Festivals, celebrations, and holidays

Sources of Japanese American community interaction included picnics, musicals, concerts, martial arts competitions, and festivals such as Bon Odori (annual Buddhist festival commemorating ancestors).

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Festivals, celebrations, and holidays (580)

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Golden Potlatch festival (ddr-densho-35-224)
img Golden Potlatch festival (ddr-densho-35-224)
This parade was part of Seattle's first Golden Potlatch festival that took place in July of 1911.
Golden Potlatch parade (ddr-densho-35-263)
img Golden Potlatch parade (ddr-densho-35-263)
This parade was part of Seattle's Golden Potlatch festival.
Parade float (ddr-densho-35-239)
img Parade float (ddr-densho-35-239)
Japanese American children aboard a replica of the Miike Maru steamship during Seattle's Golden Potlatch festival of 1911. The Miike Maru was the first ship to begin regular commercial service between Japan and North America.
Automobile race (ddr-densho-35-185)
img Automobile race (ddr-densho-35-185)
This automobile is racing up Queen Anne Hill along Taylor Avenue as part of Seattle's Golden Potlatch festival.
Golden Potlatch festival (ddr-densho-35-219)
img Golden Potlatch festival (ddr-densho-35-219)
This parade was part of Seattle's first Golden Potlatch festival that took place in July of 1911.
Parade route (ddr-densho-35-222)
img Parade route (ddr-densho-35-222)
Seattle residents watch the parade during the Golden Potlatch festival of 1911.
Golden Potlatch parade (ddr-densho-35-274)
img Golden Potlatch parade (ddr-densho-35-274)
This parade was part of Seattle's Golden Potlatch festival.
Golden Potlatch festival (ddr-densho-35-220)
img Golden Potlatch festival (ddr-densho-35-220)
Seattle residents watch a float pass by during the Golden Potlatch parade of 1911.
Parade floats (ddr-densho-35-276)
img Parade floats (ddr-densho-35-276)
Spectators watch the floats pass by during Seattle's Golden Potlatch parade.
Golden Potlatch parade (ddr-densho-35-256)
img Golden Potlatch parade (ddr-densho-35-256)
Spectators watching the parade, part of Seattle's Golden Potlatch festival.
Golden Potlatch parade (ddr-densho-35-268)
img Golden Potlatch parade (ddr-densho-35-268)
This parade was part of Seattle's Golden Potlatch festival.
Golden Potlatch parade (ddr-densho-35-262)
img Golden Potlatch parade (ddr-densho-35-262)
This parade was part of Seattle's Golden Potlatch festival.
Parade float (ddr-densho-35-242)
img Parade float (ddr-densho-35-242)
This parade was part of Seattle's first Golden Potlatch festival that took place in July of 1911.
Issei riding in parade car (ddr-densho-35-229)
img Issei riding in parade car (ddr-densho-35-229)
These Issei are participating in Seattle's Golden Potlatch festival of 1911.
Children on parade float (ddr-densho-35-228)
img Children on parade float (ddr-densho-35-228)
This parade float was part of Seattle's Golden Potlatch festival of 1911.
Parade (ddr-densho-35-190)
img Parade (ddr-densho-35-190)
Automobiles line the streets in a parade during Seattle's Golden Potlatch festival.
Gold Shield Coffee parade float (ddr-densho-35-278)
img Gold Shield Coffee parade float (ddr-densho-35-278)
Spectators watch as this float passes by during Seattle's first Golden Potlatch festival.
Golden Potlatch parade (ddr-densho-35-210)
img Golden Potlatch parade (ddr-densho-35-210)
This parade was part of Seattle's first Golden Potlatch festival that took place in July of 1911.
Parade float (ddr-densho-35-212)
img Parade float (ddr-densho-35-212)
Japanese Americans aboard a float in Seattle's Golden Potlatch Parade of 1911.
Parade in front of Seattle's Henry Building (ddr-densho-35-236)
img Parade in front of Seattle's Henry Building (ddr-densho-35-236)
This parade was part of the city's first Golden Potlatch festival that took place in July of 1911.
Golden Potlatch parade float (ddr-densho-35-243)
img Golden Potlatch parade float (ddr-densho-35-243)
This parade was part of Seattle's first Golden Potlatch festival that took place in July of 1911.
Yakima Sheep Co. parade float (ddr-densho-35-273)
img Yakima Sheep Co. parade float (ddr-densho-35-273)
This parade was part of Seattle's Golden Potlatch festival.
Golden Potlatch festival (ddr-densho-35-241)
img Golden Potlatch festival (ddr-densho-35-241)
This parade was part of Seattle's first Golden Potlatch festival that took place in July of 1911.
Golden Potlatch festival (ddr-densho-35-216)
img Golden Potlatch festival (ddr-densho-35-216)
This parade was part of Seattle's first Golden Potlatch festival that took place in July of 1911.
Golden Potlatch parade (ddr-densho-35-209)
img Golden Potlatch parade (ddr-densho-35-209)
This parade was part of Seattle's first Golden Potlatch festival that took place in July of 1911.
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