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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.
img Japanese American Citizens League celebration (ddr-densho-136-40)
This JACL celebration took place at the Olympic Hotel in Downtown Seattle.
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. …
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.
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.
doc Last of City's Japs Move Out (May 14, 1942) (ddr-densho-56-792)
The Seattle Daily Times, May 14, 1942, p. 2
doc Awful Nuisance. Rear of Several Tenderloin Houses are Veritable Garbage Heaps. (December 12, 1901) (ddr-densho-56-25)
The Seattle Daily Times, December 12, 1901, p. 4
doc Half of City's Japs Have Gone (May 1, 1942) (ddr-densho-56-781)
The Seattle Daily Times, May 1, 1942, p. 4
doc Japs Must Leave City Next Week (April 21, 1942) (ddr-densho-56-763)
The Seattle Daily Times, April 21, 1942, pp. 1, 4
doc Japs Here May Be Sent to Idaho (April 24, 1942) (ddr-densho-56-769)
The Seattle Daily Times, April 24, 1942, p. 3
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.