japan" in 1914, and secondarily how the "various  parts [of the bazooka] were captured from" them.  (During warfare?)
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> Joel
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If there were any Japan-based Irish Jews (presumably depicted eating corned beef sushi) on those Bazooka bubble gum cartoon strips of my youth, I've forgotten them.

LH 
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>      From: Stephen Goranson <goranson at DUKE.EDU>
> To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU 
> Sent: Thursday, November 3, 2016 5:04 AM
> Subject: [ADS-L] Bazooka 1914
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> San Jose [CA] Mercury Herald, Sunday Morning, Feb. 22, 1914, p. 1 col. 5.
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> ....program for the benefit of the Campbell fire department...Fred C. Stephens, 'instrumentalist extraordinary, featuring the one-stringed Japanese Bazooka" of his own make. The various parts of this instrument were captured from the Irish-Jews in Japan, selection, orchestra.
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> Stephen Goranson
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