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Sorelles Group Photo (ddr-one-1-7)
img Sorelles Group Photo (ddr-one-1-7)
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 ...
Obon Festival- Dancer (ddr-one-1-280)
img Obon Festival- Dancer (ddr-one-1-280)
Black and white photographic negative of Fukiyo Masuda smiling for the camera at Obon. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community.
Assembly (ddr-one-1-627)
img Assembly (ddr-one-1-627)
Black and white photographic print of an audience sitting inside the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple) at 10th and Everett. From left to right front row: Eddie Tamiyasu, Katie (Iwamoto) Tamiyasu, Katie's brother Iwamoto, Ernie Takeda, Masa Maekawa, and Ben Kasubuchi Jr. From left to right second row: first from ...
Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-374)
img Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-374)
Black and white photographic negative of Nisei sitting on a blanket at a community picnic at Viking Park hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). From left to right: Kathleen "Kathie" Haruko (Matsuda) Sato, Roy Otsuki, and Rose Haruye (Muramatsu) Ouchida.
Methodist Banquet (ddr-one-1-344)
img Methodist Banquet (ddr-one-1-344)
Black and white photographic negative of guests at a banquet held inside a church. Guest seated along right side of table in foreground from left to right: May (Ebihara) Gelfand, Rose Namba, unidentified, Loretta (Fujii) Kaneko, unidentified, Betty Ishida, and Jayne (Katada) Furukawa. All other guests unidentified. Sign behind the pulpit reads: "Just a Happy Smile ...
Oregon Buddhist Church 50th Anniversary Celebration Chigo Procession (ddr-one-1-48)
img Oregon Buddhist Church 50th Anniversary Celebration Chigo Procession (ddr-one-1-48)
Color slide of the Chigo "Children's" Procession to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). Children are dressed in traditional Japanese children's ceremonial costumes and walk in a line down a street in front of the US Custom House in Northwest Portland. They are following ...
Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-50)
img Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-50)
Color slide of four unidentified women and one unidentified man in kimonos or yukatas, outside performing a Odori (a Japanese folk dance) at night.
Nisei (ddr-one-1-299)
img Nisei (ddr-one-1-299)
Black and white photographic negative of nine Nisei smiling for the camera indoors. Women from left to right: all unidentified except fifth from the left, Irene (Fujii) Mano. Men back row left to right: unidentified, Yoichi “Cannon” Kitayama, and Shorty Kaga. Man in front: Ned Maeda.
Valentine's Day potluck at Oregon Buddhist Church (ddr-one-1-61)
img Valentine's Day potluck at Oregon Buddhist Church (ddr-one-1-61)
Color slide of young men and women filling plates at Valentine's Day potluck at Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). From left to right: Ben Ishida, Atsuko "Alice" (Matsumoto) Ando, Frances (Kinoshita) Mayeda, and Arthur "Art" Ojiro Sasaki.
Portland Rose Festival Parade- Float 43
img Portland Rose Festival Parade- Float 43 "Kiwanis" (ddr-one-1-159)
Color slide of Rose Festival Parade float 43 driving down W Burnside in front of a crowd outside the Shoreline Hotel. The sign for the Blue Eagle Cafe is visible in the background as well as a woman dressed in a Native American costume riding a Paint horse. The float is a large clown head with ...
Letter from Bertha Wylder to Kida family (ddr-one-3-63)
doc Letter from Bertha Wylder to Kida family (ddr-one-3-63)
Envelope addressed to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in Nyssa, Oregon, postmarked December 30, 1943. Letter from Bertha Wylder to Miyuki "Kay" Kida and family dated Wednesday. Mr. Hedley (Mary Hedley's husband) passed away. Bertha writes with news about the plans for the funeral and let them know she had bought flowers for Mr. Hedley in the ...
