Japanese American identity

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Japanese American identity (553)

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

553 items
Taenaka family, kimono (ddr-csujad-25-271)
img Taenaka family, kimono (ddr-csujad-25-271)
A page from the Taenaka family photo album. Pasted on the page are five photographs of the Taenaka family, including Kamie, Haruko, Chiyoko, and Saiko taken with the local Japanese American community in Los Angeles, California. Haruko, Chiyoko and Saiko wear kimono. The photographs are probably taken in the early 1930s. See this object in the ...
Group photograph (ddr-densho-359-509)
img Group photograph (ddr-densho-359-509)
The caption under the photograph in the album reads "March 1926".
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 ...
Odori costumes (ddr-one-1-62)
img Odori costumes (ddr-one-1-62)
Color slide of three women sitting dressed in Odori (traditional Japanese folk dance) costumes of kimonos or yukatas with straw hats on. From left to right: unidentified, Midori Hasegawa, and Lily Ono.
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.
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" Yasutome, ...
Northwest Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-431)
img Northwest Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-431)
Black and white photographic negative of two Nisei women standing behind set banquet tables. From left to right: Noriko (Ichikawa) Kurashige, and May Matsumoto.
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-220)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-220)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers holding "uchiwa" (fan) above their heads in front of large crowd. From left to right line: Beti ann (Minamoto) Wantroba, and Nami (Miura) Koida, all others unidentified. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the ...
Oregon Buddhist Church Annual Lotus Bazaar (ddr-one-1-105)
img Oregon Buddhist Church Annual Lotus Bazaar (ddr-one-1-105)
Black and white photographic negative of a crowd and banners at the Oregon Buddhist Church's Annual Lotus Bazaar (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple). Man in crowd with legs crossed talking to two unidentified women is Sam "Pompadour Sam" Sasaki. For print please see ONLC 4946 (ddr-one-1-717)
Lunch Break (ddr-one-1-690)
img Lunch Break (ddr-one-1-690)
Black and white photographic negative of five unidentified Japanese Americans (four women and one man) sitting at a table with a box in front of them.
Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-373)
img Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-373)
Black and white photographic negative of four women sitting at a picnic table eating with chopsticks at a community picnic at Viking Park hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). From left to right: Frances (Kinoshita) Mayeda, Sumi "Sue" (Kaga) Hasegawa, Mrs. Kiyomura, and Jean (Kiyomura) Tamiyasu.
Oregon Buddhist Church Annual Lotus Bazaar (ddr-one-1-717)
img Oregon Buddhist Church Annual Lotus Bazaar (ddr-one-1-717)
Black and white photographic print of a crowd and banner at the Oregon Buddhist Church's Annual Lotus Bazaar (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple). Man in crowd with legs crossed talking to two unidentified women is Sam "Pompadour Sam" Sasaki. For negative please see ONLC 2904 (ddr--one-1-105)
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-287)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-287)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in straw hats performing an Odori folk dance. From left to right those facing the camera: Atsuko "Alice" (Matsumoto) Ando and Arthur Ojiro “Art” Sasaki. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei ...
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-261)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-261)
Black and white photographic negative of two lines of dancers performing an Odori (traditional Japanese folk dance) at Obon. Right line from left to right: Mr. Tsujimura, Atsuko "Alice" Kida, Susanne Mineko (Sasaki) Myer. Left line, third from left: Don Oishi. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon ...
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-257)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-257)
Black and white photographic negative of unidentified Obon dancer performing in front of a crowd. 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-1-190)
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.
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-209)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-209)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in front of a large crowd. Obon dancers from left to right: unidentified, Hisako (Onishi) Saito, unidentified, Loretta (Fujii) Kaneko, Mr. Yoshihara, unidentified, Beti ann (Minamoto) Wantroba, Nami (Miura) Koida, Mabel (Maekawa) Ota. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon ...
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. ...
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