Obon Festival- Odori folk dance

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Oregon Nikkei Endowment
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Frank C. Hirahara Collection

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 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