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Letter to Dear Friend from the Gordon Hirabayashi Defense Committee, January 1943 (ddr-csujad-16-3)
doc Letter to Dear Friend from the Gordon Hirabayashi Defense Committee, January 1943 (ddr-csujad-16-3)
Fundraising letter requesting contributions for taking Gordon Hirabayashi's case to the Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. At the time of writing, Hirabayashi was imprisoned in King County, Washington. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: JAIC_1-07_01
Ko Tanaka Makoto tsuitokai kinen [Memorial service for the late Mr. Makoto Tanaka] (ddr-csujad-25-331)
img Ko Tanaka Makoto tsuitokai kinen [Memorial service for the late Mr. Makoto Tanaka] (ddr-csujad-25-331)
A group photograph of the attendees of a memorial service for Makoto Tanaka held at a Buddhist temple on October 22, 1940. The photograph is taken by "Aiko," a photo studio in Seattle, Washington. The funeral followers are offered by "Fukuoka-ken Kaigai Kyokai" [=Fukuoka Prefecture Oversee Association]. The photograph is given from Shonosuke and Nobuko Tanaka ...
Park outing (ddr-densho-359-356)
img Park outing (ddr-densho-359-356)
Monica at Volunteer Park in Seattle, Washington.
Park outing (ddr-densho-359-355)
img Park outing (ddr-densho-359-355)
Alice with two white children at Volunteer Park in Seattle, Washington. From left to right Monica, Alice Kawamoto, Denny and the dog, Mickey
Farmers at the Public Market (ddr-densho-28-1)
img Farmers at the Public Market (ddr-densho-28-1)
By World War I, Japanese American farmers occupied 70 percent of the stalls at the Public Market. They continued to be an economic force until they were incarcerated during World War II. Left to right: Kiyoto Hashimoto, Tame Kamada, and Takayoshi Suguro. The Public Market is also known as the Farmers' Market and the Pike Place ...
The 17th Biennial National JACL Convention Program (ddr-densho-280-36)
doc The 17th Biennial National JACL Convention Program (ddr-densho-280-36)
Program outlining all of the events at the Japanese American Citizens League Convention in Seattle, Washington, 1962.
JACL Pioneer Banquet program (ddr-densho-280-21)
doc JACL Pioneer Banquet program (ddr-densho-280-21)
Program for the JACL's 17th Biennial National Convention's Pioneer Banquet.
Political Affairs State Department Official to Address National JACL Banquet (ddr-densho-280-20)
doc Political Affairs State Department Official to Address National JACL Banquet (ddr-densho-280-20)
Press release announcing the sudden change of speakers at the JACL's 17th Biennial National Convention in Seattle, Washington. Alexis Johnson, Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs replaced Assistant Secretary of State for Far Eastern Affairs W. Averell Harriman.
Young girl holding a cat (ddr-densho-313-74)
img Young girl holding a cat (ddr-densho-313-74)
Written on back: "'Sumi' Asaba age 2 years 8 months May 1942 gift from A.D. Bonus to my dear friends The Shigeno Family July 8, 1942".
Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-130-4)
img Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-130-4)
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 ...
Oriental Gardens, nursery and florist (ddr-densho-132-2)
img Oriental Gardens, nursery and florist (ddr-densho-132-2)
Oriental Gardens was established by Denjiro Nishitani in 1912.
Family in front of greenhouse (ddr-densho-134-14)
img Family in front of greenhouse (ddr-densho-134-14)
By the late 1930s, many Issei-operated floral greenhouses existed in the North Seattle area. The flowers were sold at Seattle's Public Market, retail stores, and wholesale companies.
Japanese Language Class students (ddr-densho-134-22)
img Japanese Language Class students (ddr-densho-134-22)
These are students of North Seattle's Japanese Language Class. This class was the first organized activity for children of the early North Seattle Issei immigrants. Classes were first given at a private residence and then moved to the Community Hall, located at North 100th and Corliss Avenue. Back row (L to R): Mac Sasaki, Akira Kumasaka, ...
Child in front of greenhouse (ddr-densho-134-15)
img Child in front of greenhouse (ddr-densho-134-15)
By the late 1930s, many Issei-operated floral greenhouses existed in the North Seattle area. The flowers were sold at Seattle's Public Market, retail stores, and wholesale companies.
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.
Beach party (ddr-densho-134-6)
img Beach party (ddr-densho-134-6)
Students of Lincoln High School on an outing to Richmond Beach in Seattle, Washington. Panel one (L to R): Roy Tanagi, Nobi Sasaki. Panel two (L to R): Ken Tanaka, Hiroshi Yahagi. Panel three (L to R): Yoshino Kano, Alice Ota, Mariko Kumasaka.
Farmhouse (ddr-densho-136-9)
img Farmhouse (ddr-densho-136-9)
This farmhouse, owned by the Tanagi family, was located in North Seattle, on land that is now a commercial shopping mall.
Farmhouse (ddr-densho-138-6)
img Farmhouse (ddr-densho-138-6)
This Issei-operated farm was located at 6020 Sandpoint Way in the Pontiac area of Seattle.
Issei farmer stacking crates (ddr-densho-138-4)
img Issei farmer stacking crates (ddr-densho-138-4)
This farm was located in the Sandpoint-Pontiac area of North Seattle.
Family on porch (ddr-densho-138-2)
img Family on porch (ddr-densho-138-2)
This family operated a small farm at 6020 Sandpoint Way in North Seattle. (L to R): Tomiko, Kame, Mrs. Uyeji, Mr. Uyeji, Tak.
Girls' softball team (ddr-densho-138-7)
img Girls' softball team (ddr-densho-138-7)
The Green Lake Girls' Softball Team was a very high-scoring and competitive team, once winning a game 64-3. Back row (L to R): Takako Kumagai, Aya Tanagi, Masaye Yonemura, Tomiko Uyeji, Mae Shimizu. Front row (L to R): Yoshiye Mochizuki, Chimiko Nakawatase, Toshiko Suzuki, Mariko Kumasaka, Masako Tada, Tomiye Mochizuki.
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