Kabuki

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Cast of kabuki play at Columbia University, 1927 (ddr-densho-242-1)
img Cast of kabuki play at Columbia University, 1927 (ddr-densho-242-1)
Caption below photo written by Kumezo Hatchimonji: 'Yoshitsune K no Hashi, presented at Earl Hall, Columbia University in 1927. 3rd from left, back row, our instructor, an actor from the Imperial Theatre, Tokyo. My role was a humble one but as a character actor, maybe I played well. Anyway, I made the audience laugh.' Kumezo is …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2025 (January 5-12, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-1)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2025 (January 5-12, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-1)
Selected article titles: "JACL to File Redress Bill" (pp. 1, 9-10), "When Douglas MacArthur 'Reigned' in Japan" (p. 2), "What Was the U.S. Occupation of Japan Like?" (pp. 3, 15), and "Japan's Secret Intercontinental Missile: Konnyaku Bakudan" (pp. 5, 14).
Kabuki Theater (ddr-densho-397-117)
img Kabuki Theater (ddr-densho-397-117)
The caption in the photo album reads "Typical Kabuki Scene Tokyo Theater". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Kabuki Theater (ddr-densho-397-120)
img Kabuki Theater (ddr-densho-397-120)
The caption in the photo album is in Japanese. Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Two kabuki performers posed in costume (ddr-densho-383-438)
img Two kabuki performers posed in costume (ddr-densho-383-438)
Tamako Inouye at nine years old. Written on front of photograph: "Aiko". Written on back of photograph: "Mom [Tamako Inouye] on left".
Girl posed in kabuki makeup and costume (ddr-densho-383-433)
img Girl posed in kabuki makeup and costume (ddr-densho-383-433)
Tamako Inouye at eight years old. Written on front of photograph: "Aiko Studio". Japanese writing on front and back of photograph.
Two kabuki performers posed in costume (ddr-densho-383-439)
img Two kabuki performers posed in costume (ddr-densho-383-439)
Embossed on front of photograph: "Aiko Studio, Seattle, Wash." Written on back of photograph: "Mom [Tamako Inouye] on left".
Two children in kabuki costume and makeup (ddr-densho-383-455)
img Two children in kabuki costume and makeup (ddr-densho-383-455)
One of the children likely Tamako Inouye. Embossed on front of photograph: "Aiko Studio, Seattle, Wash."
Kabuki performers on stage in costume (ddr-densho-383-436)
img Kabuki performers on stage in costume (ddr-densho-383-436)
Written on back of photograph: "Sachi Kuniyuki passed away March 2004. Sumi Dangawa. Mom [Tamako Inouye] - 2nd from right". Tamako Inouye at fifteen years old.
Cast photo on stage (ddr-densho-383-359)
img Cast photo on stage (ddr-densho-383-359)
Photograph taken at Nippon Kan Theatre. Written on photo: "Aiko, Seattle". Written on back of photograph: "Mom [Tamako Inouye] - front row, 4th from rt in kimono. Tomi [Tomiko Inouye, sister of Tamako] - front row - 3rd from rt. Grandma [Toku Inouye] - 2nd row - 3rd from rt. Kibo [Kiichiro Kibo Inouye, brother of …
Two children in kabuki makeup and costume (ddr-densho-383-435)
img Two children in kabuki makeup and costume (ddr-densho-383-435)
Embossed on front of photograph: "Aiko Studio, Seattle, Wash." Written on back of photograph: "Mom [Tamako Inouye] on right".
Child in kabuki costume and makeup (ddr-densho-383-454)
img Child in kabuki costume and makeup (ddr-densho-383-454)
Likely Tamako Inouye. Embossed on front of photograph: "Aiko Studio, Seattle, Wash."
Stage performace at Nippon Kan Theatre (ddr-densho-383-366)
img Stage performace at Nippon Kan Theatre (ddr-densho-383-366)
Written on front of photograph: "June 14, 1931(?)" Written on back of photograph: "Mom [Tamako Inouye] - 3rd from L. Teacher on rt playing biwa".
Performace at Nippon Kan Theatre (ddr-densho-383-357)
img Performace at Nippon Kan Theatre (ddr-densho-383-357)
Toku Inouye performing on stage (third from left) at Nippon Kan Theatre. Stamped on photograph mat frame: "Toyo Studio, Seattle, Wn." Written on back of photograph: "Mom, third from left. Teacher - in black kimono next to musicians. They all helped make sakura flowers while waiting their turn during practice".
Cast photo of kabuki performance (ddr-densho-383-363)
img Cast photo of kabuki performance (ddr-densho-383-363)
Line of seated young people in kimonos and stage makeup, costumed for a performance of "Meiboku Sendai Hagi" at the Nippon Kan Theatre. Printed and pasted on back of photograph: "A scene from a kabuki that pleased the Issei. Like their counterparts in Japan, the actors wore heavy makeup for the play. No photo credit needed." …
Two young women posed in kabuki makeup and costume (ddr-densho-383-437)
img Two young women posed in kabuki makeup and costume (ddr-densho-383-437)
Embossed on front of photograph: "Aiko". Written on back of photograph: "Mom on left at 15 yr".
Children posed in kabuki costume and makeup (ddr-densho-383-445)
img Children posed in kabuki costume and makeup (ddr-densho-383-445)
Written on front of photograph: "Aiko". Written on back of photograph: "Mom in white kimono".
Kabuki performance at Nippon Kan Theatre (ddr-densho-383-358)
img Kabuki performance at Nippon Kan Theatre (ddr-densho-383-358)
Performance of "Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura," or "Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees," at Nippon Kan Theatre. Tamako Inouye on stage in kimono, at back right. Printed and pasted on back of photograph: "Kabuki was extremely popular in the mid-thirties. This is a scene from Sen Zakura (a thousand cherry blossoms), a play centered on Yoshitsune, a …
Girl posed in kabuki makeup and costume (ddr-densho-383-431)
img Girl posed in kabuki makeup and costume (ddr-densho-383-431)
Tamako Inouye at nine years old. Written on front of photograph: "Aiko Studio". Written on back of photograph: "Tamako Inouye Tokuda".
Kabuki performance at Nippon Kan Theatre (ddr-densho-383-365)
img Kabuki performance at Nippon Kan Theatre (ddr-densho-383-365)
Performance of "Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura," or "Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees," at Nippon Kan Theatre. Written on back of photograph: Mom [Tamako Inouye] - dancer on rt".
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