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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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May Ota Higa Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-174-7)
vh May Ota Higa Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-174-7)
Description of childhood neighborhood and recreational activities
Minoru
vh Minoru "Min" Tsubota Interview Segment 20 (ddr-densho-1000-149-20)
Performing with the Nisei Melodian band at dances, Japanese community activities
Minoru
vh Minoru "Min" Tsubota Interview Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-149-13)
Attending dances sponsored by the Japanese American Citizens League, facing the disapproval of mother
Minoru
vh Minoru "Min" Tsubota Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-149-6)
Memories of prewar Kent community activities: Japanese dance and singing performances, silent movies
George Yamada Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-187-14)
vh George Yamada Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-187-14)
Recreational activities in high school: dances, amusement parks, fishing

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Mii Tai Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-186-6)
vh Mii Tai Interview Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-186-6)
Childhood recreational activities: movies, community picnics

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Mas Akiyama Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-188-3)
vh Mas Akiyama Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-188-3)
Memories of prewar Japanese community picnics

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Mas Akiyama Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-188-2)
vh Mas Akiyama Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-188-2)
Attending elementary school and Japanese language school as a child

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Richard H. Yamamoto Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-191-10)
vh Richard H. Yamamoto Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-191-10)
Recreational activities as children

This interview was conducted as part of a project to capture stories of the Japanese American community of Spokane, Washington. Densho worked in collaboration with the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.

Toshio Moritsugu Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-318-7)
vh Toshio Moritsugu Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-318-7)
Playing games as a child

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Jack Y. Kunitomi Interview I Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-355-12)
vh Jack Y. Kunitomi Interview I Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-355-12)
Activities as a young person: attending dances

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Roy Nakagawa Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-358-15)
vh Roy Nakagawa Interview Segment 15 (ddr-densho-1000-358-15)
Recreational activities with father: matsutake mushroom hunting, fishing

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

Emi Somekawa Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-378-10)
vh Emi Somekawa Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-378-10)
Prewar recreational activities

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.

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