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Gene Akutsu Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-1-2)
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Growing up around "Profanity Hill," Seattle, Washington
Frank Miyamoto Interview Segment 1 (ddr-densho-1002-1-1)
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Prewar activities: attending the University of Washington, conducting a study of the Seattle Japanese American community for master's thesis

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the …

Akiko Kurose Interview I Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-41-4)
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Growing up in an ethnically diverse neighborhood in prewar Seattle
Emery Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 5 (ddr-densho-1000-155-5)
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Father's early involvement with the Seattle Japanese American community, and the Seattle Japanese Baptist Church
Emery Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 27 (ddr-densho-1000-155-27)
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Description of father's funeral service: feeling overwhelmed by showing of community support
Emery Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 26 (ddr-densho-1000-155-26)
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Memories of father's passing, impact on the Japanese American community in Seattle
Nihonmachi hotel (ddr-densho-124-16)
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An Issei man stands in the doorway of his hotel, located on Yesler Avenue in Seattle's Nihonmachi or Japantown.
Dinner party (ddr-densho-124-27)
img Dinner party (ddr-densho-124-27)
These Issei are eating dinner at Maneki Restaurant in Seattle's Nihonmachi or Japantown. (L to R): Azuma (or Higashi), Eiji, unidentified, Tamura, unidentified, Azuma (or Higashi), Yoshizo (or Ryozo), Yamaguchi, Tadashi.
Dye works storefront (ddr-densho-130-2)
img Dye works storefront (ddr-densho-130-2)
The M & M Dye Works was located at North 42nd and Fremont Avenue in Seattle, Washington. The Japanese American owners lived behind and above the shop.
Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-130-6)
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Members of the Green Lake Seinenkai (young people's club), a social club primarily for Nisei in their teens and twenties. This club organized athletic, cultural, and social activities. Back row (L to R): Tadashi Kumagai, Toge Fujihara, Tak Nakawatase, Akira Kumasaka, Tom Nishitani, Naoshi Kumagai, Nobuo Tanagi, Nobi Yamada, Shuichi Abe. Middle row (L to R): …
Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-130-1)
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Members of the Green Lake Seinenkai (young people's club), a social club primarily for Nisei in their teens and twenties. This club organized athletic, cultural, and social activities such as formal dances (pictured here). Back row (L to R): Kiyoshi Tada, Makoto Sasaki, Shuichi Abe, Eddie Kanno. Middle row (L to R): Nobi Yamada, Sumio Mochizuki, …
Dye works storefront (ddr-densho-130-3)
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About 15 families in North Seattle owned dye works (dry cleaning) businesses. This shop, the M & M Dye Works, was located at North 42nd and Fremont Avenue.
Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-130-4)
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Members of the Green Lake Seinenkai (young people's club), a social club primarily for Nisei in their teens and twenties. This club organized athletic, cultural, and social activities such as formal dances (pictured here). (L to R): Tak Nakawatase, Shuichi Abe, Toshiko Fukano, Naoshi Kumagai, Minnie Ota, Kiyoshi Tada, May Kumasaka, Nobi Yamada, Ko Suzuki, Sumio …
Junction Produce Co. (ddr-densho-131-1)
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This Issei-run produce store was located at the intersection of Bothell Way and 10th Avenue NE in Seattle, Washington.
Oriental Gardens, nursery and florist (ddr-densho-132-2)
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Oriental Gardens was established by Denjiro Nishitani in 1912.
Green Lake Japanese American community (ddr-densho-133-3)
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Japanese Americans of the Green Lake neighborhood gather for a community picnic. Photo taken near North 105th & Meridian Avenue in Seattle, Washington.
Green Lake Japanese American community (ddr-densho-133-2)
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Japanese Americans of the Green Lake neighborhood gather for a community picnic. Photo taken near North 105th & Meridian Avenue in Seattle, Washington.
Green Lake Japanese American community (ddr-densho-133-1)
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Japanese Americans of the Green Lake neighborhood gather for a community picnic. Photo taken near North 105th & Meridian Avenue in Seattle, Washington.
Picnic at Rolling Beach (ddr-densho-134-23)
img Picnic at Rolling Beach (ddr-densho-134-23)
The Green Lake Association brought the Japanese American community together for frequent social gatherings.
Japanese Students Club members (ddr-densho-134-18)
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Members of the Lincoln High School Japanese Students Club posing for a photo. The club held Japanese dances, tea ceremonies, and other activities. Back row (L to R): Kambe, Uchida, Abe, Kanno, Yamada, Tanaka, Fukano. Middle row (L to R): Sasaki, E. Ota, A. Ota, Hayashi, Kumasaka, Shio, Kambe. Front row (L to R): Sasaki, Suzuki, …
Japanese American family farm (ddr-densho-134-24)
img Japanese American family farm (ddr-densho-134-24)
This Issei-operated farm was located at North 105th and Meridian in Seattle, Washington.
Man and girl at Oriental Market (ddr-densho-134-20)
img Man and girl at Oriental Market (ddr-densho-134-20)
This market was located in the Greenwood area of Seattle. (L to R): Mr. Sakai, Mariko Kumasaka.
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