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Obon Festival- Odori folk dance

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ddr-one-1-188 (ONLC 3012)

Frank C. Hirahara Collection

Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in front of a large crowd on a hill. From left to right dancers in right hand line: Aki (Shiraishi) Dong, Shiz (Fujita) Inaba, Ben Kasubuchi, Eddie Tamiyasu, Kathleen "Kathie" Haruko (Matsuda) Sato. 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.



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Oregon Nikkei Endowment; Portland, Oregon

Courtesy of Frank C. Hirahara Collection, Oregon Nikkei Endowment