img Dairy barn (ddr-densho-46-1)
Kamezo and Miye Nakashima operated a 1,300-acre dairy farm in Days, Washington. The Nakashima children hand-milked the cows twice a day, in the early morning and afternoon. Days, Washington no longer exists. The site previously known as the Nakashima dairy farm is currently near the town of Arlington in Snohomish County.
img Friends on dairy farm (ddr-densho-3-2)
Kamezo and Miye Nakashima operated a large dairy farm in Days, Washington. The Nakashimas had eleven children, nine of whom lived in the United States. Seven of those children are pictured here (left to right): Ayako, Yoneo (Johnny), Masato, Teruyo, unidentified child, Tsutaye (Sue), Karoku (George), unidentified child, and Masumi. The man standing in the back ...
img Dairy farmer and family (ddr-densho-3-3)
Kamezo Nakashima and his wife, Miye, ran a large dairy farm (1.300 acres) in Days, Washington. Kamezo Nakashima (right) is pictured here with six of his eleven children (left to right): Teruyo, Karoku (George), Yoneo (Johnny), Tsutaye (Sue), Masato, and Masumi. Days, Washington, no longer exists. This site is currently near the town of Arlington ...
img Issei couple in their garden (ddr-densho-46-5)
Miye (left) and Kamezo Nakashima in their garden on their dairy farm. Days, Washington no longer exists. The site previously known as the Nakashima dairy farm is currently near the town of Arlington in Snohomish County.
img Dairy farm (ddr-densho-46-2)
Kamezo and Miye Nakashima were from Saga-ken, Japan. They settled in Days, Washington in the early 1900s. Their 1,300-acre farm was largely self-sustaining and the Nakashimas purchased only dry goods. Produce such as corn, potatoes, lettuce, and fruit were grown on the farm. The property line of the farm extended far beyond the tree line ...
doc Dairymen Seeking Help of Japanese. Organization of King Association Delayed Because Many Refuse to Join. (October 5, 1919) (ddr-densho-56-337)
The Seattle Daily Times, October 5, 1919, p. 36
img Dairy farm (ddr-densho-3-1)
Kamezo Nakashima (left) was born in Kanzaki-gun, Saga-ken, Japan, in 1886. He and his wife, Miye, operated a 1,300-acre dairy farm. Days, Washington, no longer exists. This site is currently near the town of Arlington in Snohomish County.
img Issei clearing land (ddr-densho-46-3)
Karoku (George) Nakashima helps clear the land on his family's dairy farm. Clearing farmland was an arduous task, since many areas were heavily wooded and riddled with stumps or were swampland. Issei were unable to purchase land in their own names due to alien land laws (and were prohibited, until 1954, from becoming American citizens ...
img Workers in a cornfield (ddr-densho-46-4)
The Nakashima farm was largely self-sufficient at its peak. Kamezo Nakashima grew corn for the family's consumption as well as for the dairy cows. This image shows workers preparing the cornstalks as feed. The stalks were chopped into small pieces and then placed in the farm silo (behind the tractor). The Nakashima children stomped down ...
doc Milk Shortage Looms; Cows Go to Slaughter (ddr-one-3-124)
News clipping for an article titled "Milk Shortage Looms; Cows Go to Slaughter" written by Hyman H. Cohen, Market Editor of the "Oregon Journal".