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George Azumano Interview Segment 21 (ddr-one-7-32-21)
vh George Azumano Interview Segment 21 (ddr-one-7-32-21)
Returning to Portland

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

George Azumano Interview Segment 5 (ddr-one-7-32-5)
vh George Azumano Interview Segment 5 (ddr-one-7-32-5)
Prewar recreational activities and sports

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George Azumano Interview Segment 6 (ddr-one-7-32-6)
vh George Azumano Interview Segment 6 (ddr-one-7-32-6)
Attending dances

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Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-226)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-226)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in large circle facing a podium in the center with "uchiwa" (fan) in hand. A large crowd watches on from left side of image. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. …
Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-69)
img Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-69)
Color slide of three people posing in Odori costumes (traditional Japanese folk dance), fourth is in western style clothes. From Left to right: Ida (Hobara) Sugahiro, Katie (Iwamoto) Tamiyasu, Wendy (Hongo) Peace, and Lily (Tsujimura) Hongo Fujita.
Sorelles Group Photo (ddr-one-1-10)
img Sorelles Group Photo (ddr-one-1-10)
Original black and white photographic print of the Sorelles, a high school social group. Back Row (left to right): Elsie Okazaki, Anges (Inouye) Kitayama, Atsuko "Alice" Kida, Atsuko “Alice” (Matsumoto) Ando, Nami (Miura) Koida, Kimi Wakabayashi, Grace Mieko (Muramatsu) Ouchida, Masae “Elsie” (Morita) Onishi, and Betty Nakashimada. Middle Row (left to right): Rose Haruye (Muramatsu) Ouchida, …
Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-417)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-417)
Black and white photographic negative of guests at the Northwest Buddhist Convention banquet dinner in the basement of the Seattle Buddhist Church. A flag with the Wheel of Dharma is visible behind the head table. Sitting at table in foreground on left hand side from left to right: Harry Toshi, unidentified, Irene (Fujii) Mano, unidentified and …
Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-436)
img Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-436)
Black and white photographic print of six Obon dancers posing for the camera holding small Japanese and American flags. From left to right: Eddie Tamiyasu, Atsuko "Alice" Kida, Jean (Tsujimura) Takashima, Jean Yasuko (Kida) Tomita, Shizuko "Shiz" (Ochiai) Ota Okasaki, Atsuko "Alice" (Matsumoto) Ando. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now …
Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-309)
img Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-309)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers rehearsing an Odori folk dance in front of a small audience inside Norse Hall in Northeast Portland. Obon dancers from left to right: Tom Shigeto Tamiyasu, and Arthur Ojiro “Art” Sasaki. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) …
Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-301)
img Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-301)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers practicing an Odori folk dance inside Norse Hall in Northeast Portland. Third Obon dancer from the left is identified as Shizuko "Shiz" (Ochiai) Ota Okazaki. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- cowboy (ddr-one-1-505)
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- cowboy (ddr-one-1-505)
Color slide of a Roy Rogers in a white suit and hat riding a palomino horse in the Rose Festival Parade on SW Third Ave, he is passing a Signal gas station and San Francisco Tailor, behind the Signal gas station is the old Multnomah Hotel. In the foreground is Dale Evans riding a horse in …
Nisei at Epworth United Methodist Church (ddr-one-1-439)
img Nisei at Epworth United Methodist Church (ddr-one-1-439)
Black and white photographic print of Nisei at Epworth United Methodist Church most likely during the Northwest Methodist Rally. Front row left to right: unidentified, Martha (Kondo) Miyasaki, Mitsy (Kiyomura) Takeoka, Atsuko "Alice" Kida and Nami (Miura) Koida. Back row: unidentified, Yone (Kanda) Terada, Gloria (Osawa) Fujii, Mary (Kondo) Yamano, Miriam (Koyama) Kiso, and Masae "Elsie" …
Oregon Buddhist Church Talent Show (ddr-one-1-338)
img Oregon Buddhist Church Talent Show (ddr-one-1-338)
Five unidentified girls have their faces painted black and are dressed up in large white gloves and patched jeans. Appear to be performing a tap dance at the annual talent show hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple).
Sitting on a Wall (ddr-one-1-637)
img Sitting on a Wall (ddr-one-1-637)
