Family nursery business

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We moved to Santa Monica in 1927 where Willy was born, and the nursery was just five acres of land, and we were grower, wholesale nursery. Father also started a retail nursery, called the name Los Palmas. The wholesale nursery was called Fukuhara’s Nursery.

Since then, all of us brothers have grown up, five of us, in the nursery business. And we know of nothing else. And to this day, until we retired - Frank and I retired in 1986, we retired - and we were nursing in Santa Monica. 

Date: February 6, 2015
Location: California, US
Interviewer: John Esaki
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum

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