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Farmhouse in winter (ddr-densho-138-3)
img Farmhouse in winter (ddr-densho-138-3)
This Issei-operated farm was located at 6020 Sandpoint Way in North Seattle. (L to R): Tomiko, Kame, Mrs. Uyeji, Mr. Uyeji, Tak.
Woman and child with produce (ddr-densho-138-5)
img Woman and child with produce (ddr-densho-138-5)
This family operated a small farm located in the Sandpoint-Pontiac area of North Seattle. (L to R): Tosh Uyeji, Mrs. Uyeji.
Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-136-28)
img Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-136-28)
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 ...
Nisei football players (ddr-densho-136-24)
img Nisei football players (ddr-densho-136-24)
This photograph shows football players from Roosevelt High School in Seattle. (L to R): Tom Nishitani, unidentified.
Siblings in front of house (ddr-densho-136-31)
img Siblings in front of house (ddr-densho-136-31)
Frank and Violet Yokoyama, along with their parents, operated a produce store and greenhouse in North Seattle, and sold their produce at a vegetable stand in the Pike Place Market.
Women in front of roller coaster (ddr-densho-136-25)
img Women in front of roller coaster (ddr-densho-136-25)
Nisei friends standing in front of the "Big Dipper" Rollercoaster at the Playland Amusement Park, located in the Bitter Lake neighborhood at North 132nd and Aurora Avenue. Many Green Lake Japanese Association and Seinenkai (Young People's Club) activities were held there in addition to Seattle's Japan Day celebrations. (L to R): Ruth Nishino, Yuri ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 67, No. 2 (July 12, 1968) (ddr-pc-40-28)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 67, No. 2 (July 12, 1968) (ddr-pc-40-28)
Selected article titles: "Urban League exec to address Banquet" (p. 1), "Conservative-minded in Japan losing optimism on future US-Japan relations" (p. 1), "UCLA workshop on Oriental groups scheduled July 27" (p. 1), "EDC Position Paper on Civil Rights" (p. 1), "U.S. admits 4,000 Japanese immigrants" (p. 2), "Doll-making to be a highlight of Seattle ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 46, No. 16 (April 18, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-16)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 46, No. 16 (April 18, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-16)
Select article titles: "Senate urged to return all wartime vested property" (p.1); "New York's law first in nation banning racial, religious bias in private housing" (p.1); "Old Japan custom prevails: wife cashes stolen checks at insistence of husband" (p.2) Starting in No. 13, the volume number in the header changes from 46 ...
Henry Miyatake Interview V (ddr-densho-1000-57)
vh Henry Miyatake Interview V (ddr-densho-1000-57)
Nisei male. Born 1929 in Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Had some key childhood experiences with discrimination that made him a self-described, "independent thinker," and later, an influential figure in the Japanese American community. While a teenager in camp, he wrote and defended an essay criticizing the United States ...
Gene Akutsu Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-1)
vh Gene Akutsu Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-1)
Nisei male. Born September 23, 1925, in Seattle, Washington. Spent prewar childhood in Seattle's Nihonmachi. Incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Refused to participate in draft, imprisoned at McNeil Island Penitentiary, Washington, for resisting the draft. Resettled in Seattle. Mr. Akutsu passed away on October 6, 2011.
Henry Miyatake Interview III (ddr-densho-1000-55)
vh Henry Miyatake Interview III (ddr-densho-1000-55)
Nisei male. Born 1929 in Seattle, Washington. Incarcerated at Puyallup Assembly Center and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Had some key childhood experiences with discrimination that made him a self-described, "independent thinker," and later, an influential figure in the Japanese American community. While a teenager in camp, he wrote and defended an essay criticizing the United States ...
Akiko Kurose Interview I Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-41-4)
vh Akiko Kurose Interview I Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-41-4)
Growing up in an ethnically diverse neighborhood in prewar Seattle
Emery Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-155-5)
vh Emery Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-155-5)
Father's early involvement with the Seattle Japanese American community, and the Seattle Japanese Baptist Church
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 62, No.21 (May 27, 1966) (ddr-pc-38-21)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 62, No.21 (May 27, 1966) (ddr-pc-38-21)
Select article titles: "Prop. 14 Rule Stimulates Seattle Action" (p. 1); "Sansei VISTA worker in boot-heel area of Missouri combats poverty fulltime" (p. 3); "Pilot Back in Vietnam Combat" (p. 3); "NCLCH Conference Inspiring" (p. 5).
Farmers at the Public Market (ddr-densho-28-1)
img Farmers at the Public Market (ddr-densho-28-1)
By World War I, Japanese American farmers occupied 70 percent of the stalls at the Public Market. They continued to be an economic force until they were incarcerated during World War II. Left to right: Kiyoto Hashimoto, Tame Kamada, and Takayoshi Suguro. The Public Market is also known as the Farmers' Market and the Pike Place ...
The 17th Biennial National JACL Convention Program (ddr-densho-280-36)
doc The 17th Biennial National JACL Convention Program (ddr-densho-280-36)
Program outlining all of the events at the Japanese American Citizens League Convention in Seattle, Washington, 1962.
JACL Pioneer Banquet program (ddr-densho-280-21)
doc JACL Pioneer Banquet program (ddr-densho-280-21)
Program for the JACL's 17th Biennial National Convention's Pioneer Banquet.
Political Affairs State Department Official to Address National JACL Banquet (ddr-densho-280-20)
doc Political Affairs State Department Official to Address National JACL Banquet (ddr-densho-280-20)
Press release announcing the sudden change of speakers at the JACL's 17th Biennial National Convention in Seattle, Washington. Alexis Johnson, Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs replaced Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs W. Averell Harriman.
Young girl holding a cat (ddr-densho-313-74)
img Young girl holding a cat (ddr-densho-313-74)
Written on back: "'Sumi' Asaba age 2 years 8 months May 1942 gift from A.D. Bonus to my dear friends The Shigeno Family July 8, 1942".
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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