Black and white photographic negative of four Nisei girls sitting on a wall in front of a parked car, weeds visible growing along the bottom of the wall. From left to right: Sumi "Sue" (Kaga) Hasegawa, Betty Nakashimada, Atsuko "Alice" (Matsumoto) Ando, and Misty (Kiyomura) Takeoka.
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-205)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-205)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers with arms raised to their left shoulder. In the upper center is a large podium with lanterns. Crowd sits on grass or park benches. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. …
Portland Rose Festival Parade-  float 20
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 20 "Circus Special" (ddr-one-1-155)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 20 being pulled by two brown horses down W Burnside in front of the W.L. Reid Company Building Hardware Specialties and the Riverside Hotel and Cafe. The float is a large streetcar decorated with flowers, with a sign above reading "Circus Special." The side of the float reads "Milwaukie," …
Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance (ddr-one-1-118)
img Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance (ddr-one-1-118)
Black and white photographic negative of unidentified couples dancing at the Third Annual Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance at McElroy's Ballroom in Portland, Oregon. To the far right in front of the stage in black heels and light color skirt and jacket is Kathleen Sasaki dancing with an unidentified man.
Portland Rose Festival Parade- Women's Drill Team (ddr-one-1-156)
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- Women's Drill Team (ddr-one-1-156)
Color slide of an unknown women's drill team in white uniforms marching in the Portland Rose Festival Parade down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside the Shoreline Hotel and Cafe. Sign for the Blue Eagle Cafe and Dr. Geo Chan is visible in the background. The Rose Festival Parade is an annual event in …
Northwest Methodist Rally Portland (ddr-one-1-323)
img Northwest Methodist Rally Portland (ddr-one-1-323)
Black and white photographic negative of a street lined with cars. Inscription reads "Northwest Methodist Rally Portland/Northwest Methodist Rally - Portland/Northwest Methodist Rally Portland/Northwest Methodist Rally - Portland/Nov. 23-25, 1951/Northwest Rally Portland."
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 18
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 18 "Sailing" (ddr-one-1-472)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 18 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd gathered outside the Noon Bag Company building. On the side of the building is an advertisement for San Juan Slacks. The float is a large sailboat with six women riding inside, one is holding a pink ribbon. The sail …
Portland Rose Festival Parade float-
img Portland Rose Festival Parade float- "Shell Oil Co" (ddr-one-1-536)
Color slide of the Shell Oil Co float driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd gathered outside the Blue Eagle Café on the corner of NW Second Ave for the Portland Rose Festival Parade. The float has a large Jack-in-a-box made of red and white flowers at the back that is open with a …
Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-312)
img Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-312)
Black and white photographic negative of two Obon dancers in costume, Mrs. Okayama is holding an "uchiwa" (fan), Yukiye Itoyama is holding a tenugui (light cotton towel). Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. Original print ONLC 3261 (ddr-one-1-437).
Portland Rose Festival Parade- Women's Marching Band (ddr-one-1-172)
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- Women's Marching Band (ddr-one-1-172)
Color slide of a baton twirler in a white and orange uniform in front of an all women's marching band in red and white uniforms marching in the Portland Rose Festival Parade in W Burnside in front of a crowd outside the Shoreline Hotel and Cafe. The sign for the Blue Eagle Cafe is visible in …
Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-378)
img Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-378)
Black and white photographic negative of a group sitting around a picnic table at a community picnic at Viking Park hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple) being photographed by Ted Tamaki. Woman sitting second from the right is identified as Shiz (Fujita) Inaba.
Community picnic (ddr-one-1-453)
img Community picnic (ddr-one-1-453)
Color slide of people sitting around a picnic table at a community picnic. From left to right: Ted Tamaki, Shizuko "Shiz" (Ochiai) Ota Okazaki, Eddie Tamiyasu, Nobuko (Ochiai) Susaki, and unidentified. According to donor processed on September 12, 1952.
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