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Japanese American infant (ddr-densho-26-44)
img Japanese American infant (ddr-densho-26-44)
Akio Yanagihara was born September 1932 to Kinnosuke and Shuzue Yanagihara. Written in the corner of the photograph is "1932" and the Jackson Studio Seattle mark is also in the corner.
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 …
Bridesmaid portrait (ddr-densho-322-7)
img Bridesmaid portrait (ddr-densho-322-7)
Ami Kinoshita in bridesmaid gown for her brother's wedding in Seattle, Washington.
Seizaburo Mukai's Jackson Theater (ddr-densho-353-95)
img Seizaburo Mukai's Jackson Theater (ddr-densho-353-95)
Seizaburo Mukai also ran the Atlas, the Circle, and the Rialto theaters.
Tugboats at Lummi Island (ddr-densho-353-144)
img Tugboats at Lummi Island (ddr-densho-353-144)
For several years, Kiichi Setsuda was president of the Japanese American Fertilizing and Fisheries Company at Lummi Island, near Bellingham.
Three men standing together (ddr-densho-353-142)
img Three men standing together (ddr-densho-353-142)
Ted, Dick Setsuda, and Tats in front of the Pacific Beer Distributor building.
Southeast corner of 6th and King Street (ddr-densho-353-120)
img Southeast corner of 6th and King Street (ddr-densho-353-120)
Japanese businesses included the King coffee shop, the Mukilteo hotel, Panama grocery and express, Hinode Laundry baths and the Paris Hotel.
Northwest corner of 6th and King Street (ddr-densho-353-119)
img Northwest corner of 6th and King Street (ddr-densho-353-119)
Japanese businesses included Asakura Jewelry on the corner, Togo Meshiya, Sun Express, and a small grocery and tobacco shop run by the Sumiokas.
A Washington state liquor license (ddr-densho-353-145)
img A Washington state liquor license (ddr-densho-353-145)
A state liquor license was necessary to run the Pacific Beer Distributors business.
Block of Japanese businesses (ddr-densho-353-102)
img Block of Japanese businesses (ddr-densho-353-102)
Identified businesses are the dentists Dr. H Kato and Dr. S. Higashida upstairs, with the Welcome Hotel, Sanyo 10 cent store, Gosho Drugs, and the Jackson Street Sanitary barber shop on the street level.
Jiro Kaneko's Pacific Printing Company (ddr-densho-353-87)
img Jiro Kaneko's Pacific Printing Company (ddr-densho-353-87)
The Pacific Printing Company was located at 611 Main Street.
The Pacific Beer distribution plant (ddr-densho-353-143)
img The Pacific Beer distribution plant (ddr-densho-353-143)
Before the plant was located at 7th and Jackson, it was at 206 Main Street in 1906 and 510 Main Street in 1908.
Northeast corner of 6th and King Street (ddr-densho-353-117)
img Northeast corner of 6th and King Street (ddr-densho-353-117)
Japanese businesses included the Dreamland Hotel, Komatsu-Zashi, Abe's dry goods store, Tokyo-Wan, Fujii Hotel, Inouye clothing store, New Golden Shoe repair, the Ogata's dry cleaning shop and the Salvation Army mission.
Businesses on 5th Avenue south (ddr-densho-353-107)
img Businesses on 5th Avenue south (ddr-densho-353-107)
Between Jackson Street and King Street was the Dreamland Cabaret, the St. Paul and Diamond Hotels, Baths Laundry, the NP restaurant and an Italian restaurant.
Star Laundry wagon (ddr-densho-353-72)
img Star Laundry wagon (ddr-densho-353-72)
Star Laundry was located at 1229 Jackson Street. A note on the back indicates the driver as Mr. Shimono.
Portrait of three children (ddr-densho-353-25)
img Portrait of three children (ddr-densho-353-25)
Shigeru, Yuki, and Masu Osawa. Caption in album: "Among the first second-generation Japanese to be born in Seattle were the Osawa children." Their ages and birth years are written on the back.
Group of men with a car (ddr-densho-353-82)
img Group of men with a car (ddr-densho-353-82)
Okayama men on Main Street in front of the Mitsuwado. Note on back: " NW Nikkei caption 6-89: Mr. Yanagi (leaning against car) with friends, celebrates his graduation from the U of W's pharmacy school before returning to Japan." Another note says "set at 100, 2 sec"
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