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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Lotus Kidettes Drill Team performs in a gymnasium (ddr-sbbt-6-113)
img Lotus Kidettes Drill Team performs in a gymnasium (ddr-sbbt-6-113)
Lotus Kidettes Drill Team performs in the Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple's gymnasium.
Altar with Shinran statue for the Gotan-e service (ddr-sbbt-6-158)
img Altar with Shinran statue for the Gotan-e service (ddr-sbbt-6-158)
The Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple's altar for the Gotan-e service (birth of Shinran Shonin).
Cornerstone emplacement ceremony (ddr-sbbt-4-162)
img Cornerstone emplacement ceremony (ddr-sbbt-4-162)
A ceremony is held at 1427 Main Street as contractor William Hughes emplaces the cornerstone.
Musicians line up for a procession (ddr-sbbt-4-17)
img Musicians line up for a procession (ddr-sbbt-4-17)
Musicians line up for the procession to move the Buddhist Temple's butsudan to 1020 Main Street.
Men carry the butsudan (ddr-sbbt-4-19)
img Men carry the butsudan (ddr-sbbt-4-19)
Men carry the butsudan to enshrine the altar at 1020 Main Street.
Adults and children line up for a procession (ddr-sbbt-4-14)
img Adults and children line up for a procession (ddr-sbbt-4-14)
Adults and children participate in a procession to move the Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple's butsudan to 1020 Main Street.
Letter from the Seattle Buddhist Church to N. E. Brown (ddr-sbbt-4-25)
doc Letter from the Seattle Buddhist Church to N. E. Brown (ddr-sbbt-4-25)
A letter from the Seattle Buddhist Church (Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple) to N. E. Brown with an invitation to groundbreaking ceremonies at the new site.
Observers watch children march in a procession (ddr-sbbt-4-15)
img Observers watch children march in a procession (ddr-sbbt-4-15)
Observers line a street to watch children march in a procession to move the Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple's butsudan to 1020 Main Street.
Cornerstone emplacement ceremony (ddr-sbbt-4-161)
img Cornerstone emplacement ceremony (ddr-sbbt-4-161)
A ceremony is held at 1427 Main Street as contractor William Hughes emplaces the cornerstone.
Two men hold flags at the front of a procession (ddr-sbbt-4-10)
img Two men hold flags at the front of a procession (ddr-sbbt-4-10)
Two men hold an American and a Japanese flag at the front of a procession moving the Buddhist Temple's butsudan to 1020 Main Street.
Women march in a procession (ddr-sbbt-4-16)
img Women march in a procession (ddr-sbbt-4-16)
Women line up for the procession to move the Buddhist Temple's butsudan to 1020 Main Street.
Enshrinement of the butsudan (ddr-sbbt-4-20)
img Enshrinement of the butsudan (ddr-sbbt-4-20)
The new enshrinement of the butsudan at 1020 Main Street.
Men carry the butsudan in a procession (ddr-sbbt-4-18)
img Men carry the butsudan in a procession (ddr-sbbt-4-18)
Men carry the butsudan in a procession to enshrine the altar at 1020 Main Street.
Women and children line up for a procession (ddr-sbbt-4-12)
img Women and children line up for a procession (ddr-sbbt-4-12)
Women and children line up for the procession to move the Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple's butsudan to 1020 Main Street. Accompanying materials state: Rev. Aoki in center (served Temple 1930-1936).
Children march in a procession (ddr-sbbt-4-13)
img Children march in a procession (ddr-sbbt-4-13)
Ochigo procession while moving the Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple's butsudan to 1020 Main Street.
Commemorating Seytsu Takahashi's 45 year anniversary as Archbishop of Shingon Buddhist Mission (ddr-csujad-29-15)
img Commemorating Seytsu Takahashi's 45 year anniversary as Archbishop of Shingon Buddhist Mission (ddr-csujad-29-15)
Postcard photo commemorating Seytsu Takahashi's 45 year anniversary as Archbishop of Shingon Buddhist Mission. Oral history interview transcript and audio are found in items: csufccop_jaoh_0027 and csufccop_jaoh_0029. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 1616_P01
Program for the Seabiscuit Redecication event (September 23, 1991) (ddr-janm-4-18)
doc Program for the Seabiscuit Redecication event (September 23, 1991) (ddr-janm-4-18)
Program for the Seabiscuit Redecication event held at the Tanforan Race Track in San Bruno, California (September 23, 1991).
Program for a Celebration Marking the First Redress Payments Under the Civil Liberites Act of 1988 event (October 9, 1990) (ddr-janm-4-12)
doc Program for a Celebration Marking the First Redress Payments Under the Civil Liberites Act of 1988 event (October 9, 1990) (ddr-janm-4-12)
Program for a Celebration Marking the First Redress Payments Under the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 event at The Great Hall (October 9, 1990).
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