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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.
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.
Man with cane (ddr-densho-278-189)
img Man with cane (ddr-densho-278-189)
Caption on front: "Aiko Studio. Seattle, Wash."
A man (ddr-densho-278-216)
img A man (ddr-densho-278-216)
Caption on front: "Aiko Studio. Seattle, Wash."
Two boys (ddr-densho-278-183)
img Two boys (ddr-densho-278-183)
Caption on front: "Aiko Studio. Seattle, Wash."
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 …
Portrait of a young man (ddr-densho-395-61)
img Portrait of a young man (ddr-densho-395-61)
A portrait of a young man wearing a jacket and patterned tie.
Two children in kabuki costume and makeup (ddr-densho-383-455)
img Two children in kabuki costume and makeup (ddr-densho-383-455)
One of the children likely Tamako Inouye. Embossed on front of photograph: "Aiko Studio, Seattle, Wash."
Two kabuki performers posed in costume (ddr-densho-383-439)
img Two kabuki performers posed in costume (ddr-densho-383-439)
Embossed on front of photograph: "Aiko Studio, Seattle, Wash." Written on back of photograph: "Mom [Tamako Inouye] on left".
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.
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".
Girl posed in kabuki makeup and costume (ddr-densho-383-433)
img Girl posed in kabuki makeup and costume (ddr-densho-383-433)
Tamako Inouye at eight years old. Written on front of photograph: "Aiko Studio". Japanese writing on front and back of photograph.
Cast photo on stage (ddr-densho-383-359)
img Cast photo on stage (ddr-densho-383-359)
Photograph taken at Nippon Kan Theatre. Written on photo: "Aiko, Seattle". Written on back of photograph: "Mom [Tamako Inouye] - front row, 4th from rt in kimono. Tomi [Tomiko Inouye, sister of Tamako] - front row - 3rd from rt. Grandma [Toku Inouye] - 2nd row - 3rd from rt. Kibo [Kiichiro Kibo Inouye, brother of …
Inouye family portrait (ddr-densho-383-354)
img Inouye family portrait (ddr-densho-383-354)
Kameki and Toku Inouye with five children (Tetsumi, Tamako, Tomiko, Kiichiro Kibo, and Michiko), daughter-in-law (Seiko), and grandchild (Maruko). Back row, left to right: Tetsumi, Tamako, and Tomiko. Front row, left to right: Seiko (wife of Tetsumi) with daughter Maruko on lap, Kameki, Michiko, Toku, and Kiichiro Kibo. Stamped on photograph: "Aiko". Written on back of …
Postcard photograph of Tamako Inouye as baby (ddr-densho-383-449)
img Postcard photograph of Tamako Inouye as baby (ddr-densho-383-449)
Embossed on front of photograph: "Aiko Studio, Seattle, Wash." Written on back of photograph: "Tamako".
Two children in kabuki makeup and costume (ddr-densho-383-435)
img Two children in kabuki makeup and costume (ddr-densho-383-435)
Embossed on front of photograph: "Aiko Studio, Seattle, Wash." Written on back of photograph: "Mom [Tamako Inouye] on right".
Child in kabuki costume and makeup (ddr-densho-383-454)
img Child in kabuki costume and makeup (ddr-densho-383-454)
Likely Tamako Inouye. Embossed on front of photograph: "Aiko Studio, Seattle, Wash."
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