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Migita and Sakahara Collection ddr-densho-293

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A funeral at the Seattle Buddhist Church (ddr-densho-293-1)
img A funeral at the Seattle Buddhist Church (ddr-densho-293-1)
Reverend Hoshin Fujii presiding over the funeral. Buddhism first came to Seattle in 1896, and when Rev. Fujii took over the Seattle Buddhist Temple in 1908, there were congregations looking to build temples in places as discrete as Auburn, Vancouver, B.C., Spokane, and Yakima. By 1908, the Seattle Temple housed a dormitory for boys and played ...
Celebration of the enthronement ceremony for Emperor Showa in Kyoto (ddr-densho-293-2)
img Celebration of the enthronement ceremony for Emperor Showa in Kyoto (ddr-densho-293-2)
Caption on front [translation]: “Celebration of the enthronement of the Emperor [Showa] November 10, 1928.”
Buddhist funeral at Heart Mountain (ddr-densho-293-9)
img Buddhist funeral at Heart Mountain (ddr-densho-293-9)
The funeral for Mrs. Ito Mizuta. Sam Torakichi Migita, Koto Hirahara, Sato Hirahara, and possibly Rev. Tesho Matsumoto present.
Funeral inside the Seattle Buddhist Church (ddr-densho-293-13)
img Funeral inside the Seattle Buddhist Church (ddr-densho-293-13)
The memorial service for Genji Ishikawa in the original Seattle Buddhist Church at 1020 Main St.
Funeral inside the Yakima Buddhist Church (ddr-densho-293-22)
img Funeral inside the Yakima Buddhist Church (ddr-densho-293-22)
Reverend Tesho Matsumoto presiding over the funeral. Reverend Matsumoto, leader of the Wapato Buddhist Church, spoke in defense of his community's loyalty to the United States and removed the swastika image that had formerly adorned the church facade. Prior to its appropriation by Adolph Hitler (1889-1945), the swastika was used by a wide variety of groups ...
Funeral inside the Yakima Buddhist Church (ddr-densho-293-23)
img Funeral inside the Yakima Buddhist Church (ddr-densho-293-23)
Reverend Tesho Matsumoto presiding over the funeral. Reverend Matsumoto, leader of the Wapato Buddhist Church, spoke in defense of his community's loyalty to the United States and removed the swastika image that had formerly adorned the church facade. Prior to its appropriation by Adolph Hitler (1889-1945), the swastika was used by a wide variety of groups ...
Funeral inside the Yakima Buddhist Church (ddr-densho-293-24)
img Funeral inside the Yakima Buddhist Church (ddr-densho-293-24)
Reverend Tesho Matsumoto presiding over Tora Migita's funeral. Reverend Matsumoto, leader of the Wapato Buddhist Church, spoke in defense of his community's loyalty to the United States and removed the swastika image that had formerly adorned the church facade. Prior to its appropriation by Adolph Hitler (1889-1945), the swastika was used by a wide variety of ...
Funeral attendees in front of the Yakima Buddhist Church (ddr-densho-293-26)
img Funeral attendees in front of the Yakima Buddhist Church (ddr-densho-293-26)
Reverend Tesho Matsumoto presiding over the funeral. Reverend Matsumoto, leader of the Wapato Buddhist Church, spoke in defense of his community's loyalty to the United States and removed the swastika image that had formerly adorned the church facade. Prior to its appropriation by Adolph Hitler (1889-1945), the swastika was used by a wide variety of groups ...

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