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2007.036.021 Negative, Film Black and White Negative A: Couple on porch B: Couple in front of house with porch
2007.036.022 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Farm field
2007.036.023 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Farm field. Name on the negative is Sasaki. Possibly celery.
2007.036.024 Negative, Film Black and White Negative FAmily in front of greenhouse.+
2007.036.025 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Family in front of large house.
2007.036.026 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Maneki entrance from garden
2007.036.027 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Family in front of a house with dog.
2007.036.028 Negative, Film The Sumida family of South Park, WA. From left: Mrs. Sumida; Masaru; Hisako; Mr.Sumida. Web exhibition: #18
2007.036.029 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Printed on the negative is the name Kaiitani
1991.100.088 Photograph Black and white photograph of street scene taken from above. Foreign-style buildings can be seen. Street covered with people. Wide avenue near the PUMC. Street in Peking. Legation quarters at left.
2007.036.030 Negative, Film The Yamamoto family, circa 1936. From left: Hideo Yamamoto (father); Tadashi; Noboru; Hide Yamamoto (mother) carrying daughter Setsuko (Hamamoto); Yoshiko (Ishimitsu). The family operated a farm in Thomas (Auburn), WA. Web exhibition: #20
2007.036.031 Negative, Film Black and White Negative
2007.036.032 Negative, Film Black and White Negative. Performance, May 1935. Web Exhibition: #22
2007.036.033 Negative, Film Black and White Negative
2007.036.034 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Name on negative "Mura_"
2007.036.035 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Name on negative Watanabe
2007.036.036 Negative, Film Black and White Negative
2007.036.037 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Performer Miyoshi Sugimachi, Japanese prima donna. Sugimachi had her first appearance in Seattle in 1925. She sang on Seattle radio stations from 1925 to 1928, and in Italy from 1928 to 1931. In 1931 she was the leading soprano with the Seattle Civic Opera Company. She later founded the Japanese Cultural Broadcasting Association at KRKD in Los Angeles. (66, 123) Web Exibition: #27
2007.036.038 Negative, Film Kin Ka Low Restaurant. First row: Third from left, Chiyo Asaba; fourth from left, Mrs. Yoshiko Hibiya (Iwanaga). Far right, Aya Yamanaka. Second row: From left, Max Iki; Mr. Hibiya; Ed Osawa. Third from right, Yutaka Kanemoto. Third row: Far left, Ted Tomita; third from left, Denichi (Denny) Yoshimura, who owned Mutual Fish Co. with his brother, Dick. Third from right, Kazuo Shoji; far right, Paul Tomita. Web Exhibition: #29
2007.036.039 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Group portrait at restaurant
1991.100.089 Photograph Two men sawing a timber in lumberyard with third man working at the right. Noted on back: carpenter.
2007.036.040 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Extended family portrait Raisuke Fujii family, 1937. First row: From left, Frank (Shobo); Raisaku "Jimmy" Fujii (father); Daibo; Shizue Fujii (mother); Kinko. Second row: From left, Renko; Seibo; June; Rinko; Joe; Fujiko (Fudge). The Fujii family owned and operated the Fujii Tavern on 14th and Yesler. It was well-known for its deep fried chicken. Web Exhibition: #30
2007.036.041 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Possibly the old Seattle Buddhist Church on Main St. Third row, third person from bottom, Frank Shigeo Kubo. Frank first worked for the Furuya Co. and then worked for the Tsutakawa Co. until being interned during WWII. After the war, he returned to Seattle and worked for Uwajimaya until his retirement. He was an active member of the Seattle Betsuin, Ohmi Club (Shigaken), Hyakudokai, Japanese Community Service, and the JACL. Web exhibition: #31
