Hand-drawn map of Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown

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ddr-densho-24-17 (Legacy UID: denshopd-p24-00017)

Y. Tazuma Collection

This map of Nihonmachi, circa 1939, was drawn by Yukio Tazuma. Tazuma's parents owned the Tazuma Ten-Cent Store at 12th Avenue and Jackson Street before World War II. The map shows the many Japanese-owned businesses between 12th Avenue and Rainier Avenue South (upper Jackson Street).

c. 1939

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Courtesy of Yukio Tazuma

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