Grocery stores

Grocery stores (22)

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Grocery store owners' picnic (ddr-densho-20-14)
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Japanese American grocers and their families gathered for this picnic at Jackson Park in Seattle, Washington. The picnic included dancing. Left to right: unidentified, Marianne Okawa, May Tsutsumoto, and unidentified.
Latona Grocery Store (ddr-densho-136-21)
img Latona Grocery Store (ddr-densho-136-21)
An Issei couple operated this grocery store from approximately 1935-1939. It was located at 319 NE 42nd Street in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle.
Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 29 (ddr-densho-1000-153-29)
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Taking a job in a produce market to learn the business

Although Mr. Matsumoto does not identify himself as a Kibei (American-born person of Japanese ancestry sent to Japan for formal education and socialization when young and later returned to the U.S.), some of his life experiences are similar to those who do identify themselves ...

Issei-owned grocery store (ddr-densho-25-8)
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Matahichi and Kisa Iseri immigrated from Kumamoto-ken, Japan, in the early 1900s. They became successful berry farmers in the White River Valley and also ran a small grocery store on their property. The World War II incarceration forced the Iseris to close both businesses. After the war, the Iseris settled in Ontario, Oregon, and worked as ...
George Azumano Interview Segment 10 (ddr-one-7-32-10)
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Working at family's store after college

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

George Azumano Interview Segment 2 (ddr-one-7-32-2)
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Description of family's hotel and grocery store business

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of ...

Owners standing in front of grocery store (ddr-densho-136-27)
img Owners standing in front of grocery store (ddr-densho-136-27)
This Issei couple operated the Latona Grocery Store from approximately 1935-1939. It was located at 319 NE 42nd Street in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle.
Tomio Moriguchi Interview IV (ddr-densho-1000-62)
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Ni-ten-gosei (Nisei/Sansei) male. Born 1936 in Tacoma, Washington. During World War II, was incarcerated with his family at Tule Lake concentration camp. After the war, resettled in Seattle's Nihonmachi, where his father reestablished the family business, Uwajimaya, selling Japanese foodstuff and other items. Worked at Uwajimaya throughout his childhood -- along with his seven brothers ...
Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 31 (ddr-densho-1000-153-31)
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Meeting Japanese families while delivering groceries to outlying communities

Although Mr. Matsumoto does not identify himself as a Kibei (American-born person of Japanese ancestry sent to Japan for formal education and socialization when young and later returned to the U.S.), some of his life experiences are similar to those who do identify themselves as such.

Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 30 (ddr-densho-1000-153-30)
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Getting a job as a delivery boy for a grocery store: making deliveries to outlying communities of Los Angeles

Although Mr. Matsumoto does not identify himself as a Kibei (American-born person of Japanese ancestry sent to Japan for formal education and socialization when young and later returned to the U.S.), some of his life experiences ...

Tomio Moriguchi Interview I (ddr-densho-1000-59)
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Ni-ten-gosei (Nisei/Sansei) male. Born 1936 in Tacoma, Washington. During World War II, was incarcerated with his family at Tule Lake concentration camp. After the war, resettled in Seattle's Nihonmachi, where his father reestablished the family business, Uwajimaya, selling Japanese foodstuff and other items. Worked at Uwajimaya throughout his childhood -- along with his seven brothers ...
A Man at a Food Counter (ddr-one-1-561)
img A Man at a Food Counter (ddr-one-1-561)
Black and white photographic negative of a man standing behind a counter. The man leans against the counter with a staircase behind him. In the background under the staircase are crates of empty soda bottles.
A Couple in a Grocery Store (ddr-one-1-556)
img A Couple in a Grocery Store (ddr-one-1-556)
Black and white photographic negative of a couple standing behind the counter inside a grocery store. The wall behind them is lined with canned and boxed goods. There is cooler next to the counter filled with fresh vegetables.
Baby in front of grocery store (ddr-densho-105-2)
img Baby in front of grocery store (ddr-densho-105-2)
Minoru Tsubota's family's grocery store in Kent, Washington. Child in front is Min's brother, Henry Hiroo, mother Fusano is standing in back.
Tomio Moriguchi Interview II (ddr-densho-1000-60)
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Ni-ten-gosei (Nisei/Sansei) male. Born 1936 in Tacoma, Washington. During World War II, was incarcerated with his family at Tule Lake concentration camp. After the war, resettled in Seattle's Nihonmachi, where his father reestablished the family business, Uwajimaya, selling Japanese foodstuff and other items. Worked at Uwajimaya throughout his childhood -- along with his seven brothers ...
Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-153-32)
vh Roy H. Matsumoto Interview Segment 32 (ddr-densho-1000-153-32)
While delivering groceries to Japanese families, being exposed to different dialects from various regions of Japan

Although Mr. Matsumoto does not identify himself as a Kibei (American-born person of Japanese ancestry sent to Japan for formal education and socialization when young and later returned to the U.S.), some of his life experiences are similar to ...

Tomio Moriguchi Interview III (ddr-densho-1000-61)
vh Tomio Moriguchi Interview III (ddr-densho-1000-61)
Ni-ten-gosei (Nisei/Sansei) male. Born 1936 in Tacoma, Washington. During World War II, was incarcerated with his family at Tule Lake concentration camp. After the war, resettled in Seattle's Nihonmachi, where his father reestablished the family business, Uwajimaya, selling Japanese foodstuff and other items. Worked at Uwajimaya throughout his childhood -- along with his seven brothers ...
Group inside a grocery store (ddr-densho-321-479)
img Group inside a grocery store (ddr-densho-321-479)
Caption on reverse: "Man third from left / is Takao Fujii - father / of Masatoshi Fujii / Circa 1920s."
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