Church-run schools

Buddhist and Catholic churches ran nursery schools attended by Japanese American children, as did neighborhood Protestant churches. In Seattle, the Maryknoll Catholic school was a prominent institution in the community.

Education (222)
Church-run schools (87)

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Japanese American school class photograph (ddr-densho-26-99)
img Japanese American school class photograph (ddr-densho-26-99)
Nursery and kindergarten Sunday School classes from Blaine Memorial Methodist Church. On the back of the photograph is a stamp "Takano Studio, Main 8186, 668 Jackson St., Seattle Wash."
Graduates (ddr-csujad-42-237)
img Graduates (ddr-csujad-42-237)
A group photograph of female school graduates. It was taken when they visited their church teacher's place. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_02_08_008
Mr. Jiro Omata and Mrs. Tsune Lee (ddr-csujad-8-59)
doc Mr. Jiro Omata and Mrs. Tsune Lee (ddr-csujad-8-59)
Oral history interview with Mr. Jiro Omata and Mrs. Tsune Lee. 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 Omata, Mr Jiro and Lee, Mrs Tsune
Mrs. Shinobu Mikami (ddr-csujad-8-41)
doc Mrs. Shinobu Mikami (ddr-csujad-8-41)
Oral history interview with Mrs. Shinobu Mikami. 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 Mikami, Mrs Shinobu
Masataro and Kiri Kubo (ddr-csujad-8-30)
doc Masataro and Kiri Kubo (ddr-csujad-8-30)
Oral history interview with Masataro and kiri Kubo. 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 Kubo, Masataro and Kiri
Mamoru Kuramoto (ddr-csujad-8-33)
doc Mamoru Kuramoto (ddr-csujad-8-33)
Oral history interview with Mamoru Kuramoto. 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 Kuramoto, Mamoru
Sunday School class (ddr-densho-106-9)
img Sunday School class (ddr-densho-106-9)
Betty Morita Shibayama is in the back row, sixth from the right.
Girls group performance (ddr-densho-128-135)
img Girls group performance (ddr-densho-128-135)
This performance took place at the Maryknoll School. Back row, center is Yasuko Kubo.
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.
Japanese Methodist kindergarten (ddr-densho-353-283)
img Japanese Methodist kindergarten (ddr-densho-353-283)
Written on the back there is a list of names of individuals in the photo.
A cooking class taught in the Fujin Home (ddr-densho-353-272)
img A cooking class taught in the Fujin Home (ddr-densho-353-272)
The Fujin Home was a women's home organized by the Japanese Baptist Church. It was used as a shelter and a classroom.
Japanese Methodist kindergarten (ddr-densho-353-279)
img Japanese Methodist kindergarten (ddr-densho-353-279)
The Kindergarten was at the Japanese Methodist Church at the Catharine Blaine home.
Students in front of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs School and Church (ddr-densho-403-1)
img Students in front of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs School and Church (ddr-densho-403-1)
Students and Maryknoll Sisters posed outside school and church. Photograph taken from E. Jefferson St. Maryknoll school buses in foreground. This content is copyright restricted. Densho and its partners have received permission from the owner to provide access through this site; but any requests for use must be made to the original content owner.
Students posed on front steps of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs School (ddr-densho-403-3)
img Students posed on front steps of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs School (ddr-densho-403-3)
Twenty students and two Maryknoll Sisters are posed for a photograph. This content is copyright restricted. Densho and its partners have received permission from the owner to provide access through this site; but any requests for use must be made to the original content owner.
Our Lady Queen of Martyrs School and Church (ddr-densho-403-2)
img Our Lady Queen of Martyrs School and Church (ddr-densho-403-2)
Photograph taken from E. Jefferson St. Maryknoll school buses in foreground. This content is copyright restricted. Densho and its partners have received permission from the owner to provide access through this site; but any requests for use must be made to the original content owner.
Our Lady Queen of Martyrs School (ddr-densho-403-6)
img Our Lady Queen of Martyrs School (ddr-densho-403-6)
West view of the school. Photograph taken from 16th Ave. This content is copyright restricted. Densho and its partners have received permission from the owner to provide access through this site; but any requests for use must be made to the original content owner.
Our Lady Queen of Martyrs (ddr-densho-403-5)
img Our Lady Queen of Martyrs (ddr-densho-403-5)
Looking at the convent, church, and school from the corner of 17th Ave. and E. Jefferson. This content is copyright restricted. Densho and its partners have received permission from the owner to provide access through this site; but any requests for use must be made to the original content owner.
Our Lady Queen of Martyrs School and Church (ddr-densho-403-4)
img Our Lady Queen of Martyrs School and Church (ddr-densho-403-4)
Looking at the school and church from the corner of E. Jefferson and 16th Ave. This content is copyright restricted. Densho and its partners have received permission from the owner to provide access through this site; but any requests for use must be made to the original content owner.
Green Lake Sunday School (ddr-densho-134-26)
img Green Lake Sunday School (ddr-densho-134-26)
This Sunday school was started by three missionaries from the Seattle Japanese Baptist Church in the early 1920s. Back row (L to R): Miss Rumsey, Naoshi Kumagai, Kay Suzuki, Tadashi Kumagai, unidentified, Akira Kumasaka. Middle row (L to R): Tak Nakawatase, unidentified, unidentified, May Kumasaka, Kimi Taguchi, Ko Suzuki, unidentified. Front row (L to R): Sam …
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