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Obon folk musicians (ddr-one-1-111)
img Obon folk musicians (ddr-one-1-111)
Black and white photographic negative of four unidentified men playing traditional Japanese instruments at the Obon Festival in front a microphone. All are dressed in happi coats and have tenugui (light cotton towel) headbands. Sitting behind the sound system is Henry Matsunaga. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as ...
Adelphons Group Photo (ddr-one-1-1)
img Adelphons Group Photo (ddr-one-1-1)
Original black and white photographic print of the Adelphons, a young women's service group of the Portland Chapter of the Japanese American Citizen's League, in formal attire. Back Row (left to right): Sumiko “Sue” (Kawasaki) Fujino, unidentified, Minnie (Oyama) Abe, Ochiyo (Nishioka) Hasuike, unidentified, Mary (Furusho) Iwasaki, Tamae "Butch" Yamamoto, Kathryn (Kawata) Niita, Irene ...
Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance (ddr-one-1-408)
img Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance (ddr-one-1-408)
Black and white photographic negative of an unidentified Odori dancer performing with a woven basket in hand on stage for Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) inside the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple).
Portland Rose Festival Parade- Float 27
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- Float 27 "Motor Show 1907" (ddr-one-1-467)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 27 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd gathered outside the Noon Bag Company and White Stag Manufacturing. The side of the float reads "Portland Auto Dealers." Written on the front is "Motor Show 1907." A small yellow sign is placed on the front of the float ...
Obon Festival (ddr-one-1-183)
img Obon Festival (ddr-one-1-183)
Black and white photographic negative of a large seated crowd. Obon dancers crouched on the sideline. First crouched man on left side is Nobi Saito, first seated man from left is 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 ...
Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-282)
img Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-282)
Black and white photographic negative of two unidentified women at Obon posing for the camera. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community.
Young Buddhist League Convention Queen (ddr-one-1-25)
img Young Buddhist League Convention Queen (ddr-one-1-25)
Black and white photographic print of the Fourth Annual Northwest Young Buddhist League's Convection Queen: Mary (Nakata) Fujii of Portland, Oregon. She is dressed in a dark formal gown, wearing a jeweled tiara and velvet robe. The photograph was found in Frank Hirahara's memorabilia of his time in Portland.
Reed College (ddr-one-1-356)
img Reed College (ddr-one-1-356)
Black and white photographic negative of siblings Carlos Ogimi and Ayame Ogimi at Reed College, where they both attended school.
Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-386)
img Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-386)
Black and white photographic negative of two people sitting at a picnic table during a community picnic at Viking Park hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). From left to right: Ben Kasubuchi, and Mary (Okita) Kasubuchi.
Dance (ddr-one-1-100)
img Dance (ddr-one-1-100)
Black and white photographic negative of couples dancing together at an informal dance, possibly a Sorelles (a high school social group) event. Women seated along wall from left to right: Beti ann (Minamoto) Wantroba, May (Ebihara) Gelfand, Betty Ishida, Rose Haruye (Muramatsu) Ouchida, and Loretta (Fujii) Kaneko. Dancing on the far left is Betty Nakashimada and ...
Oregon Buddhist Church 50th Anniversary Celebration  Procession (ddr-one-1-54)
img Oregon Buddhist Church 50th Anniversary Celebration Procession (ddr-one-1-54)
Color slide of procession past US Custom House in Northwest Portland of women in kimonos or yukatas and men in dark suits. They are followed by Gene Sugimura carrying a purple banner with gold trim and the white emblem of the Wheel of Dharma in the center. From left to right: Janice (Matsunaga) Okamoto, Patricia “Pat ...
Sunday Best (ddr-one-1-657)
img Sunday Best (ddr-one-1-657)
Black and white photographic negative of Ruby Yoshiko (Takashima) Sumino smiling for the camera. Possibly dressed up for church.
Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Couples seated (ddr-one-1-120)
img Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Couples seated (ddr-one-1-120)
Black and white photographic negative of couples sitting around two tables at the Third Annual Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance at McElroy's Ballroom in Portland, Oregon. The couples are chatting and drinking, one of the bottles has a 7-up label. Couple in the center identified as Lillian (Wong) Okazaki and Mino Okazaki. Woman in front ...
Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-421)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-421)
Black and white photographic negative of guests at the Northwest Buddhist Convention banquet dinner in the basement of the Seattle Buddhist Church. Flag with the Wheel of Dharma is visible in hanging in the background. Sitting second from the left at table in foreground: Sumiye (Fukei) Kato, others unidentified.
Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 29
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- float 29 "Paul Bunyan and Babe" (ddr-one-1-518)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 29 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 a large flower depiction of Paul Bunyan and his ox Babe. Three women dressed ...
Oregon Buddhist Church Annual Lotus Bazaar- Refreshments Table (ddr-one-1-106)
img Oregon Buddhist Church Annual Lotus Bazaar- Refreshments Table (ddr-one-1-106)
Black and white photographic negative of the Oregon Buddhist Church's Annual Lotus Bazaar Refreshments Table. Toyse "Toy" Miura and Phyllis Midori (Ando) Muramatsu are running the refreshments table. Behind them are stacks of empty soda bottles. The Oregon Buddhist Church is now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple.
Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Seated couple (ddr-one-1-122)
img Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Seated couple (ddr-one-1-122)
Black and white photographic negative of couples sitting around two tables at the Third Annual Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance at McElroy's Ballroom in Portland, Oregon. One couple is smiling for the camera. Left to right: Yuri Sasaki, Sam "Pompadour Sam" Sasaki, May Sono, and George Sono. Woman standing in left background is identified as ...
Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-314)
img Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-314)
Black and white photographic negative of Susan Shizuko (Yoshida) Kurimoto posing with 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.
Sitting on the Beach (ddr-one-1-614)
img Sitting on the Beach (ddr-one-1-614)
Black and white photographic negative of Lillian (Niimi) Mikariya sitting on the beach looking to the right wrapped in a striped towel.
Portland Rose Festival Parade- Float 35
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- Float 35 "Portland Fire Department" (ddr-one-1-165)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 35 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside the Shoreline Hotel and Anchor Inn. The float is made of pink and red flowers, a seal made of red flowers sits on top of the float, a man leans out of the float's window waving at ...
Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Couples seated (ddr-one-1-126)
img Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance- Couples seated (ddr-one-1-126)
Black and white photographic negative of couples sitting in booth around two tables at the Third Annual Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance at McElroy's Ballroom in Portland, Oregon. Both couples are posing for the camera. Left to right: Barbara Sono Uyesugi, Koji Sono, Molly (Yamase) Sono and Tom Sono.
Sunday Best (ddr-one-1-654)
img Sunday Best (ddr-one-1-654)
Black and white photographic negative of two Nisei in suits possibly headed to church. From left to right: Ruby Yoshiko (Takashima) Sumino and Shig Oka.
Obon dance (ddr-one-1-76)
img Obon dance (ddr-one-1-76)
Black and white photographic print of large group dancing Odori (a traditional folk dance) with "uchiwa" (fans) during Obon Festival in front a large seated crowed outside. Outer circle of Obon dancers from right to left, starting left of podium: Tomi Tsujimura, Shizuko Oda, unidentified woman, Phyllis Midori (Ando) Muramatsu, all remaining unidentified. Inner circle of ...
Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) at Oregon Buddhist Church (ddr-one-1-401)
img Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) at Oregon Buddhist Church (ddr-one-1-401)
Black and white photographic negative of a crowd at Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) at Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple).
Nami at the Beach (ddr-one-1-633)
img Nami at the Beach (ddr-one-1-633)
Black and white photographic negative of Nami Matsushita Sasaki posing for the camera at the beach. In the background wearing swim trunks and a baseball glove is Arthur Ojiro "Art" Sasaki.
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