Kunitsugu Collection ddr-densho-12
img Congregation outside the Japanese Baptist Church (ddr-densho-12-1)
The Japanese Baptist Church is located at 160 Broadway in Seattle, Washington. Before World War II, this area was adjacent to Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown.
img Family and friends in Nihonmachi (ddr-densho-12-2)
This photograph was taken in the backyard of the Kunitsugu home at 515 Yesler Way in Seattle's Nihonmachi area. In the background is a row of four-story structures with a series of housekeeping rooms. Front: an unidentified son of the Fujitas. Middle (left to right): two unidentified sons of the Fujitas and Tomie Kunitsugu. Back: Mr. …
img Three children playing in Nihonmachi (ddr-densho-12-11)
Left to right: Bill, Ted, and Tomie Kunitsugu play with a cannon they received for Independence Day. This photograph was taken outside their home at 515 Yesler Way in Seattle's Nihonmachi (Japantown) area.
img Family in Nihonmachi (ddr-densho-12-13)
The Kunitsugu family resided at 515 Yesler Way in Seattle's Nihonmachi (Japantown) area. This photograph was taken in their backyard. Left to right: Bill Kunitsugu, unidentified, and Fusa Kunitsugu holding her baby daughter, Tomie.
img Family in their backyard (ddr-densho-12-14)
This is the backyard of the Kunitsugu family who resided at 515 Yesler Way in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown. The Kawai family of Tacoma, Washington is visiting the Kunitsugus. Left to right: Tomie Kunitsugu, Fusa Kunitsugu, Mae Kawai (child on the ground), Chiyeko Kawai, and Mrs. Kawai.
img Boy standing in a garden (ddr-densho-12-15)
Bill Kunitsugu tends pea vines in his family's garden at 515 Yesler Way in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown. In the background is the Astor Hotel, which housed the Nippon Kan Theatre, a focal point for the Japanese American community.