Laundromats

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Laundromats (43)

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George Toshiyuki Teraoka (ddr-csujad-8-75)
doc George Toshiyuki Teraoka (ddr-csujad-8-75)
Oral history interview with George Toshiyuki Teraoka. 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 Teraoka, George Toshiyuki
Masuji and Kaneko Katano (ddr-csujad-8-27)
doc Masuji and Kaneko Katano (ddr-csujad-8-27)
Oral history interview with Masuji and Kaneko Katano. 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 Katano, Masuji and Kaneko
Naomi Tagawa (ddr-csujad-8-69)
doc Naomi Tagawa (ddr-csujad-8-69)
Oral history interview with Naomi Tagawa. 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 Tagawa, Naomi
George Masashi and Mitsuno Hashimoto (ddr-csujad-8-18)
doc George Masashi and Mitsuno Hashimoto (ddr-csujad-8-18)
Oral history interview with George Masashi and Mitsuno Hashimoto. 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 Hashimoto, George Masashi and Mitsuno
Yokohama Tailor and Laundry (ddr-densho-12-5)
img Yokohama Tailor and Laundry (ddr-densho-12-5)
The Yokohama Tailor and Laundry, located on 515 Yesler Way in Seattle's Nihonmachi, was operated by the Kunitsugu family. Fusa Kunitsugu is on the right.
Yokohama Tailor and Laundry (ddr-densho-12-10)
img Yokohama Tailor and Laundry (ddr-densho-12-10)
Fusa Kunitsugu (left) and her son, Teruo, inside the Yokohama Tailor and Laundry, located at 515 Yesler Way in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown.
Wapato Laundry (ddr-densho-62-3)
img Wapato Laundry (ddr-densho-62-3)
Takagi's Wapato Laundry, the business run by Edith Watanabe's parents.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Letter from Phil Okano to Alice Okano (ddr-densho-359-1221)
doc Letter from Phil Okano to Alice Okano (ddr-densho-359-1221)
Phil writes about meeting a friend of Alice's in Denver. He also writes about his day at the laundry and shopping trip to buy a new jacket.
Letter from Phil Okano to Alice Okano (ddr-densho-359-1220)
doc Letter from Phil Okano to Alice Okano (ddr-densho-359-1220)
Phil discusses if Denver would be a good place to try to open his own laundry or cleaning business based on what he's talked about with other people in the business.
Letter from Phil Okano to Alice Okano (ddr-densho-359-1217)
doc Letter from Phil Okano to Alice Okano (ddr-densho-359-1217)
Phil writes about receiving his first paycheck and learning to use a steam gun for silk pressing.
Inside Bainbridge Cleaners (ddr-densho-359-1229)
img Inside Bainbridge Cleaners (ddr-densho-359-1229)
The interior of Phil Okano's cleaners on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
Man and child in front of laundromat (ddr-densho-359-125)
img Man and child in front of laundromat (ddr-densho-359-125)
The Okano family owned and operated a laundry business in several different Washington cities as the family moved around the state.
Letter from Phil Okano to Alice Okano (ddr-densho-359-1216)
doc Letter from Phil Okano to Alice Okano (ddr-densho-359-1216)
Phil talks about his work at the laundry and how he believes he is improving. At this point Phil thinks he will stay in Denver another week.
The Grand Union Laundry (ddr-densho-353-103)
img The Grand Union Laundry (ddr-densho-353-103)
The Grand Union Laundry was located at 14th and Main Street.
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