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Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-334)
img Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-334)
Black and white photographic negative of large crowd of Buddhists gathered outside Collin's Field House in Seattle, Washington for a Buddhist convention. First row: Kiku Fujita, unidentified, Nancy from Tacoma, and Yasuko (Hashimoto) Morita. Second row, far right is Irene (Fujii) Mano. Third row far right: Sumiye (Fukei) Kato. Fourth row far left: Yosh Tanabe ...
Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-414)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet (ddr-one-1-414)
Black and white photographic negative of guests at the Northwest Buddhist Convention banquet dinner in the basement of the Seattle Buddhist Church. Sitting on the far left is Shizuko "Shiz" (Ochiai) Ota Okazaki.
Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet- Dining Room set-up (ddr-one-1-427)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet- Dining Room set-up (ddr-one-1-427)
Black and white photographic negative of two unidentified women setting banquet tables in the basement of the Seattle Buddhist Church for the Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet. Striped flag and a flag with the Wheel of Dharma are visible hanging in the background.
Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet- Kitchen (ddr-one-1-429)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention Banquet- Kitchen (ddr-one-1-429)
Black and white photographic negative of three women and one girl in the kitchen of the Seattle Buddhist Church. Woman on right identified as Kiyo Harada.
Acadia Leaving Port of Seattle (ddr-one-2-280)
img Acadia Leaving Port of Seattle (ddr-one-2-280)
Black and white photographic print of voyage on ship Acadia from Seattle, Washington, to Japan, leaving Seattle harbor with ship in right foreground.
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 69, No. 14 (October 03,1969) (ddr-pc-41-40)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 69, No. 14 (October 03,1969) (ddr-pc-41-40)
Select article titles: "Jr. JACL organizational roots dry, program hurting" (p. 1); "Human relations dept. dropping talk, swing with action instead" (p. 1); "17 college set Asian American studies this fall" (p. 3); "Nikkei plight shown in perspective" (p. 4); "School Board Confronted" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 69, No. 21 (November 21,1969) (ddr-pc-41-47)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 69, No. 21 (November 21,1969) (ddr-pc-41-47)
Select article titles: "JACL favors reversion of Okinawa to Japan by 1972" (p. 1); "Rohwer Memorial: Go for Broke!" (p.1); "JACL Statement on Reversion of Okinawa" (p. 3); "Seattle's first ethnic studies on Asian American taught at Jr. high" (p. 4); "Junior High School Poll: Views on Asian Americans" (p. 4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 69, No. 25 (December 19,1969) (ddr-pc-41-51)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 69, No. 25 (December 19,1969) (ddr-pc-41-51)
Select article titles: "Brief History of Japanese in Colusa County: Shadow of Its Former Self" (A p. 1); "New history reveals Issei as ideal builders in America despite variances" (A p. 9); "For Better Americans in a Greater America" (D. p. 11); "In a Democracy laws are the people's safeguard" (Supplement p. 3); "The Japanese ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 69, No. 22 (November 28,1969) (ddr-pc-41-48)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 69, No. 22 (November 28,1969) (ddr-pc-41-48)
Select article titles: "Medallions, Hosokawa books presented at White House 'first'" (p. 1); "Depper appreciation of American heritage urged for new Guidelines" (p. 1); "Racist comment on Japanese by S.F. United Crusade executive protested" (p. 1); "Seattle Issei in Central Area seek help, hurt by inadequate insurance" (p. 4).
JACL convention slogan drafts (ddr-densho-280-50)
doc JACL convention slogan drafts (ddr-densho-280-50)
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.
Theme suggestions for JACL conference (ddr-densho-280-34)
doc Theme suggestions for JACL conference (ddr-densho-280-34)
A letter from a Joe Hamanaka suggesting some themes for their upcoming 17th Biennial Convention.
JACL Convention Procedures (ddr-densho-280-28)
doc JACL Convention Procedures (ddr-densho-280-28)
Convention procedures for the Japanese American Citizens League's 17th Biennial conference in Seattle, Washington. The procedures specifically highlight press officer duties and objectives.
Girl and a cat (ddr-densho-313-75)
img Girl and a cat (ddr-densho-313-75)
Written on back: "Taken April 1942 Seattle, WA".
