Japantown after mass removal

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ddr-densho-36-51 (Legacy UID: denshopd-i36-00051)

Museum of History & Industry Collection

Japanese Americans were given little time to take care of their personal and business affairs once the exclusion orders were posted. Many businesses were either permanently closed or boarded-up for the duration of World War II. Shown here is 602 to 612 Jackson Street in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown.



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Museum of History & Industry

Courtesy of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (number PI-28067), Museum of History & Industry

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