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Hood River Japanese Methodist Church Orchestra (ddr-densho-259-323)
img Hood River Japanese Methodist Church Orchestra (ddr-densho-259-323)
Caption by Homer Yasui: "The Hood River Japanese Methodist Church orchestra. This was not the same organization as the band. Here LeRoy (?) Burns was the orchestra organizer, leader and instructor. I think that Rev. [Isaac] Inouye just lent moral support. Notice that on the bass drum...it reads, 'H.R.H.S.', and 'Japanese'...HRHS of course stood for Hood …
Concert program (ddr-densho-280-127)
doc Concert program (ddr-densho-280-127)
A program for a school group's concert. Program is in both English and Japanese.
Broadway High School song sheet (ddr-densho-280-111)
doc Broadway High School song sheet (ddr-densho-280-111)
Song sheet created by Broadway High school, including the Alma Mater and fight song.
Eddie Peabody (ddr-densho-328-33)
img Eddie Peabody (ddr-densho-328-33)
Caption in album: "1938 / Eddie Peabody / Banjo King."
High school band performance program (ddr-densho-338-180)
doc High school band performance program (ddr-densho-338-180)
"Demonstration of Bands and Orchestras of the San Jose Public Schools."
Topaz musical group, 'The Combo' (ddr-densho-298-67)
img Topaz musical group, 'The Combo' (ddr-densho-298-67)
Caption in album: "The Combo in Topaz. Sadie Tokata (piano); Ich Sasaki (guitar); G. Sakashita; Kaz Maruoko (trumpet); Albert Noda (sax)."
Tule Lake musical group, 'The Downbeats' (ddr-densho-298-68)
img Tule Lake musical group, 'The Downbeats' (ddr-densho-298-68)
Caption in album: "Downbeats after Segregation. Hayao Miyamoto; Johnny Doi; Geo. Nakao; Geo. Sumida; Geo. Goto; Kay Yoshida."
The Downbeats (ddr-densho-298-45)
img The Downbeats (ddr-densho-298-45)
Caption in album: "'Downbeats' - 1942. Front row: Piano (?); Richey, guitar; Al Nitta, tenor sax; George Nakao, alto sax; Tosh Makishima, 3rd sax."
Portrait of the band in Tule Lake (ddr-densho-298-46)
img Portrait of the band in Tule Lake (ddr-densho-298-46)
Caption in album: "The Band in Tule Lake Center. Back row: Sam (Blackie) Mayeda, drums; Bud Johnson, bass; Kenny Kobukata, 2nd trumpet; Frank Suzuki, 1st trumpet; Sam Himoto, [?]. Leader and vocalist - Riki (Dick [?])."
DJ (ddr-one-1-651)
img DJ (ddr-one-1-651)
Black and white photographic negative of three Nisei behind a table acting as DJs. The sign on the table reads "Buzz Record Sh, Request 5 ¢." From left to right: Betty Nakashimada, Rupert Fujii, and Aki (Shiraishi) Dong. Standing front of the table looking at his hands is Henry Matsunaga.
Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance (ddr-one-1-119)
img Third Annual Oregon Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance (ddr-one-1-119)
Black and white photographic negative of unidentified couples dancing at the Third Annual Nisei Bowling League Tournament Dance at McElroy's Ballroom in Portland, Oregon. Jimmy Amato and his Orchestra are playing in the background.
Obon folk musicians (ddr-one-1-111)
img Obon folk musicians (ddr-one-1-111)
Black and white photographic negative of four unidentified men playing traditional Japanese instruments at the Obon Festival in front a microphone. All are dressed in happi coats and have tenugui (light cotton towel) headbands. Sitting behind the sound system is Henry Matsunaga. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as …
Chinese Wedding Celebration (ddr-one-1-238)
img Chinese Wedding Celebration (ddr-one-1-238)
Black and white photographic negative of Fred Lee and Betty Jean (Chinn) Lee's wedding guests watching a dragon dance performance outside.
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