img Opera singer Madame Amelia Galli-Curci (ddr-densho-259-351)
Portrait of opera singer Madame Amelia Galli-Curci, signed to Kay Yasui. Signature reads, "To Kay Yasui, very sincerely, Amelia Galli-Curci."
img Portrait of Japanese woman in kimono playing the koto (ddr-densho-259-65)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Solo shots of [Shidzuyo Yasui] before she got married. She's dressed in kimono in each of the pictures, but each pose is somewhat different."
doc Young Japanese Pianist Scores As Guest Star (May 5, 1937) (ddr-densho-56-470)
The Seattle Daily Times, May 5, 1937, p. 23
img Japanese American playing the clarinet (ddr-densho-159-69)
Jane Nakamura Ono on clarinet, Charles Hinman, conductor.
img Wedding Reception Dance at Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (ddr-one-1-95)
Black and white photographic negative of a possible wedding reception dance at the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association's main hall. Band playing the dance is the Jay Howard Band.
img Wedding Reception Dance at Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (ddr-one-1-96)
Black and white photographic negative of a possible wedding reception dance at the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association's main hall. Attendees sit along the wall chatting with other guests.
img Obon folk musicians (ddr-one-1-111)
Black and white photographic negative of four unidentified men playing traditional Japanese instruments at the Obon Festival in front a microphone. All are dressed in happi coats and have tenugui (light cotton towel) headbands. Sitting behind the sound system is Henry Matsunaga. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as ...
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2068 (November 9, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-44)
Selected article titles: "JACL to Develop TV Series on Japanese Americans" (p. 1), "Return Urged for Little Tokyo 'Northside'" (p. 1), "Asian American Music on 'Arista' Label: 'Hiroshima' Sounds Going Nationwide" (p. 3), and "A Background Report: Japan-U.S. Friendship Act" (p. 4).
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 17 (April 26, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-17)
Select article titles: "'Red' smear over Hawaii statehood refuted by CL; anti-Nisei editorial in Oklahoma slammed by senator" (p. 1); "Anti-Japanese bigotry injected by Tulsa editorial fighting Hawaiian statehood" (p. 1); "House surveying Japanese Labor Program in Cal." (p. 1); "1st Nisei 'reported killed' in Korea very healthy, re-enlists for 6 years" (p. 1); "Sponsors seek ...
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 4 (January 25, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-4)
Selected article titles: "Builders using gov't financing sued for race bias in selling tract homes" (p. 1); "Eisenhower urges statehood for Hawaii & Alaska" (p.1); "Japan refugee returns home after year stay in California, in Uncle Sam uniform" (p. 1); "Nisei opera soloist set for S.F. season" (p. 2); "Temporary farm worker program extended for Mexicans; ...
doc Broadway High School Song Sheet #1 (ddr-densho-280-110)
Song sheet created by Broadway High for school events.
doc High school band performance program (ddr-densho-338-180)
"Demonstration of Bands and Orchestras of the San Jose Public Schools."
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (November 15, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-13)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (November 15, 1942). Envelope is postmarked November 18, 1942 from the Granada (Amache) Incarceration Camp in Amache, Colorado.
vh Mae Kanazawa Hara Interview Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-168-4)
Seizing an opportunity to study music in Chicago for three years
vh George Yoshida Interview Segment 47 (ddr-densho-1000-132-47)
Learning the drums and playing in bands
img S.F. Sonichi Band (ddr-csujad-11-63)
A marching band named Sonichi plays at the Japan Day celebration during the San Francisco World's Fair, which took place on Treasure Island in 1939. From page 25 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_25_002
vh Minoru "Min" Tsubota Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-149-20)
Performing with the Nisei Melodian band at dances, Japanese community activities
img First Hill drum and bugle corps (ddr-densho-353-360)
The Corps performed at the national Japanese American Citizens League convention.
doc Helen Hasegawa (ddr-csujad-8-17)
Oral history interview with Helen Hasegawa. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Hasegawa, Helen
img Craig So and Vince Uyeda performing in the Sharing Show (ddr-densho-336-1847)
The 1986 Lake Sequoia Retreat summer camp.