2007.036.042 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Staff at the old Buddhist Church at 1020 Main Street. Front row, from left: Mrs. Hatsumi Harada; Hisaye Kubo Morikawa. Fourth from left, Rev. Sunya Pratt; Rev. Aoki's wife; Rev. Aoki. Back row, far left, Mr. Sumihiro (custodian); fourth from left Mr. George Mizumori; sixth from left Masaru Harada. The Seattle Buddhist Church, or Seattle Betsuin, was started in 1901. Its historical impact in the Seattle area was recognized in 1986 when the Betsuin was included as part of the Chinatown Historic District, which is listed in the national register of historic places. Web Exhibition: #32
2007.036.043 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Mother and Child Erminie Madison Honda, holding her son, James, in the Honda dining room, circa 1936. This photo was taken in May for a Catholic celebration in which children create a small altar out of papier-m?ch? to honor the Blessed Virgin. Erminie, of Swedish and Native Alaskan descent, married Seita Paul Honda, an exporter of timber to Japan, in 1919. They were one of the early mixed race families in Seattle. Additional info (also have scans of Honda family photos): The Honda family lived in this home on 16th Ave. and Spring St. in Seattle's Central District. On December 7, 1941, Seita was picked up by the FBI and incarcerated at Fort Missoula, Montana, classified as an enemy alien. His release in 1942 was sponsored by a well-known benefactor, Mrs. Claussen. Because of Executive Order 9066 and the financial collapse it brought to the family, their home on 16th Ave. was never recovered. Web Exhibation: #33
2007.036.044 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Possibly a group visiting from Japan at Maneki restaurant. First row: Second from left, Hideo Amano. Mr. Amano owned Amano Photo Studio and worked at Sagamiya Confectionery. Web exhibition: #34
2007.036.045 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Seattle Buddhist Church Fujinkai (Women's Association). The Seattle Buddhist Women's Association was organized in 1908 and is the oldest surviving organization within the temple. First row: From left, Fumiko Nishimura; Wata Oka; Mrs. Tomita; Misano Kadoguchi; Rev. Ichikawa's wife and baby Etsuko; unidentified, possibly visitor from Japan; Mrs. Masumoto (grandmother of Maneki Restaurant); unidentified; Mrs. Toyoji; Mrs. Arai. Second row: Second from left, Mrs. Inouye; fifth from left, Dorothy Imanaka; Mrs. Fukutani; Ayako Yamanaka; Molly Fukutani; Kiyo Ishikawa-Harada; Bessie Suto. Far right, Yoshiko Uchiyama. Third row: From left, Hideo Mori; two kids; Mr. Masumoto (ask Fusaye); Chusaburo Ito; Fred Uyenami; Ted Tomita; Mr. Inouye; Mr. Hotta; Nobi Saito; Tad Fukuhara; Fumido Shitamae-Nishi. Fourth row, from left: Mr. Sumihiro (custodian); George Mizumori; Mr. Fukuhara; Mr. Shimokon; Dick Yoshimura (Mutual Fish); Tad Fukuhara. Web Exhibition: #35
2007.036.046 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Seattle Japanese Baptist Church Nursery School, January 28, 1938. The Seattle Japanese Baptist Church was organized at 418 Jefferson Street on May 23, 1899. The church's kindergarten started around 1920, and officially closed in 1972 due to lack of participants. Web Exhibition: #36
2007.036.047 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Taiyo Girl's Club, Jan. 19, 1938. First row: Center, unidentified, possibly a visitor from Japan (see 35). Second from right, Seiko Jane Fukuhara; far right, Okazaki (Mary Kozu's sister). Second row: Third from left, Mrs. Kato-Kurose (taught at the Japanese Language School); sixth from left Aiko Matsuda. Fifth from right, Sakiko Shiga. Web Exhibition: #37
2007.036.048 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Front row: fifth from left, Harue Matsuda; far right, Shuji Kimura. Web Exhibition: #38
2007.036.049 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Woman in Kimono Written on ngative, "Toda"
1991.100.090 Photograph B & W photo of Chinese street market, man selling household items (chinaware, snuff bottles, clocks, etc.
