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 (430)

430 items
Nisei couple (ddr-densho-325-592)
av Nisei couple (ddr-densho-325-592)
Sumito and Hisa Horiuchi Written on back of the photograph "May 11, 1978 [struck through] April 29, 1978 Mari birth party"
Bridal Shower (ddr-densho-325-357)
img Bridal Shower (ddr-densho-325-357)
Written on back of photograph "Ossie and Tom Feb. 8, 1948"
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Yuri Shimokochi (December 23, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-61)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Yuri Shimokochi (December 23, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-61)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Yuri Shimokochi (December 23, 1944). Envelope is postmarked December 23, 1944 from Lawrence, Kansas.
Birthday card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (January 16, 1945) (ddr-janm-1-41)
doc Birthday card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (January 16, 1945) (ddr-janm-1-41)
Birthday greeting card written by Mary Murakami to Molly Wilson. White/purple card with illustration in purple/pink/green of a bouquet of purple/yellow pansies, borders in purple. "To somene whose birthday month I share a Happy Birthday" is on the front of card. Envelope is postmarked January 16, 1945 from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Inside of ...
Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (January 14, 1945) (ddr-janm-1-40)
doc Letter (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (January 14, 1945) (ddr-janm-1-40)
Handwritten letter to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (January 14, 1945). Envelope is postmarked January 14, 1945 from Minneapolis, Minnesota. "Via air mail" is written boldly on the envelope.
Alice Matsumoto Ando Interview Segment 3 (ddr-one-7-73-3)
vh Alice Matsumoto Ando Interview Segment 3 (ddr-one-7-73-3)
Attending elementary school

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Paul Bannai Interview I Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-128-11)
vh Paul Bannai Interview I Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-128-11)
Becoming involved in Japanese American community activities, Japanese American Citizens League, Nisei Week
Mitsuko Hashiguchi Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-12-19)
vh Mitsuko Hashiguchi Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-12-19)
Social activities of the prewar Bellevue community, Strawberry Festival brings everyone together
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. 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).
Holiday card (ddr-densho-321-1331)
doc Holiday card (ddr-densho-321-1331)
Caption: "Merry Christmas / Happy New Year / Jim, Carolyn, Mary Jo, & Jill Beck[?] / What do you think of the thund- / ering hard now - By the way you / owe one letter."
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