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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.
Congregation outside the Japanese Baptist Church (ddr-densho-12-1)
img Congregation outside the Japanese Baptist Church (ddr-densho-12-1)
The Japanese Baptist Church is located at 160 Broadway in Seattle, Washington. Before World War II, this area was adjacent to Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown.
Cemetery path (ddr-densho-26-228)
img Cemetery path (ddr-densho-26-228)
Written on back "Along the path of Mt. Pleasant Commanding Ballard High over the Canal"
Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (ddr-densho-26-227)
img Mt. Pleasant Cemetery (ddr-densho-26-227)
Written on back "Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Columbarium July - 24 1948"
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