Y. Tazuma Collection ddr-densho-24
img The Tazuma Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-24-13)
Bunshiro and Sawano Tazuma owned the Tazuma Ten-Cent Store located at 12th Avenue and Jackson Street in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown. The store sold both American- and Japanese-made goods. Front: Yukio Tazuma. Back (left to right): Sawano and Bunshiro Tazuma.
img Interior, the Tazuma Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-24-14)
Sawano Tazuma (left) and Misao Tanaka inside the Tazuma Ten-Cent Store located at 12th Avenue and Jackson Street.
img Twenty-fifth wedding anniversary family photo (ddr-densho-24-16)
L to R: Jim (14 yrs), Bunshiro (55 yrs), Elmer (23 yrs), Sawano (44 yrs), Nobi (18 yrs), Yuki (11 yrs).
doc Hand-drawn map of Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown (ddr-densho-24-17)
This map of Nihonmachi, circa 1939, was drawn by Yukio Tazuma. Tazuma's parents owned the Tazuma Ten-Cent Store at 12th Avenue and Jackson Street before World War II. The map shows the many Japanese-owned businesses between 12th Avenue and Rainier Avenue South (upper Jackson Street).
img Issei woman working in a garden (ddr-densho-24-18)
Sawano Tazuma (46 yrs old).
img Issei couple sitting on barracks porch (ddr-densho-24-20)
Sawano (left), and Bunshiro Tazuma in front of their barrack. The Tazumas were originally from Seattle, Washington, and owned the Tazuma Ten-Cent Store on Jackson Street before World War II.
img Funeral service for an Issei woman (ddr-densho-24-23)
Funeral service for Sawano Tazuma (90 yrs old at the time of her death). L to R: Jim (60 yrs), Yukio (57 yrs), Bunshiro (102 yrs), Nobi (64 yrs), Elmer (70 yrs).
img Funeral service for an Issei man (ddr-densho-24-24)
Funeral service for Bunshiro Tazuma who died on 3/29/88 at 104 years old. Sons & spouses (L to R): Frances (59 yrs), Jim (62 yrs), Miyoka (58 yrs), Nobi (67 yrs), Elmer (72 yrs), Masako (62 yrs), Yukio (59 yrs), Kimi (50 yrs).
img Funeral service for an Issei man (ddr-densho-24-25)
Seattle Buddhist Temple funeral service for Bunshiro Tazuma, 104 yrs old. His grandchildren served as pallbearers. L to R clockwise: Kirk (12 yrs), Frances (37 yrs), Stan (27 yrs), Tom (31 yrs), Ron (28 yrs), Larry (22 yrs), Ray (26 yrs), Laurie (35 yrs), Grace (21 yrs).
img Issei couple's 70th wedding anniversary (ddr-densho-24-26)
Front row (L to R): Yuki (56), Kirk (9), Elmer (68), Bunshiro (100), Sawano (89), Nobi (63). Middle row (L to R): Kimi (47), Masako (59), Frances Tazuma-Hamanishi (34), Larry (19), Grace (18), Roy (23), Miyoko (55). Back row (L to R): Stanley (24), Ron (25), Tom (28), Marvin Hamanishi (34).