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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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.
A ladies' foot race (ddr-densho-353-233)
img A ladies' foot race (ddr-densho-353-233)
Fourth of July festivities at Lincoln Park Beach.
Japanese Baptist church members (ddr-densho-353-301)
img Japanese Baptist church members (ddr-densho-353-301)
The church was located at 621 Washington Street. Captioned: "Farewell for Sasao sensei Rev. Blackstone." There is also a handwritten note on the back in Japanese.
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.
The Sayonara Ball (ddr-densho-353-354)
img The Sayonara Ball (ddr-densho-353-354)
The 1936 Sayonara Ball was held in the Spanish Ballroom.
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.
A parade float (ddr-densho-353-326)
img A parade float (ddr-densho-353-326)
Captioned: "A float for a parade, sponsored by the Japanese fishing tackle dealers association."
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."
img "Parade in Livorno Italy 1946" (ddr-densho-201-222)
Caption on front: "442 Infrantry [sic] Regiment Gives Final Parade." Caption on side: "Parade in Livorno Italy 1946."
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