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).

Festivals, celebrations, and holidays (512)

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Commemorating Seytsu Takahashi's 45 year anniversary as Archbishop of Shingon Buddhist Mission (ddr-csujad-29-15)
img Commemorating Seytsu Takahashi's 45 year anniversary as Archbishop of Shingon Buddhist Mission (ddr-csujad-29-15)
Postcard photo commemorating Seytsu Takahashi's 45 year anniversary as Archbishop of Shingon Buddhist Mission. Oral history interview transcript and audio are found in items: csufccop_jaoh_0027 and csufccop_jaoh_0029. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 1616_P01
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 1 (January 5, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-1)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 1 (January 5, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-1)
Selected article titles: "Maryland County Anti-Bias Law Backed Up by Washington, D.C. JACL" (p.1), "Publisher Interest Indicated in History of Japanese Canadians Now in Writing Stage" (p.1), "San Jose Nursery Plant Growers Win" (p.1), "Seattle Anticipates 10 Million Visitors During 184-Day Run of Century 21 World's Fair; Many JACLers Expected July ...
A parade float (ddr-densho-353-330)
img A parade float (ddr-densho-353-330)
A float in the Potlatch parade, sponsored by the Japanese Chamber of Commerce.
Speech (ddr-csujad-11-57)
img Speech (ddr-csujad-11-57)
A photograph of a man making a speech, most likely at the Japan Day celebration, as part of the World's Fair on Treasure Island, California. From page 22 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_22_002
Invitation to the Japan Day celebration (ddr-csujad-11-54)
img Invitation to the Japan Day celebration (ddr-csujad-11-54)
An invitation from Toshito Satow, the Commissioner General of Japan, to Miss Tazu Kawamoto for the Japan Day celebration on Treasure Island. From page 21 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_21_001
Tule Lake scrapbook (ddr-csujad-26-53)
img Tule Lake scrapbook (ddr-csujad-26-53)
Scrapbook created in Tule Lake camp by Japanese American students. Contents include drawings, art, holiday greeting cards prints, poetry and signatures of student groups. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_03_20_001
Tule Lake scrapbook Christmas card illustrations (ddr-csujad-26-61)
img Tule Lake scrapbook Christmas card illustrations (ddr-csujad-26-61)
Scrapbook page featuring Tule Lake setting block prints of four holiday greeting cards. Each card depicts the barracks within a variation of the camp setting and variations of landscape. The page features two illustrations of barracks with one drawing specifically depicting the barracks behind barbed wire fencing and is signed by "Cleone Norman." Tule Lake scrapbook ...
Tulean dispatch magazine section: holiday edition (ddr-csujad-26-46)
doc Tulean dispatch magazine section: holiday edition (ddr-csujad-26-46)
Monthly publication at Tule Lake incarceration camp including stories, poems, commentary and creative writing. Current issue includes: "An editorial" by Howard M. Imazeki; "Her name is woman" by Riley O'Suga; "Christmas tree" by Shuji Kimura; "Six old bachelors" by Miyoko Takagi; "Looking back" by Eugene Okada; "Great American tragedy" by Tsuyoshi Nakamura; "Pure hell" by ...
Letter sent to T.K. Pharmacy (ddr-densho-319-54)
doc Letter sent to T.K. Pharmacy (ddr-densho-319-54)
Request for a gallon of Kokuho rice and a bottle of Hakutsuru sake.
The Sayonara Ball (ddr-densho-353-353)
img The Sayonara Ball (ddr-densho-353-353)
The 1930 Sayonara Ball was held at the Seattle Yacht Club.
Emma Y. Hatayama, M.D. (ddr-csujad-8-20)
doc Emma Y. Hatayama, M.D. (ddr-csujad-8-20)
Oral history interview with Emma Y. Hatayama, M.D. 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 Hatayama, Emma Y, MD
Masami Arita (ddr-csujad-8-7)
doc Masami Arita (ddr-csujad-8-7)
Oral history interview with Masami Arita. 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 Arita, Masami
Photograph of Frank Chin and his son Sam (ddr-csujad-24-109)
img Photograph of Frank Chin and his son Sam (ddr-csujad-24-109)
A photograph of Frank Chin with his son Sam, with a note written on the back from Michi and Walter Weglyn. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: chi_08_011
Letter from Emiko [Nakawaki] to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas, December 15, 1951 (ddr-csujad-4-27)
doc Letter from Emiko [Nakawaki] to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas, December 15, 1951 (ddr-csujad-4-27)
A holiday letter with greetings on the occasion of Christmas and New Year from Emiko Nakawaki [= Emiko Amy Terada] in Anaheim, California to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas in Lawndale, California. In the letter, she informs them of her new address in Cypress, California and talks about her 10-month old son. See this object in the California ...
Letter from Amy [Narawaki] to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas, December 15, 1971 (ddr-csujad-4-29)
doc Letter from Amy [Narawaki] to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas, December 15, 1971 (ddr-csujad-4-29)
A holiday letter of greetings on Christmas from Amy Nakawaki [=Emiko Amy Terada] in Stanton, California to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas in Lawndale, California, which contains basic correspondence. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nis_06_031
[Japanese American woman, Christmas] (ddr-csujad-5-65)
img [Japanese American woman, Christmas] (ddr-csujad-5-65)
A black and white negative. Photographed is a Japanese American woman sitting on a chair next to a Christmas tree in a room. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_06_019
Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 2, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-154)
doc Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 2, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-154)
A letter from Ayame Okine in Chicago, Illinois to her father-in-law, Seiichi Okine in Whittier, California. She thanks her parents-in-law for their thoughtful letters. She is glad to know that Seiichi likes her gift for the Father's Day. She hopes that they will be able to celebrate the fourth of July by having fireworks this ...
Japanese family, females (ddr-csujad-25-309)
img Japanese family, females (ddr-csujad-25-309)
A page from a photo album including Japanese family photographs. Pasted on the page are family photographs, mostly depicting Japanese American females. Inscription on one of the photographs reads, "To Kiyo, love Judy." Location is unknown. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: jia_10_01_017
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 ...
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.
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