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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.
Dinner party (ddr-densho-124-27)
img Dinner party (ddr-densho-124-27)
These Issei are eating dinner at Maneki Restaurant in Seattle's Nihonmachi or Japantown. (L to R): Azuma (or Higashi), Eiji, unidentified, Tamura, unidentified, Azuma (or Higashi), Yoshizo (or Ryozo), Yamaguchi, Tadashi.
Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-130-6)
img Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-130-6)
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 R): ...
Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-130-1)
img Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-130-1)
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 such as formal dances (pictured here). Back row (L to R): Kiyoshi Tada, Makoto Sasaki, Shuichi Abe, Eddie Kanno. Middle row (L to R): Nobi Yamada, Sumio Mochizuki, ...
Dye works storefront (ddr-densho-130-2)
img Dye works storefront (ddr-densho-130-2)
The M & M Dye Works was located at North 42nd and Fremont Avenue in Seattle, Washington. The Japanese American owners lived behind and above the shop.
Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-130-4)
img Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-130-4)
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 such as formal dances (pictured here). (L to R): Tak Nakawatase, Shuichi Abe, Toshiko Fukano, Naoshi Kumagai, Minnie Ota, Kiyoshi Tada, May Kumasaka, Nobi Yamada, Ko Suzuki, Sumio ...
Oriental Gardens, nursery and florist (ddr-densho-132-2)
img Oriental Gardens, nursery and florist (ddr-densho-132-2)
Oriental Gardens was established by Denjiro Nishitani in 1912.
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 Japanese American community (ddr-densho-133-1)
img Green Lake Japanese American community (ddr-densho-133-1)
Japanese Americans of the Green Lake neighborhood gather for a community picnic. Photo taken near North 105th & Meridian Avenue in Seattle, Washington.
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.
Dye works storefront (ddr-densho-130-3)
img Dye works storefront (ddr-densho-130-3)
About 15 families in North Seattle owned dye works (dry cleaning) businesses. This shop, the M & M Dye Works, was located at North 42nd and Fremont Avenue.
Junction Produce Co. (ddr-densho-131-1)
img Junction Produce Co. (ddr-densho-131-1)
This Issei-run produce store was located at the intersection of Bothell Way and 10th Avenue NE in Seattle, Washington.
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, ...
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.
Picnic at Rolling Beach (ddr-densho-134-23)
img Picnic at Rolling Beach (ddr-densho-134-23)
The Green Lake Association brought the Japanese American community together for frequent social gatherings.
Japanese American family farm (ddr-densho-134-24)
img Japanese American family farm (ddr-densho-134-24)
This Issei-operated farm was located at North 105th and Meridian in Seattle, Washington.
Japanese Language Class students (ddr-densho-134-21)
img Japanese Language Class students (ddr-densho-134-21)
These students are dressed up for a presentation at North Seattle's Japanese Language Class. This class was the first organized activity for children of the early North Seattle Issei immigrants. Classes were first given at a private residence and then moved to the Community Hall, located at North 100th and Corliss Avenue. Back row (L to ...
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.
Family in front of greenhouse (ddr-densho-134-14)
img Family in front of greenhouse (ddr-densho-134-14)
By the late 1930s, many Issei-operated floral greenhouses existed in the North Seattle area. The flowers were sold at Seattle's Public Market, retail stores, and wholesale companies.
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.
Japanese Language Class students (ddr-densho-134-22)
img Japanese Language Class students (ddr-densho-134-22)
These are students of North Seattle's Japanese Language Class. This class was the first organized activity for children of the early North Seattle Issei immigrants. Classes were first given at a private residence and then moved to the Community Hall, located at North 100th and Corliss Avenue. Back row (L to R): Mac Sasaki, Akira Kumasaka, ...
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