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Mitsuwado mushroom display

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Nippon Kan Heritage Association Collection

The salmon derby also featured large mushrooms that had been found. This included one with a 12 inch diameter, weighing 3.5 lbs, and a one with 14 inch diameter, weighing 4 lbs. Both mushrooms were found by Ginko Kunishige. Mitsuwado was located at 522 Main Street in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown. The store sold a variety of items including books, records, record players, and fishing tackle.

c. 1939


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Courtesy of the Nippon Kan Heritage Association Collection, Densho

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