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


Courtesy of the Murakami Family Collection

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