img Miyashita's Oriental Orchestra concert (ddr-densho-174-8)
This concert was held at the Nippon Kan Theatre.
img Hood River Japanese community band (ddr-densho-259-319)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "The Hood River Japanese community band--or maybe it was the Hood River Japanese Methodist Church Band I think that LeRoy Burns used to lead this band and maybe later on it was a Mr. Savo, but in this picture, neither of them are pictured. This was taken on the wooden front steps ...
vh Sue Takimoto Okabe Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-74-17)
Other recent performances and musical productions: Larry Honda Quartet & Music to Remember
vh Sue Takimoto Okabe Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-74-8)
Continuing with intensive music training, an "avocation only"; leaving Denver for Minidoka, "probably the only person who ran away from home into camp"
doc Japanese Will Give Reception For Symphony (October 6, 1936) (ddr-densho-56-467)
The Seattle Daily Times, October 6, 1936, p. 12
img Obon dragon dance (ddr-one-1-112)
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 coast and have tenugui (light cotton towel) headbands. Two dancers in a dragon costume dance in front of the musicians. Man sitting on far right identified as Henry Matsunaga. Obon ...
img Portrait of the band in Tule Lake (ddr-densho-298-46)
Caption in album: "The Band in Tule Lake Center. Back row: Sam (Blackie) Mayeda, drums; Bud Johnson, bass; Kenny Kobukata, 2nd trumpet; Frank Suzuki, 1st trumpet; Sam Himoto, [?]. Leader and vocalist - Riki (Dick [?])."
img Young Nisei woman playing the piano (ddr-densho-259-55)
Michi Yasui at the piano.
img Opera singer Tosciko Hasegawa (ddr-densho-201-304)
Signature on photograph: "Hasegawa Toshiko [in Japanese]. Mila 1945." Caption on front: "Tosciko [a.k.a. Toshiko] Hasegawa. (Nedda) in 'Pagliacci'." Caption in album: "Hasegawa was stuck in Italy during the war. She married Italian. Opera singer. Milan 1945."
vh Sue Takimoto Okabe Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-74-16)
Civic work and current involvement with Jive Bombers Christmas performance
vh Sue Takimoto Okabe Segment 9 (ddr-densho-1000-74-9)
"It hurts, but you don't show it," facing racist audiences while singing and traveling with USO
doc Tokyo Symphony Conductor Here on Guest-Artist Tour (October 21, 1936) (ddr-densho-56-468)
The Seattle Daily Times, October 21, 1936, p. 8
doc Letter to Molly Wilson from Chiyeko Akahoshi (April 28, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-100)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Chiyeko Akahoshi (April 28, 1942) from the Owens Valley Assembly Center in Manzanar, California.
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Yuri Shimokochi (c. 1943) (ddr-janm-1-58)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Yuri Shimokochi (c. 1943) from the Heart Mountain Incarceration Camp in Cody, Wyoming.
img Chinese Wedding Celebration (ddr-one-1-237)
Black and white photographic negative of Fred Lee and Betty Jean (Chinn) Lee's wedding guests outside in front of a fence. On the ground is a dragon costume. An unidentified man is spinning a long pole in front of crowd to the right, several men in the crowd appear to be playing a large drum ...
img Topaz musical group, 'The Combo' (ddr-densho-298-67)
Caption in album: "The Combo in Topaz. Sadie Tokata (piano); Ich Sasaki (guitar); G. Sakashita; Kaz Maruoko (trumpet); Albert Noda (sax)."