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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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).
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 ...
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.
doc JACL Convention Banquet program (ddr-densho-280-22)
Program for the JACL's 17th Biennial National Convention's Convention Banquet.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...