JACL Public Relations Committee final slogan suggestions (ddr-densho-280-51)
doc JACL Public Relations Committee final slogan suggestions (ddr-densho-280-51)
Letter from Peter Ohtaki encouraging his JACL (Japanese American Citizens League) Public Relations committee members to finalize their choices for the 17th Biennial National Convention slogan.
JACL National Convention Board Meeting minutes (ddr-densho-280-49)
doc JACL National Convention Board Meeting minutes (ddr-densho-280-49)
Minutes from the seventh National Convention Board Meeting of the Japanese American Citizens League.
Letter of gratitude to Joe Hamanaka from Jim Matsuoka (ddr-densho-280-40)
doc Letter of gratitude to Joe Hamanaka from Jim Matsuoka (ddr-densho-280-40)
Letter from James M. Matsuoka thanking Joe Hamanaka for sending a promotional material and congratulating him on submitting the winning JACL 17th Biennial Convention theme.
Letter enlisting Joe Hamanaka's help for JACL convention (ddr-densho-280-37)
doc Letter enlisting Joe Hamanaka's help for JACL convention (ddr-densho-280-37)
Letter from James Matsuoka enlisting Joe Hamanaka to assist with public relations for the Japanese American Citizens League 17th Biennial Convention in the summer of 1962.
Dinner party (ddr-densho-124-27)
img Dinner party (ddr-densho-124-27)
These Issei are eating dinner at Maneki Restaurant in Seattle's Nihonmachi or Japantown. (L to R): Azuma (or Higashi), Eiji, unidentified, Tamura, unidentified, Azuma (or Higashi), Yoshizo (or Ryozo), Yamaguchi, Tadashi.
Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-130-6)
img Green Lake Young People's Club (ddr-densho-130-6)
Members of the Green Lake Seinenkai (young people's club), a social club primarily for Nisei in their teens and twenties. This club organized athletic, cultural, and social activities. Back row (L to R): Tadashi Kumagai, Toge Fujihara, Tak Nakawatase, Akira Kumasaka, Tom Nishitani, Naoshi Kumagai, Nobuo Tanagi, Nobi Yamada, Shuichi Abe. Middle row (L to ...
Dye works storefront (ddr-densho-130-3)
img Dye works storefront (ddr-densho-130-3)
About 15 families in North Seattle owned dye works (dry cleaning) businesses. This shop, the M & M Dye Works, was located at North 42nd and Fremont Avenue.
Green Lake Japanese American community (ddr-densho-133-1)
img Green Lake Japanese American community (ddr-densho-133-1)
Japanese Americans of the Green Lake neighborhood gather for a community picnic. Photo taken near North 105th & Meridian Avenue in Seattle, Washington.
Picnic at Rolling Beach (ddr-densho-134-23)
img Picnic at Rolling Beach (ddr-densho-134-23)
The Green Lake Association brought the Japanese American community together for frequent social gatherings.
Girls in kimonos (ddr-densho-134-27)
img Girls in kimonos (ddr-densho-134-27)
Students of the Japanese Language School in North Seattle gather in the playground. The school was housed in the Green Lake Community Hall, located at North 100th and Corliss Avenue. The building was eventually enlarged as the program grew more and more popular. (L to R): Molly Kitajima, Michiko Nakawatase, Kazue Kitajima, Kazuko Sasaki, Chimiko Nakawatase ...
Women working in greenhouse (ddr-densho-134-5)
img Women working in greenhouse (ddr-densho-134-5)
Easter Lilies had to bloom and be delivered to markets a few weeks before Easter Sunday. These women are wrapping the lilies in protective tissue paper, preparing them for delivery.
Green Lake Sunday School (ddr-densho-134-26)
img Green Lake Sunday School (ddr-densho-134-26)
This Sunday school was started by three missionaries from the Seattle Japanese Baptist Church in the early 1920s. Back row (L to R): Miss Rumsey, Naoshi Kumagai, Kay Suzuki, Tadashi Kumagai, unidentified, Akira Kumasaka. Middle row (L to R): Tak Nakawatase, unidentified, unidentified, May Kumasaka, Kimi Taguchi, Ko Suzuki, unidentified. Front row (L to R): Sam ...
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