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Little league football team banquet (ddr-densho-114-530)
img Little league football team banquet (ddr-densho-114-530)
This awards banquet was held in 1953 to honor the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee sponsored International Fighting Irish football team, which finished first in its league. In this photo two young footballers are receiving inspirational player awards from the coach.
Little league football team (ddr-densho-114-523)
img Little league football team (ddr-densho-114-523)
The Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee sponsored International Fighting Irish football team is playing against West Seattle at Garfield High School. The Fighting Irish won the game 26-0.
Football team (ddr-densho-23-17)
img Football team (ddr-densho-23-17)
Organized sports such as baseball and football were important for the Japanese American community because they encouraged cohesiveness. Teams composed entirely of Nisei competed against one another. Several Nisei sports leagues were formed in the 1930s. Front (left to right): Torazo Hikida, Ken Shimbo, George Ishii, Jackson Sonada, Genji Nishimura (holding football), "Nap" Nishisaka, Fred Kosaka ...
Little league football team banquet (ddr-densho-114-533)
img Little league football team banquet (ddr-densho-114-533)
This awards banquet was held in 1953 to honor the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee-sponsored International Fighting Irish football team, which finished first in its league. In this photo a young footballer is receiving an outstanding player award.
Football team lunch (ddr-densho-114-203)
img Football team lunch (ddr-densho-114-203)
This football team, sponsored by the Nisei Veterans Committee (NVC), is enjoying lunch at NVC Hall.
Little league football team banquet (ddr-densho-114-529)
img Little league football team banquet (ddr-densho-114-529)
Members of the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee sponsored International Fighting Irish football team eating dinner at an awards banquet.
doc "Charity Classic Helps Luckless" (ddr-densho-280-100)
"Broadway Whims" article about a fall charity football game.
Nisei football players (ddr-densho-136-24)
img Nisei football players (ddr-densho-136-24)
This photograph shows football players from Roosevelt High School in Seattle. (L to R): Tom Nishitani, unidentified.
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