Japanese American identity

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Japanese American identity (428)

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Americans of Japanese ancestry, Buddhahead, Japanese American Hibakusha, Kotonk

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Japanese American man stands in open field (ddr-densho-362-12)
img Japanese American man stands in open field (ddr-densho-362-12)
A man wearing a black jacket and white pants stands alone in an open field with Heart Mountain in the background.
Six Japanese American children (ddr-densho-362-10)
img Six Japanese American children (ddr-densho-362-10)
Six Japanese American children stand together for a group photo. Two camp houses appear in the background.
Ryo Imamura Segment 33 (ddr-densho-1000-27-33)
vh Ryo Imamura Segment 33 (ddr-densho-1000-27-33)
Issues of self-image, cultural adaptation, and survival mechanisms as a racial minority
Roy Ebihara Interview Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-222-24)
vh Roy Ebihara Interview Segment 24 (ddr-densho-1000-222-24)
Getting involved with the "wrong crowd" as an adolescent: feeling angry about being Japanese American
Kara Kondo Interview Segment 29 (ddr-densho-1000-139-29)
vh Kara Kondo Interview Segment 29 (ddr-densho-1000-139-29)
Impact of mass removal on the Wapato Japanese community; a sergeant in charge of removal expresses sympathy, but "it was his job"
Tomio Moriguchi Interview I Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-59-16)
vh Tomio Moriguchi Interview I Segment 16 (ddr-densho-1000-59-16)
Postwar opportunities for Japanese Americans: societal, cultural, and self-imposed limitations
Tom Akashi Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-164-8)
vh Tom Akashi Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-164-8)
Growing up in a neighborhood with kids of other ethnicities: "you're conscious that you're Japanese and you're different"
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 109, No. 8 (September 22, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-33)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 109, No. 8 (September 22, 1989) (ddr-pc-61-33)
Selected article titles: "JACL-LEC Members Add Support to Inouye's Redress Entitlement" (p. 1), "S.F.'s JA Library Granted $5,000 from NCJAR" (p. 1), "Chronicles the Yasui Family: Lise Yasui's 'Family Gathering' Airing Oct. 17" (pp. 3, 6), and "Japanese Press Translation: America's Three Victories in World War Two" (p. 5).
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 ...
Lunch Break (ddr-one-1-694)
img Lunch Break (ddr-one-1-694)
Black and white photographic negative of a large group of Japanese Americans sitting around tables eating lunch out of small boxes on the table in front of them.
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 ...
Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-268)
img Obon Festival- Dancers (ddr-one-1-268)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers posing for the camera at Obon. Second to the left is Hisako (Onishi) Saito. 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-1-271)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-271)
Black and white photographic negative of unidentified male Obon dancers performing in front of audience. 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-1-213)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-213)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in a partial circle, a crowd encloses the dancers. Obon dancers right to left outer circle: Yoshino Fujii, Tamuro Miura, unidentified, Nobuko Yoshida, and Loretta (Fujii) Kaneko. Obon dancers right to left inner circle: fourth in Jimmy Yoshida, Patricia “Pat” (Ikata) Iboshi, Joe Shiraishi, and Yoneko (Aono) Sugimura ...
Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance (ddr-one-1-402)
img Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance (ddr-one-1-402)
Black and white photographic negative of an Odori folk dance performance on a stage for Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) inside the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). Dancers on stage: second to the right, Shiz (Fujita) Inaba; third to the right, Mary (Nakata) Fujii.
Dance (ddr-one-1-102)
img Dance (ddr-one-1-102)
Black and white photographic negative of an unidentified couple sitting at a table in semi-formal attire possibly manning the coat check.
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-190)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-190)
Black and white photographic negative of three Obon dancers in front of a crowd. Second Obon dancer from left is Sumi Hachiya. 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.
Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-65)
img Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-65)
Color slide of two women in kimonos or yukatas, outside performing Odori (traditional Japanese folk dance) at night. From left to right: Grace (Tachibana) Ishikawa and Ruth Saito.
Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-51)
img Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-51)
Color slide of two women in kimonos or yukatas, outside performing a Odori (a Japanese folk dance) at night. Woman on left identified as Ruth Saito.
Oregon Buddhist Church 50th Anniversary Celebration Procession (ddr-one-1-52)
img Oregon Buddhist Church 50th Anniversary Celebration Procession (ddr-one-1-52)
Color slide of procession in front of US Customs House in Northwest Portland. Procession led by a color guard of Boy Scouts, carrying the United States flag and the Buddhist flag. Women in kimonos or yukatas follow, then black vehicles with flowers on top, then the Chigo "children's" procession. From left to right: Kenneth "Kenny ...
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