Araji and Kichino Kasai

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Title Araji and Kichino Kasai
Photo Number P0149n01_07_116
Description Photo of Araji Kasai, older brother of Henry, and his wife Kichino, at their grocery store in Japantown, Los Angeles, probably in the 1920s or 1930s.
Keywords men; men and women; grocery stores; clothing and dress; Japanese; ethnic; ethnic collections
Subject Kasai, Araji, 1880-1970; Stores, Retail--California--Los Angeles--Photographs; Grocery trade--California--Los Angeles--Photographs
Additional Information Araji Kasai was the first Kasai brother to come to America around 1900. Araji worked at a University cafeteria (maybe UCLA?) and learned how to handle food. He married Kichino Miura, date unknown. He went out on his own and opened A. Kasai Market. First son Tom was born in 1904. He had 2 more sons, George and James. He remained in Los Angeles until his death, date unknown. He and his family were relocated during WW II and returned to LA after the war.
Spatial Coverage Los Angeles (Calif.); Los Angeles County (Calif.); California
Collection Number and Name P0149 Henry Y. Kasai Photograph Collection
Collection Name Henry Y. Kasai
Date 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940
Owning Institution Multimedia Archives, Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Type Image
ARK ark:/87278/s6w67b47
Setname uum_map
Date Created 2009-06-05
Date Modified 2017-02-16
ID 982354
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