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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Meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, September 25, 1936 (ddr-csujad-44-75)
doc Meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, September 25, 1936 (ddr-csujad-44-75)
Meeting minutes of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League. Includes reports from the County Fair Entertainment Committee, and discussion of incorporating a barn dance into the "Japan Night" program at the county fair. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csumb_ms15_0074
Special meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, June 21, 1938 (ddr-csujad-44-109)
doc Special meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, June 21, 1938 (ddr-csujad-44-109)
Meeting minutes of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League. Includes discussion of the Chiyoko Matsuda recital, Fourth of July activities, and Feast of Lanterns boat parade. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csumb_ms15_0108
General meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, June 1935 (ddr-csujad-44-70)
doc General meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, June 1935 (ddr-csujad-44-70)
Minutes of the sixth general meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League. Topics addressed include the special election for the office of vice presidency, organizational matters relating to the upcoming Feast of Lanterns parade in Pacific Grove, the chapter's participation in the Fourth of July parade, and the appropriation of travel expenses for the …
Meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, June 25, 1936 (ddr-csujad-44-72)
doc Meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, June 25, 1936 (ddr-csujad-44-72)
Meeting minutes of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League. Topics include the resignation of Doctor Inada as president of the chapter, the proposal to hold a special election to select a new president, and the chapter's participation in the Pacific Grove boat parade and the Fourth of July parade. See this object in the California …
General meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, June 17, 1937 (ddr-csujad-44-89)
doc General meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, June 17, 1937 (ddr-csujad-44-89)
Meeting minutes of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League. Discussion topics include the Northern California District Council meeting, national dues and membership cards, the Fourth of July parade, the Feast of Lanterns boat parade, and committee appointments. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csumb_ms15_0088
General meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, June 14, 1939 (ddr-csujad-44-135)
doc General meeting of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League, June 14, 1939 (ddr-csujad-44-135)
Meeting minutes of the Monterey Peninsula Japanese American Citizens League. Topics include the Japanese Association lawn project, participation in Fourth of July festivities, and plans for a talent parade and movie screening. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: csumb_ms15_0134
Letter from Emiko [Nakawaki] to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas, December 15, 1951 (ddr-csujad-4-27)
doc Letter from Emiko [Nakawaki] to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas, December 15, 1951 (ddr-csujad-4-27)
A holiday letter with greetings on the occasion of Christmas and New Year from Emiko Nakawaki [= Emiko Amy Terada] in Anaheim, California to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas in Lawndale, California. In the letter, she informs them of her new address in Cypress, California and talks about her 10-month old son. See this object in the …
Letter from Amy [Narawaki] to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas, December 15, 1971 (ddr-csujad-4-29)
doc Letter from Amy [Narawaki] to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas, December 15, 1971 (ddr-csujad-4-29)
A holiday letter of greetings on Christmas from Amy Nakawaki [=Emiko Amy Terada] in Stanton, California to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas in Lawndale, California, which contains basic correspondence. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nis_06_031
[Helen Thomas' 90th birthday] (ddr-csujad-4-9)
img [Helen Thomas' 90th birthday] (ddr-csujad-4-9)
A photograph of Helen Thomas' 90th birthday party. Pictured is Helen, along with Emiko Nakawaki [=Emiko Amy Terada]. Also pictured in the background is Elva and Walter Buss. The inscription on the backside reads: Helen Thomas' 90th birthday. Emiko Nakawaki. Elva and Walter Buss in background. Nov. 19, 1978. See this object in the California State …
Letter from Amy [Emiko Nakawaki] to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas, December 11, 1957 (ddr-csujad-4-28)
doc Letter from Amy [Emiko Nakawaki] to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas, December 11, 1957 (ddr-csujad-4-28)
A holiday letter with greetings on Christmas and New Year from Amy Nakawaki [=Emiko AmyTerada] in Anaheim, California to Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Thomas in Lawndale, California. The letter includes general correspondence, including updates on her, Sam [=Usami], and Tsuyoshi. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: nis_06_030
[Dorothy Ai Okine] (ddr-csujad-5-16)
img [Dorothy Ai Okine] (ddr-csujad-5-16)
