Kunitsugu Collection ddr-densho-12

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Congregation outside the Japanese Baptist Church (ddr-densho-12-1)
img Congregation outside the Japanese Baptist Church (ddr-densho-12-1)
The Japanese Baptist Church is located at 160 Broadway in Seattle, Washington. Before World War II, this area was adjacent to Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown.
Family and friends in Nihonmachi (ddr-densho-12-2)
img Family and friends in Nihonmachi (ddr-densho-12-2)
This photograph was taken in the backyard of the Kunitsugu home at 515 Yesler Way in Seattle's Nihonmachi area. In the background is a row of four-story structures with a series of housekeeping rooms. Front: an unidentified son of the Fujitas. Middle (left to right): two unidentified sons of the Fujitas and Tomie Kunitsugu. Back: Mr. ...
Boy standing on a dock (ddr-densho-12-3)
img Boy standing on a dock (ddr-densho-12-3)
Ted Kunitsugu waits for a shuttle boat to take him to a Japanese battleship on a goodwill tour.
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.
Boy's Day display (ddr-densho-12-7)
img Boy's Day display (ddr-densho-12-7)
Boy's Day display. This display of antique dolls belonged to the Kunitsugu family, and was unfortunately lost during the World War II exclusion.
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.
Three children playing in Nihonmachi (ddr-densho-12-11)
img Three children playing in Nihonmachi (ddr-densho-12-11)
Left to right: Bill, Ted, and Tomie Kunitsugu play with a cannon they received for Independence Day. This photograph was taken outside their home at 515 Yesler Way in Seattle's Nihonmachi (Japantown) area.
Family in Nihonmachi (ddr-densho-12-13)
img Family in Nihonmachi (ddr-densho-12-13)
The Kunitsugu family resided at 515 Yesler Way in Seattle's Nihonmachi (Japantown) area. This photograph was taken in their backyard. Left to right: Bill Kunitsugu, unidentified, and Fusa Kunitsugu holding her baby daughter, Tomie.
Family in their backyard (ddr-densho-12-14)
img Family in their backyard (ddr-densho-12-14)
This is the backyard of the Kunitsugu family who resided at 515 Yesler Way in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown. The Kawai family of Tacoma, Washington is visiting the Kunitsugus. Left to right: Tomie Kunitsugu, Fusa Kunitsugu, Mae Kawai (child on the ground), Chiyeko Kawai, and Mrs. Kawai.
Boy standing in a garden (ddr-densho-12-15)
img Boy standing in a garden (ddr-densho-12-15)
Bill Kunitsugu tends pea vines in his family's garden at 515 Yesler Way in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown. In the background is the Astor Hotel, which housed the Nippon Kan Theatre, a focal point for the Japanese American community.
Two boys near a Model T Ford (ddr-densho-12-16)
img Two boys near a Model T Ford (ddr-densho-12-16)
Toma (left) and Dick Yoshikane on a farm in Toppenish, Washington. Dick is holding cantaloupes.
Issei machinists (ddr-densho-12-17)
img Issei machinists (ddr-densho-12-17)
These Issei men worked for Joe Moyer in his machine shop on First Avenue. Left to right: unidentified, unidentified, Mr. Yoshikane, Tajuro Kunitsugu, unidentified, unidentified, and unidentified.

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