General stores

General stores (39)

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Pacific Market (ddr-densho-128-22)
img Pacific Market (ddr-densho-128-22)
This market was located at 1305 Jackson Street in Seattle.
Interior of Higo Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-16-2)
img Interior of Higo Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-16-2)
The Higo Ten-Cent Store, located in Seattle's Nihonmachi (Japantown), was owned and operated by Sanzo and Matsuyo Murakami. Established in the early 1900s, the store sold a wide variety of American- and Japanese-made goods to serve the surrounding Issei and Nisei community.
Exterior of Higo Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-16-1)
img Exterior of Higo Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-16-1)
Sanzo and Matsuyo Murakami owned and operated the Higo Ten-Cent Store which was located on Weller Street in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown. The Higo Ten-Cent Store is currently called the Higo Variety Store and continues to be a landmark business in Seattle's International District which was known as Nihonmachi before World War II. The ...
Higo Ten-Cent Store business card (ddr-densho-16-24)
doc Higo Ten-Cent Store business card (ddr-densho-16-24)
This card shows the store's original address. Higo later moved from Weller to Jackson Street.
Issei-owned store (ddr-densho-25-9)
img Issei-owned store (ddr-densho-25-9)
Matahichi and Kisa Iseri sold imported and dry goods from Japan as well as general merchandise to the Japanese American community in the White River Valley. When they started the business, the Iseris used their garage, as seen here. Later, they built a bigger store in front of their property.
Bainbridge Gardens grocery store (ddr-densho-34-13)
img Bainbridge Gardens grocery store (ddr-densho-34-13)
Bainbridge Gardens had a store, gas station, and a nursery to serve the Japanese American community.
Two women in Japanese garden (ddr-densho-34-16)
img Two women in Japanese garden (ddr-densho-34-16)
Yaeko Yamashita and Fujiko Koba in the Japanese garden at Bainbridge Gardens.
The Tazuma Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-24-13)
img The Tazuma Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-24-13)
Bunshiro and Sawano Tazuma owned the Tazuma Ten-Cent Store located at 12th Avenue and Jackson Street in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown. The store sold both American- and Japanese-made goods. Front: Yukio Tazuma. Back (left to right): Sawano and Bunshiro Tazuma.
The Leonard Store (ddr-densho-25-10)
img The Leonard Store (ddr-densho-25-10)
The Leonard Store was an important business in the White River Valley. Leonard introduced modern conveniences such as post office boxes and phones to the community. He also catered to the local Nikkei and imported various goods from Japan. Matahichi Iseri, a prominent Issei, worked for Leonard who promised to make him a partner in the ...
Bainbridge Gardens (ddr-densho-34-10)
img Bainbridge Gardens (ddr-densho-34-10)
Bainbridge Gardens was located on Miller Bay Road. The business included a nursery, gas station and grocery store.
Interior of Pacific Market (ddr-densho-128-112)
img Interior of Pacific Market (ddr-densho-128-112)
This market was located at 1305 Jackson Street in Seattle.
Interior of Pacific Market (ddr-densho-128-146)
img Interior of Pacific Market (ddr-densho-128-146)
This store was located at 1305 Jackson Street in Seattle.
Pacific Market (ddr-densho-128-26)
img Pacific Market (ddr-densho-128-26)
This market was located at 1305 Jackson Street in Seattle.
Tamaki & Co. merchandise (ddr-densho-162-47)
img Tamaki & Co. merchandise (ddr-densho-162-47)
Located on Wall Avenue in Ogden, Utah, across the street from Union Station. In existence from 1912 to the 1960s.
Owner of Higo Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-16-6)
img Owner of Higo Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-16-6)
Kazuichi Kay Murakami stands inside his family's store.
Interior of Higo Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-16-3)
img Interior of Higo Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-16-3)
The Higo Ten-Cent Store, established in the early 1900s by Sanzo Murakami and his wife Matsuyo, is one of the last prewar Japanese American businesses in Seattle's International District, formerly known as Nihonmachi. The store sold a wide variety of American- and Japanese-made goods to the surrounding Issei and Nisei community.
Interior, the Tazuma Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-24-14)
img Interior, the Tazuma Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-24-14)
Sawano Tazuma (left) and Misao Tanaka inside the Tazuma Ten-Cent Store located at 12th Avenue and Jackson Street.
Grocery store at Bainbridge Gardens (ddr-densho-34-11)
img Grocery store at Bainbridge Gardens (ddr-densho-34-11)
Bainbridge Gardens consisted of a general store, nursery, and gas station. Left to right: store clerks Yaeko Yamashita and May Yamaguchi with owners Zenmatsu Seko and Zenkichi Harui.
Bainbridge Gardens (ddr-densho-34-1)
img Bainbridge Gardens (ddr-densho-34-1)
Bainbridge Gardens was located on Fletcher Bay and had a nursery, general store and gas station. Left to right: Yaeko Yamashita, unidentified man, and Fujiko Koba.
Family store (ddr-densho-91-3)
img Family store (ddr-densho-91-3)
Art Shibayama's grandmother (holding Art) and grandfather in their store.
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