Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee Collection ddr-densho-114

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Nisei linguists attending Japanese language class (ddr-densho-114-183)
img Nisei linguists attending Japanese language class (ddr-densho-114-183)
Original caption: Nisei interpreters of Gen. HQ. Allied Powers in the Pacific, Tokyo Japan, attend classes on "Kan-Ji" characters. 3 Sep 1946.
442nd Regimental Combat Team parade (ddr-densho-114-184)
img 442nd Regimental Combat Team parade (ddr-densho-114-184)
Original caption: Preparations are being made for a parade to be held in Washington, D.C., on July 15, 1946 by the 442nd Combat Team (Japanese-American troops), temporarily stationed at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. 7-6-46. Mr. Bill Davenport of 1569 Ethel Avenue, Lincoln Park, Michigan, former company commander in the 442nd Infantry, who was discharged last month, is ...
442nd Regimental Combat Team band (ddr-densho-114-185)
img 442nd Regimental Combat Team band (ddr-densho-114-185)
Original caption: The 442nd Infantry Regiment band, the only Army musical organization whose members all are Americans of Japanese descent, plays for its regiment at a ceremony in Cecina, Italy. The band leader, M/Sgt. Jun Yamamoto, lives at 1214 Hayes St., Boise, Idaho. 7/30/44.
Hawaiian Nisei veteran presenting lei (ddr-densho-114-186)
img Hawaiian Nisei veteran presenting lei (ddr-densho-114-186)
Original caption: Colonel Joseph P. Sullivan, Sixth Army Quartermaster, represents General Mark W. Clark, CG, Sixth Army, at a ceremony where Sam Kinoshita, Nisei veteran of the 442nd Combat Team, holds Hawaiian lei of 1,100 individual flowers, which is on route to Paris to be placed on the tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Arch ...
National basketball tournament (ddr-densho-114-188)
img National basketball tournament (ddr-densho-114-188)
In the late 1940s, Seattle hosted the National Oriental Basketball Tournament with teams competing from Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii, Illinois and Vancouver, BC. In this photo the Hawaiian team is playing Seattle's Cathay Post at the Seattle University Gymnasium.
National basketball tournament (ddr-densho-114-195)
img National basketball tournament (ddr-densho-114-195)
In the late 1940s, Seattle hosted the National Oriental Basketball Tournament with teams competing from Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii, Illinois and Vancouver, BC. Games like this one were played at the Seattle University Gymnasium.
National basketball tournament (ddr-densho-114-200)
img National basketball tournament (ddr-densho-114-200)
In the late 1940s, Seattle hosted the National Oriental Basketball Tournament with teams competing from Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii, Illinois and Vancouver, BC. Games like this one were played at the Seattle University Gymnasium.
Nisei Veterans Committee bazaar (ddr-densho-114-201)
img Nisei Veterans Committee bazaar (ddr-densho-114-201)
These ladies are preparing sushi for a bazaar sponsored by the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee. This bazaar was held at the Seattle Buddhist Church.
Nisei Veterans Committee bazaar (ddr-densho-114-202)
img Nisei Veterans Committee bazaar (ddr-densho-114-202)
Members of the Women's Auxiliary Club operating a booth at the bazaar. This bazaar was held at the Nisei Veterans Committee Hall.
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.
Golf tournament dinner (ddr-densho-114-206)
img Golf tournament dinner (ddr-densho-114-206)
Participants of the Nisei Veterans Committee golf tournament eating a celebratory dinner in Chinatown.
Work crew (ddr-densho-114-208)
img Work crew (ddr-densho-114-208)
Three Nisei veterans work on remodeling the Seattle Nisei Veterans Clubhouse.
10th Anniversary Movie (ddr-densho-114-215)
img 10th Anniversary Movie (ddr-densho-114-215)
This event took place at the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee Hall.
National basketball tournament (ddr-densho-114-230)
img National basketball tournament (ddr-densho-114-230)
In the late 1940s, Seattle hosted the National Oriental Basketball Tournament with teams competing from Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii, Illinois and Vancouver, BC. In this photo Seattle Mayor William F. Devin talks with the Honolulu team.
National basketball tournament (ddr-densho-114-232)
img National basketball tournament (ddr-densho-114-232)
In the late 1940s, Seattle hosted the National Oriental Basketball Tournament with teams competing from Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii, Illinois and Vancouver, BC. In this photo one of the teams watches a game at the Seattle University Gymnasium.
Installation dinner and dance (ddr-densho-114-234)
img Installation dinner and dance (ddr-densho-114-234)
This dinner and dance, sponsored by the Nisei Veterans Committee and the Women's Auxiliary Club, was held in the Winsor Room at the New Washington Hotel.
Three nisei veterans (ddr-densho-114-274)
img Three nisei veterans (ddr-densho-114-274)
Three nisei veterans admiring the 442nd Regimental Combat Team "Go for Broke" shirt.
Gold Star parents (ddr-densho-114-290)
img Gold Star parents (ddr-densho-114-290)
Parents pointing to their son's name on the honor roll board while a nisei veteran and his wife look on.

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