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Port Blakely sawmill (ddr-densho-34-84)
img Port Blakely sawmill (ddr-densho-34-84)
Torazo "Slab Harry" Nakao (in the white hat) and his co-workers at the Port Blakely sawmill on Bainbridge Island, Washington. Port Blakely is located on the southeast end of Bainbridge Island, Washington.
Port Blakely sawmill (ddr-densho-34-69)
img Port Blakely sawmill (ddr-densho-34-69)
This sawmill employed many Issei during the early 1900s. Port Blakely is located on the southeast end of Bainbridge Island, Washington.
Washington Hotel (ddr-densho-34-45)
img Washington Hotel (ddr-densho-34-45)
The two-story Washington Hotel (left) was started in about 1900 by Hanjiro Kono and was later operated by Sohichi Shigemura. The Ikuta Barber Shop is behind the community bulletin board along the walkway. Port Blakely is located on the southeast end of Bainbridge Island, Washington.
Japanese Baptist Mission (ddr-densho-34-42)
img Japanese Baptist Mission (ddr-densho-34-42)
Outside the Japanese Baptist Mission in Port Blakely, Washington. Port Blakely is located on the southeast end of Bainbridge Island, Washington.
Isami Nakao - Kazuko Nakao Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-68-3)
vh Isami Nakao - Kazuko Nakao Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-68-3)
Description of prewar "Jap Village" in Port Blakely, Bainbridge Island, Washington
Two children in kimono (ddr-densho-34-47)
img Two children in kimono (ddr-densho-34-47)
Yurino Takayoshi (left) and her older sister, Kimiko, in the family garden at Port Blakely. Port Blakely is located on the southeast end of Bainbridge Island, Washington.
Sunday school class (ddr-densho-34-85)
img Sunday school class (ddr-densho-34-85)
Sunday school class at the Japanese Baptist Mission in Yama, a village in Port Blakely, Washington.
Obon (ddr-densho-34-32)
img Obon (ddr-densho-34-32)
The Japanese American community gathers at a cemetery in Port Blakely, Washington, for Obon, a Buddhist ceremony honoring deceased ancestors.
Issei funeral (ddr-densho-34-37)
img Issei funeral (ddr-densho-34-37)
Residents of the Japanese community and representatives for the Port Blakely Mill Company attend the funeral for community leader Tamegoro Takayoshi. They are assembled outside the Japanese Baptist Mission in Port Blakely, Washington. Port Blakely is located on the southeast end of Bainbridge Island, Washington.
Japanese American picnic (ddr-densho-34-36)
img Japanese American picnic (ddr-densho-34-36)
Tamao Takayoshi (b.1874) distributes cookies to the Nakao, Shigemura, Matsushima and Takayoshi children. Port Blakely is located on the southeast end of Bainbridge Island, Washington.
Girls at Japanese dance class (ddr-densho-34-159)
img Girls at Japanese dance class (ddr-densho-34-159)
Traditional Japanese dance lessons were taught to the girls in the community at the local Japanese Hall. Port Blakely is located on the southeast end of Bainbridge Island, Washington.
Takayoshi general store and delivery wagon (ddr-densho-34-158)
img Takayoshi general store and delivery wagon (ddr-densho-34-158)
This general store was located in Yama, the Japanese village in Port Blakely, Washington. The store served the Japanese village by providing general merchandise, Japanese goods brought over from Seattle, fresh homemade ice cream, and the only telephone in the village. The store's owner put a piano in the store after it became a community gathering ...
Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community Collection (ddr-densho-34)
Collection Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community Collection (ddr-densho-34)
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, ...
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