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Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community Collection

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The collection of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community, 1890s-1940s, consists primarily of photographs of strawberry farms, businesses, sawmills, and the church and school activities of the Japanese American community on Bainbridge Island, Washington. The collection also includes photographs of the Bainbridge Island community of Port Blakely, the mass removal of Japanese Americans from Bainbridge Island, Manzanar concentration camp, California, and Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho.

1890s-1940s

1930-1949

155 photographic prints, black and white; 7 documents

Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community

Courtesy of the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community

Copyright restricted
Copyright restricted

162 Objects

Bainbridge Gardens (ddr-densho-34-1)
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Bainbridge Gardens was located on Fletcher Bay and had a nursery, general store and gas station. Left to right: Yaeko Yamashita, unidentified man, and Fujiko Koba.
Mass removal from Bainbridge Island, Washington (ddr-densho-34-2)
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Japanese Americans walk down the Eagledale ferry dock to catch a special ferry to Seattle.
Nisei soldier and child (ddr-densho-34-3)
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Harry Koba, a member of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and an unidentified child in Italy.
Bainbridge Gardens nursery (ddr-densho-34-6)
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Mr. Seko, Mr. Harui and a unidentified worker outside the nursery at Bainbridge Gardens.
Bainbridge Gardens (ddr-densho-34-8)
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Bainbridge Gardens consisted of a nursery, grocery store and gas station.
Bainbridge Gardens (ddr-densho-34-10)
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Bainbridge Gardens was located on Miller Bay Road. The business included a nursery, gas station and grocery store.
Grocery store at Bainbridge Gardens (ddr-densho-34-11)
img Grocery store at Bainbridge Gardens (ddr-densho-34-11)
Bainbridge Gardens consisted of a general store, nursery, and gas station. Left to right: store clerks Yaeko Yamashita and May Yamaguchi with owners Zenmatsu Seko and Zenkichi Harui.

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