Mizu Sugimura Collection

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The Mizu Sugimura Collection consists of photographs documenting the first Day of Remembrance which took place in Seattle, Washington on November 25, 1978. Mizu Sugmiura and Yasushi Satomi recorded their participation by taking these photographs. The images show the beginning of the event where participants gathered at the site of the former Sick's Stadium. From there they caravanned down to the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup, the location of Puyallup (Camp Harmony) Assembly Center.

1978

1978

12 color photographic prints

Densho

Courtesy of the Mizu Sugimura Collection, Densho

12 Objects

Women signing in at the first Day of Remembrance (ddr-densho-384-1)
img Women signing in at the first Day of Remembrance (ddr-densho-384-1)
Day of Remembrance participants met at Rainier and McClellan, the former location of Sick's Stadium. After registering they caravanned down to the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup.
Organizer speaking to the crowd (ddr-densho-384-2)
img Organizer speaking to the crowd (ddr-densho-384-2)
The man speaking to the crowd is most likely Ben Nakagawa. He was able to secure use of the National Guard trucks for the event. The view is looking northeast toward South Bayview at the north end of Sick's Stadium lot. Day of Remembrance participants met at Rainier and McClellan, the former location of Sick's Stadium. ...
Yasushi Satomi waiting to caravan down to Puyallup (ddr-densho-384-3)
img Yasushi Satomi waiting to caravan down to Puyallup (ddr-densho-384-3)
Day of Remembrance participants met at Rainier and McClellan, the former location of Sick's Stadium. After registering they caravanned down to the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup.
Mizu Sugimura waiting to caravan down to Puyallup (ddr-densho-384-4)
img Mizu Sugimura waiting to caravan down to Puyallup (ddr-densho-384-4)
Day of Remembrance participants met at Rainier and McClellan, the former location of Sick's Stadium. After registering they caravanned down to the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup.
Participants in the first Day of Remembrance (ddr-densho-384-5)
img Participants in the first Day of Remembrance (ddr-densho-384-5)
Par Morita is center in the white hat. Day of Remembrance participants met at Rainier and McClellan, the former location of Sick's Stadium. After registering they caravanned down to the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup.
Participants waiting in their cars to caravan down to Puyallup (ddr-densho-384-6)
img Participants waiting in their cars to caravan down to Puyallup (ddr-densho-384-6)
The view from this photo is facing south toward Rainier Avenue. Day of Remembrance participants met at Rainier and McClellan, the former location of Sick's Stadium. After registering they caravanned down to the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup.
Min Masuda at the first Day of Remembrance (ddr-densho-384-7)
img Min Masuda at the first Day of Remembrance (ddr-densho-384-7)
Day of Remembrance participants met at Rainier and McClellan, the former location of Sick's Stadium. After registering they caravanned down to the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup.
Mako Iwamatsu at the first Day of Remembrance (ddr-densho-384-8)
img Mako Iwamatsu at the first Day of Remembrance (ddr-densho-384-8)
Day of Remembrance participants met at Rainier and McClellan, the former location of Sick's Stadium. After registering they caravanned down to the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup.
Participants in the first Day of Remembrance (ddr-densho-384-9)
img Participants in the first Day of Remembrance (ddr-densho-384-9)
Day of Remembrance participants met at Rainier and McClellan, the former location of Sick's Stadium. After registering they caravanned down to the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup.
Pat Morita at the first Day of Remembrance (ddr-densho-384-10)
img Pat Morita at the first Day of Remembrance (ddr-densho-384-10)
Day of Remembrance participants met at Rainier and McClellan, the former location of Sick's Stadium. After registering they caravanned down to the Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup.

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