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Girls Glee Club (ddr-densho-159-183)
img Girls Glee Club (ddr-densho-159-183)
The Amache High School choir director was Lowell M. Jackson.
High school orchestra (ddr-densho-159-181)
img High school orchestra (ddr-densho-159-181)
The Amache High School orchestra conductor was Charles Hinman.
Hood River Japanese community band (ddr-densho-259-319)
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 ...
Student orchestra (ddr-densho-259-549)
img Student orchestra (ddr-densho-259-549)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "Some sort of an orchestra Maybe it was a grade school, or even a Hood River Junior High School orchestra."
Sue Takimoto Okabe Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-74-17)
vh Sue Takimoto Okabe Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1000-74-17)
Other recent performances and musical productions: Larry Honda Quartet & Music to Remember
Sue Takimoto Okabe Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-74-8)
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"
Obon dragon dance (ddr-one-1-112)
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 ...
Portrait of the band in Tule Lake (ddr-densho-298-46)
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 [?])."
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 11 (March 20, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-11)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 11 (March 20, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-11)
Selected article titles: "Senate Sponsors of Redress Bill Surpass Halfway Mark" (p. 1), "Asian Admissions Task Force Meets with UC President" (pp. 1, 3), "Finding the Funding" (pp. 4-5, 8), and "Funds Raised for LEC: New York Nikkei Commemorate Internment with Jazz" (p. 8).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 7 (September 11, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-32)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 7 (September 11, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-32)
Selected article titles: "Manzanar All-Camp: Reunion Celebrates U.S. Constitution" (pp. 1-2), "Program Encourages Leadership for JACL Members" (pp. 1, 3), "The U.S. Constitution: An Ideal Not Matched in Deeds" (p. 5), and "Hiroshima's Album 'Go' Stalls" (pp. 7-8).
High school band (ddr-densho-159-182)
img High school band (ddr-densho-159-182)
The Amache High School band conductor was Charles Hinman.
School orchestra (ddr-densho-174-1)
img School orchestra (ddr-densho-174-1)
Back (L to R): Dorothy Harden, Pearl Kaiser, Dorothy Bertusky, Jean Turnbull, Octavia Forthoffer, Adrienne Gallagher, Margaret Bowers. Front: Mary Suda, Catherine Omizo, Bernadette Ratigan, Hanna Powers.
Japanese American woman with koto (ddr-densho-242-30)
img Japanese American woman with koto (ddr-densho-242-30)
Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "Mrs. Chiyo Nagamine, friend of Hatchimonji. Her and her husband helped to establish the Japanese orphanage in Los Angeles."
Opera singer Toshiko Sekiya (ddr-densho-259-232)
img Opera singer Toshiko Sekiya (ddr-densho-259-232)
Portrait of opera singer Toshiko Sekiya. Inscription on front of photograph: "To Mr. + Mrs. Yasui from Toshiko Sekiya September 22 1931 Hood River."
Hood River Japanese Methodist Church Orchestra (ddr-densho-259-323)
img Hood River Japanese Methodist Church Orchestra (ddr-densho-259-323)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "The Hood River Japanese Methodist Church orchestra. This was not the same organization as the band. Here LeRoy (?) Burns was the orchestra organizer, leader and instructor. I think that Rev. [Isaac] Inouye just lent moral support. Notice that on the bass drum...it reads, 'H.R.H.S.', and 'Japanese'...HRHS of ...
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (June 3, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-7)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (June 3, 1942) (ddr-janm-1-7)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (June 3, 1942). Postmarked June 5, 1942 from the Santa Anita Assembly Center in Arcadia, California.
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