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The Tazuma Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-24-13)
img The Tazuma Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-24-13)
Bunshiro and Sawano Tazuma owned the Tazuma Ten-Cent Store located at 12th Avenue and Jackson Street in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown. The store sold both American- and Japanese-made goods. Front: Yukio Tazuma. Back (left to right): Sawano and Bunshiro Tazuma.
Tazuma Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-24-1)
img Tazuma Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-24-1)
The Tazuma Ten-Cent store was located at Twelfth and Jackson in Seattle, Washington.
Issei-owned store (ddr-densho-25-9)
img Issei-owned store (ddr-densho-25-9)
Matahichi and Kisa Iseri sold imported and dry goods from Japan as well as general merchandise to the Japanese American community in the White River Valley. When they started the business, the Iseris used their garage, as seen here. Later, they built a bigger store in front of their property.
Interior, the Tazuma Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-24-14)
img Interior, the Tazuma Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-24-14)
Sawano Tazuma (left) and Misao Tanaka inside the Tazuma Ten-Cent Store located at 12th Avenue and Jackson Street.
The Leonard Store (ddr-densho-25-10)
img The Leonard Store (ddr-densho-25-10)
The Leonard Store was an important business in the White River Valley. Leonard introduced modern conveniences such as post office boxes and phones to the community. He also catered to the local Nikkei and imported various goods from Japan. Matahichi Iseri, a prominent Issei, worked for Leonard who promised to make him a partner in the …
Tamaki & Co. merchandise (ddr-densho-162-47)
img Tamaki & Co. merchandise (ddr-densho-162-47)
Located on Wall Avenue in Ogden, Utah, across the street from Union Station. In existence from 1912 to the 1960s.
Interior of Higo Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-16-2)
img Interior of Higo Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-16-2)
The Higo Ten-Cent Store, located in Seattle's Nihonmachi (Japantown), was owned and operated by Sanzo and Matsuyo Murakami. Established in the early 1900s, the store sold a wide variety of American- and Japanese-made goods to serve the surrounding Issei and Nisei community.
Owner of Higo Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-16-6)
img Owner of Higo Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-16-6)
Kazuichi Kay Murakami stands inside his family's store.
Exterior of Higo Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-16-1)
img Exterior of Higo Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-16-1)
Sanzo and Matsuyo Murakami owned and operated the Higo Ten-Cent Store which was located on Weller Street in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown. The Higo Ten-Cent Store is currently called the Higo Variety Store and continues to be a landmark business in Seattle's International District which was known as Nihonmachi before World War II. The store is …
Interior of Higo Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-16-3)
img Interior of Higo Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-16-3)
The Higo Ten-Cent Store, established in the early 1900s by Sanzo Murakami and his wife Matsuyo, is one of the last prewar Japanese American businesses in Seattle's International District, formerly known as Nihonmachi. The store sold a wide variety of American- and Japanese-made goods to the surrounding Issei and Nisei community.
Higo Ten-Cent Store business card (ddr-densho-16-24)
doc Higo Ten-Cent Store business card (ddr-densho-16-24)
This card shows the store's original address. Higo later moved from Weller to Jackson Street.
Family store (ddr-densho-91-3)
img Family store (ddr-densho-91-3)
Art Shibayama's grandmother (holding Art) and grandfather in their store.
Cooperatively owned canteen (ddr-csujad-26-130)
img Cooperatively owned canteen (ddr-csujad-26-130)
Photo of people working and shopping inside a canteen. Goods are seen divided by type. Verso reads "cooperatively owned canteen." From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_100
Invoice, correspondence, card and envelope regarding rental of caps and gowns for March 7, 1943 (ddr-csujad-48-52)
doc Invoice, correspondence, card and envelope regarding rental of caps and gowns for March 7, 1943 (ddr-csujad-48-52)
Assorted communication for the rental of graduation caps and gowns for the graduating senior class at Manzanar High School between Harry Bentley Wells and Manzanar Cooperative Enterprises, and between the Cap and Gown Company of California and Mr. S. Sugimoto at Manzanar Cooperative Enterprises. Transcription is found in item: ecm_wells_9052. See this object in the California …
Satoshi Kuwamoto interview (ddr-csujad-6-17)
doc Satoshi Kuwamoto interview (ddr-csujad-6-17)
Oral history interview with Satoshi Kuwamoto. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_KUWAMOTO_SATOSHI
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
Akiko Matsui (ddr-csujad-8-37)
doc Akiko Matsui (ddr-csujad-8-37)
Oral history interview with Akiko Matsui. 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 Matsui, Akiko
Tomiko Kuwamoto (ddr-csujad-8-35)
doc Tomiko Kuwamoto (ddr-csujad-8-35)
Oral history interview with Tomiko Kuwamoto. 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 Kuwamoto, Tomiko
Interior of Pacific Market (ddr-densho-128-111)
img Interior of Pacific Market (ddr-densho-128-111)
This market was located at 1305 Jackson Street in Seattle.
Pacific Market (ddr-densho-128-21)
img Pacific Market (ddr-densho-128-21)
This market was located at 1305 Jackson Street in Seattle.
Night view of Pacific Market (ddr-densho-128-113)
img Night view of Pacific Market (ddr-densho-128-113)
This market was located at 1305 Jackson Street in Seattle.
Pacific Market (ddr-densho-128-23)
img Pacific Market (ddr-densho-128-23)
Frank Kubo stands in Pacific Market, located at 1305 Jackson Street in Seattle.
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