The Harada House, built in 1884, and located at 3356 Lemon Street in Riverside, California, became the focus of an important court case testing exclusionary legislation.
The 1916-1918 case of California v. Harada was an early constitutional test of an alien land law in the United States. At issue was the right of the American-born children of Japanese immigrant Jukichi Harada to own the house. That right was upheld, setting precedent for related challenges to such laws.
The house was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1990, and currently is overseen by the Riverside Metropolitan Museum.
National Historic Landmark plaque in front of the Harada House.
Riverside Cultural Heritage Board plaque in front of the Harada House.