Welcome to the Nihonmachi: A Digital Exhibit on Northern California's Japantowns

The Nihonmachi Digital Exhibit's aim is to digitally preserve and provide access of materials related to the history of Japantowns in Northern California.

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Dave Tatsuno and his father Shojiro, merchants of Japanese ancestry in San Francisco prior to evacuation


Shojiro Tatsuno on the left founded the original Nichi Bei Bussan in 1902 and ran the store for over 40 years before passing it on to his son Masateru…