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Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet- Kitchen (ddr-one-1-425)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet- Kitchen (ddr-one-1-425)
Black and white photographic negative of women plating food in the kitchen of the Seattle Buddhist Church for the Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet. Behind the stove from right to left: Irene (Yamaguchi) Tatsuta, Betty Kurimoto Yamasaki, and Noriko (Ichikawa) Kurashige.
Methodist Banquet (ddr-one-1-343)
img Methodist Banquet (ddr-one-1-343)
Black and white photographic negative of a formal banquet, an unidentified white man is standing at the center of the table, possibly giving a speech or toast. Sitting at the far head of the table is Reverend Francis Hayashi. This may have been a banquet in relation to the Northwest Methodist Rally.
Dance (ddr-one-1-98)
img Dance (ddr-one-1-98)
Black and white photographic negative of two unidentified couples dancing together at an informal dance, possibly a Sorelles (a high school social group) event.
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 39
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 39 "Neptune's Court" (ddr-one-1-511)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 39 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 female riders sitting with only their torsos exposed. Their legs are covered by …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 19
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 19 "Newberg" (ddr-one-1-471)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 19 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. Five women ride on the float; one sitting on a large replica of a watermelon slice. The side of …
Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-373)
img Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-373)
Black and white photographic negative of four women sitting at a picnic table eating with chopsticks at a community picnic at Viking Park hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). From left to right: Frances (Kinoshita) Mayeda, Sumi "Sue" (Kaga) Hasegawa, Mrs. Kiyomura, and Jean (Kiyomura) Tamiyasu.
Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-375)
img Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-375)
Black and white photographic negative of young families sitting at a picnic table enjoying a community picnic at Viking Park hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). From left to right is Yoshi Hasuike, Sachi Hasuike, Sachi Hasuike's daughter, Mrs. Jim Hasuike, Jim Hasuike's sons, and Jim Hasuike.
Bridal Party of Wong/Okazaki wedding (ddr-one-1-130)
img Bridal Party of Wong/Okazaki wedding (ddr-one-1-130)
Original black and white photographic print of Lillian (Wong) Okazaki's bridal party preparing her veil. Bridesmaids left to right: Christine Quan, Dorothy Moe, May (Wong) Oka, and Violet (Wong) Yee.
A Man at a Food Counter (ddr-one-1-561)
img A Man at a Food Counter (ddr-one-1-561)
Black and white photographic negative of a man standing behind a counter. The man leans against the counter with a staircase behind him. In the background under the staircase are crates of empty soda bottles.
Methodist Banquet (ddr-one-1-347)
img Methodist Banquet (ddr-one-1-347)
Black and white photographic negative of banquet inside a church, view of the head table with George Azumano sitting at the head. From left to right: Reverend Hideo Hashimoto, unidentified, and Reverend Paul Hagiya. Sitting at table in foreground staring at her plate is Yone (Kanada) Terada. Poster on side wall reads: "Sing aling: Oh Conference …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 31
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 31 "Human Cannon" (ddr-one-1-144)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 31 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside the Shoreline Hotel and Anchor Inn. The float has four elephants made of yellow flowers on the front sitting in a circle with trunks raised in the air. A cannon made of green flowers is on the back …
Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-331)
img Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-331)
Black and white photographic negative of members of the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple) at a Buddhist convention at Collin's Field House in Seattle, Washington. Back row left to right: Frances (Kinoshita) Mayeda, Aki (Shiraishi) Dong, Mary (Nakata) Fujii, unidentified, Jean (Tsujimura) Takashima, remaining unidentified. Front row left to right: Sumi …
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-182)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-182)
Black and white photographic negative of five Obon dancers in front of a crowd. Third dancer from the left is Jean (Tsujimura) Takashima. 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, …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- Float 33 (ddr-one-1-139)
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- Float 33 (ddr-one-1-139)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 33 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd gathered outside the Shoreline Hotel, Anchor Inn, Grant Hotel and Sailor's Union of the Pacific. The float is of large elephant and baby, with a rider in blue sitting on the large elephant's trunk waving a purple ribbon. The …
Obon Festival (ddr-one-1-276)
img Obon Festival (ddr-one-1-276)
Black and white photographic negative of two men sitting and looking beyond the camera, Obon dancers perform behind. Man on the right identified as Mr. Akiyama. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community.
Dance (ddr-one-1-99)
img Dance (ddr-one-1-99)
Black and white photographic negative of three unidentified couples dancing together at an informal dance, possibly a Sorelles (a high school social group) event.
Picnic (ddr-one-1-59)
img Picnic (ddr-one-1-59)
Color slide of women sitting at a table eating with chopsticks. From left to right: Mitsy (Kiyomura) Takeoka, Sumi "Sue" (Kaga) Hasegawa, Mrs. Kiyomura, and Jean (Kiyomura) Tamiyasu.
Sunday Best (ddr-one-1-656)
img Sunday Best (ddr-one-1-656)
Black and white photographic negative of Hiro Okayama posing for the camera in front of brick wall. Possibly dressed up for church.
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 26
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 26 "At the end of the rainbow" (ddr-one-1-520)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 26 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 of rainbow coming out of an overturned leprechaun pot with six young women in …
Portland Rose Festival Parade float- Chamber of Commerce (ddr-one-1-565)
img Portland Rose Festival Parade float- Chamber of Commerce (ddr-one-1-565)
Color slide of the side of the Chamber of Commerce 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 in the Portland Rose Festival Parade. Eight women in pink gowns sit on the float, …
Portland Rose Festival Parade- Pistol Creek Fire Department (ddr-one-1-140)
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- Pistol Creek Fire Department (ddr-one-1-140)
Color slide of the Pistol Creek Fire Department pushing a small wagon up W Burnside, the Noon Bag Company and White Stag Manufacturing building is visible in the background, two large advertisements are partially visible on the Noon Bag Company building. The firemen are dressed in red long-johns and rubber boots with their fire department name …
Nisei Bowling League at Rose City Bowling Alley (ddr-one-1-129)
img Nisei Bowling League at Rose City Bowling Alley (ddr-one-1-129)
Black and white photographic negative of Nisei women sitting and standing around a booth at Rose City Bowling Alley. A Nisei women's team is still in uniform. Standing left to right: Kathleen Sasaki, Yoko (Hishikawa) Iwata, Sachi (Nakata) Nakashima, Fumi Inukai, Takako Inukai, unidentified, Jane (Kawamoto) Hinatsu, unidentified. Seated left to right: Toshi (Tamiyasu) Fukuhara, Florence …
Portland Rose Festival Parade -
img Portland Rose Festival Parade - "Parkrose" (ddr-one-1-464)
Color slide of a Rose Festival Parade float driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside White Stag Manufacturing. The side of the float reads "Parkrose." Four women sit on top of the float in gowns holding bouquets of flowers. The Portland Rose Festival Parade is an annual event in which floats are made …
Reed College (ddr-one-1-362)
img Reed College (ddr-one-1-362)
Black and white photographic print of Carlos Ogimi and other students sitting at drawing table working on an unknown project. Carlos is the first seated student on the right, everyone else is unidentified. This photographic negative was taken at Reed College where Carlos was a student. Negative ONLC 3182 (ddr-one-1-364).
Lotus Bazaar (ddr-one-1-594)
img Lotus Bazaar (ddr-one-1-594)
Black and white photographic negative of three unidentified Nisei sitting behind a table. Behind them are prizes and a microphone.
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