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).

Community activities (620)
Festivals, celebrations, and holidays (580)

580 items
Walnut Grove reunion letter (ddr-densho-390-39)
doc Walnut Grove reunion letter (ddr-densho-390-39)
A letter written in Japanese with Walnut Grove reunion contact information in English.
Third District Court of Honor invitation and program (ddr-densho-390-119)
img Third District Court of Honor invitation and program (ddr-densho-390-119)
An invitation and program for the Amache Boy Scouts of America's Third District Court of Honor.
Walnut Grove reunion newsletter (ddr-densho-390-34)
doc Walnut Grove reunion newsletter (ddr-densho-390-34)
A newsletter with a final request for fee payments, transportation and hotel accommodations availabilities, and information about reunion events and funding.
Nisei veterans reunion meeting notes (ddr-densho-390-44)
doc Nisei veterans reunion meeting notes (ddr-densho-390-44)
Meeting notes immediately after the 1985 reunion discussing the success of the event and locations for future reunions.
Walnut Grove reunion newsletter (ddr-densho-390-33)
doc Walnut Grove reunion newsletter (ddr-densho-390-33)
The second issue of the Walnut Grove reunion newsletter with tentative programming schedules, roles and responsibilities, and other updates. Lillian Matsuoka is listed as a corresponding secretary, Toshio Matsuoka is listed as responsible for posters, and David Matsuoka is listed as responsible for the public address system.
Kent Matsuoka's first birthday (ddr-densho-390-110)
img Kent Matsuoka's first birthday (ddr-densho-390-110)
Walter Matsuoka shows Kent his cake on his first birthday.
Walnut Grove reunion committee report (ddr-densho-390-35)
doc Walnut Grove reunion committee report (ddr-densho-390-35)
A report of income and expenses for the Walnut Grove reunion.
Walnut Grove reunion program (ddr-densho-390-42)
doc Walnut Grove reunion program (ddr-densho-390-42)
A program for the 1981 Walnut Grove reunion with the schedule of events, directory, boosters, advertisements, and more. The Matsuoka family is listed on page 66 of the directory and as boosters on page 78. Toshio Matsuoka is listed on page 40 as responsible for posters.
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