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Issei couple in their garden (ddr-densho-46-5)
img Issei couple in their garden (ddr-densho-46-5)
Miye (left) and Kamezo Nakashima in their garden on their dairy farm. Days, Washington no longer exists. The site previously known as the Nakashima dairy farm is currently near the town of Arlington in Snohomish County.
Dairy barn (ddr-densho-46-1)
img Dairy barn (ddr-densho-46-1)
Kamezo and Miye Nakashima operated a 1,300-acre dairy farm in Days, Washington. The Nakashima children hand-milked the cows twice a day, in the early morning and afternoon. Days, Washington no longer exists. The site previously known as the Nakashima dairy farm is currently near the town of Arlington in Snohomish County.
Dairy farmer and family (ddr-densho-3-3)
img Dairy farmer and family (ddr-densho-3-3)
Kamezo Nakashima and his wife, Miye, ran a large dairy farm (1.300 acres) in Days, Washington. Kamezo Nakashima (right) is pictured here with six of his eleven children (left to right): Teruyo, Karoku (George), Yoneo (Johnny), Tsutaye (Sue), Masato, and Masumi. Days, Washington, no longer exists. This site is currently near the town of Arlington ...
Current view of barn on former Issei dairy farm (ddr-densho-35-45)
img Current view of barn on former Issei dairy farm (ddr-densho-35-45)
This is the interior of a barn on a large dairy farm operated by an Issei couple in a town formerly known as Days, Washington. Days, Washington no longer exists. This site is currently near the town of Arlington in Snohomish County.
Dairy farm (ddr-densho-3-1)
img Dairy farm (ddr-densho-3-1)
Kamezo Nakashima (left) was born in Kanzaki-gun, Saga-ken, Japan, in 1886. He and his wife, Miye, operated a 1,300-acre dairy farm. Days, Washington, no longer exists. This site is currently near the town of Arlington in Snohomish County.
Current view of barn on former Issei dairy farm (ddr-densho-35-48)
img Current view of barn on former Issei dairy farm (ddr-densho-35-48)
An Issei couple operated a large dairy farm in a town formerly known as Days, Washington. The 1,300 acre farm had a property line that extended beyond the area shown here. With the advent of World War II, the couple was forced to sell their property for a fraction of its worth. This is part ...
Current view of barn on former Issei dairy farm (ddr-densho-35-46)
img Current view of barn on former Issei dairy farm (ddr-densho-35-46)
An Issei couple operated a large dairy farm in a town formerly known as Days, Washington. The farm was 1,300 acres. The property line extended beyond the area shown here. With the advent of World War II, the couple was forced to sell their property for a fraction of its worth. This is the interior ...
Current view of former Issei dairy farm (ddr-densho-35-36)
img Current view of former Issei dairy farm (ddr-densho-35-36)
An Issei couple operated a large dairy farm in a town formerly known as Days, Washington. The property line extended beyond the area shown here. With the advent of World War II, they were forced to sell their property for a fraction of its worth. This is the original barn and house previously owned by the ...
Current view of barn on former Issei dairy farm (ddr-densho-35-37)
img Current view of barn on former Issei dairy farm (ddr-densho-35-37)
An Issei couple operated a large dairy farm in a town formerly known as Days, Washington. The property line extended beyond the area shown here. With the advent of World War II, they were forced to sell their property for a fraction of its worth. This is the barn previously owned by the couple. Days, Washington ...
Current view of barn on former Issei dairy farm (ddr-densho-35-47)
img Current view of barn on former Issei dairy farm (ddr-densho-35-47)
An Issei couple operated a large dairy farm in a town formerly known as Days, Washington. The 1,300 acre farm had a property line that extended beyond the area shown here. With the advent of World War II, the Nakashimas were forced to sell their property for a fraction of its worth. This is the ...
Current view of barn on former Issei dairy farm (ddr-densho-35-35)
img Current view of barn on former Issei dairy farm (ddr-densho-35-35)
An Issei couple operated a large dairy farm in a town formerly known as Days, Washington. With the advent of World War II, the they were forced to sell their farm for a fraction of its worth. This is the barn that housed most of the cows once owned by couple. Days, Washington no longer exists ...
Current view of farmhouse on former Issei dairy farm (ddr-densho-35-34)
img Current view of farmhouse on former Issei dairy farm (ddr-densho-35-34)
An Issei couple operated a large dairy farm in a town formerly known as Days, Washington. The 1,300 acre farm also included valuable timber that grew on the property. With the advent of World War II, the couple was forced to sell their farm for a fraction of its worth. This is the original farmhouse ...
Friends on dairy farm (ddr-densho-3-2)
img Friends on dairy farm (ddr-densho-3-2)
Kamezo and Miye Nakashima operated a large dairy farm in Days, Washington. The Nakashimas had eleven children, nine of whom lived in the United States. Seven of those children are pictured here (left to right): Ayako, Yoneo (Johnny), Masato, Teruyo, unidentified child, Tsutaye (Sue), Karoku (George), unidentified child, and Masumi. The man standing in the back ...
Workers in a cornfield (ddr-densho-46-4)
img Workers in a cornfield (ddr-densho-46-4)
The Nakashima farm was largely self-sufficient at its peak. Kamezo Nakashima grew corn for the family's consumption as well as for the dairy cows. This image shows workers preparing the cornstalks as feed. The stalks were chopped into small pieces and then placed in the farm silo (behind the tractor). The Nakashima children stomped down ...
Issei clearing land (ddr-densho-46-3)
img Issei clearing land (ddr-densho-46-3)
Karoku (George) Nakashima helps clear the land on his family's dairy farm. Clearing farmland was an arduous task, since many areas were heavily wooded and riddled with stumps or were swampland. Issei were unable to purchase land in their own names due to alien land laws (and were prohibited, until 1954, from becoming American citizens ...
Dairy farm (ddr-densho-46-2)
img Dairy farm (ddr-densho-46-2)
Kamezo and Miye Nakashima were from Saga-ken, Japan. They settled in Days, Washington in the early 1900s. Their 1,300-acre farm was largely self-sustaining and the Nakashimas purchased only dry goods. Produce such as corn, potatoes, lettuce, and fruit were grown on the farm. The property line of the farm extended far beyond the tree line ...
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