General stores

General stores (50)

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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.
Cooperatively owned canteen (ddr-csujad-26-130)
img Cooperatively owned canteen (ddr-csujad-26-130)
Photo of people working and shopping inside a canteen. Goods are seen divided by type. Verso reads "cooperatively owned canteen." From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_100
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 store is ...
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.
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.
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.
Northeast corner of 6th and King Street (ddr-densho-353-117)
img Northeast corner of 6th and King Street (ddr-densho-353-117)
Japanese businesses included the Dreamland Hotel, Komatsu-Zashi, Abe's dry goods store, Tokyo-Wan, Fujii Hotel, Inouye clothing store, New Golden Shoe repair, the Ogata's dry cleaning shop and the Salvation Army mission.
Block of Japanese businesses (ddr-densho-353-102)
img Block of Japanese businesses (ddr-densho-353-102)
Identified businesses are the dentists Dr. H Kato and Dr. S. Higashida upstairs, with the Welcome Hotel, Sanyo 10 cent store, Gosho Drugs, and the Jackson Street Sanitary barber shop on the street level.
Mr. Jiro Omata and Mrs. Tsune Lee (ddr-csujad-8-59)
doc Mr. Jiro Omata and Mrs. Tsune Lee (ddr-csujad-8-59)
Oral history interview with Mr. Jiro Omata and Mrs. Tsune Lee. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Omata, Mr Jiro and Lee, Mrs Tsune
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.
Akiko Matsui (ddr-csujad-8-37)
doc Akiko Matsui (ddr-csujad-8-37)
Oral history interview with Akiko Matsui. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Matsui, Akiko
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