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."
vh Martha Nishitani Segment 44 (ddr-densho-1000-71-44)
Enlightening others about modern dance
doc Letter sent to T.K. Pharmacy from Heart Mountain concentration camp (ddr-densho-319-322)
Request for two fans for dancing.
doc Naomi Tagawa (ddr-csujad-8-69)
Oral history interview with Naomi Tagawa. 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 Tagawa, Naomi
doc Registration form for the 1974 CCYPCC and LSR Snow-Hike Reunion (ddr-densho-336-669)
Registration for the 1974 Central California Young People's Christian Conference/Lake Sequoia Retreat Snow-Hike Reunion.
doc Dance music list (ddr-densho-336-674)
This is a list of the songs used for the Thursday night dance at the 1975 Lake Sequoia Retreat. The songs were recorded onto a tape recorder, from vinyl records, probably using Ernie Kazato's Teac A3340 reel to reel machine.
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 ...
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.
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) Hasegawa.
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.
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.
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
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).
img Japanese American girl performing (ddr-densho-26-266)
Shigeko Moriyama, caption on back of photograph in Japanese
vh June Yasuno Aochi (Yamashiro) Berk Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-453-3)
Learning classical Japanese dance at a young age from a famous teacher from Japan
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."
doc Envelope of Sueko Asuka photographs (ddr-njpa-5-14)
Caption on front [translation]: "Japanese dance. Came back by dragon ship."