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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"
A group in front of Nihon Byoin (ddr-densho-353-99)
img A group in front of Nihon Byoin (ddr-densho-353-99)
Nihon Byoin (Japanese hospital) was begun as the Reliance hospital in 1913 at 12th Avenue and King Street by private subscription.
Two men cutting down a tree (ddr-densho-353-153)
img Two men cutting down a tree (ddr-densho-353-153)
Note on the back: "Cutting timber with a long saw." Near the Columbia River.
Funeral of Mrs. L. V. Ward (ddr-densho-353-189)
img Funeral of Mrs. L. V. Ward (ddr-densho-353-189)
The funeral took place at the Lakeview Cemetery. A note in the album states that she was a "staunch friend of Japanese."
Rainier Heat and Power building and the Golden Shoe store (ddr-densho-353-106)
img Rainier Heat and Power building and the Golden Shoe store (ddr-densho-353-106)
The Japanese Chamber of Commerce occupied rooms upstairs along with other professional offices.
Group of men with a car (ddr-densho-353-81)
img Group of men with a car (ddr-densho-353-81)
Captioned: "On Main Street in front of the Mitsuwado." The Mitsuwado was a large bookstore. A note on the back reads: "set at 200, 8 sec."
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