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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.
Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-136-28)
img Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-136-28)
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 …
Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-136-39)
img Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-136-39)
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): …
Baseball team in car (ddr-densho-136-35)
img Baseball team in car (ddr-densho-136-35)
Green Lake baseball teammates and fans sitting on a car.
Nisei football players (ddr-densho-136-24)
img Nisei football players (ddr-densho-136-24)
This photograph shows football players from Roosevelt High School in Seattle. (L to R): Tom Nishitani, unidentified.
Family farm (ddr-densho-136-5)
img Family farm (ddr-densho-136-5)
This family leased a farm at 4657 Union Bay Place in the University District of Seattle. They grew vegetables which were sold at the Public Market at various produce wholesale houses.
Two women (ddr-densho-136-26)
img Two women (ddr-densho-136-26)
Pearl Nishitani (left) was the first advisor of the Green Lake Seinenkai (Young People's Club).
Siblings in front of house (ddr-densho-136-31)
img Siblings in front of house (ddr-densho-136-31)
Frank and Violet Yokoyama, along with their parents, operated a produce store and greenhouse in North Seattle, and sold their produce at a vegetable stand in the Pike Place Market.
Women in front of roller coaster (ddr-densho-136-25)
img Women in front of roller coaster (ddr-densho-136-25)
Nisei friends standing in front of the "Big Dipper" Rollercoaster at the Playland Amusement Park, located in the Bitter Lake neighborhood at North 132nd and Aurora Avenue. Many Green Lake Japanese Association and Seinenkai (Young People's Club) activities were held there in addition to Seattle's Japan Day celebrations. (L to R): Ruth Nishino, Yuri Takahashi, Rosemary …
Owners standing in front of grocery store (ddr-densho-136-27)
img Owners standing in front of grocery store (ddr-densho-136-27)
This Issei couple operated the Latona Grocery Store from approximately 1935-1939. It was located at 319 NE 42nd Street in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle.
Two children on tractor (ddr-densho-136-20)
img Two children on tractor (ddr-densho-136-20)
Yosh and Mary Tamura are playing on a tractor at their Union Bay farm in Seattle. This farm is located on what is now a shopping mall named the University Village.
Latona Grocery Store (ddr-densho-136-21)
img Latona Grocery Store (ddr-densho-136-21)
An Issei couple operated this grocery store from approximately 1935-1939. It was located at 319 NE 42nd Street in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle.
Baseball team (ddr-densho-136-34)
img Baseball team (ddr-densho-136-34)
Green Lake Baseball players sitting on the bench during a game.
Japanese American Citizens League celebration (ddr-densho-136-40)
img Japanese American Citizens League celebration (ddr-densho-136-40)
This JACL celebration took place at the Olympic Hotel in Downtown Seattle.
Green Lake Judo Team (ddr-densho-136-37)
img Green Lake Judo Team (ddr-densho-136-37)
Green Lake Dojo was established in 1932. Classes, such as this one, were held twice a week at the Community Hall in North Seattle. The mass removal of Japanese Americans from Seattle forced Green Lake Dojo to close in 1942. Fourth row (L to R): Mr. Nakawatase, Mr. Tanagi, Mr. Kumasaka, Mr. Uchida, Mr. Hiyama, Mr. …
Aerial photograph of Union Bay farms (ddr-densho-136-29)
img Aerial photograph of Union Bay farms (ddr-densho-136-29)
This photograph shows the area of Seattle, Washington which is currently known as the University District. What used to be Issei-operated Union Bay farms is now an upscale shopping mall. Issei farmers grew vegetables on this land which were sold at the Public Market and produce wholesale houses.
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.
Farmhouse in winter (ddr-densho-138-3)
img Farmhouse in winter (ddr-densho-138-3)
This Issei-operated farm was located at 6020 Sandpoint Way in North Seattle. (L to R): Tomiko, Kame, Mrs. Uyeji, Mr. Uyeji, Tak.
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.
Woman and child with produce (ddr-densho-138-5)
img Woman and child with produce (ddr-densho-138-5)
This family operated a small farm located in the Sandpoint-Pontiac area of North Seattle. (L to R): Tosh Uyeji, Mrs. Uyeji.
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.
Nihonmachi restaurant (ddr-densho-140-2)
img Nihonmachi restaurant (ddr-densho-140-2)
Genji Mihara talks with the waiter at an Issei-operated cafe in Seattle's Nihonmachi or Japantown. (L to R): Genji Mihara, Sakae Ojima, unidentified.
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