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Travel permit (ddr-densho-16-8)
doc Travel permit (ddr-densho-16-8)
This permit was issued to Matsuyo Murakami during World War II. It authorizes her travel within the West Coast region, restricted to Japanese Americans without written approval from the government.
Travel permit (ddr-densho-16-7)
doc Travel permit (ddr-densho-16-7)
This permit was issued to Matsuyo Murakami during World War II. It authorizes her travel within the West Coast region, restricted to Japanese Americans without written approval from the government
Family outing (ddr-densho-16-29)
img Family outing (ddr-densho-16-29)
This family owned Higo Ten-Cent Store in Seattle's Nihonmachi. (left to right): Takeo Nishimoto, Kazuichi Kay Murakami, Matsuyo Murakami.
Picnic at a park (ddr-densho-16-21)
img Picnic at a park (ddr-densho-16-21)
Women pictured in foreground (left to right): Ayako Murakami (in sunglasses), Matsuyo Murakami, Masako Murakami.
Interior of Higo Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-16-2)
img Interior of Higo Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-16-2)
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.
Exterior of Higo Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-16-1)
img Exterior of Higo Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-16-1)
Sanzo and Matsuyo Murakami owned and operated the Higo Ten-Cent Store which was located on Weller Street in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown. The Higo Ten-Cent Store is currently called the Higo Variety Store and continues to be a landmark business in Seattle's International District which was known as Nihonmachi before World War II. The store is …
Interior of Higo Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-16-3)
img Interior of Higo Ten-Cent Store (ddr-densho-16-3)
The Higo Ten-Cent Store, established in the early 1900s by Sanzo Murakami and his wife Matsuyo, is one of the last prewar Japanese American businesses in Seattle's International District, formerly known as Nihonmachi. The store sold a wide variety of American- and Japanese-made goods to the surrounding Issei and Nisei community.
Dinner party (ddr-densho-16-32)
img Dinner party (ddr-densho-16-32)
The Murakami family and friends are enjoying dinner in their apartment, located above the Higo Ten-Cent Store in Seattle's Nihonmachi or Japantown. (left to right): Mrs. Zimmerman (mother of Carl), Carl Zimmerman, unknown, Ayako Murakami, Masako Murakami, Johnny Funai, Matsuyo Murakami, Kazuichi Kay Murakami.
Family at a park (ddr-densho-16-4)
img Family at a park (ddr-densho-16-4)
The Murakami family on an outing at Volunteer Park. The Murakamis owned Higo Ten-Cent Store in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown. Left to right: Ayako, Sanzo (holding Masako), Kay, Matsuyo, and Chiyoko.
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