img Congregation outside the Japanese Baptist Church (ddr-densho-12-1)
The Japanese Baptist Church is located at 160 Broadway in Seattle, Washington. Before World War II, this area was adjacent to Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown.
img Green Lake Juniors baseball team (ddr-densho-134-36)
This juniors baseball team was formed in the 1930s for younger players who could not compete in the older leagues. They played against teams from Tacoma, Bellevue, Bainbridge Island, White River Valley, and Seattle.
img Japanese Students Club members (ddr-densho-134-18)
Members of the Lincoln High School Japanese Students Club posing for a photo. The club held Japanese dances, tea ceremonies, and other activities. Back row (L to R): Kambe, Uchida, Abe, Kanno, Yamada, Tanaka, Fukano. Middle row (L to R): Sasaki, E. Ota, A. Ota, Hayashi, Kumasaka, Shio, Kambe. Front row (L to R): Sasaki, Suzuki ...
img Green Lake Japanese American community (ddr-densho-133-2)
Japanese Americans of the Green Lake neighborhood gather for a community picnic. Photo taken near North 105th & Meridian Avenue in Seattle, Washington.
img Japanese American Citizens League celebration (ddr-densho-136-40)
This JACL celebration took place at the Olympic Hotel in Downtown Seattle.
doc Slogan for 1962 Convention- Selection (ddr-densho-280-32)
A typed document outlining slogan options for the Japanese American Citizens League's 17th Biennial Convention.
doc A message from the JACL publicity chairman (ddr-densho-280-18)
Press release announcing the JACL's 17th Biennial National Convention in Seattle, Washington. Includes brief history of the organization and events planned for the convention.
doc JACL letter of appreciation to Joe Hamanaka (ddr-densho-280-43)
Letter from James Matsuoka and Peter Ohtaki thanking Joe Hamanaka for his publicity and public relations work for the JACL 17th Biennial National Convention.
doc Letter of appreciation to Joe Hamanaka for JACL convention theme (ddr-densho-280-38)
Letter from Frank Chuman congratulating Joe Hamanaka on submitting the winning theme for the Japanese American Citizens League's 17th Biennial Convention and elaborating on what the theme means to him.
doc JACL 17th Biennial National Convention welcome drafts (ddr-densho-280-31)
Joe Hamanaka brainstormed welcome slogans and phrases for the Japanese American Citizens League's 17th Biennial Convention. Notes are written on the back of a Grant Advertising, Inc. flyer.
img Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-335)
Black and white photographic negative of a large crowd of Buddhists gathered outside Collin's Field House in Seattle, Washington. Reverend Tatsuya Ichikawa sitting in right hand corner. First row far left: Kiku Fujita, fourth from left: Yasuko (Hashimoto) Morita. Second row: fifth from left is Irene (Fujii) Mano, sixth from left: Elaine Miyake. Fourth row ...
img Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-416)
Black and white photographic negative of guests at the Northwest Buddhist Convention banquet dinner in the basement of the Seattle Buddhist Church. Standing is Ted "Tetsuo" Tamaki talking to Kiku (Fujita) Morita.
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 53, No. 13 (September 29, 1961) (ddr-pc-33-39)
Selected article titles: "Bartender's Racial Bias Draws Fines Totalling [sic] $6,100" (p. 1), "Seattle Sending 30-Ft. Cedar Totem Pole at Sister City Gesture to Kobe, Weighs a Ton" (p. 1), and "New Lustre on American Democracy Viewed as First Negro Federal District Judge Sworn in on Constitution Week" (p. 2).
img Nuns and children on steps of Maryknoll (ddr-densho-330-6)
Caption on slide says: 1st DAYT AT CONVENT 507 17th AVE