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 (553)

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Children's Christmas party (ddr-densho-114-466)
img Children's Christmas party (ddr-densho-114-466)
This Christmas party was held at the Nisei Veterans Committee Clubhouse.
Fourth of July parade (ddr-densho-128-43)
img Fourth of July parade (ddr-densho-128-43)
A Fourth of July parade down Second Avenue in Downtown Seattle.
Parade (ddr-densho-128-91)
img Parade (ddr-densho-128-91)
This parade went down Second Avenue in Downtown Seattle.
Parade (ddr-densho-128-90)
img Parade (ddr-densho-128-90)
This parade went down Second Avenue in Downtown Seattle.
Parade (ddr-densho-128-89)
img Parade (ddr-densho-128-89)
This parade went down Second Avenue in Downtown Seattle.
Program for the Seabiscuit Redecication event (September 23, 1991) (ddr-janm-4-18)
doc Program for the Seabiscuit Redecication event (September 23, 1991) (ddr-janm-4-18)
Program for the Seabiscuit Redecication event held at the Tanforan Race Track in San Bruno, California (September 23, 1991).
Program for a Celebration Marking the First Redress Payments Under the Civil Liberites Act of 1988 event (October 9, 1990) (ddr-janm-4-12)
doc Program for a Celebration Marking the First Redress Payments Under the Civil Liberites Act of 1988 event (October 9, 1990) (ddr-janm-4-12)
Program for a Celebration Marking the First Redress Payments Under the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 event at The Great Hall (October 9, 1990).
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Yuri Shimokochi (December 23, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-61)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Yuri Shimokochi (December 23, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-61)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Yuri Shimokochi (December 23, 1944). Envelope is postmarked December 23, 1944 from Lawrence, Kansas.
Birthday card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (January 16, 1945) (ddr-janm-1-41)
doc Birthday card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (January 16, 1945) (ddr-janm-1-41)
Birthday greeting card written by Mary Murakami to Molly Wilson. White/purple card with illustration in purple/pink/green of a bouquet of purple/yellow pansies, borders in purple. "To somene whose birthday month I share a Happy Birthday" is on the front of card. Envelope is postmarked January 16, 1945 from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Inside of card has three pansies ...
Engagement greeting card (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Violet Saito (January 29, 1945) (ddr-janm-1-80)
doc Engagement greeting card (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Violet Saito (January 29, 1945) (ddr-janm-1-80)
Engagement greeting card written by Violet Saito to Mollie Wilson. White/pink card with illustration in pink/green of a bouquet of pink roses tied together with a piece of white ribbon. "An engagement wish for your future happiness" is on the front of card. Envelope is postmarked January 29, 1945 from Chicago, Illinois.
Christmas card to Mollie Wilson from Sadae (Lillian) Nishioka (1942 - 1945) (ddr-janm-1-98)
doc Christmas card to Mollie Wilson from Sadae (Lillian) Nishioka (1942 - 1945) (ddr-janm-1-98)
Christmas card to Mollie Wilson from Sadae (Lillian) Nishioka (1942 - 1945). Red card with illustration in white of pine tree branches with pine cones on them. "Greetings" is on the front center of card. Envelope says "Mollie" in the center and "Sadae" in the bottom right.
Letter (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Violet Saito (December 30, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-77)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Violet Saito (December 30, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-77)
Handwritten letter to Mollie Wilson from Violet Saito (December 30, 1943). Envelope is postmarked December 30, 1943 from Chicago, Illinois.
Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (December 14, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-39)
doc Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (December 14, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-39)
Christmas card to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (December 14, 1944). Brown card with illustration in red/white/black of two Scottie dogs in a read rectangular frame. There are green stars and a green border. "Hoot mon! A Merry Christmas" is on the front right of card. Envelope is postmarked December 14, 1944 from Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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