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Issei working at greenhouse (ddr-densho-134-29)
img Issei working at greenhouse (ddr-densho-134-29)
This farm and greenhouse complex was located at 85th and Latona in the Green Lake neighborhood of Seattle. The flowers and vegetables grown here were sold at the Public Market.
Celery harvesting (ddr-densho-134-4)
img Celery harvesting (ddr-densho-134-4)
This issei-run celery field was located at North 100th Street and Meridian in Seattle.
Girls of the Japanese Students Club (ddr-densho-134-19)
img Girls of the Japanese Students Club (ddr-densho-134-19)
Female members of the Lincoln High School Japanese Students Club posing for a photo. The club held Japanese dances, tea ceremonies, and other activities. Back row (L to R): Mariko Kumasaka, Michiko Nakawatase, Esther Kambe, Satoko Abe, Alice Ota, Ella Ota, Margaret Akiyama, Cherry Tanaka. Front row (L to R): Jane Akiyama, Yuri Hayashi, Yoshino Kano ...
Man and girl at Oriental Market (ddr-densho-134-20)
img Man and girl at Oriental Market (ddr-densho-134-20)
This market was located in the Greenwood area of Seattle. (L to R): Mr. Sakai, Mariko Kumasaka.
Green Lake Japanese American community (ddr-densho-133-3)
img Green Lake Japanese American community (ddr-densho-133-3)
Japanese Americans of the Green Lake neighborhood gather for a community picnic. Photo taken near North 105th & Meridian Avenue in Seattle, Washington.
Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-136-39)
img Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-136-39)
Members of the Green Lake Seinenkai (young people's club), a social club primarily for Nisei in their teens and twenties. This club organized athletic, cultural, and social activities. Back row (L to R): Tadashi Kumagai, Toge Fujihara, Tak Nakawatase, Akira Kumasaka, Tom Nishitani, Naoshi Kumagai, Nobuo Tanagi, Nobi Yamada, Shuichi Abe. Middle row (L to ...
Baseball team in car (ddr-densho-136-35)
img Baseball team in car (ddr-densho-136-35)
Green Lake baseball teammates and fans sitting on a car.
Green Lake Judo Team (ddr-densho-136-38)
img Green Lake Judo Team (ddr-densho-136-38)
Green Lake Dojo was established in 1932. Classes were held twice a week at the Community Hall in North Seattle. The mass removal of Japanese Americans from Seattle forced Green Lake Dojo to close in 1942. Back row (L to R): Sumio Mochizuki, Akira Kumasaka. Fifth row (L to R): Mr. Tanagi, unidentified, Kiyoshi Tada, Mr ...
Aerial photograph of Union Bay farms (ddr-densho-136-29)
img Aerial photograph of Union Bay farms (ddr-densho-136-29)
This photograph shows the area of Seattle, Washington which is currently known as the University District. What used to be Issei-operated Union Bay farms is now an upscale shopping mall. Issei farmers grew vegetables on this land which were sold at the Public Market and produce wholesale houses.
Owners standing in front of grocery store (ddr-densho-136-27)
img Owners standing in front of grocery store (ddr-densho-136-27)
This Issei couple operated the Latona Grocery Store from approximately 1935-1939. It was located at 319 NE 42nd Street in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle.
Nihonmachi restaurant (ddr-densho-140-2)
img Nihonmachi restaurant (ddr-densho-140-2)
Genji Mihara talks with the waiter at an Issei-operated cafe in Seattle's Nihonmachi or Japantown. (L to R): Genji Mihara, Sakae Ojima, unidentified.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2044 (May 25, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-20)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2044 (May 25, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-20)
Selected article titles: "Vietnamese in Texas Cling to Culture" (pp. 1-2), "Seattle Challenges on Redress" (pp. 3, 5), "Semantic Nonsense or Though Provocation: Rest of Nation Gains When Hayakawa Focus Wrong" (3, 5), and "Chiaroscuro: Nikkei Politics" (p. 6).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 10 (March 12, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-10)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 10 (March 12, 1982) (ddr-pc-54-10)
Selected article titles: "Before Supreme Court: Seattle JACL Files Supporting Brief on Desegregating Schools" (pp. 1, 4), "Redress Phase 4: 'Direct' Individual Payment" (p. 2), "40th Anniversary of E.O. 9066 Proclamation: Silence: a 40-Year Cover-Up Conspiracy?" (p. 2), "From the Frying Pan: When Are Asian Americans Not a Minority?" (p. 5), and "Service to Community ...
Dillon Myer, Wartime Relocation Director, to address national JACL convention (ddr-densho-280-19)
doc Dillon Myer, Wartime Relocation Director, to address national JACL convention (ddr-densho-280-19)
Press release announcing Dillon Myer's address at the JACL's 17th Biennial National Convention in Seattle, Washington. It recognizes Myer as a "champion of human rights and decency" and outlines his post-war employment.
JACL Convention Banquet program (ddr-densho-280-22)
doc JACL Convention Banquet program (ddr-densho-280-22)
Program for the JACL's 17th Biennial National Convention's Convention Banquet.
JACL 17th Biennial National Convention invitation (ddr-densho-280-17)
doc JACL 17th Biennial National Convention invitation (ddr-densho-280-17)
Letter of invitation for Japanese American Citizens League members to attend their 17th Biennial National Convention in Seattle, Washington.
Letter of congratulations to Joe Hamanaka from Jim Matsuoka (ddr-densho-280-41)
doc Letter of congratulations to Joe Hamanaka from Jim Matsuoka (ddr-densho-280-41)
Letter from James M. Matsuoka awarding Joe Hamanaka with a savings bond as reward for submitting the winning JACL 17th Biennial Convention theme.
Bridesmaid portrait (ddr-densho-322-7)
img Bridesmaid portrait (ddr-densho-322-7)
Ami Kinoshita in bridesmaid gown for her brother's wedding in Seattle, Washington.
Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-419)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-419)
Black and white photographic negative of six women preparing the Northwest Buddhist Convention banquet dinner in the kitchen of the Seattle Buddhist Church. From left to right: Kiyo (Ishikawa) Harada, May Matsumoto, Noriko (Ichikawa) Kurashige, Betty Kurimoto Yamasaki, and Irene (Yamauchi) Tatsuta.
Northwest Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-431)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-431)
Black and white photographic negative of two Nisei women standing behind set banquet tables. From left to right: Noriko (Ichikawa) Kurashige, and May Matsumoto.
Nisei women (ddr-one-1-426)
img Nisei women (ddr-one-1-426)
Black and white photographic negative of four unidentified Nisei women holding bags and notebooks and looking at the camera inside Seattle Buddhist Church.
Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-332)
img Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-332)
Black and white photographic negative of large crowd of Buddhists gathered outside Collin's Field House in Seattle, Washington for a Buddhist convention. Seated in front row from left to right: Yasashi Ichikawa, Reverend Seiji Kobara from Seattle, Reverend Shoko Masunaga, Reverend Akira Jotetsu Ono, Reverend Tatsuya Ichikawa, Reverend Bishop Kenryu Tsuji, Reverend Eiyu Terao from ...
Acadia Leaving Port of Seattle (ddr-one-2-278)
img Acadia Leaving Port of Seattle (ddr-one-2-278)
Black and white photographic print of voyage on ship Acadia from Seattle, Washington, to Japan, leaving Seattle harbor with pier in view.
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