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 (542)

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Louie Watanabe Interview Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1010-1-21)
vh Louie Watanabe Interview Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1010-1-21)
The importance of New Year's celebrations

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Shizuko
vh Shizuko "Suzie" Sakai Interview Segment 3 (ddr-one-7-4-3)
Celebrating holidays before the war

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Toshio Moritsugu Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-318-8)
vh Toshio Moritsugu Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-318-8)
Celebrating New Year's Day

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A masquerade party (ddr-densho-353-235)
img A masquerade party (ddr-densho-353-235)
The party was sponsored by the Grand Union Laundry for its employees.
George Masashi and Mitsuno Hashimoto (ddr-csujad-8-18)
doc George Masashi and Mitsuno Hashimoto (ddr-csujad-8-18)
Oral history interview with George Masashi and Mitsuno Hashimoto. 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 Hashimoto, George Masashi and Mitsuno
Consul General Saito (ddr-csujad-11-5)
img Consul General Saito (ddr-csujad-11-5)
Consul General Saito making a public speech. This is most likely part of the Japan Day celebration, which was also part of the World's Fair that was held in 1939-1940 in San Francisco's Treasure Island. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_02_002
Japanese American Citizens League (ddr-csujad-11-153)
img Japanese American Citizens League (ddr-csujad-11-153)
A photograph of the Fourth of July Parade in Monterey, California. The Japanese American Citizens League is represented by the banner. From page 56 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_56_001
Parade (ddr-csujad-11-154)
img Parade (ddr-csujad-11-154)
Photographed are three men participating in the Fourth of July parade in Monterey, California. From page 56 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_56_002
University of California, evacuation and settlement study: case history I (ddr-csujad-26-26)
doc University of California, evacuation and settlement study: case history I (ddr-csujad-26-26)
Correspondence regarding a profile of incarceree Harry Osaka written by Robert Spencer. The profile was taken during a trip to Fresno for Harry's mother's funeral with Spencer as the escort and includes Harry's life and family story, farm business before incarceration, religious practices, holiday practices, description of funeral. Profile included as part of ...
Japan Day (ddr-csujad-11-65)
img Japan Day (ddr-csujad-11-65)
Perhaps from the Japan Day parade, a large float is decorated with objects and people dressed in traditional clothing. From page 26 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_26_002
Water Follies (ddr-csujad-11-157)
img Water Follies (ddr-csujad-11-157)
The Water Follies float advertises for the "P.G. Pool Sat. Nite 8pm." This float is part of the Fourth of July Parade in Monterey, California. From page 56 of: Tazu Kawamoto photo album (csudh_taz_0001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: taz_01_56_005
People posing in costume (ddr-csujad-26-141)
img People posing in costume (ddr-csujad-26-141)
People pose during what appears to be a costume party. Additional photos in sequence include: ucsb_mei_0080, ucsb_mei_0083, ucsb_mei_0088, ucsb_mei_0094. From photo album of Robert Billigmeier. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: mei_05_111
Birthday party (ddr-densho-359-1235)
img Birthday party (ddr-densho-359-1235)
Pam Okano stands with other children behind her birthday cake.
Holiday card (ddr-densho-359-1658)
img Holiday card (ddr-densho-359-1658)
The card is signed "Seasons Greeting [illegible] + Children".
Christmas portrait (ddr-densho-359-1248)
img Christmas portrait (ddr-densho-359-1248)
Kaichi and Itsuno Kawamoto pose with one of their grandchildren in front of a Christmas tree.
Woman in kimono (ddr-densho-359-1070)
img Woman in kimono (ddr-densho-359-1070)
A woman in a kimono poses in front of a table of bonsai trees.
img "Parade in Livorno Italy 1946" (ddr-densho-201-223)
Caption on front: "442 Infrantry [sic] Regiment Gives Final Parade." Caption on side: "Parade in Livorno Italy 1946."
Parade float (ddr-densho-13-47)
img Parade float (ddr-densho-13-47)
This Japanese Chamber of Commerce float was readied for the Potlatch parade. Front (left to right): unidentified, Mr. Sawada, Mr. Uyeminami, and Kinzo Asaba. On the float (left to right): unidentified, Teruko (last name unknown), unidentified, Mariko Mukai, Ms. Kihara, and Kazuko Itoi.
Japan Day celebration (ddr-densho-20-16)
img Japan Day celebration (ddr-densho-20-16)
This celebration took place at Playland. Left to right: unidentified, Mrs. Hamada, and Marianne Okawa.
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