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Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-290)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-290)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers wearing straw hats performing an Odori folk dance in front of a large crowd at Obon. Obon Dancers: second to the right Grace (Tachibana) Ishikawa, and third to the right Kathleen "Kathie" Haruko (Matsuda) Sato. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known …
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-184)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-184)
Black and white photographic negative of the crowd and Obon dancers taken from behind the crowd. Obon dancers wave small Japanese and American flags. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. This image was taken at Holladay Park in …
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-272)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-272)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers performing in front of crowd. Man on far right identified as Tom Shigeto Tamiyasu. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community.
Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Admission Table (ddr-one-1-113)
img Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Admission Table (ddr-one-1-113)
Black and white photographic negative of three women sitting at the Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance Admission table at McElroy's Ballroom in Portland, Oregon. From left to right: Frances (Kinoshita) Mayeda, Aki (Shiraishi) Dong, Sumi "Sue" (Kaga) Hasegawa.
Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance (ddr-one-1-405)
img Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance (ddr-one-1-405)
Black and white photographic negative of an Odori folk dance on stage for Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) at Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple). Dancers front row from right to left: Mary (Nakata) Fujii and Shiz (Fujita) Inaba.
Portland Rose Festival Parade- Float 28
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- Float 28 "Truck 3" (ddr-one-1-160)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 28 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside the Blue Eagle Cafe on the corner of W Burnside and NW Second Ave. The float is of a large fireman's helmet with "Truck 3 PDF" written in flowers on the front. The Rose Festival Parade is an …
Sitting on the Beach (ddr-one-1-617)
img Sitting on the Beach (ddr-one-1-617)
Black and white photographic negative of an unidentified Nisei sitting on the beach drinking a bottle of soda. From left to right: Betty Nakashimada, unidentified, Mary (Nakata) Fujii, and Martha Fujii.
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 12
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 12 "Seattle Seafair" (ddr-one-1-497)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 12 driving down SW Third Ave in front of a large crowd gathered outside a Signal gas station and San Francisco Tailor, behind the Signal gas station is the old Multnomah Hotel. The float is made up of two parts, first part of the float has two riders sitting …
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-194)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-194)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers with both arms raised in front of a crowd. From left to right: Rose Haruye (Muramatsu) Ouchida, Tom Tsujimura, Phyllis Midori (Ando) Muramatsu, Shizuko "Shiz" (Ninomiya) Onishi, Toraichi Kobayashi, Hisako (Onishi) Saito, and Henry Matsunaga. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known …
Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-265)
img Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-265)
Black and white photographic negative of six Obon dancers sitting and smiling for the camera. From left to right: Aki (Shiraishi) Dong, Mary (Nakata) Fujii, Atsuko "Alice" Kida, Atsuko "Alice" (Matsumoto) Ando, Betty Nakashimada, and Jean Yasuko (Kida) Tomita. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) …
Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-270)
img Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-270)
Black and white photographic negative of an unidentified dancer posing for the camera in front of mostly empty bleachers. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community.
Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-415)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-415)
Black and white photographic negative of guests at the Northwest Buddhist Convention banquet dinner in the basement of the Seattle Buddhist Church. Sitting third from the right is Shiz (Fujita) Inaba, sitting opposite is Yosh Tanabe.
Oregon Buddhist Church Annual Lotus Bazaar (ddr-one-1-110)
img Oregon Buddhist Church Annual Lotus Bazaar (ddr-one-1-110)
Black and white photographic negative of the game booths and crowd at the Oregon Buddhist Church's Annual Lotus Bazaar. The Oregon Buddhist Church is now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple. For print please see ONLC 4945 (ddr-one-1-716)
Nisei at Epworth United Methodist Church (ddr-one-1-340)
img Nisei at Epworth United Methodist Church (ddr-one-1-340)
Black and white photographic negative of unidentified Nisei sitting on sofas at Epworth United Methodist Church. This photograph may have been taken during the Northwest Methodist Rally. Original print ONLC 3262 (ddr-one-1-438).
