Community activities

Japanese Americans of the pre-World War II era, urban and rural dwellers alike, lived in tight-knit communities bound together by a wide variety of shared associations and institutions. In an era marked by pronounced anti-Asian racism, Japanese Americans in cities tended to live in segregated ghettoes. While discrimination was the reason for isolated Japanese American neighborhoods, the well-organized and tight-knit community provided a rich social and cultural foundation for the Japanese immigrants and their children.

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Ben Hirano, Chairman S.C.G.C (ddr-jamsj-1-149)
img Ben Hirano, Chairman S.C.G.C (ddr-jamsj-1-149)
Seventh Annual Landscape Gardener's Convention held in Southern California.
Free Tickets for the Mayor (ddr-jamsj-1-377)
img Free Tickets for the Mayor (ddr-jamsj-1-377)
Group shot with Beauty pageant winner Kathy Davis.
Speech (ddr-jamsj-1-648)
img Speech (ddr-jamsj-1-648)
The 20th Anniversary Commemoration-Installation Dinner at Hyatt House.
Breakfast in Koffee Shop (ddr-jamsj-1-142)
img Breakfast in Koffee Shop (ddr-jamsj-1-142)
Seventh Annual Landscape Gardener's Convention held in Southern California.
Speech at reception (ddr-jamsj-1-489)
img Speech at reception (ddr-jamsj-1-489)
Dinner reception for the Ninth Annual California Landscape Gardeners Convention held at Cabana Hotel.
The Yuki's, Hanamura's, Mayeda's, Kawaski's, Kubo's (ddr-jamsj-1-173)
img The Yuki's, Hanamura's, Mayeda's, Kawaski's, Kubo's (ddr-jamsj-1-173)
Seventh Annual Landscape Gardener's Convention held in Southern California.
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