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.

Recreational activities (516)

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Seattle Buddhist Church picnic (ddr-densho-38-21)
img Seattle Buddhist Church picnic (ddr-densho-38-21)
Reverend Y. Shimizu issuing prizes at the Seattle Buddhist Church picnic. (Identification on front of the photograph.)
Seattle Buddhist Church picnic (ddr-densho-38-22)
img Seattle Buddhist Church picnic (ddr-densho-38-22)
This picnic was held at Lincoln Park. Back row (left to right): unidentified, Molly Fukutani, and Harue Mori. The child in front is unidentified.
Family digging clams on Puget Sound (ddr-densho-39-1)
img Family digging clams on Puget Sound (ddr-densho-39-1)
Clam digging was a favorite pastime for Seattle's Japanese American community. This is the Takakoshi family. Left to right: Fumiko, Sumijiro, Katsumi and Shizuko Takakoshi.
Issei on Mt. Rainier (ddr-densho-124-9)
img Issei on Mt. Rainier (ddr-densho-124-9)
Two Issei men near Gibraltar Rock on Mt. Rainier.
Group gathering at the beach (ddr-densho-136-7)
img Group gathering at the beach (ddr-densho-136-7)
Back row (L to R): Chuck Kambe, Henry Shimizu, Teruo Tada, Aya Tanagi, Satoko Abe, Toshiko Fukano, George Fukano. Front row (L to R): Kaun Abe, Nobuo Tanagi, Mae Shimizu, George Tanagi, Sayo Tanagi, Ko Abe, Mac Sasaki.
Beach party (ddr-densho-134-6)
img Beach party (ddr-densho-134-6)
Students of Lincoln High School on an outing to Richmond Beach in Seattle, Washington. Panel one (L to R): Roy Tanagi, Nobi Sasaki. Panel two (L to R): Ken Tanaka, Hiroshi Yahagi. Panel three (L to R): Yoshino Kano, Alice Ota, Mariko Kumasaka.
Golfing (ddr-hmwf-1-217)
img Golfing (ddr-hmwf-1-217)
"Hole-in-one Arthur Okado, April 23 1944" as described on back
Golfing (ddr-hmwf-1-221)
img Golfing (ddr-hmwf-1-221)
"Hole-in-one contest, April 23 1944" as described on back
Girls posing (ddr-hmwf-1-182)
img Girls posing (ddr-hmwf-1-182)
"Girls posing with barracks in far background, June 25 1944" l20 f22 1/25 G3 Superpan Press D76-40'
Children posing (ddr-hmwf-1-169)
img Children posing (ddr-hmwf-1-169)
"Children posing with barracks and Heart Mountain in background" l20 f19 1/50 G3 Superpan Press D76 40
Girl posing (ddr-hmwf-1-14)
img Girl posing (ddr-hmwf-1-14)
"Girl posing with car in background"
Girls posing (ddr-hmwf-1-173)
img Girls posing (ddr-hmwf-1-173)
"Girls posing in front of barracks and Heart Mountain, May 12 1944" Verichrome K
Golfing (ddr-hmwf-1-220)
img Golfing (ddr-hmwf-1-220)
"Hole-in-one Arlene Taketa, April 23 1944" as described on back
Baby in snow (ddr-hmwf-1-158)
img Baby in snow (ddr-hmwf-1-158)
"Baby standing in snow with teddy bear"
Issei visit to Yellowstone (ddr-densho-153-3)
img Issei visit to Yellowstone (ddr-densho-153-3)
Yasutaro Matsushita and friends' visit by car to the newly opened Yellowstone National Park.
Japanese Americans hiking (ddr-densho-182-38)
img Japanese Americans hiking (ddr-densho-182-38)
Group outing to Mt. Rainier. Mimbu, Ouchi, Maeda families, (Tanakas?).
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