Japanese flower-growing industry in America

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Kaneji and Sally (Fujii) Domoto Collection

Five-page essay, possibly distributed as a pamphlet, giving an overview of the history of Japanese flower growers in the US. Emphasizes contributions of Kan Yoshiike and the Domoto brothers in particular. Narrates the history of immigration of major contributors to the industry, history of the various business organizations for floriculturists in California, and of chrysanthemum cultivation. First page bears the name and logo "California First Bank" "SEIZO OKA / Vice President" and location "JAPANESE AMERICAN HISTORY ROOM / 350 California Street, San Francisco 94104". Upper corner shows staple removal. "Miki" written in pen upper right corner.




Courtesy of the Kaneji and Sally (Fujii) Domoto Collection, Densho