Letter from Mary Hedley to Miyuki
doc Letter from Mary Hedley to Miyuki "Kay" Kida (ddr-one-3-26)
Envelope addressed to Miyuki "Kay" Kida in the Portland Assembly Center, letter from Mary Hedley to "friends" meaning Kida family. Three clippings from the newspaper covering food rationing, the possibility of fuel rationing, and the possibility of incarcerated Japanese Americans working in sugar beet fields and other crops in the inner-United States. The letter mentions that ...
Letter to George Kida from Major E.A. Steuding (ddr-one-3-16)
doc Letter to George Kida from Major E.A. Steuding (ddr-one-3-16)
Letter and envelope to George Kida from Major E. A. Steuding, the acting Provost Marshal for the State of the Oregon, informing George that his request for more information about the date of evacuation and the possibility of re-settlement in his letter written on May 19, 1942 could not be could not be answered by the ...
Envelope and three letters to Dr. Keizaburo
doc Envelope and three letters to Dr. Keizaburo "Kei" Koyama from Koyama family (ddr-one-5-1)
White envelope addressed to Mr. Kei Koyama in Missoula, Montana, from the Koyama family in Portland. The envelope is postmarked December 31, 1941. A purple "CENSORED" stamp is on the front of the envelope. Inside the envelope are three letters from Kei's daughter, Miriam Kiyo Koyama; his son, William Koyama; and his wife, Teru Koyama ...
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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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 109, No. 1 (July 7-14, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-26)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 109, No. 1 (July 7-14, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-26)
Selected article titles: "Ujifusa Feels Money Rally Now Bad Idea" (p. 1), "JACL-LEC Submits Changes in Detail to Proposed Redress Act" (pp. 1, 7), "Movie-for-TV Shines Its Spotlight on Internment" (p. 2), and "Greater Portland Area Nikkei Opens Campaign for J.A. Historical Garden in Waterfront Park" (p. 3).
Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-322-1)
img Wedding portrait (ddr-densho-322-1)
The wedding of Kazuo Kinshita and Ami Nakao at the Oregon Buddhist Temple in Portland.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 21 (May 24, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-21)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 21 (May 24, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-21)
Select article titles: "Hearings on temporary Japanese farm labor program completed in Washington; Labor Dep't, labor groups and JACL testifies" (p. 1); "Min Yasui's father dies in Portland, was 70" (p. 1); "JACL-COJAEC lists names of awardees ready to be paid by next appropriation measure; more names to appear" (p. 1); "'Teahouse' production earns ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 5 (August 2, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-31)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 5 (August 2, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-31)
Select article titles: "Protest envoy acceptance of 'Jap' Text of 'Night Beat' interview on use of word 'Jap': Ambassador Matsudaira doesn't care; professor dislikes term" (p. 1); "JACL calls on senators to reject further substantive change to civil rights bill; 'heart of House-passed measure cut out" (p. 1); "Dinner honoring ex-Gov. Sprague set for Aug ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2035 (March 23, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-11)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2035 (March 23, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-11)
Selected article titles: "Rites at Camp Minidoka Being Planned for August" (p. 1), "U.S. Occupation of Japan: Reflections & Views" (pp. 3, 14), "Albert Einstein: His Single Visit to Japan Recalled" (p. 3), and "Portland's Bush Garden: Two Years Pass to Reopen" (p. 10).
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.
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 ...
Wedding portrait of Fred Lee and Betty-Jean Lee (Chinn) (ddr-one-1-132)
img Wedding portrait of Fred Lee and Betty-Jean Lee (Chinn) (ddr-one-1-132)
Black and white photographic negative of Fred G. Lee and Betty Jean (Chinn) Lee in wedding attire including a large bridal headdress.
Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-303)
img Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-303)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers practicing an Odori folk dance inside Norse Hall in Northeast Portland. Second dancer from the left is identified as Atsuko "Alice" (Matsumoto) Ando. Young boy and third standing audience member from the left is identified as Eddie Tamiyasu. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist ...
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