Recreational activities

Japanese American communities organized group social activities such as family picnics and outings to the beach or to parks when the demands of work allowed. These activities gave hardworking families the chance to spend leisure time with their friends and neighbors.

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Recreational activities (519)

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Formal dinner (ddr-densho-359-1187)
img Formal dinner (ddr-densho-359-1187)
A group photograph after a formal Japanese dinner.
Women on carosel (ddr-densho-359-182)
img Women on carosel (ddr-densho-359-182)
Alice Kawamoto laughing while riding the carosel.
Man investigates cave (ddr-densho-359-545)
img Man investigates cave (ddr-densho-359-545)
The caption beneath the photograph in the album states "Mr. Sibifs"
Group of men hiking (ddr-densho-359-996)
img Group of men hiking (ddr-densho-359-996)
The caption written on the bottom of the photograph is in Japanese.
Family portrait (ddr-densho-359-1675)
img Family portrait (ddr-densho-359-1675)
The caption written beneath the photograph "Labor Day 1948".
Women on Mt. Walker (ddr-densho-359-305)
img Women on Mt. Walker (ddr-densho-359-305)
Caption on this page of the album "'Up on Mount Walker' September '37". From left to right: Alice, Yonchan
Couple in car (ddr-densho-359-1291)
img Couple in car (ddr-densho-359-1291)
The caption written on the page of the album "Ohanapecosh hot springs Sept. 1950".
Couples (ddr-densho-359-304)
img Couples (ddr-densho-359-304)
Caption on this page of the album "'Up on Mount Walker' September '37". The caption under the photograph in the album "Two happy couples". From left to right: Iwasa, Yonchan, Joe, Shigeko.
Bug catching group (ddr-densho-359-965)
img Bug catching group (ddr-densho-359-965)
A group of children pose with two men on the steps with bug catching nets.
Couple on beach (ddr-densho-359-549)
img Couple on beach (ddr-densho-359-549)
The caption beneath the photograph in the album states "Mr. and Mrs. Berry".
Group on a hike (ddr-densho-359-728)
img Group on a hike (ddr-densho-359-728)
A photograph taken looking back on a group hike with the valley in the distance.
View of a river (ddr-densho-359-1083)
img View of a river (ddr-densho-359-1083)
A group of hikers can be seen looking at the river view in the bottom right hand corner of the photograph.
Women descend ladder (ddr-densho-359-709)
img Women descend ladder (ddr-densho-359-709)
Two women descend a homemade ladder to the beach.
Man poses in front of cabin (ddr-densho-359-1290)
img Man poses in front of cabin (ddr-densho-359-1290)
The caption written on the page of the album "Ohanapecosh hot springs Sept. 1950".
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