Fukano Collection

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The Fukano collection features six photographs of the prewar Japanese American community in North Seattle. Included are four photographs of the Green Lake Young People's Club and two photographs of the M & M Dye Works, a small business operated by the Fukano family. These photographs were also used in the book, The Green Lake Japanese American Community, 1900-1942.

c.1900s-1930s

c.1900s-1930s

6 photographic prints, black and white

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Courtesy of the Fukano Family Collection

Copyright restricted
Copyright restricted

6 Objects

Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-130-1)
img Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-130-1)
Members of the Green Lake Seinenkai (young people's club), a social club primarily for Nisei in their teens and twenties. This club organized athletic, cultural, and social activities such as formal dances (pictured here). Back row (L to R): Kiyoshi Tada, Makoto Sasaki, Shuichi Abe, Eddie Kanno. Middle row (L to R): Nobi Yamada, Sumio ...
Dye works storefront (ddr-densho-130-2)
img Dye works storefront (ddr-densho-130-2)
The M & M Dye Works was located at North 42nd and Fremont Avenue in Seattle, Washington. The Japanese American owners lived behind and above the shop.
Dye works storefront (ddr-densho-130-3)
img Dye works storefront (ddr-densho-130-3)
About 15 families in North Seattle owned dye works (dry cleaning) businesses. This shop, the M & M Dye Works, was located at North 42nd and Fremont Avenue.
Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-130-4)
img Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-130-4)
Members of the Green Lake Seinenkai (young people's club), a social club primarily for Nisei in their teens and twenties. This club organized athletic, cultural, and social activities such as formal dances (pictured here). (L to R): Tak Nakawatase, Shuichi Abe, Toshiko Fukano, Naoshi Kumagai, Minnie Ota, Kiyoshi Tada, May Kumasaka, Nobi Yamada, Ko Suzuki ...
Five siblings (ddr-densho-130-5)
img Five siblings (ddr-densho-130-5)
(L to R): Mitsu, Toshiko, George, Frank, Henry Fukano.
Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-130-6)
img Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-130-6)
Members of the Green Lake Seinenkai (young people's club), a social club primarily for Nisei in their teens and twenties. This club organized athletic, cultural, and social activities. Back row (L to R): Tadashi Kumagai, Toge Fujihara, Tak Nakawatase, Akira Kumasaka, Tom Nishitani, Naoshi Kumagai, Nobuo Tanagi, Nobi Yamada, Shuichi Abe. Middle row (L to ...
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