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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Mountain climbers (ddr-densho-359-303)
img Mountain climbers (ddr-densho-359-303)
Caption on this page of the album "'Up on Mount Walker' September '37". From left to right: Yonchan, Iwasa, and Alice.
Women and child (ddr-densho-359-707)
img Women and child (ddr-densho-359-707)
Two women and a child sit on a blanket at an outdoor event. Caption in the album is written in Japanese.
Man on hike (ddr-densho-359-563)
img Man on hike (ddr-densho-359-563)
Caption written beneath photograph in the album states "Mr. Swift at Mt. Rainier".
Couple on a hike (ddr-densho-359-1081)
img Couple on a hike (ddr-densho-359-1081)
Eddie and Jeanette Otsuka pose while on a hike.
Lodge at the Ohanapecosh Hot Springs (ddr-densho-359-1289)
img Lodge at the Ohanapecosh Hot Springs (ddr-densho-359-1289)
The caption written on the page of the album "Ohanapecosh hot springs Sept. 1950".
Man at beach (ddr-densho-359-553)
img Man at beach (ddr-densho-359-553)
Caption beneath the photograph in the album states"Mr. Hoda taking his own picture at [illegible]."
Photograph proofs (ddr-densho-359-487)
img Photograph proofs (ddr-densho-359-487)
A sheet of photograph proofs of winter scenes including sledding.
Mountain hike (ddr-densho-359-1649)
img Mountain hike (ddr-densho-359-1649)
The caption written beneath the photograph in the album "Mt. Walker May 1947".
Two women on beach (ddr-densho-359-544)
img Two women on beach (ddr-densho-359-544)
The caption beneath the photograph in the album states "Mrs. Berry and friend".
Women pose on a wall (ddr-densho-359-184)
img Women pose on a wall (ddr-densho-359-184)
Alice Kawamoto is second from left posing with a group of other women.
Women and children on beach (ddr-densho-359-685)
img Women and children on beach (ddr-densho-359-685)
A group of women and children pose together on the beach.
Two men on beach (ddr-densho-359-543)
img Two men on beach (ddr-densho-359-543)
The caption beneath the photograph in the album states "Mr. Berry and friend".
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