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Bill Shishima

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Katsusuke Shishima Grocery Store

Katsusuke Shishima, Bill's father, owned a grocery store on Main Street in Los Angeles, California. Katsusuke was forced to sell his store after May 3, 1942, when his family was given a week's notice to report to Union Church. In this 1931 photo, Bill is standing with the store employee, Sentaro Tanaka. Bill's older brother, Takeshi Shishima, is seated on the stool.

Photo courtesy of Bill Shishima.

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Katsusuke Shishima's Grocery Store, 1931
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Bill Shishima's father, Katsuske, opened his grocery store on 413 N. Main Street, Los Angeles, California in 1931. Bill Shishima is standing with his father. His brother, Takeshi Shishima, is … More »


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