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Ten cent store (ddr-densho-353-80)
img Ten cent store (ddr-densho-353-80)
Heitaro Matsumoto's ten cent store, located at 902 Yesler Way. Note on back: "Meiji 38 Apr, went to Fife, then hotel in Seattle, Taisho 7 Feb."
The Japanese Commercial Bank (ddr-densho-353-149)
img The Japanese Commercial Bank (ddr-densho-353-149)
The bank was on the corner of 2nd Avenue S and Washington Street, near the Smith tower.
Southeast corner of 5th and King Street (ddr-densho-353-118)
img Southeast corner of 5th and King Street (ddr-densho-353-118)
Japanese businesses included the Pool Room, The Sunrise Cafe, and the St. Nicholas Hotel, which was run by Mr. Kato.
The Seattle Buddhist Church (ddr-densho-353-71)
img The Seattle Buddhist Church (ddr-densho-353-71)
Located at 624 Main Street. Note on back indicates the Seattle Betsuin's 75th anniversary (from 1901-1976), as well as identifying Rev. Gendo Nakai on the stairs.
Two women pose with a stone lantern (ddr-densho-353-329)
img Two women pose with a stone lantern (ddr-densho-353-329)
Captioned: "A stone lantern was given to the city of Seattle by the city of Yokohama in gratitude for the assistance given after the earthquake of 1923. It stands today in Seward Park."
Star Laundry (ddr-densho-353-124)
img Star Laundry (ddr-densho-353-124)
Star Laundry was located at 1229 Jackson Street.
Nippon Fireworks Company (ddr-densho-353-135)
img Nippon Fireworks Company (ddr-densho-353-135)
A note on the back identifies Mr. Endo as the third to the right.
A group of Furuya Company employees (ddr-densho-353-147)
img A group of Furuya Company employees (ddr-densho-353-147)
Furuya employees had a once-a-year company outing to the Furuya Resort House at Crystal Springs on Bainbridge Island.
Tomio Moriguchi Interview IV (ddr-densho-1000-62)
vh Tomio Moriguchi Interview IV (ddr-densho-1000-62)
Ni-ten-gosei (Nisei/Sansei) male. Born 1936 in Tacoma, Washington. During World War II, was incarcerated with his family at Tule Lake concentration camp. After the war, resettled in Seattle's Nihonmachi, where his father reestablished the family business, Uwajimaya, selling Japanese foodstuff and other items. Worked at Uwajimaya throughout his childhood -- along with his seven brothers and ...
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.
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.
Tamesaburo and Kamie Taenaka (ddr-csujad-25-233)
img Tamesaburo and Kamie Taenaka (ddr-csujad-25-233)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are three portraits of Tamesaburo Taenaka most likely taken in Seattle, Washington, and one portrait of Kamie Taenaka, which is probably taken in Japan before their marriage. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_09_01_028
Ko Nakatani Yukio sogi kinen [Commemorative photograph for the late Yukio Nakatani's funeral] (ddr-csujad-25-336)
img Ko Nakatani Yukio sogi kinen [Commemorative photograph for the late Yukio Nakatani's funeral] (ddr-csujad-25-336)
A group photograph of the attendees of Yukio Nakatani's funeral held at a Buddhist temple. The photograph is taken on August 23, 1937 by "Aiko," a photo studio in Seattle, Washington. Funeral flowers are offered by: Yamaguchi Prefecture Association, Holiness Church, Kamejiro Yuasa, Yoshihito Yuasa, Shigezaburo Fukuhara, Fumikichi Okazaki, Sadao Nakatani, Cannery Workers, and others. See ...
Haruhara Saiho Gakko doso kyuyu shusai Kason Biyoin Incho Yanagimura Masaji-joshi kangeikai kinen [= Commemorative photograph of a welcoming party for Ms. Masaji Yanagimura, Carson Beauty Salon Manager, hosted by Haruhara Sewing School Alumni] (ddr-csujad-25-335)
img Haruhara Saiho Gakko doso kyuyu shusai Kason Biyoin Incho Yanagimura Masaji-joshi kangeikai kinen [= Commemorative photograph of a welcoming party for Ms. Masaji Yanagimura, Carson Beauty Salon Manager, hosted by Haruhara Sewing School Alumni] (ddr-csujad-25-335)
A group photograph of the attendees of the welcoming party for Ms. Yanagimura Masaji, Carson Beauty Salon manager, held by Haruhara Sewing School alumni on October 21, 1934. The photograph is taken by "Takano Studio," a photo studio in Seattle, Washington. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_11_01_005
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.
JACL letter of appreciation to Joe Hamanaka (ddr-densho-280-43)
doc JACL letter of appreciation to Joe Hamanaka (ddr-densho-280-43)
Letter from James Matsuoka and Peter Ohtaki thanking Joe Hamanaka for his publicity and public relations work for the JACL 17th Biennial National Convention.
Letter of appreciation to Joe Hamanaka for JACL convention theme (ddr-densho-280-38)
doc Letter of appreciation to Joe Hamanaka for JACL convention theme (ddr-densho-280-38)
Letter from Frank Chuman congratulating Joe Hamanaka on submitting the winning theme for the Japanese American Citizens League's 17th Biennial Convention and elaborating on what the theme means to him.
JACL 17th Biennial National Convention welcome drafts (ddr-densho-280-31)
doc JACL 17th Biennial National Convention welcome drafts (ddr-densho-280-31)
Joe Hamanaka brainstormed welcome slogans and phrases for the Japanese American Citizens League's 17th Biennial Convention. Notes are written on the back of a Grant Advertising, Inc. flyer.
Slogan for 1962 Convention- Selection (ddr-densho-280-32)
doc Slogan for 1962 Convention- Selection (ddr-densho-280-32)
A typed document outlining slogan options for the Japanese American Citizens League's 17th Biennial Convention.
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