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The Bellevue Kokaido (ddr-densho-353-324)
img The Bellevue Kokaido (ddr-densho-353-324)
Captioned: "The Bellevue Kokaido (community hall) is dedicated by a group of well-wishers."
Nihonmachi Jackson Street (ddr-densho-353-73)
img Nihonmachi Jackson Street (ddr-densho-353-73)
Jackson Street, looking east from 5th Street. Note on back indicates Japanese stores in left foreground, and the Academy of Holy Names in background, built 1880. The photo was taken before the Jackson St. regrade of 1907-1909.
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."
Southwest corner of 6th and Weller Street (ddr-densho-353-122)
img Southwest corner of 6th and Weller Street (ddr-densho-353-122)
Japanese businesses included the Paris hotel and Hinode Laundry baths.
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.
Portrait of a young boy (ddr-densho-353-26)
img Portrait of a young boy (ddr-densho-353-26)
Kazuo Mori. Caption in album: "Kazuo Mori, the first Japanese baby born in Mukilteo."
Members of the Japanese Baptist Church (ddr-densho-353-69)
img Members of the Japanese Baptist Church (ddr-densho-353-69)
The church was located on Jefferson Street. A note on the back indicates the 50th anniversary.
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.
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."
Northeast corner of 6th and Weller Street (ddr-densho-353-123)
img Northeast corner of 6th and Weller Street (ddr-densho-353-123)
Japanese businesses included the Midway hotel, a barber, tailor, dry goods store, and retaurants.
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