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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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Two men on beach (ddr-densho-359-543)
img Two men on beach (ddr-densho-359-543)
The caption beneath the photograph in the album states "Mr. Berry and friend".
Group at beach (ddr-densho-359-819)
img Group at beach (ddr-densho-359-819)
The caption in the album is written in Japanese.
Women pose on a wall (ddr-densho-359-184)
img Women pose on a wall (ddr-densho-359-184)
Alice Kawamoto is second from left posing with a group of other women.
Ladies' race in the park (ddr-densho-353-238)
img Ladies' race in the park (ddr-densho-353-238)
Captioned: "Enjoying a summer day at the park." A note on the back reads: "lighting a candle in a lantern."
Formal dinner (ddr-densho-359-1187)
img Formal dinner (ddr-densho-359-1187)
A group photograph after a formal Japanese dinner.
Women on carosel (ddr-densho-359-182)
img Women on carosel (ddr-densho-359-182)
Alice Kawamoto laughing while riding the carosel.
Man investigates cave (ddr-densho-359-545)
img Man investigates cave (ddr-densho-359-545)
The caption beneath the photograph in the album states "Mr. Sibifs"
Family portrait (ddr-densho-359-1675)
img Family portrait (ddr-densho-359-1675)
The caption written beneath the photograph "Labor Day 1948".
Women on Mt. Walker (ddr-densho-359-305)
img Women on Mt. Walker (ddr-densho-359-305)
Caption on this page of the album "'Up on Mount Walker' September '37". From left to right: Alice, Yonchan
Bug catching group (ddr-densho-359-965)
img Bug catching group (ddr-densho-359-965)
A group of children pose with two men on the steps with bug catching nets.
Couple on beach (ddr-densho-359-549)
img Couple on beach (ddr-densho-359-549)
The caption beneath the photograph in the album states "Mr. and Mrs. Berry".
View of a river (ddr-densho-359-1083)
img View of a river (ddr-densho-359-1083)
A group of hikers can be seen looking at the river view in the bottom right hand corner of the photograph.
Women descend ladder (ddr-densho-359-709)
img Women descend ladder (ddr-densho-359-709)
Two women descend a homemade ladder to the beach.
Couple in car (ddr-densho-359-1291)
img Couple in car (ddr-densho-359-1291)
The caption written on the page of the album "Ohanapecosh hot springs Sept. 1950".
Couples (ddr-densho-359-304)
img Couples (ddr-densho-359-304)
Caption on this page of the album "'Up on Mount Walker' September '37". The caption under the photograph in the album "Two happy couples". From left to right: Iwasa, Yonchan, Joe, Shigeko.
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