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Congregation outside the Japanese Baptist Church (ddr-densho-12-1)
img Congregation outside the Japanese Baptist Church (ddr-densho-12-1)
The Japanese Baptist Church is located at 160 Broadway in Seattle, Washington. Before World War II, this area was adjacent to Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown.
Nihonmachi hotel (ddr-densho-124-16)
img Nihonmachi hotel (ddr-densho-124-16)
An Issei man stands in the doorway of his hotel, located on Yesler Avenue in Seattle's Nihonmachi or Japantown.
Green Lake Juniors baseball team (ddr-densho-134-36)
img Green Lake Juniors baseball team (ddr-densho-134-36)
This juniors baseball team was formed in the 1930s for younger players who could not compete in the older leagues. They played against teams from Tacoma, Bellevue, Bainbridge Island, White River Valley, and Seattle.
Farm and greenhouses (ddr-densho-134-25)
img Farm and greenhouses (ddr-densho-134-25)
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.
Green Lake Gardens Company (ddr-densho-134-32)
img Green Lake Gardens Company (ddr-densho-134-32)
This Issei-operated business was a five-acre complex of greenhouses and farms located in North Seattle. The flowers and vegetables grown here were sold throughout Washington State.
Japanese Students Club members (ddr-densho-134-18)
img Japanese Students Club members (ddr-densho-134-18)
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): Kambe, Uchida, Abe, Kanno, Yamada, Tanaka, Fukano. Middle row (L to R): Sasaki, E. Ota, A. Ota, Hayashi, Kumasaka, Shio, Kambe. Front row (L to R): Sasaki, Suzuki ...
Green Lake Japanese American community (ddr-densho-133-2)
img Green Lake Japanese American community (ddr-densho-133-2)
Japanese Americans of the Green Lake neighborhood gather for a community picnic. Photo taken near North 105th & Meridian Avenue in Seattle, Washington.
Two women (ddr-densho-136-26)
img Two women (ddr-densho-136-26)
Pearl Nishitani (left) was the first advisor of the Green Lake Seinenkai (Young People's Club).
Japanese American Citizens League celebration (ddr-densho-136-40)
img Japanese American Citizens League celebration (ddr-densho-136-40)
This JACL celebration took place at the Olympic Hotel in Downtown Seattle.
Letter of appreciation to Joe Hamanaka for JACL convention theme (ddr-densho-280-38)
doc Letter of appreciation to Joe Hamanaka for JACL convention theme (ddr-densho-280-38)
Letter from Frank Chuman congratulating Joe Hamanaka on submitting the winning theme for the Japanese American Citizens League's 17th Biennial Convention and elaborating on what the theme means to him.
JACL 17th Biennial National Convention welcome drafts (ddr-densho-280-31)
doc JACL 17th Biennial National Convention welcome drafts (ddr-densho-280-31)
Joe Hamanaka brainstormed welcome slogans and phrases for the Japanese American Citizens League's 17th Biennial Convention. Notes are written on the back of a Grant Advertising, Inc. flyer.
Slogan for 1962 Convention- Selection (ddr-densho-280-32)
doc Slogan for 1962 Convention- Selection (ddr-densho-280-32)
A typed document outlining slogan options for the Japanese American Citizens League's 17th Biennial Convention.
A message from the JACL publicity chairman (ddr-densho-280-18)
doc A message from the JACL publicity chairman (ddr-densho-280-18)
Press release announcing the JACL's 17th Biennial National Convention in Seattle, Washington. Includes brief history of the organization and events planned for the convention.
JACL letter of appreciation to Joe Hamanaka (ddr-densho-280-43)
doc JACL letter of appreciation to Joe Hamanaka (ddr-densho-280-43)
Letter from James Matsuoka and Peter Ohtaki thanking Joe Hamanaka for his publicity and public relations work for the JACL 17th Biennial National Convention.
Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-335)
img Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-335)
Black and white photographic negative of a large crowd of Buddhists gathered outside Collin's Field House in Seattle, Washington. Reverend Tatsuya Ichikawa sitting in right hand corner. First row far left: Kiku Fujita, fourth from left: Yasuko (Hashimoto) Morita. Second row: fifth from left is Irene (Fujii) Mano, sixth from left: Elaine Miyake. Fourth row ...
Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-416)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-416)
Black and white photographic negative of guests at the Northwest Buddhist Convention banquet dinner in the basement of the Seattle Buddhist Church. Standing is Ted "Tetsuo" Tamaki talking to Kiku (Fujita) Morita.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 13 (September 29, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-39)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 13 (September 29, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-39)
Selected article titles: "Bartender's Racial Bias Draws Fines Totalling [sic] $6,100" (p. 1), "Seattle Sending 30-Ft. Cedar Totem Pole at Sister City Gesture to Kobe, Weighs a Ton" (p. 1), and "New Lustre on American Democracy Viewed as First Negro Federal District Judge Sworn in on Constitution Week" (p. 2).
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.
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