Uyeji Collection

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The Uyeji collection includes the leisure and business activities of the Uyeji family, who operated a farm in North Seattle prior to World War II. These photographs were also used in the book, The Green Lake Japanese American Community, 1900-1942.

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7 photographic prints, black and white

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Courtesy of Tosh Uyeji

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7 Objects

Nisei boys at beach (ddr-densho-138-1)
img Nisei boys at beach (ddr-densho-138-1)
Swimming at Sandpoint in North Seattle. Back row: Yosh Hirata. Middle row (L to R): Rick Tanagi, Roy Tanagi, Ko Abe. Front row (L to R): Esther Hiyama, Kame Uyeji, George Tanagi.
Family on porch (ddr-densho-138-2)
img Family on porch (ddr-densho-138-2)
This family operated a small farm at 6020 Sandpoint Way in North Seattle. (L to R): Tomiko, Kame, Mrs. Uyeji, Mr. Uyeji, Tak.
Farmhouse in winter (ddr-densho-138-3)
img Farmhouse in winter (ddr-densho-138-3)
This Issei-operated farm was located at 6020 Sandpoint Way in North Seattle. (L to R): Tomiko, Kame, Mrs. Uyeji, Mr. Uyeji, Tak.
Issei farmer stacking crates (ddr-densho-138-4)
img Issei farmer stacking crates (ddr-densho-138-4)
This farm was located in the Sandpoint-Pontiac area of North Seattle.
Woman and child with produce (ddr-densho-138-5)
img Woman and child with produce (ddr-densho-138-5)
This family operated a small farm located in the Sandpoint-Pontiac area of North Seattle. (L to R): Tosh Uyeji, Mrs. Uyeji.
Farmhouse (ddr-densho-138-6)
img Farmhouse (ddr-densho-138-6)
This Issei-operated farm was located at 6020 Sandpoint Way in the Pontiac area of Seattle.
Girls' softball team (ddr-densho-138-7)
img Girls' softball team (ddr-densho-138-7)
The Green Lake Girls' Softball Team was a very high-scoring and competitive team, once winning a game 64-3. Back row (L to R): Takako Kumagai, Aya Tanagi, Masaye Yonemura, Tomiko Uyeji, Mae Shimizu. Front row (L to R): Yoshiye Mochizuki, Chimiko Nakawatase, Toshiko Suzuki, Mariko Kumasaka, Masako Tada, Tomiye Mochizuki.
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