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Family portrait (ddr-densho-359-871)
img Family portrait (ddr-densho-359-871)
Stamped in the bottom right hand corner of the photograph "Aiko Studio Seattle, Wash." Kanogawa family: Reo, Shoji, Sho, Seiko (back), Shizu (seated), and Yae.
Postcard photograph of woman and girl in kimonos (ddr-densho-383-434)
img Postcard photograph of woman and girl in kimonos (ddr-densho-383-434)
Tamako Inouye on left with music teacher on right. Embossed on front of photograph: "Aiko Studio, Seattle, Wash." Written on back of photograph: "Mom on left with Biwa teacher".
Funeral (ddr-densho-430-38)
img Funeral (ddr-densho-430-38)
Photograph of a funeral procession for Ayoko Arai.
Two men shake hands (ddr-densho-395-103)
img Two men shake hands (ddr-densho-395-103)
Two men shake hands at a table while others look on. Seiso Bitow is standing on the back row, fourth from the right.
Members of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce pose with a parade float (ddr-densho-395-109)
img Members of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce pose with a parade float (ddr-densho-395-109)
Members of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce pose with a parade float. The float holds men and women dressed in period costume, depicting the Kamakura period. Seiso Bitow stands in front of the float, fifth from the left. Accompanying materials state that Seiso was the head of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Hiroshima Organization (Seattle …
University of Washington Japanese Students Club (ddr-densho-383-352)
img University of Washington Japanese Students Club (ddr-densho-383-352)
Members outside the Japanese Students Club house at 4115 15th Avenue NE. George Tokuda in front row, third from left. Printed on photograph mat frame: "Aiko, Seattle, Wn."
Two young women posed in kabuki makeup and costume (ddr-densho-383-437)
img Two young women posed in kabuki makeup and costume (ddr-densho-383-437)
Embossed on front of photograph: "Aiko". Written on back of photograph: "Mom on left at 15 yr".
Children posed in kabuki costume and makeup (ddr-densho-383-445)
img Children posed in kabuki costume and makeup (ddr-densho-383-445)
Written on front of photograph: "Aiko". Written on back of photograph: "Mom in white kimono".
Two kabuki performers posed in costume (ddr-densho-383-438)
img Two kabuki performers posed in costume (ddr-densho-383-438)
Tamako Inouye at nine years old. Written on front of photograph: "Aiko". Written on back of photograph: "Mom [Tamako Inouye] on left".
Portrait of Ruth Aiko Fukuhara as young girl (ddr-densho-383-37)
img Portrait of Ruth Aiko Fukuhara as young girl (ddr-densho-383-37)
The Fukuharas were neighbors of the Tokuda family in Seattle in the 1930s. The Fukuhara family included Shigesaburo and Yasuko Fukuhara (c. 1905-1938) and their children Ruth Aiko Fukuhara (1921-1986), Francis Masateru Fukuhara (1925-2016), and Henry Kiyotaka Fukuhara (1928-1977). Printed on photograph: "Jackson Studio, Seattle". Written on album page below photograph: "Ruth Aiko Fukuhara".
Portrait of brother and sister as young children (ddr-densho-383-223)
img Portrait of brother and sister as young children (ddr-densho-383-223)
The Fukuharas were neighbors of the Tokuda family in Seattle in the 1930s. The Fukuhara family included Shigesaburo and Yasuko Fukuhara (c. 1905-1938) and their children Ruth Aiko Fukuhara (1921-1986), Francis Masateru Fukuhara (1925-2016), and Henry Kiyotaka Fukuhara (1928-1977). Written on album page below photograph: "Aiko and Masateru Fukuhara". Embossed on lower left corner of photograph: …
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.
Kabuki performers on stage in costume (ddr-densho-383-436)
img Kabuki performers on stage in costume (ddr-densho-383-436)
Written on back of photograph: "Sachi Kuniyuki passed away March 2004. Sumi Dangawa. Mom [Tamako Inouye] - 2nd from right". Tamako Inouye at fifteen years old.
Japanese family, children (ddr-csujad-25-42)
img Japanese family, children (ddr-csujad-25-42)
A page from an album containing Japanese family photographs. Include a Japanese woman and infants. The photographs appear to be taken in the early 1900s. One of the photographs is taken in "Aiko Studio," a photo studio in Seattle, Washington. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_07_01_042
Japanese performance (ddr-csujad-25-343)
img Japanese performance (ddr-csujad-25-343)
A photograph of a Japanese theater performance taken by "Aiko," a photo studio in Seattle, Washington. Performers wear kimono. It is taken in the early 1900s. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_12_005
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.
Ko Nakatani Yukio sogi kinen [Commemorative photograph for the late Yukio Nakatani's funeral] (ddr-csujad-25-336)
img Ko Nakatani Yukio sogi kinen [Commemorative photograph for the late Yukio Nakatani's funeral] (ddr-csujad-25-336)
A group photograph of the attendees of Yukio Nakatani's funeral held at a Buddhist temple. The photograph is taken on August 23, 1937 by "Aiko," a photo studio in Seattle, Washington. Funeral flowers are offered by: Yamaguchi Prefecture Association, Holiness Church, Kamejiro Yuasa, Yoshihito Yuasa, Shigezaburo Fukuhara, Fumikichi Okazaki, Sadao Nakatani, Cannery Workers, and others. See …
Ko Tanaka Makoto tsuitokai kinen [Memorial service for the late Mr. Makoto Tanaka] (ddr-csujad-25-331)
img Ko Tanaka Makoto tsuitokai kinen [Memorial service for the late Mr. Makoto Tanaka] (ddr-csujad-25-331)
A group photograph of the attendees of a memorial service for Makoto Tanaka held at a Buddhist temple on October 22, 1940. The photograph is taken by "Aiko," a photo studio in Seattle, Washington. The funeral followers are offered by "Fukuoka-ken Kaigai Kyokai" [=Fukuoka Prefecture Oversee Association]. The photograph is given from Shonosuke and Nobuko Tanaka …
Saito family (ddr-csujad-25-3)
img Saito family (ddr-csujad-25-3)
A page from an album containing Japanese family photographs. Includes a portrait of a Japanese man, named "Saito," taken at "Aiko Studio" in Seattle, Washington. All photographs pasted on the page appear to be taken in Washington in the early 1900s. Includes Japanese men in suits, woman, and children. Also includes a photograph capturing a group …
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