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 6
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 6 "Robert Bros" (ddr-one-1-502)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 6 driving down SW Third Ave in front of a large crowd gathered outside a Signal gas station and San Francisco Tailor, behind the Signal gas station is the old Multnomah Hotel. The float has four visible riders, three dressed in purple gowns, one dressed in a white wedding …
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-220)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-220)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers holding "uchiwa" (fan) above their heads in front of large crowd. From left to right line: Beti ann (Minamoto) Wantroba, and Nami (Miura) Koida, all others unidentified. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the …
Portland Rose Festival Parade Float-
img Portland Rose Festival Parade Float- "Timber Carnival" (ddr-one-1-552)
Color slide of a float in the Rose Festival Parade driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside the Shoreline and Grant Hotels. The float is made of green foliage and has a large log with a lumberjack made of red and blue flowers on top. The sign on the side of the log …
Oregon Buddhist Church Annual Lotus Bazaar (ddr-one-1-105)
img Oregon Buddhist Church Annual Lotus Bazaar (ddr-one-1-105)
Black and white photographic negative of a crowd and banners at the Oregon Buddhist Church's Annual Lotus Bazaar (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple). Man in crowd with legs crossed talking to two unidentified women is Sam "Pompadour Sam" Sasaki. For print please see ONLC 4946 (ddr-one-1-717)
Wedding of Sam Sakamoto and Hanaye (Fujiwara) Sakamoto (ddr-one-1-643)
img Wedding of Sam Sakamoto and Hanaye (Fujiwara) Sakamoto (ddr-one-1-643)
Black and white photographic negative of Sam Sakamoto and Hanaye (Fujiwara) Sakamoto's wedding reception. About 11 people sitting around banquet tables. Wedding party seated along back wall starting second from the left: Yoichi "Jack" Nomi, Tamaye (Fujiwara) Nami, Sam Sakamoto, Hanaye (Fujiwara) Sakamoto, Keso Kuwahara, and Lilly (Kobayashi) Irinaga. Rest of the guests are unidentified. For …
Obon Festival Crowd (ddr-one-1-224)
img Obon Festival Crowd (ddr-one-1-224)
Black and white photographic negative of crowd at Obon Festival. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. This image was taken at Holladay Park in Portland, Oregon.
Northwest Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-431)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-431)
Black and white photographic negative of two Nisei women standing behind set banquet tables. From left to right: Noriko (Ichikawa) Kurashige, and May Matsumoto.
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 24
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 24 "Big Top" (ddr-one-1-134)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 24 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside W.L. Reid Company Building Hardware Specialties. The float has a circus theme with a clown riding backwards on a donkey made of brown and yellow flowers, with two women dressed in blue sitting on tight ropes, and a …
Portland Rose Festival Parade Float-
img Portland Rose Festival Parade Float- "Tight rope or bridge, Portland to Camas" (ddr-one-1-151)
Color slide of a Rose Festival Parade float driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside the Shoreline Hotel and Anchor Inn. Float depicts the crossing from Portland, Oregon to Camas, Washington with a tightrope walker standing on the Portland side holding a white parasol. Sign above float reads "Tight rope or bridge, Portland …
Portland Rose Festival Parade Float (ddr-one-1-460)
img Portland Rose Festival Parade Float (ddr-one-1-460)
Color slide of a Rose Festival Parade float driving down W Burnside in front of the Anchor Inn, Sailors Union of the Pacific, and the Grant Hotel. The float is made of orange and cream flowers, a woman in a pink gown stands under an arbor, and a man dressed as a caveman lays on float …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- Cowgirl (ddr-one-1-481)
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- Cowgirl (ddr-one-1-481)
Color slide of a cowgirl on palomino horse. The cowgirl is dressed in a pink riding suit and waving her hat at the camera. Float with a church choir is visible in the background in front of the W.L. Reid Company. The Portland Rose Festival Parade is an annual event in which floats are made out …
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