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Sueko Asuka (ddr-njpa-5-16)
img Sueko Asuka (ddr-njpa-5-16)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Professor of Japanese dance."
Dance (ddr-one-1-102)
img Dance (ddr-one-1-102)
Black and white photographic negative of an unidentified couple sitting at a table in semi-formal attire possibly manning the coat check.
The ballet Scheherazade being put on (ddr-densho-299-204)
img The ballet Scheherazade being put on (ddr-densho-299-204)
Caption: "Ballet 'Sheherazade' [sic] was more popular (fewer left at intermission) but wasn't popular with / the GIs."
Classical dance performance (ddr-densho-13-15)
img Classical dance performance (ddr-densho-13-15)
This dance performance took place at the Nippon Kan Theatre in Seattle's Nihonmachi (Japantown) area.
Article about Sueko Asuka (ddr-njpa-5-21)
doc Article about Sueko Asuka (ddr-njpa-5-21)
Translation of article: "Ms. Asuka of Japanese dancing returned via the Ryu-ta-maru ship. Ms. Asuka, who lives on Hall Street 1237 in Honolulu, is a professor of Japanese dance as well as sewing. She was visiting Japan for a year to improve her skills. She returned to Hawaii yesterday, the 26th, on the Ryu-ta-maru. Today, the ...
Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance (ddr-one-1-118)
img Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance (ddr-one-1-118)
Black and white photographic negative of unidentified couples dancing at the Third Annual Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance at McElroy's Ballroom in Portland, Oregon. To the far right in front of the stage in black heels and light color skirt and jacket is Kathleen Sasaki dancing with an unidentified man.
Dance (ddr-one-1-99)
img Dance (ddr-one-1-99)
Black and white photographic negative of three unidentified couples dancing together at an informal dance, possibly a Sorelles (a high school social group) event.
Dance (ddr-one-1-350)
img Dance (ddr-one-1-350)
Black and white photographic negative of unidentified couples dancing in front of large windows with blinds drawn.
Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Women seated (ddr-one-1-121)
img Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Women seated (ddr-one-1-121)
Black and white photographic negative of women sitting around two tables at the Third Annual Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance at McElroy's Ballroom in Portland, Oregon. The women are chatting with drinks on the table. From left to right women facing the camera: unidentified, Mieko Fujita, Aki (Shiraishi) Dong, Takako Inukai, and Sumi "Sue" (Kaga ...
Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Couple seated (ddr-one-1-125)
img Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Couple seated (ddr-one-1-125)
Black and white photographic negative of couple sitting alone in a booth at the Third Annual Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance at McElroy's Ballroom in Portland, Oregon. The couple is posing for the camera. Woman identified as Frances (Sono) Gale, man unidentified.
Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- First Place Men's Team (ddr-one-1-115)
img Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- First Place Men's Team (ddr-one-1-115)
Black and white photographic negative of the first place men's team at the Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance at McElroy's Ballroom in Portland, Oregon. Man holding trophy identified as John Asahara from Tacoma; it is possible that the winning team was from Seattle-Tacoma.
Minoru
vh Minoru "Min" Tsubota Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-149-6)
Memories of prewar Kent community activities: Japanese dance and singing performances, silent movies
Pacific Citizen, The Summer Supplement (June 3, 1966) (ddr-pc-38-53)
doc Pacific Citizen, The Summer Supplement (June 3, 1966) (ddr-pc-38-53)
Select article titles: "Dance of Japan" (p. 1); "Realistic attitude of Issei heritage asked" (p. 1); "Vivid scenes of Japan customs seen in Dance" (p. 3); "Heritage: Value and Responsibilities" (p. 5).
Dance party in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles (ddr-densho-242-12)
img Dance party in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles (ddr-densho-242-12)
Caption by Ike Hatchimonji: "Dance Party LA 1923." Caption on reverse: "Little Tokyo, Los Angeles 1923. 'Dance Party.' No other detail."
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 ...
Envelope of Sueko Asuka photographs (ddr-njpa-5-14)
doc Envelope of Sueko Asuka photographs (ddr-njpa-5-14)
Caption on front [translation]: "Japanese dance. Came back by dragon ship."
Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Trophies (ddr-one-1-114)
av Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Trophies (ddr-one-1-114)
Black and white photographic negative of Bruce Fukuda holding two trophies at the Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance at McElroy's Ballroom in Portland, Oregon.
Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Individual Women's Winners (ddr-one-1-117)
img Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Individual Women's Winners (ddr-one-1-117)
Black and white photographic negative of four individual winners at the Third Annual Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance at McElroy's Ballroom in Portland, Oregon. From left to right: Florence “Flo” (Anazawa) Teshima, Aki (Shiraishi) Dong, unidentified woman, and unidentified woman. Sitting inside a booth to the far left is Kimi Tambara.
Martha Nishitani Segment 37 (ddr-densho-1000-71-37)
vh Martha Nishitani Segment 37 (ddr-densho-1000-71-37)
Perspective on current modern dance, emotional involvement
Girls at Japanese dance class (ddr-densho-34-159)
img Girls at Japanese dance class (ddr-densho-34-159)
Traditional Japanese dance lessons were taught to the girls in the community at the local Japanese Hall. Port Blakely is located on the southeast end of Bainbridge Island, Washington.
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