Exterior of Higo Ten-Cent Store

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Murakami Collection

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 located at 604 South Jackson.

Early 1900s


Still Image

  • Murakami, Sanzo
  • Murakami, Matsuyo


Courtesy of the Murakami Family Collection

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