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Recreational activities

Japanese American communities organized group social activities such as family picnics and outings to the beach or to parks when the demands of work allowed. These activities gave hardworking families the chance to spend leisure time with their friends and neighbors.

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Group on a hike (ddr-densho-359-728)
img Group on a hike (ddr-densho-359-728)
A photograph taken looking back on a group hike with the valley in the distance.
Photograph proofs (ddr-densho-359-487)
img Photograph proofs (ddr-densho-359-487)
A sheet of photograph proofs of winter scenes including sledding.
Mountain hike (ddr-densho-359-1649)
img Mountain hike (ddr-densho-359-1649)
The caption written beneath the photograph in the album "Mt. Walker May 1947".
Two women on beach (ddr-densho-359-544)
img Two women on beach (ddr-densho-359-544)
The caption beneath the photograph in the album states "Mrs. Berry and friend".
Lodge at the Ohanapecosh Hot Springs (ddr-densho-359-1289)
img Lodge at the Ohanapecosh Hot Springs (ddr-densho-359-1289)
The caption written on the page of the album "Ohanapecosh hot springs Sept. 1950".
Man at beach (ddr-densho-359-553)
img Man at beach (ddr-densho-359-553)
Caption beneath the photograph in the album states"Mr. Hoda taking his own picture at [illegible]."
Beach gathering (ddr-densho-359-1598)
img Beach gathering (ddr-densho-359-1598)
Caption written in the album "At Golden Gardens Summer of 1946".
Mr. Fujita and others on boardwalk (ddr-densho-383-335)
img Mr. Fujita and others on boardwalk (ddr-densho-383-335)
Written on album page below photograph: "Fujita-san, Our boss '31".
Six men hiking in snow (ddr-densho-383-339)
img Six men hiking in snow (ddr-densho-383-339)
Written on album page below photograph: "Orca, AAA".
Four men in grass (ddr-densho-383-150)
img Four men in grass (ddr-densho-383-150)
Group includes George Tokuda (top left) and Dick Horita (bottom left).
Two men standing along beach (ddr-densho-383-140)
img Two men standing along beach (ddr-densho-383-140)
Left to right: George Tokuda and Tatsuo Ishimoto. Written on album page below photograph: "Tatsuo Ishimoto and I".
Four men at Mount Rainier National Park (ddr-densho-383-66)
img Four men at Mount Rainier National Park (ddr-densho-383-66)
Mr. Takahashi, Mr. Tokuda, Mr. Kitamura, Mr. Tanabe. Written on album page below photograph: "Rainier National Park".
Hatsue Aoki standing on one leg in park (ddr-densho-383-308)
img Hatsue Aoki standing on one leg in park (ddr-densho-383-308)
Printed and pasted on album page below photograph: "Famous last words. Have you no time for nothing but fripperies, madame?"
Man and woman in rowboat (ddr-densho-383-207)
img Man and woman in rowboat (ddr-densho-383-207)
Group on Lake Glendawn, currently known as Five Mile Lake. Written on album page below photograph: "At Glendawn Park".
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