Y. Tazuma Collection ddr-densho-24

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Tazuma Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-24-1)
img Tazuma Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-24-1)
The Tazuma Ten-Cent store was located at Twelfth and Jackson in Seattle, Washington.
Family portrait (ddr-densho-24-2)
img Family portrait (ddr-densho-24-2)
Tazuma family photo: Front (L to R): Sawano, Jimbo, Yuki, Bunshiro; Back (L to R): Nobi, Elmer.
Photo of an Issei woman (ddr-densho-24-4)
img Photo of an Issei woman (ddr-densho-24-4)
Sawano Hamamoto, age 18, later to marry Bunshiro Tazuma.
Photo of an Issei woman (ddr-densho-24-5)
img Photo of an Issei woman (ddr-densho-24-5)
Sawano Hamamoto, age 16, later to marry Bunshiro Tazuma.
Wedding photo (ddr-densho-24-7)
img Wedding photo (ddr-densho-24-7)
Sawano Hamamoto (19 yrs) & Bunshiro Tazuma (30 yrs).
Family portrait (ddr-densho-24-10)
img Family portrait (ddr-densho-24-10)
Tazuma family (L to R): Sawano (25 yrs old), Elmer (4 yrs old), Bunshiro (36 yrs old).
The Tazuma Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-24-13)
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.
Interior, the Tazuma Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-24-14)
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.
View of Nihonmachi (Japantown) (ddr-densho-24-15)
img View of Nihonmachi (Japantown) (ddr-densho-24-15)
Seattle's Nihonmachi (Japantown) was a vibrant and active community prior to World War II. This view of Nihonmachi was taken from 12th Avenue and Jackson Street.
Twenty-fifth wedding anniversary family photo (ddr-densho-24-16)
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).
Hand-drawn map of Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown (ddr-densho-24-17)
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).
Issei couple sitting on barracks porch (ddr-densho-24-20)
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.
Photo of Issei man (ddr-densho-24-21)
img Photo of Issei man (ddr-densho-24-21)
Bunshiro Tazuma, 89 years old, receives the "Order of the Rising Sun" (6th class medal) from the Japanese government at the Japanese Consulate.
Issei man's 100th birthday (ddr-densho-24-22)
img Issei man's 100th birthday (ddr-densho-24-22)
Bunshiro Tazuma celebrates his 100th birthday. His son Nobi, sixty-three years old, stands next to him.
Funeral service for an Issei woman (ddr-densho-24-23)
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).
Funeral service for an Issei man (ddr-densho-24-24)
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).
Funeral service for an Issei man (ddr-densho-24-25)
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).
Issei couple's 70th wedding anniversary (ddr-densho-24-26)
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).

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