2007.036.050 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Family Portrait Written on negative, "Misono"
2007.036.051 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Group wedding portrait Written on negative, "Mori"
2007.036.052 Negative, Film Black and White Negatives "a" and "b" Wedding portrait Written on negative, "Asakuna"
2007.036.053 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Family Portrain Written on negative, "Matsumoto"
2007.036.054 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Wedding portrain Written on negative, "Fukuda"
2007.036.055 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Family portrait Written on negative, "Musakami"
2007.036.056 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Family portrait Written on negative, "Yoshioka"
2007.036.057 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Woman in kimono Written on negative, "Tuba"
2007.036.058 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Family portrait
2007.036.059 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Woman in kimono
1991.100.092 Photograph Black and white photograph of blindfolded donkey pulling a grinding stone. On reverse of photo - "grinding corn"
2007.036.060 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Caucasian woman
2007.036.061 Negative, Film Black and White Negative The Kato sisters, Yoshiko (left) and Sumiko (right). The Kato family ran a grocery store on 12th & Jackson, and later moved to Japan. Web exhibiton: #51
2007.036.062 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Sasuke and Hideko Aoki family. Web exhibition: #52
2007.036.063 Negative, Film Black and White Negatives Portraits of a small girl Written on negative, "Fukada"
2007.036.064 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Nagaishi family. Web Exhibition: #54
2007.036.065 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Family portrait Written on negative, "Murakami"
2007.036.066 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Baby portrait, 2 images Written on negative, "Nigonigano"
2007.036.067 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Family portrait Back row: third from left, Mr. Hikida, who owned a furniture store. Web Exhibition: #57
2007.036.068 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Family portrait Written on negative, "Yamakita"
2007.036.069 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Family portrait Written on negative, "Kanagachi"
1983.224.001 Print, photographic Group of formally dressed Chinese American men and women standing in four rows in front of a two-story wood building. "The Chinese Nationalist Party" is lettered (in English) on the glass of the building's door. Chinese characters appear in the building's signes and accross the bottom of the photo.
1991.100.093 Photograph Donkeys carrying loads of twigs. On reverse of photo - "a donkey load"
2007.036.070 Negative, Film Black and White Negative 1 Written on negative, "Obata"Portrat of a woman
2007.036.071 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Bridal portrait
2007.036.072 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Wedding portrait bride and groom Written on negative, "Tenaku"
2007.036.073 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Wedding portrait, bride and groom Written on negative, "Hasagawa"
2007.036.074 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Bridal portrait Written on negative, "Hasagawa"
2007.036.075 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Possibly an odori (dance) recital. First row: From left, Yoshiko Kato; Yetsu Nishimura Beppu; Miki Nishimura Isomura. Far right: Sumiko Kato. Yoshiko and Sumiko Kato are also pictured in image 51. Web exhibition: #65
2007.036.076 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Performer Miyoshi Sugimachi, Japanese prima donna. Sugimachi had her first appearance in Seattle in 1925. She sang on Seattle radio stations from 1925 to 1928, and in Italy from 1928 to 1931. In 1931 she was the leading soprano with the Seattle Civic Opera Company. She later founded the Japanese Cultural Web exhibition: #56
2007.036.077 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Portrait of a woman Written on negative, "Kino"
2007.036.078 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Bridal portrait Written on negative, "Fuhada"
2007.036.079 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Family portrait Written on negative, "Suiko"?
1991.100.094 Photograph Chinese vendors in the country. On reverse of photo - "Fair - children's toys"
2007.036.080 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Wedding portrait, bride and wman and child
2007.036.081 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Portrait of a woman Written on negative, "Lim"
2007.036.082 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Portrait of a woman in kimono
2007.036.083 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Portrait of a woman
2007.036.084 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Portrait of a woman On the negative is the name Lim
2007.036.085 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Family wedding Portrait On the negative is the name Watanabe
2007.036.086 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Family portait On the negative is the name Koyabu
2007.036.087 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Family portrait, children Name on the negative is Ikehato (?)
2007.036.088 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Wedding Portrait Name on the negative is Okumuru (?)
2007.036.089 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Portrait of a man The name on the negative is Sato
1991.100.095 Photograph Photograph of horsecarts. Horses are attached to carts eating from baskets. On reverse of photo - "Donkey carts"
2007.036.090 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Inouye family. Front row: From left, Martha; Mr. Inouye; Henry; Mrs. Inouye; Mary. Back row: Mabel; George. Web exibition: #79
2007.036.091 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Family portrait The name on the negative appears to be Tensaka
2007.036.092 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Wedding Portrait
2007.036.093 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Greenhouse
2007.036.094 Negative, Film Black and White Negative The Mukasa family in South Park, WA, where they operated a farm. Web exhibbition: 83
2007.036.095 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Store interior. Opening day. Johnson's Drug Store, on 12th Ave., owned by the Tokuda family. Fourth from left: George Tokuda (in dark suit). The men in white jackets are pharmacists. The store was moved to 18th and Yesler, then to 14th and Yesler. During the World War II incarceration, the store was repeatedly pilfered and it was ultimately sold. When the Tokuda family returned to Seattle, they found a "No Japs Allowed" sign on the door. They worked, saved money, bought the store back, and moved it to 17th and Jackson where it became Tokuda Drug. It later moved to Main St., next to the Panama Hotel. Floyd Horiuchi took over the business in 1979. It was closed in 2005. Web Exhibition: 84
2007.036.096 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Portrait of woman playing a stringed instrument. Name on the negative is Takeno (?)
