Flower growers

Flower growers (54)

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Farm and greenhouses (ddr-densho-134-25)
img Farm and greenhouses (ddr-densho-134-25)
This farm and greenhouse complex was located at 85th and Latona in the Green Lake neighborhood of Seattle. The flowers and vegetables grown here were sold at the Public Market.
Green Lake Gardens Company (ddr-densho-134-32)
img Green Lake Gardens Company (ddr-densho-134-32)
This Issei-operated business was a five-acre complex of greenhouses and farms located in North Seattle. The flowers and vegetables grown here were sold throughout Washington State.
Letter from J. T. Darnet, Investigator, California State Department of Agriculture Bureau of Market Enforcement to S. Hamada, January 12, 1951 (ddr-csujad-5-301)
doc Letter from J. T. Darnet, Investigator, California State Department of Agriculture Bureau of Market Enforcement to S. Hamada, January 12, 1951 (ddr-csujad-5-301)
A letter from California State Department of Agriculture Bureau of Market Enforcement to Sei Hamada. It announces a meeting of the partners Ramsey and Louie with Mr. Swartz of the Floral Association and Mr. McCall and Mr. Barnet of Market Enforcement on January 10, 1951. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization ...
Letter from Louis F. De Martini, Jr., President, Los Angeles County Farm Bureau to Farm Bureau member, January 22, 1952 (ddr-csujad-5-280)
doc Letter from Louis F. De Martini, Jr., President, Los Angeles County Farm Bureau to Farm Bureau member, January 22, 1952 (ddr-csujad-5-280)
A letter from Louis F. De Martini, Jr., President, Los Angeles County Farm Bureau to Farm Bureau member. It solicits donations from the members. The handwritten notes read: March of Dimes, $5.00, 1-29-52, C#612. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_03_14_002
Letter from Susanne [Freitas] to the Okine Family, October 29, 1947 (ddr-csujad-5-215)
doc Letter from Susanne [Freitas] to the Okine Family, October 29, 1947 (ddr-csujad-5-215)
Thank you note from Susanne Freitas in San Juan Bautista, California, for the chrysanthemum flowers that the Okine's sent to her. She also mentions that she put the flowers on Mrs. Freitas' grave. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_54_001
An Oral History with J.S. Kishiyama and Y. Kishiyama (ddr-csujad-29-3)
av An Oral History with J.S. Kishiyama and Y. Kishiyama (ddr-csujad-29-3)
Reflections of an elderly Orange County, California couple on their experiences in America. He recounts his years as an immigrant; she discusses her family background, makeup of Japanese-American community, and rural living. This oral history was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project, Oral History Program, California State University, Fullerton; interview conducted by Pat Morgan ...
Oriental Gardens, nursery and florist (ddr-densho-132-1)
img Oriental Gardens, nursery and florist (ddr-densho-132-1)
Oriental Gardens was established by Denjiro Nishitani in 1912.
Women working in greenhouse (ddr-densho-134-5)
img Women working in greenhouse (ddr-densho-134-5)
Easter Lilies had to bloom and be delivered to markets a few weeks before Easter Sunday. These women are wrapping the lilies in protective tissue paper, preparing them for delivery.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 77, No. 24, (December 14, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-49)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 77, No. 24, (December 14, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-49)
Select article titles: "Back House Inquiry into Impeachment" (p.1); "EDC Raising $10,000 for Room for Public Info in New JACL Bldg." (p.1); "People Around the World Favorite for United Methodist Board Photographer" (p.3).
[Okines' relatives, chrysanthemum flowers] (ddr-csujad-5-49)
img [Okines' relatives, chrysanthemum flowers] (ddr-csujad-5-49)
A color negative. Photographed are probably the Okines' relatives, including Jokichi Yamanaka, standing in a greenhouse of chrysanthemum flowers. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_06_003
[Okines' relatives, chrysanthemum flowers] (ddr-csujad-5-48)
img [Okines' relatives, chrysanthemum flowers] (ddr-csujad-5-48)
A color negative. Photographed are probably the Okines' relatives, including Jokichi Yamanaka, standing in a greenhouse of chrysanthemum flowers. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_06_002
Ben Tsutomu Nakagawa (ddr-csujad-8-49)
doc Ben Tsutomu Nakagawa (ddr-csujad-8-49)
Oral history interview with Ben Tsutomu Nakagawa. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Nakagawa, Ben Tsutomu
George Abe (ddr-csujad-8-1)
doc George Abe (ddr-csujad-8-1)
Oral history interview with George Abe. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Abe, George
Bainbridge Gardens nursery (ddr-densho-34-20)
img Bainbridge Gardens nursery (ddr-densho-34-20)
Mr. Zenkichi Harui looks on while Mrs. Harui and Mrs. Kitamoto select a plant in the nursery.
Bainbridge Gardens (ddr-densho-34-8)
img Bainbridge Gardens (ddr-densho-34-8)
Bainbridge Gardens consisted of a nursery, grocery store and gas station.
Large standard chrysanthemums on car (ddr-densho-134-9)
img Large standard chrysanthemums on car (ddr-densho-134-9)
This family operated the Green Lake Gardens Company, a five-acre complex of greenhouses and farms in North Seattle. They grew Easter Lilies, large standard chrysanthemums (pictured), and vegetables that were shipped around Seattle and Washington State.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 1 (January 5, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-1)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 1 (January 5, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-1)
Selected article titles: "Maryland County Anti-Bias Law Backed Up by Washington, D.C. JACL" (p.1), "Publisher Interest Indicated in History of Japanese Canadians Now in Writing Stage" (p.1), "San Jose Nursery Plant Growers Win" (p.1), "Seattle Anticipates 10 Million Visitors During 184-Day Run of Century 21 World's Fair; Many JACLers Expected July ...
Letter from Miyuki Matsuura to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, October 30, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-214)
doc Letter from Miyuki Matsuura to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, October 30, 1947 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-214)
A letter from Miyuki Matsuura to her uncle and aunt, Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. She thanks them for the chrysanthemums they grew and sent to her. She keeps some of the flowers in her parlor and some of the flowers on Mrs. Freitas' grave. She includes updates on her work including finishing picking tomatoes and starting ...
Letter from Southern California Flower Market, Inc. to Mr. S. [Sei] Hamada, November 1, 1950 (ddr-csujad-5-303)
doc Letter from Southern California Flower Market, Inc. to Mr. S. [Sei] Hamada, November 1, 1950 (ddr-csujad-5-303)
A letter from Southern California Flower Market, Inc. to the members. It notifies that Southern California Flower Market, Inc. is dissolved and closes the business on October 31, 1950; and the successor is the Southern California Flower Growers, Inc. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_06_18_001
Letter from Mr. Freitas to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, October 30, 1947 (ddr-csujad-5-217)
doc Letter from Mr. Freitas to Mr. and Mrs. Okine, October 30, 1947 (ddr-csujad-5-217)
A thank you letter from Mr. Freitas to the Okines for the chrysanthemums which they gave him to place on his recently deceased wife's grave. He also adds that his children, including Susanne, are very appreciative of the flowers as well. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_56_001
Bank of America National Trust and Savings Association California: worldwide scope statewide service (ddr-csujad-5-67)
doc Bank of America National Trust and Savings Association California: worldwide scope statewide service (ddr-csujad-5-67)
Bank of America LA Harra Branch savings account book for credit of Masao Okine and Seiichi Okine. It records deposits between April and November 1940. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_09_001
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