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 (415)

415 items
Bridal Shower (ddr-densho-325-377)
img Bridal Shower (ddr-densho-325-377)
Written on back of photograph "Ethel's shower April 4, 1948 L.A."
Uhachi Tamesa at Burien Bicentennial Parade (ddr-densho-333-61)
img Uhachi Tamesa at Burien Bicentennial Parade (ddr-densho-333-61)
Uhachi standing on field with four other parade participants. Inscription on back: "Highline Bicentennial Pageant; Highline Memorial Stadium; May 12, 1976"
Baby Shower (ddr-densho-325-376)
img Baby Shower (ddr-densho-325-376)
Written on back of photograph "Ethel's shower April 4, 1948 L.A."
Bridal Shower (ddr-densho-325-360)
img Bridal Shower (ddr-densho-325-360)
Written on back of photograph "Ossie shower Feb. 8, 1948"
Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (December 17, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-88)
doc Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (December 17, 1943) (ddr-janm-1-88)
Christmas card to Molly Wilson from June Yoshigai (December 17, 1943). White/red card with illustration in blue/green/red of two carolers bordered by a red circle and holly leaves. A music sheet of "Come All Ye Faithful" is behind them. Envelope is postmarked December 17, 1943 from Chicago, Illinois.
Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (December 16, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-24)
doc Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (December 16, 1944) (ddr-janm-1-24)
Christmas card to Molly Wilson from Sandie Saito (December 16, 1944). White card with illustration in white of two lambs looking at a star with palm trees in the background. "At Christmas" is on the top left on front of card. Envelope is postmarked December 16, 1944 from Chicago, Illinois.
Christmas card to Mollie Wilson from Violet Saito (1942 - 1945) (ddr-janm-1-81)
doc Christmas card to Mollie Wilson from Violet Saito (1942 - 1945) (ddr-janm-1-81)
Christmas card to Mollie Wilson from Violet Saito (1942 - 1945). Blue card with illustration in red/green/white of a snow covered building with a border around it covered in holly leaves, golden bells, and a red ribbon. "Season's Cheer" is on the front bottom of card.
Engagement greeting card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (January 26, 1945) (ddr-janm-1-42)
doc Engagement greeting card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Mary Murakami (January 26, 1945) (ddr-janm-1-42)
Engagement greeting card written by Mary Murakami to Molly Wilson. White/pink card with illustration in pink/green of a bouquet of pink roses tied together with a piece of white ribbon. "An engagement wish for your future happiness" is on the front of card. Envelope is postmarked January 26, 1945 from Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Lillian (Nobie) Igasaki (December 1944) (ddr-janm-1-52)
doc Christmas card (with envelope) to Molly Wilson from Lillian (Nobie) Igasaki (December 1944) (ddr-janm-1-52)
Christmas card to Molly Wilson from Lillian (Nobie) Igasaki (December 1944). White/blue card with illustration in red/white/green of a Christmas wreath with singing angels on it. "Hello! Greetings" is on the front of card. Envelope is postmarked December 1944 from Waukesha, Wisconsin.
Christmas card (ddr-densho-316-8)
doc Christmas card (ddr-densho-316-8)
Caption on front: "Best Christmas / Wishes and / Happiness throughout / the Year. / Ralph and Eleanor Smith."
Rae Takekawa Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-89-6)
vh Rae Takekawa Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-89-6)
Celebrating the holidays in prewar Bellevue, Washington, community
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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