2007.036.097 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Family in farm field
2007.036.098 Negative, Film Black and White NegativeThe Fujii family home on 1825 South King Street. From left, Akira Mayeda; Jusaburo Fujii (owner of Gyokko-Ken); unidentified; Mrs. Fujii; unidentified; Roy Okada. (currently the home of Marcia Takamura) Web Exhibition: #87
2007.036.099 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Gathering in South Park. First row: Third from left, Mr. Hisayasu; fifth from left, Mr. Miya, who had a nursery and taught "wives" school (cooking, sewing, etc). Back row: From left, Mr. Mukasa; Kinuta Uno; unidentified; Mr. Nobuyama. Kinuta Uno is also pictured in image 3. Web Exhibition: #88
1991.100.096 Photograph Chinese man wearing fedora and sharpening a knife
2007.036.100 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Wedding portrait of a couple
2007.036.101 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Family portrait Okamoto family Web Exhibition: #90
2007.036.102 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Family portrait
2007.036.103 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Tanagi. Web Exhibition: #91
2007.036.104 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Couple's portrait
2007.036.105 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Tokuyoshi "Corky" Kawasaki and Yuriko (Tomota) Kawasaki. (106) Web Exhibition: #94
2007.036.106 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Takami Hibiya and Yoshiko Iwanaga's wedding portrait, December 1935. Takami later became a longtime editor of the Hokubei Houchi/North American Post. Originally called the Hokubei Jiji/North American Times, it was founded in 1902 and is the largest and oldest Japanese-language newspaper published in the Pacific Northwest. Web Exhibition: #95
2007.036.107 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Couple's wedding portrait
2007.036.108 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Sisters Mary and Martha Inouye at home, showing the development of Japanese American identity in their preservation of Japanese culture and embrace of Western music and arts. Web Exhibition: #97
2007.036.109 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Bridal party wedding portrait
1991.100.097 Photograph Chinese lady surrounded by group in costume in front of a temple building. Written on back of photo: "Costumes for Devil Dancers"
2007.036.110 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Harry and Annie Kawahara. Web Exhibition: #99
2007.036.111 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Group portrait. Pastor and students. YPCC
2007.036.112 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Group portrait of students and teacher. YPCC
2007.036.113 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Group portrait of students and teacher. YPCC
2007.036.114 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Portrait of a man in hat and suit.
2007.036.115 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Couple's wedding portrait
2007.036.116 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Couple's wedding portrait
2007.036.117 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Yuriko (Tomota) Kawasaki. Web Exhibition: #106
2007.036.118 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Bride's wedding portrait. Name on negative is Kino
2007.036.119 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Bride's wedding portrait. Name on the negative is Okumura
1991.100.098 Photograph Chinese street scene showing carrying pole load, rickshaw and 3 Chinese men. Chinese writing on building in photo
2007.036.120 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Mother and child in front of Boy's Day doll amd martial equipment display.
2007.036.121 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Couple's wedding portrait.
2007.036.122 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Bride's wedding portrait.
2007.036.123 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Takeko Ishikawa and Yoshiko (Asaba) Mamiya, circa early 1930s. Yoshiko and Takeko were best friends. Yoshiko's family ran Sagamiya Confectionery store at 524 S. Main St. and she remembers frequently walking over to visit the Miyake's at Takano Studio on 8th Ave. between Jackson and Main St. Web Exhibition: #112
2007.036.124 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Couple's wedding portrait.
2007.036.125 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Couple's Wedding portrait.
2007.036.126 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Sisters Mary and Martha Inouye. (See 97) Web Exhibition: #115
2007.036.127 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Mrs. Tanagi. Web Exhibition: #116
2007.036.128 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Family portrait. Name on the negative is Osako
2007.036.129 Negative, Film Black and White Negative Family portrait
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