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Obon dragon dance (ddr-one-1-112)
img Obon dragon dance (ddr-one-1-112)
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 coast and have tenugui (light cotton towel) headbands. Two dancers in a dragon costume dance in front of the musicians. Man sitting on far right identified as Henry Matsunaga. Obon ...
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-195)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-195)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in front of a large crowd. First Oban dancer from the left: Masano Hachiya Yamasaki, fourth Obon dancer from the left: Haru Fujita. 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 ...
Obon Festival Dancers (ddr-one-1-75)
img Obon Festival Dancers (ddr-one-1-75)
Black and white photographic print of three Japanese American women posing in costumes used to dance during Obon. Women are holding "tenugui" (towels used in the traditional Japanese folk dance "Odori"). From left to right: Jean Yasuko (Kida) Tomita, Atsuko "Alice" (Ando) Matsumoto, Atsuko "Alice" Kida. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist ...
Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-306)
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Black and white photographic negative of small audience watching the Obon dance rehearsal inside Norse Hall in Northeast Portland. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community.
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-255)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-255)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in two lines forming a large partial circle. Outer circle from right to left: second in line Toraichi Kobayashi, third in line Sakae Kobayashi, seventh in line Kojiro Yoshida, ninth in line Wako Henjyoji. Inner circle from right to left: Grace (Sakano) Robbs, Amy (Mishiro) Kanegae, Patricia “Pat” ...
Obon Festival- Children dancers (ddr-one-1-262)
img Obon Festival- Children dancers (ddr-one-1-262)
Black and white photographic negative of unidentified young Obon dancers sitting on grass in front of photographers. One girl appears to be eating a snack. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community.
Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-293)
img Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-293)
Black and white photographic negative of two Obon dancers holding "uchiwa" (fan) and smiling for the camera indoors. From left to right: Kuni Kitayama and Chiyoko Yoshihara. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community.
Obon Festival- Dancer (ddr-one-1-234)
img Obon Festival- Dancer (ddr-one-1-234)
Black and white photographic negative of Harue Akiyama, the Obon dance instructor, posing for camera wearing straw hat. 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, Oregon.
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-291)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-291)
Black and white photographic negative of Patricia “Pat” (Ikata) Iboshi dancing an Odori folk dance 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..
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-277)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-277)
Black and white photographic negative of two lines of Obon dancers performing an Odori folk dance. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community.
Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-311)
img Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-311)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers rehearsing an Odori folk dance in front of a small audience inside Norse Hall. Obon dancers from left to right: Shig Yuzuriha, Shig Oka, Hiro Okayama, unidentified, and Arthur Ojiro “Art” Sasaki. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist ...
Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-313)
img Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-313)
Black and white photographic negative of two Obon dancers in costume. From left to right: Joyce (Sasaki) Olsen and Susanne Mineko (Sasaki) Myers. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community.
Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-248)
img Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-248)
Black and white photographic negative of Eddie Tamiyasu posing for the camera in his Obon costume. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community.
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-215)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-215)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers performing before a crowd. Obon dancers from left to right: Susanne Mineko (Sasaki) Myer, Susan Shizuko (Yoshida) Kurimoto, Mrs. Okayama, unidentified, Mary Yamaguchi, Jean (Tsujimura) Takashima, Atsuko "Alice" (Matsumoto) Ando, Noburo Takashima, Atsuko "Alice" Kida, remaining dancer unidentified. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist ...
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-219)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-219)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers performing before a crowd. First woman in crowd on left side: Marian Hara. Obon dancers left line from right to left: Haru Fujii, Tamuro Miura, and Nobuko Yoshida. Obon dancers right line from right to left: Jimmy Yoshida. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist ...
Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-274)
img Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-274)
Black and white photographic negative of two Obon dancers with tenugui (light cotton towels) around their necks posing for the camera. On left is Yukiye Itoyama. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community.
Bon Odori (ddr-densho-36-59)
img Bon Odori (ddr-densho-36-59)
Before World War II, the Bon Odori festival took place on Main Street in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown. This person is playing a taiko drum.
Bon Odori (ddr-densho-36-62)
img Bon Odori (ddr-densho-36-62)
Before World War II, the Bon Odori festival took place on Main Street in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown.
Bon Odori (ddr-densho-36-60)
img Bon Odori (ddr-densho-36-60)
Before World War II, the Bon Odori festival took place on Main Street in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown.
Bon Odori (ddr-densho-36-58)
img Bon Odori (ddr-densho-36-58)
Before World War II, the Bon Odori festival took place on Main Street in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown.
Bon Odori (ddr-densho-36-64)
img Bon Odori (ddr-densho-36-64)
Before World War II, the Bon Odori festival took place on Main Street in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown.
Bon Odori (ddr-densho-36-61)
img Bon Odori (ddr-densho-36-61)
Before World War II, the Bon Odori festival took place on Main Street in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown.
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