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Scanned newspaper from July 1, 1940 that lists black and white advertisement of local businesses including Mrs. F Isomura, Dressmaker at 1918 Commerical Drive

Family History

When she first arrives on a steamship from Yokohama, great-grandmother Fusa Isomura lives on Powell Street with her husband, Tsuruo. She opens a dressmaking shop in the 1930's at 1918 Commercial Drive and pays $20 rent per month. They live in the back of the shop with three sons, Soichi, Toshio, and Hideharu, and a black Airedale terrier who might have called Blackie.Continue reading

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