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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).

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Golden Potlatch parade (ddr-densho-35-269)
img Golden Potlatch parade (ddr-densho-35-269)
This parade was part of Seattle's Golden Potlatch festival.
Rug company parade float (ddr-densho-35-233)
img Rug company parade float (ddr-densho-35-233)
This parade was part of Seattle's first Golden Potlatch festival that took place in July of 1911.
Parade of cars (ddr-densho-35-266)
img Parade of cars (ddr-densho-35-266)
This parade was part of Seattle's Golden Potlatch festival.
American Ladies League parade float (ddr-densho-35-245)
img American Ladies League parade float (ddr-densho-35-245)
This parade was part of Seattle's first Golden Potlatch festival that took place in July of 1911.
Golden Potlatch parade (ddr-densho-35-286)
img Golden Potlatch parade (ddr-densho-35-286)
This parade is part of Seattle's first Golden Potlatch festival.
Parade float (ddr-densho-35-215)
img Parade float (ddr-densho-35-215)
This parade was part of Seattle's first Golden Potlatch festival that took place in July of 1911.
Soldiers marching in parade (ddr-densho-35-249)
img Soldiers marching in parade (ddr-densho-35-249)
Seattle residents watch as soldiers march by during the city's first Golden Potlatch festival.
Parade float (ddr-densho-35-217)
img Parade float (ddr-densho-35-217)
This parade was part of Seattle's Golden Potlatch festival of 1911.
Girls preparing for a parade (ddr-densho-35-297)
img Girls preparing for a parade (ddr-densho-35-297)
This parade was part of Seattle's first Golden Potlatch festival held in July of 1911.
Parade float (ddr-densho-35-218)
img Parade float (ddr-densho-35-218)
This parade was part of Seattle's Golden Potlatch festival of 1911.
Golden Potlatch festival (ddr-densho-35-223)
img Golden Potlatch festival (ddr-densho-35-223)
This parade was part of Seattle's first Golden Potlatch festival that took place in July of 1911.
Parade float (ddr-densho-35-211)
img Parade float (ddr-densho-35-211)
Japanese American children aboard a float in Seattle's Golden Potlatch Parade of 1911.
Girls marching in parade (ddr-densho-35-288)
img Girls marching in parade (ddr-densho-35-288)
This parade was part of Seattle's first Golden Potlatch festival held in July of 1911.
Issei in parade (ddr-densho-35-191)
img Issei in parade (ddr-densho-35-191)
Japanese American community members in a parade as part of Seattle's Golden Potlatch festival.
Parade float (ddr-densho-35-232)
img Parade float (ddr-densho-35-232)
Japanese Americans aboard a float in Seattle's Golden Potlatch festival of 1911.
Issei dressed as Uncle Sam (ddr-densho-35-227)
img Issei dressed as Uncle Sam (ddr-densho-35-227)
This Issei man is taking part in the Golden Potlatch festivities.
Parade floats (ddr-densho-35-275)
img Parade floats (ddr-densho-35-275)
Spectators watch the floats pass by during Seattle's Golden Potlatch parade.
Golden Potlatch parade (ddr-densho-35-255)
img Golden Potlatch parade (ddr-densho-35-255)
This parade was part of Seattle's Golden Potlatch festival.
Women in parade car (ddr-densho-35-265)
img Women in parade car (ddr-densho-35-265)
This parade was part of Seattle's Golden Potlatch festival.
Burnside Hat Co. parade float (ddr-densho-35-272)
img Burnside Hat Co. parade float (ddr-densho-35-272)
This parade was part of Seattle's Golden Potlatch festival.
Golden Potlatch parade float (ddr-densho-35-243)
img Golden Potlatch parade float (ddr-densho-35-243)
This parade was part of Seattle's first Golden Potlatch festival that took place in July of 1911.
Parade in front of Seattle's Henry Building (ddr-densho-35-236)
img Parade in front of Seattle's Henry Building (ddr-densho-35-236)
This parade was part of the city's first Golden Potlatch festival that took place in July of 1911.
Yakima Sheep Co. parade float (ddr-densho-35-273)
img Yakima Sheep Co. parade float (ddr-densho-35-273)
This parade was part of Seattle's Golden Potlatch festival.
Soldiers marching in parade (ddr-densho-35-254)
img Soldiers marching in parade (ddr-densho-35-254)
Spectators watch as soldiers march by during the Golden Potlatch parade.
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