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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 …
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.
America in the Making (ddr-csujad-29-10)
img America in the Making (ddr-csujad-29-10)
Manzanar Elementary Department's program "America in the Making." See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 1339_P03"
Production crew for
img Production crew for "House of Flowers" (ddr-densho-367-144)
Brooks Costume House with production people, Lucia Victor, Oliver Messel (Tony winning set and costume designer), Marlene Dietrich, Vagn Riis-Hansen, Saint Subber (producer). Caption on reverse: "Brooks Costume H. of Flowers / L. to R. Lucia Victor (stage mgr), oliver Messel, Marlene Dietrich, Vagn Riis-Hansen, Saint Subber."
Program for
doc Program for "House of Flowers" (ddr-densho-367-120)
Packet 13. "House of Flowers, Broadway and Philadelphia tyrouts, 1954-55." Packet 13, C. "Program for Broadway production of House of Flowers, January 10, 1955."
Mary Mon Toy performing in
img Mary Mon Toy performing in "Mardi Gras" (ddr-densho-367-86)
Caption on reverse: "'Mardi Gras' Latin Quarter Revue, Desert Inn '54 / Starring / Mary Mon Toy."
Promotional photo for the China Doll Club (ddr-densho-367-44)
img Promotional photo for the China Doll Club (ddr-densho-367-44)
Mary Mon Toy is at the top of the stairs in the wide-brimmed hat. This photo appeared in Mirror Magazine accompanied with an article.
Scrapbook (ddr-densho-367-146)
doc Scrapbook (ddr-densho-367-146)
Pages from scrapbook and loose material including playbills, programs and clippings related to various night club productions where Mary Mon Toy appeared in Canada and the U.S.
Mary Mon Toy performing during her Vaudeville days (ddr-densho-367-70)
img Mary Mon Toy performing during her Vaudeville days (ddr-densho-367-70)
Promotional photo of Mary Mon Toy during her Vaudeville touring up and down the East Coast.
Mary Mon Toy in a costume fitting for
img Mary Mon Toy in a costume fitting for "House of Flowers" (ddr-densho-367-123)
"House of Flowers" played on Broadway at the Alvin Theater. Mary Mon Toy was one of the Tango Girls.
The Tango Belles in
img The Tango Belles in "House of Flowers" (ddr-densho-367-130)
Caption on reverse: "Tango Belles 'House of Flowers' / Alvin NYC 1955 / Lev Camancho, Pearl Reynolds, Margot Small, Glory Van Scott / Mary Mon Toy."
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