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Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-332)
img Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-332)
Black and white photographic negative of large crowd of Buddhists gathered outside Collin's Field House in Seattle, Washington for a Buddhist convention. Seated in front row from left to right: Yasashi Ichikawa, Reverend Seiji Kobara from Seattle, Reverend Shoko Masunaga, Reverend Akira Jotetsu Ono, Reverend Tatsuya Ichikawa, Reverend Bishop Kenryu Tsuji, Reverend Eiyu Terao from Spokane, …
Congregation (ddr-one-1-328)
img Congregation (ddr-one-1-328)
Black and white photographic negative of a Christian congregation sitting in pews looking forward. Man setting on the far left is Tsugo Ikeda. No one identified in first pew. Second pew from left to right: Betty Ishida, and Jayne (Katada) Furukawa, others unidentified. Note on identification sheets says saddle shoes worn in image were made by …
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-210)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-210)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers wearing straw hats in front of large crowd. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. This image was taken at Holladay Park in Portland, Oregon.
Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance (ddr-one-1-410)
img Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) Odori Performance (ddr-one-1-410)
Black and white photographic negative of an Odori folk dance performance on stage for Hanamatsuri (birth of Buddha celebration) inside the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). Dancer on far right is identified as Mrs. Hasagawa, dancer in back center is identified as Atsuko "Alice" (Matsumoto) Ando.
Man and woman at mircophone (ddr-densho-471-22)
img Man and woman at mircophone (ddr-densho-471-22)
A man and woman stand in front of a microphone. The man is looking up, and the woman is looking at the man while holding a book.
Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-186)
img Obon Festival- Odori folk dance (ddr-one-1-186)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers in line with arms swinging. Second dancer from the left is Jeanne Tanaka. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the wider Nikkei community. This image was taken at Holladay Park in Portland, Oregon.
Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-390)
img Community Picnic (ddr-one-1-390)
Black and white photographic negative of three women, two standing one sitting, in front of a picnic table smiling for the camera at a community picnic at Viking Park hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple). From left to right: Mary (Nakata) Fujii, Mrs. Nakata, and Yukiye Itoyama.
Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-331)
img Buddhist Convention (ddr-one-1-331)
Black and white photographic negative of members of the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as the Oregon Buddhist Temple) at a Buddhist convention at Collin's Field House in Seattle, Washington. Back row left to right: Frances (Kinoshita) Mayeda, Aki (Shiraishi) Dong, Mary (Nakata) Fujii, unidentified, Jean (Tsujimura) Takashima, remaining unidentified. Front row left to right: Sumi …
Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-310)
img Obon Festival Dance Rehearsal (ddr-one-1-310)
Black and white photographic negative of Obon dancers rehearsing an Odori folk dance in front of a small audience inside Norse Hall. Obon dancers from left to right: Shig Yuzuriha, Shig Oka, and Hiro Okayama. Obon is an annual event hosted by the Oregon Buddhist Church (now known as Oregon Buddhist Temple) and attended by the …
Crossroads Vol. IV, No. 17 (September 21, 1951) (ddr-densho-507-2)
doc Crossroads Vol. IV, No. 17 (September 21, 1951) (ddr-densho-507-2)
Selected article titles: “Just Browsing” (p. 2), “Profile” (p. 3), “Society” (p. 4), “Social Silhouettes” (p. 5), “Club Notes” (p. 6), “Church Notices” (p. 6), “Sports” (p. 7), “Professional Directory” (p. 8)
Crossroads VIII, No. 37 (December 23, 1955) (ddr-densho-507-4)
doc Crossroads VIII, No. 37 (December 23, 1955) (ddr-densho-507-4)
Selected article titles: “Christmas Greetings” (p. 2), “Crossroads to Somewhere” (p. 3), “Society” (p. 4), “My In-Laws and Senryu” (p. 6), “Tak’s Case” (p. 8-9, 16), “Mondai Wa Akira” (p. 10, 15), “Insurance in Birdies” (p. 11), “The Miyako Trio” (p. 12, 18), “Traditional Holiday Recipes” (p. 14), “Stagettes or The Year is 1949” (p. 17), …
Nisei Vue Vol. 2 No. 4 (April, 1949) (ddr-densho-266-7)
doc Nisei Vue Vol. 2 No. 4 (April, 1949) (ddr-densho-266-7)
Selected article titles: "Nisei Writer Wows Critics" (p. 4), "High, Wide & Handsome" (p. 6), "Mr. Jazz" (p. 9), Community Minded (p. 10), New Deal Insurance (p. 12), Star Is Born (p. 14).
Memo from Jiro Fujioka, Co-operating with Block Chairmen, Heart Mountain, to Mr. Chikuma, July 19, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-688)
doc Memo from Jiro Fujioka, Co-operating with Block Chairmen, Heart Mountain, to Mr. Chikuma, July 19, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-688)
Memorandum from Jiro Fujioka to Speaker, Mr. Chikuma, regarding his Naniwabushi performance at Heart Mountain incarceration camp. Naniwabushi is also known as rokyoku or naniwa-bushi. Includes handwritten comments in Japanese. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0690
Pupils of Sahomi Tachibana in the new high school auditorium at Tule Lake (ddr-csujad-55-2205)
img Pupils of Sahomi Tachibana in the new high school auditorium at Tule Lake (ddr-csujad-55-2205)
Black and white photograph depicting pupils of Sahomi Tachibana, dressed in kimono, seated on stage in the high school auditorium at Tule Lake incarceration camp. Verso reads: Taken on August 23, 1943 at the new high school auditorium at Tule Lake War Relocation Project, Newell, California. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American …
Florin Chapter of Japanese American Citizens' League documents on choral speaking (ddr-csujad-55-2465)
doc Florin Chapter of Japanese American Citizens' League documents on choral speaking (ddr-csujad-55-2465)
Instructional document on "choral speaking" with poems. Includes "The Gypsies," "The Baseball Game," "Wasted Word," "Clouds," and "The Night Wind." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_2571
Mary Mon Toy in a costume fitting for
img Mary Mon Toy in a costume fitting for "House of Flowers" (ddr-densho-367-126)
"House of Flowers" played on Broadway at the Alvin Theater. Mary Mon Toy was one of the Tango Girls.
doc "House of Flowers" program (ddr-densho-367-143)
Program with principal performers and artistic staff. It includes autographs to Mary Mon Toy from Harold Arlen, George Balanchine, Jerry Adler.
Stage photo of
img Stage photo of "Mardi Gras" at the Latin Quarter (ddr-densho-367-103)
Caption on reverse: "L. to R. Lee Sharon, Mary Mon Toy, Ruby Richards / "Mardi Gras" Latin Quarter NYC / Starring Mary Mon Toy."
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