A photograph of Dorothy Ai Okine dressing in kimono and wearing a crown. It is taken during the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the founding of Higashi Honganji Rafu Betsuin. Placed on a paper photo frame. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_04_011
[Dorothy Ai Okine] (ddr-csujad-5-336)
img [Dorothy Ai Okine] (ddr-csujad-5-336)
A photograph of Dorothy Ai Okine dressing in kimono and wearing a crown. It is taken during the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the founding of Higashi Honganji Rafu Betsuin. Placed on a paper photo frame. A photograph from "Dorothy Ai Aoki photo album," page 2 (csudh_oki_0300). See this object in the California State Universities …
Sawako [Nakano] (ddr-csujad-5-11)
Sawako [Nakano] (ddr-csujad-5-11)
A photograph of Sawako Nakano at age 15. Sawako is a niece of Seiichi and Tomeyo Okine. It is taken by Tonen Hisashi in Hiroshima, Japan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_04_006
Letter from Hotty Befu to Mr. Masao Okine, November 20, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-175)
doc Letter from Hotty Befu to Mr. Masao Okine, November 20, 1946 (ddr-csujad-5-175)
A letter from Hatsuno Hotty Befu to her brother Masao Okine. She talks about her friend, Mary Hidaka, and her family in Boyle Heights, California. She also writes about her plan during the holiday seasons. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_20_001
[Japanese American woman, Christmas] (ddr-csujad-5-59)
img [Japanese American woman, Christmas] (ddr-csujad-5-59)
A black and white negative. Photographed is a Japanese American woman sitting on a chair next to a Christmas tree in a room. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_06_013
[Japanese American woman, Christmas] (ddr-csujad-5-65)
img [Japanese American woman, Christmas] (ddr-csujad-5-65)
A black and white negative. Photographed is a Japanese American woman sitting on a chair next to a Christmas tree in a room. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_06_019
Father's Day card from Masao Okine to Mr. S. Okine, June 9, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-81)
doc Father's Day card from Masao Okine to Mr. S. Okine, June 9, 1945 (ddr-csujad-5-81)
A Father's Day card from Masao Okine to his father, Seiichi Okine. Masao writes from Fort Meade, Minnesota, where he attends the U.S. military Japanese language School to Seiichi Okine who is incarcerated in the Rohwer camp, Arkansas. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_20_001
Sueno and Sawako [Nakano] (ddr-csujad-5-10)
Sueno and Sawako [Nakano] (ddr-csujad-5-10)
A photograph of Sueno Nakano at age 53 and her second daughter, Sawako Nakano, at age 15. The photograph is addressed to Sueno's brogher-in-law, Seiichi Okine. It is taken by Hisashi Tonen in Hiroshima, Japan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_04_005
[Japanese American woman, Christmas] (ddr-csujad-5-62)
img [Japanese American woman, Christmas] (ddr-csujad-5-62)
A black and white negative. Photographed is a Japanese American woman sitting on a chair next to a Christmas tree in a room. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_01_06_016
Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 2, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-154)
doc Letter from Ayame Okine to Mr. and Mrs. S. Okine, July 2, 1946 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-154)
A letter from Ayame Okine in Chicago, Illinois to her father-in-law, Seiichi Okine in Whittier, California. She thanks her parents-in-law for their thoughtful letters. She is glad to know that Seiichi likes her gift for the Father's Day. She hopes that they will be able to celebrate the fourth of July by having fireworks this year. …
Letters from Naoji, Miyuki, and Miyoko Okine to Mr. S. Okine, September 21, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-250)
doc Letters from Naoji, Miyuki, and Miyoko Okine to Mr. S. Okine, September 21, 1948 [in Japanese] (ddr-csujad-5-250)
Contains three letters written from the Okine's in Japan to Mr. Seiichi Okine along with an envelope. The three letters are written by Naoji Okine, Miyuki Okine, and Miyoko Okine respectively, and enclosed in the same envelope. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: oki_02_81_001-004
Birthday napkin (ddr-csujad-49-96)
img Birthday napkin (ddr-csujad-49-96)
Birthday napkin. An item from: pages 70-71 of the Sue Kato scrapbook (gfb_skc_001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2019_002_001_047_08
Christmas dinner in the Orient (ddr-csujad-49-208)
doc Christmas dinner in the Orient (ddr-csujad-49-208)
Program book with menu for "Christmas Dinner 1946 in the Orient." Includes handwritten note of "From, Cuddles, Tokyo, Xmas" and handwritten menu alterations. An item from: pages 102-103 of the Sue Kato scrapbook (gfb_skc_001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2019_002_001_065_02
Christmas card from Tsuyoshi Shimada to Sue Ogata Kato (ddr-csujad-49-107)
doc Christmas card from Tsuyoshi Shimada to Sue Ogata Kato (ddr-csujad-49-107)
Christmas card from Tsuyoshi Shimada to Sue Ogata Kato. An item from: pages 76-77 of the Sue Kato scrapbook (gfb_skc_001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2019_002_001_052_01
Christmas card from Richard I. Okamura to Sue Ogata Kato (ddr-csujad-49-108)
doc Christmas card from Richard I. Okamura to Sue Ogata Kato (ddr-csujad-49-108)
Christmas card from Richard I. Okamura to Sue Ogata Kato. An item from: pages 76-77 of the Sue Kato scrapbook (gfb_skc_001). See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2019_002_001_052_02
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