Laundromats

Laundromats (42)

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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.
George Toshiyuki Teraoka (ddr-csujad-8-75)
doc George Toshiyuki Teraoka (ddr-csujad-8-75)
Oral history interview with George Toshiyuki Teraoka. 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 Teraoka, George Toshiyuki
Letter from Phil Okano to Alice Okano (ddr-densho-359-1219)
doc Letter from Phil Okano to Alice Okano (ddr-densho-359-1219)
Phil writes about his work at the laundry and visiting another laundry called Band Bou that could hire him and specialize in different types of fabric cleaning that he is keen to learn. He reminds Alice, his wife, to pay the rent on their house since he isn't sure Denver is a place he would ...
Yokohama Tailor and Laundry (ddr-densho-12-10)
img Yokohama Tailor and Laundry (ddr-densho-12-10)
Fusa Kunitsugu (left) and her son, Teruo, inside the Yokohama Tailor and Laundry, located at 515 Yesler Way in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown.
Bainbridge Cleaners (ddr-densho-359-1228)
img Bainbridge Cleaners (ddr-densho-359-1228)
The outside of Phil Okano's cleaners on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
Star Laundry wagon (ddr-densho-353-72)
img Star Laundry wagon (ddr-densho-353-72)
Star Laundry was located at 1229 Jackson Street. A note on the back indicates the driver as Mr. Shimono.
Masuji and Kaneko Katano (ddr-csujad-8-27)
doc Masuji and Kaneko Katano (ddr-csujad-8-27)
Oral history interview with Masuji and Kaneko Katano. 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 Katano, Masuji and Kaneko
Letter from Phil Okano to Alice Okano (ddr-densho-359-1216)
doc Letter from Phil Okano to Alice Okano (ddr-densho-359-1216)
Phil talks about his work at the laundry and how he believes he is improving. At this point Phil thinks he will stay in Denver another week.
Yokohama Tailor and Laundry (ddr-densho-12-5)
img Yokohama Tailor and Laundry (ddr-densho-12-5)
The Yokohama Tailor and Laundry, located on 515 Yesler Way in Seattle's Nihonmachi, was operated by the Kunitsugu family. Fusa Kunitsugu is on the right.
The Grand Union Laundry (ddr-densho-353-103)
img The Grand Union Laundry (ddr-densho-353-103)
The Grand Union Laundry was located at 14th and Main Street.
Southwest corner of 6th and Weller Street (ddr-densho-353-122)
img Southwest corner of 6th and Weller Street (ddr-densho-353-122)
Japanese businesses included the Paris hotel and Hinode Laundry baths.
Letter from Phil Okano to Alice Okano (ddr-densho-359-1217)
doc Letter from Phil Okano to Alice Okano (ddr-densho-359-1217)
Phil writes about receiving his first paycheck and learning to use a steam gun for silk pressing.
Letter from Phil Okano to Alice Okano (ddr-densho-359-1221)
doc Letter from Phil Okano to Alice Okano (ddr-densho-359-1221)
Phil writes about meeting a friend of Alice's in Denver. He also writes about his day at the laundry and shopping trip to buy a new jacket.
Letter from Phil Okano to Alice Okano (ddr-densho-359-1215)
doc Letter from Phil Okano to Alice Okano (ddr-densho-359-1215)
Phil writes of his first day at his new job at a laundry in Denver. He says he can only keep the job for a little while so he discusses the pros and cons of staying in Denver to find more work or returning to Caldwell, Idaho.
Three men in a laundromat (ddr-densho-321-495)
img Three men in a laundromat (ddr-densho-321-495)
Caption on reverse: "Grandpa Jotaro Mori on right / father Kiku Mori."
Southeast corner of 6th and King Street (ddr-densho-353-120)
img Southeast corner of 6th and King Street (ddr-densho-353-120)
Japanese businesses included the King coffee shop, the Mukilteo hotel, Panama grocery and express, Hinode Laundry baths and the Paris Hotel.
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