img Issei-owned grocery store (ddr-densho-25-8)
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 ...
img Grocery store owners' picnic (ddr-densho-20-14)
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.
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.
doc To Resist Invasion of Japanese Grocers. Retailers of Seattle to Meet on Monday and Discuss Campaign Against Orientals. (May 3, 1914) (ddr-densho-56-248)
The Seattle Daily Times, May 3, 1914, p. 14
doc Twenty Seattle Grocers Fined. Convicted of Breaking Sabbath Closing Law and Assessed $15 and Costs. (August 29, 1919) (ddr-densho-56-332)
The Seattle Daily Times, August 29, 1919, p. 2
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.