Interior of Higo Ten-Cent Store

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Murakami Collection

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.

Early 1900s


Still Image


Courtesy of the Murakami Family Collection

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