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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Shig Miyaki Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-259-4)
vh Shig Miyaki Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-259-4)
Participating in judo tournaments

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Mary Hirata Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-22-8)
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Memories of prewar Seattle: Alki Beach, walking to "Tip School"
May Ota Higa Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-174-7)
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Description of childhood neighborhood and recreational activities
Mii Tai Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-186-6)
vh Mii Tai Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-186-6)
Childhood recreational activities: movies, community picnics

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Toshio Moritsugu Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-318-7)
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Playing games as a child

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Minoru
vh Minoru "Min" Tsubota Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-149-20)
Performing with the Nisei Melodian band at dances, Japanese community activities
Cedrick M. Shimo Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-260-7)
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Participating in kendo tournaments

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Mits Koshiyama Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-130-3)
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Participation in community events; continued racial discrimination in high school
Minoru
vh Minoru "Min" Tsubota Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-149-13)
Attending dances sponsored by the Japanese American Citizens League, facing the disapproval of mother
Minoru
vh Minoru "Min" Tsubota Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-149-6)
Memories of prewar Kent community activities: Japanese dance and singing performances, silent movies
Richard H. Yamamoto Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-191-10)
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Recreational activities as children

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Kara Kondo Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-139-6)
vh Kara Kondo Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-139-6)
Community events in the Yakima valley: church services, sports, and cultural groups
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