Weddings

As in the outside world, Japanese Americans in the concentration camps held ceremonies such as weddings and funerals. Ministers from numerous denominations who visited or lived within the camps oversaw these rituals. As World War II progressed and some nisei joined the American forces in the Pacific and Europe, funerals for fallen soldiers became frequent in the camps.

Weddings (34)

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Heart Mountain concentration camp teachers (ddr-densho-152-10)
img Heart Mountain concentration camp teachers (ddr-densho-152-10)
Original caption: "The pcitures on this page were all taken at Kay Kumai's when we had a tea for Margaret Bliss Beasley and Mae Hirano Nishimoto who were both married in January. Gave both girls an enlarged picture of Heart Mt. Peggy Jones, 5th, Kay Kumai, 3rd, Evelyn Dell, 4th, Sakiko Seriguchi, Kay's assistant ...
Wedding portrait (ddr-manz-4-185)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-manz-4-185)
Caption: "To our dear / Rev. and Mrs. S. Nagatomi / Very sincerely / Norie and Michiko Takauchi / April 11, 1944."
Wedding portrait (ddr-manz-4-9)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-manz-4-9)
Caption: "Sincerely yours, / Mr. & Mrs. Ota / 12/22/42. Caption in album: "To: Rev. and Mrs. Nagatomi."
Marriage certificate (ddr-densho-331-1)
doc Marriage certificate (ddr-densho-331-1)
The marriage certificate of Minoru Takasugi and Mitsuye Sano.
Wedding Portrait (ddr-hmwf-1-623)
img Wedding Portrait (ddr-hmwf-1-623)
"Oki copy, Sept 24-1943 l14 f12.7 1/25, SuperXX D76 24min En1 #2 15" as described on back
Wedding portrait (ddr-manz-4-8)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-manz-4-8)
Caption in album: "First wedding Okada-Nakamura."
Wedding portrait (ddr-manz-4-198)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-manz-4-198)
Caption: "To / Mr. & Mrs. Nagatomi / Sincerely, Fusako & Isamu."
Wedding portrait (ddr-manz-4-215)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-manz-4-215)
Caption: "To / Rev. & Mrs. Nagatomi / Dr. & Mrs. [?] / Nov. 4, 1944."
Betty Morita Shibayama Interview Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-152-25)
vh Betty Morita Shibayama Interview Segment 25 (ddr-densho-1000-152-25)
Memories of the funeral service of a family friend who was killed while serving in the U.S. Military Intelligence Service
Wedding Portrait (ddr-hmwf-1-622)
img Wedding Portrait (ddr-hmwf-1-622)
"Oki copy, Sept 24-1943 l14 f12.7 1/25, SuperXX D76 24min En1 #2 15" as described on back
Wedding in the Manzanar Buddhist Church (ddr-manz-4-182)
img Wedding in the Manzanar Buddhist Church (ddr-manz-4-182)
Caption: "To Rev. & Mrs. Nagatomi / Sincerely / Mr. & Mrs. [?] Ida / Dec. 4th, 1943."
Wedding portrait (ddr-manz-4-186)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-manz-4-186)
Caption: "To our dear / Rev. and Mrs. S. Nagatomi / Very sincerely / Norie and Michiko Takauchi / April 11, 1944."
Wedding portrait (ddr-manz-4-216)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-manz-4-216)
Caption: "To / Rev. & Mrs. S. Nagatomi / Sincerely yours / Mr. & Mrs. Taoru [?] Takamatsu."
Wedding portrait (ddr-manz-4-197)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-manz-4-197)
Caption: "To / Mr. & Mrs. Nagatomi / Sincerely, Fusako & Isamu."
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