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San Jose in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Takalkni Printing

 
 
Takalkni Printing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
1. Takalkni Printing Marker
Inscription. There were several pool halls, but no gambling houses in Japantown. However a Japanese-operated print shop on Jackson Street which made cannery labels, printed lottery tickets for the Chinese. A gambling “runner” would come from Chinatown regularly to Japantown to sell lottery tickets to each house or store. Occasionally, adults allowed children to participate.
Connie Young Yu
 
Location. 37° 20.953′ N, 121° 53.611′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Jackson Street east of North 5th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 246 Jackson Street, San Jose CA 95112, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kawakami Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Dobashi Market (within shouting distance of this marker); Japantown Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); Asahi Baseball (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Japantown Garage (within shouting distance of this marker); Sumo Ring Site (within shouting distance of this
Takalkni Printing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
2. Takalkni Printing Marker
marker); Taihei Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Hori Midwife House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Jose.
 
Additional keywords. Japantown
 
Categories. Asian Americans
 
Detail from the Takalkni Printing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 30, 2012
3. Detail from the Takalkni Printing Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 476 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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