Japanese immigrants at Honolulu Depot
Japanese immigrants at Honolulu Depot, February 15, 1885.
Caption: "Family with shamisen at the Immigration Depot, 8 February 1885."
"Poor harvests and high taxes drove Japanese peasants to seek better lives abroad."
A Pictorial History of the Japanese in Hawai'i
Dr. E. Arning
Courtesy of Bishop Museum
February 15, 1885