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History of Seattle Nikkei Immigrants from The North American Times

Chapter 9 (Part 2) — Flourishing Japanese Hotel Businesses

Ikuo Shinmasu

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History of Seattle Nikkei Immigrants from The North American Times

Chapter 9 (Part 1) — Flourishing Japanese Hotel Businesses

Ikuo Shinmasu

In the last chapter, I introduced some historical articles about the growth of Japanese barbershop businesses in Seattle beginning in 1917. In this chapter, I discuss the development of Japanese hotel businesses in Seattle in two parts.

History of Seattle Nikkei Immigrants from The North American Times

Chapter 8 (Part 2) —Growth and Decline of Japanese Barbershop Business

Ikuo Shinmasu

In Part 1 of Chapter 8 about the growth of Japanese Barbershop businesses, I wrote about the Japanese Barbershop Committee and the increase of the haircut price. In this part, I would like to share some articles about the Seattle general strike and the Nisei who strove to start their own …

History of Seattle Nikkei Immigrants from The North American Times

Chapter 8 (Part 1)—Growth and Decline of Japanese Barbershop Business

Ikuo Shinmasu

In the last chapter, I wrote about the NYK Seattle shipping route which made a great contribution to the development of Seattle. In this chapter, I’d like to talk about the growth of Japanese barbershop businesses in Seattle from 1918 in two parts by introducing articles about Japanese Barbershop Committee …

History of Seattle Nikkei Immigrants from The North American Times

Chapter 7: Development of Seattle Route

Ikuo Shinmasu

In the last chapter, I introduced some articles on the opening of Seattle Route and Seattle Route and the transcontinental railroad around 1918. This time, I will talk about the development of Seattle Route beginning in 1919.

History of Seattle Nikkei Immigrants from The North American Times

Chapter 6—The Great Seattle Shipping Route

Ikuo Shinmasu

In the last chapter, I introduced some articles on people’s expectations for Japanese Consulate. This time, I will talk about some articles on the opening of Seattle Route and Seattle Route and the transcontinental railroad around 1918.

History of Seattle Nikkei Immigrants from The North American Times

Chapter 5: Expectations of the Japanese Consulate

Ikuo Shinmasu

In the last chapter, I introduced some notable people in Seattle's Japanese community who were featured in the column, “Ichinichi hitori hito iroiro” (One Person a Day – Let Us Introduce Them) of The North American Times in 1919. This chapter introduces some Japanese Consuls who were appointed by the Japanese …

History of Seattle Nikkei Immigrants from The North American Times

Chapter 4—Notable People in Seattle

Ikuo Shinmasu

In the last chapter, I introduced some articles about the growth of Japanese businesses in Seattle in and after 1917. This time I would like to present articles about some notable people in Seattle.

History of Seattle Nikkei Immigrants from The North American Times

Chapter 3—Seattle Development and Flourishing Japantown

Ikuo Shinmasu


History of Seattle Nikkei Immigrants from The North American Times

Chapter 2—Seattle Japanese Pioneers

Ikuo Shinmasu

The first chapter featured articles related to the early days of Seattle from around 1850. Here, the focus is Japanese immigrants who first went to Seattle around 1890.

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Ikuo Shinmasu was born in Kamai in Kaminosekicho, Kumage-gun in Yamaguchi Prefecture in 1950. After working at Teikoku Sanso Ltd. (currently AIR LIQUIDE Japan Ltd.), a foreign-affiliated company in Kobe, he retired and started his “second” college life at Nihon University as a history major. He lives in the city of Zushi in Kanagawa Prefecture with his wife and eldest son. He likes cooking and karaoke.

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