Mayeno Family Collection ddr-densho-166

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Postcard of Maneki Garden (ddr-densho-166-1)
img Postcard of Maneki Garden (ddr-densho-166-1)
The garden of the Maneki restaurant in Seattle, owned and operated by an Issei couple, Kida and Yone (usually known as Oshizu) Iwasauke. The restaurant was established prior to World War II, and is still in operation today.
Family portrait (ddr-densho-166-2)
img Family portrait (ddr-densho-166-2)
Jim Minoru Mayeno, a member of the United States' Military Intelligence Service pictured with relatives in Japan. This photo is of Jim with his Suda relatives. He also met his Mayeno relatives (not pictured).
Children in front of barrack (ddr-densho-166-3)
img Children in front of barrack (ddr-densho-166-3)
Left to right: Naomi Yabusaki, Masashi Warren Sakai, two unidentified girls, and Ayako Nancy.
Woman standing in Maneki Garden (ddr-densho-166-4)
img Woman standing in Maneki Garden (ddr-densho-166-4)
The garden of the Maneki restaurant in Seattle, owned and operated by an Issei couple, Kida and Yone (usually known as Oshizu) Iwasauke. The restaurant was established prior to World War II, and is still in operation today. Pictured is Masaye Mayeno, the niece of Yone Kaita. Yone invited Masaye to come to the U.S ...
Seattle Glove Company employee party (ddr-densho-166-5)
img Seattle Glove Company employee party (ddr-densho-166-5)
Masaye Mayeno, third from right, and her good friend, Mrs. Sakai, is on the far right.
Wedding party (ddr-densho-166-6)
img Wedding party (ddr-densho-166-6)
This wedding took place at the Japanese Baptist Church in Seattle and was performed by pastor Fukumatsu Okazaki. Back row (L to R): Iwasuke Kaita, Kambe, Kunizo, Masaye, Tamayo Funai, Yone Kaita.
Seattle Glove Company employees (ddr-densho-166-7)
img Seattle Glove Company employees (ddr-densho-166-7)
Masaye is second from the left, top row. Mrs. Davis, the owner's wife, is third from the left, front row.
Crown Prince and Princess of Japan (ddr-densho-166-9)
img Crown Prince and Princess of Japan (ddr-densho-166-9)
This celebration was held to welcome Crown Prince Akihito and Princess Michiko.
Issei being awarded the Fifth Class Order of Sacred Treasure (ddr-densho-166-10)
img Issei being awarded the Fifth Class Order of Sacred Treasure (ddr-densho-166-10)
Kunizo Mayeno accepting the award. Mr. Watanabe, a good friend, is in the back on the right.
Letter from an Issei man to his wife (ddr-densho-166-12)
doc Letter from an Issei man to his wife (ddr-densho-166-12)
This letter was sent from Kunizo Mayeno in the Lordsburg internment camp, New Mexico, to his wife Masaye at the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.
Letter to an Issei from U.S. Attorney J. Charles Dennis (ddr-densho-166-14)
doc Letter to an Issei from U.S. Attorney J. Charles Dennis (ddr-densho-166-14)
This is a response to a letter from Masaye Mayeno, requesting a rehearing for her husband Kunizo who was being held in a Department of Justice internment camp.
Drawing by a Nisei man (ddr-densho-166-15)
doc Drawing by a Nisei man (ddr-densho-166-15)
This drawing was done by Nisei Art Mayeno in Minidoka. He later submitted it to Burnley School of Art in Seattle as an admissions requirement.
Painting by a Nisei man (ddr-densho-166-16)
doc Painting by a Nisei man (ddr-densho-166-16)
This painting, titled "Playing Go in the furnace room in Minidoka," was done by Nisei Art Mayeno in camp. He later submitted it to Burnley School of Art in Seattle as an admissions requirement.
Two Issei women (ddr-densho-166-17)
img Two Issei women (ddr-densho-166-17)
This postcard depicts a portrait of a Nisei woman and her niece. The aunt, Yone Kaita, was an owner of the Maneki Restaurant in Seattle, Washington. She sponsored her niece, Masaye, to come to the U.S. to waitress at the restaurant.
Family portrait (ddr-densho-166-18)
img Family portrait (ddr-densho-166-18)
L to R: Dorothy, Kunizo, James, Arthur, Ayako (Nancy), Masaye.

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