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Industry and employment

At the turn of the century, Japanese immigrants (Issei) came to the United States to work on the rapidly expanding plantations of Hawaii and the farms, lumber mills, railroads and canneries of the Pacific Coast. They quickly realized this type of work was not going to bring them wealth, and many began looking for more promising opportunities. Farming, fishing and small businesses were often seen as the answer.

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img "Let's Measure it Right, George" (ddr-jamsj-1-14)
Landscapers working in front of the Sumitomo Bank of California.
Kay Kawasakis' Plumbing Crew (ddr-jamsj-1-13)
img Kay Kawasakis' Plumbing Crew (ddr-jamsj-1-13)
Landscapers working in front of the Sumitomo Bank of California.
Good Rear End Shot of Four Guys, Anyway (ddr-jamsj-1-19)
img Good Rear End Shot of Four Guys, Anyway (ddr-jamsj-1-19)
Landscapers working in front of the Sumitomo Bank of California.
Lookout for Harry--Yone & Herman (ddr-jamsj-1-27)
img Lookout for Harry--Yone & Herman (ddr-jamsj-1-27)
Landscapers working in front of the Sumitomo Bank of California.
Tsugio, Massey, & George (ddr-jamsj-1-28)
img Tsugio, Massey, & George (ddr-jamsj-1-28)
Landscapers working in front of the Sumitomo Bank of California.
Mr. Murata of bank Keeping
img Mr. Murata of bank Keeping "Eye" on Kanj!! (ddr-jamsj-1-22)
Landscapers working in front of the Sumitomo Bank of California.
Fumio Sawing & Herman
img Fumio Sawing & Herman "Painting" (ddr-jamsj-1-21)
Landscapers working in front of the Sumitomo Bank of California.
Sam Sakamoto 1951 & Part of 1952 San Jose Gardner's Club (ddr-jamsj-1-208)
img Sam Sakamoto 1951 & Part of 1952 San Jose Gardner's Club (ddr-jamsj-1-208)
Sam Sakamoto was the second President of the Garden City Gardeners' Club from 1951 to 1952.
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