Festivals, celebrations, and holidays

Sources of Japanese American community interaction included picnics, musicals, concerts, martial arts competitions, and festivals such as Bon Odori (annual Buddhist festival commemorating ancestors).

Community activities (600)
Festivals, celebrations, and holidays (542)

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Louie Watanabe Interview Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1010-1-21)
vh Louie Watanabe Interview Segment 21 (ddr-densho-1010-1-21)
The importance of New Year's celebrations

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.

Alice Matsumoto Ando Interview Segment 3 (ddr-one-7-73-3)
vh Alice Matsumoto Ando Interview Segment 3 (ddr-one-7-73-3)
Attending elementary school

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Homer Yasui Interview II Segment 6 (ddr-one-7-27-6)
vh Homer Yasui Interview II Segment 6 (ddr-one-7-27-6)
Celebrating holidays

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Shizuko
vh Shizuko "Suzie" Sakai Interview Segment 3 (ddr-one-7-4-3)
Celebrating holidays before the war

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Mitsuko Hashiguchi Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-12-19)
vh Mitsuko Hashiguchi Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-12-19)
Social activities of the prewar Bellevue community, Strawberry Festival brings everyone together
Minoru Tajii Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-394-14)
vh Minoru Tajii Interview Segment 14 (ddr-densho-1000-394-14)
Celebrating the New Year's holiday

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Toshio Moritsugu Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-318-8)
vh Toshio Moritsugu Interview Segment 8 (ddr-densho-1000-318-8)
Celebrating New Year's Day

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Rae Takekawa Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-89-6)
vh Rae Takekawa Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-89-6)
Celebrating the holidays in prewar Bellevue, Washington, community
Roy Ebihara Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-222-10)
vh Roy Ebihara Interview Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-222-10)
Recreational activities in Clovis, New Mexico: celebrating holidays
June Takahashi Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-88-6)
vh June Takahashi Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-88-6)
Community life in Petersburg, Alaska: holidays and celebrations
Betty Morita Shibayama Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-152-12)
vh Betty Morita Shibayama Interview Segment 12 (ddr-densho-1000-152-12)
Memories of prewar Japanese community activities: mochitsuki and picnics
Asano Terao Interview I Segment 43 (ddr-densho-1000-108-43)
vh Asano Terao Interview I Segment 43 (ddr-densho-1000-108-43)
Participation in Japanese American community events: Bon Odori (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese and was translated so as to convey Mrs. Terao's way of speaking as closely as possible. For example, there are instances in which she makes some grammatical errors. These mistakes are conveyed through similar grammatical errors in English in order ...

Asano Terao Interview I Segment 45 (ddr-densho-1000-108-45)
vh Asano Terao Interview I Segment 45 (ddr-densho-1000-108-45)
Learning to celebrate American holidays (Japanese language)

This interview was conducted in Japanese and was translated so as to convey Mrs. Terao's way of speaking as closely as possible. For example, there are instances in which she makes some grammatical errors. These mistakes are conveyed through similar grammatical errors in English in order to recreate Mrs. ...

Paul Bannai Interview I Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-128-11)
vh Paul Bannai Interview I Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-128-11)
Becoming involved in Japanese American community activities, Japanese American Citizens League, Nisei Week
Mara Mihara Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-194-7)
vh Mara Mihara Interview Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-194-7)
Celebrating New Year's, helping to prepare food

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.

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