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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Seal of the Emperor of Japan (ddr-densho-381-169)
img Seal of the Emperor of Japan (ddr-densho-381-169)
Captions: Translation The Emperor of Japan confers upon the American, Takami Hibiya, for his distinguished service, The Order of the Rising Sun, Fifth Class (Gold and Silver Rays) Emperor's seal applied at the Imperial Palace on November 3, 1981 (Showa 56) Seal of the Emperor of Japan November 3, 1981 (Showa 56) Prime Minister Zenko Suzuki ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 46, No. 15 (April 11, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-15)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 46, No. 15 (April 11, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-15)
Select article titles: "JACL protests Eisenhower pay plan" (p.1); "Snake River Chapter's nominee, Margaret Itami, crowned 1958 Miss National JACL; to reign at 15th Biennial convention" (p.1) Starting in Number 13, the volume number in the header changes from 46 to 26. This printing error is not corrected for the rest of the volume.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 50 No. 7 (February 12, 1960) (ddr-pc-32-7)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 50 No. 7 (February 12, 1960) (ddr-pc-32-7)
Select article titles: "JACL viewed as 'best insurance' against repeal of bitter prejudice of prewar eras" (p.1); "JACL Chapters urged to support Civil Rights Push" (p. 1); "Yamasaki named architect for Century 21 Exposition $3 1/2-million hall of science" (p.6)
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 26-30" (p.4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 58, No. 8 (August 23, 1963) (ddr-pc-35-34)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 58, No. 8 (August 23, 1963) (ddr-pc-35-34)
Selected article titles: "Washington Newsletter: At Least 20 JACLers Joining 'March in Washington'" (pp. 1-2), "JACL and Individual Views" (pp. 1-2), and "Nisei Week Festival Bows Out Graciously as Ever; 60,000 Witnesses Ondo Parade" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 76, No. 13, (April 6, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-13)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 76, No. 13, (April 6, 1973) (ddr-pc-45-13)
Select article titles: "Seek Transfer of WRA Archives to West Coast" (p.1); "Ex-Sacramento JACL President Named Assemblyman Garcia Aide in L.A." (p.1); "Nisei Untapped as Tie for U.S.-Japan Amity" (p.3); "Metal Health of Children" (p.3).
Crossroads, Vol. 1, No. 43 (March 25, 1949) (ddr-densho-358-17)
doc Crossroads, Vol. 1, No. 43 (March 25, 1949) (ddr-densho-358-17)
Selected article titles: "Million-Dollar Flower Show Opens" (p.1), "Tule Renunciants Restored U.S. Citizenship" (p.1), "'Nisei Week' Will Make 1949 Comeback with all the Trimmings in Early August" (p.1).
Celebration at Seward Park (ddr-densho-381-195)
img Celebration at Seward Park (ddr-densho-381-195)
A celebration at Seward park with Japanese and American flags, possibly a ceremony for the forthcoming gift of the Taiko Gata Stone Lantern from Yokohama, Japan.
Keiro kai list (ddr-densho-381-25)
doc Keiro kai list (ddr-densho-381-25)
A list of names, ages, block numbers, and addresses.
Certificate of Appreciation from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan (ddr-densho-381-194)
img Certificate of Appreciation from the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan (ddr-densho-381-194)
A certificate of appreciation from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan, commending Takami Hibiya on his efforts to develop and strengthen relations between the "United States and Japan, as well as between Americans and Japanese within... [his] community."
Takami Hibiya's Seattle World's Fair identification card (ddr-densho-381-196)
doc Takami Hibiya's Seattle World's Fair identification card (ddr-densho-381-196)
An identification card belonging to Takami Hibiya, certifying employment at the North American Post for the Seattle World's Fair.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 51, No. 8 (August 19, 1960) (ddr-pc-32-34)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 51, No. 8 (August 19, 1960) (ddr-pc-32-34)
Select article titles: "Emphasis on Japanese culture taking over Nisei Week Festival" (p.1); "Nisei urges U.S. supported group to fight communists in Japan" (p.8)
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 51, No. 26 (December 23, 1960) (ddr-pc-32-52)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 51, No. 26 (December 23, 1960) (ddr-pc-32-52)
Christmas/Holiday edition of Pacific Citizen. Select article titles: "Watch the Sansei Generation" (p. A4); "Hawaii's Great Japanese Strike" (p. B1); "JACL Convention in World's Fair Atmosphere" (p. B18). The holiday issue included advertisements bought by JACL members and chapters that included personal addresses and phone numbers to better foster communications between Japanese American communities. These addresses ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 7 (August 18, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-33)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 7 (August 18, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-33)
Selected article titles: "Column Left: Nisei Week Festival' (p. 1), "Four More Contribute $1,000 Each to Issei Story; General Push Later" (p. 1), "New San Francisco Japanese Consul Gen'l. Welcomed 'Home' at Community Function' (p. 2), and "'Panel of Americans' Discuss Role of Collegians Before NC-WNDC" (p. 4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 23 (December 8, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-49)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 23 (December 8, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-49)
Selected article titles: "Washington Newsletter: American Image of Japan" (pp. 1-2), "Congress Inouye to Keep Up Campaign of Rebuke to Young Men Trying to Avoid Military Service; Says Nation Going Soft" (p. 1), and "Festival Introduces Japanese Culture to Many St. Louisans" (p. 4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 7 (February 16, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-7)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 54, No. 7 (February 16, 1962) (ddr-pc-34-7)
Selected article titles: "Chuman Won't Consider Bid for 2nd Term as President" (p.1), "Cultural, Educational Exchange" (p.1), "Anti-Bias State Law to Be Enforced for Seattle Fair Days" (p.1), "Record Turnout at Twin Cities Issei Testimonial" (p.3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 69, No. 10 (September 05,1969) (ddr-pc-41-36)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 69, No. 10 (September 05,1969) (ddr-pc-41-36)
Select article titles: "16-day Japan Week in San Francisco Starts Today" (p. 1); "Insure American Dream" (p. 1); "N.Y. Asian Americans remember Hiroshima-Nagasaki Holocausts" (p. 3); "Youth Commission meeting productive" (p. 4); "Dr. Noguchi trial may be precedent for Canada Nisei" (p. 6).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 69, No. 13 (September 26,1969) (ddr-pc-41-39)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 69, No. 13 (September 26,1969) (ddr-pc-41-39)
Select article titles: "Future of Japanese Ethnic churches in L.A. studied" (p. 1); "Seattle Issei Complain Lack of Police Action(p.1); "40,000 witness Japan week's civic parade" (p. 3); "Concentration Camp" (p. 4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 78, No. 23 (June 14, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-23)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 78, No. 23 (June 14, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-23)
Selected article titles: "JACL--National Convention: $562,900 JACL Budget Proposed" (p. 1), "Summary: JACL Activities Since Jan. 1973" (pp. 1, 3), "Washington Newsletter: Citizenship Requirement" (p. 2), and "Expo '74 Schedules U.S.-Japanese Cultural Week" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 9 (August 29, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-34)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 9 (August 29, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-34)
Selected article titles: "JACL--National Travel Program: 11 Charter Flights to Japan Being Planned for 1976" (p. 1), "JACL Weak Points Viewed" (pp. 1, 4), "1975 Nisei Week Queen and Court" (p. 4), and "Poston: As It Looked in '69" (p. 5).
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