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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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.
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.
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.
Golden Potlatch parade float (ddr-densho-35-248)
img Golden Potlatch parade float (ddr-densho-35-248)
Seattle residents watch as this float passes by during the city's first Golden Potlatch festival.
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.
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.
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 float (ddr-densho-35-231)
img Parade float (ddr-densho-35-231)
Japanese American children aboard a float in Seattle's Golden Potlatch festival of 1911.
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.
Child's birthday card (with envelope) addressed to Molly Wilson for Millard from
doc Child's birthday card (with envelope) addressed to Molly Wilson for Millard from "Little Kennie" (March 6, 1945) (ddr-janm-1-46)
A children's birthday card with envelope addressed to Molly Wilson. Illustration of one cat and one dog on front. Card for Millard turning 4 years old, and signed from "Little Kennie." Envelope stamped March 6, 1945.
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.
Birthday card (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Sandie Saito (ddr-janm-1-26)
doc Birthday card (with envelope) to Mollie Wilson from Sandie Saito (ddr-janm-1-26)
Birthday greeting card written by Sandie Saito to Mollie Wilson. White/purple card with illustration in purple/green of a bouquet of pansies, borders in purple. "Birthday Remembrance" on top center on front of card. Includes white envelope addressed to Mollie Wilson; not stamped nor postmarked.
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.
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).
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