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 (853)
Festivals, celebrations, and holidays (678)

Facilities
Format
Genre
Usage

Use <Ctrl> or (⌘) keys to select multiple terms

678 items
Rose Parade (ddr-densho-325-338)
img Rose Parade (ddr-densho-325-338)
Written on the back of the photograph "Pasadena Rose Parade 1/1/48"
Bridal Shower (ddr-densho-325-361)
img Bridal Shower (ddr-densho-325-361)
Written on the back of the photograph "Ossie shower Feb. 8, 1948 Misako Kawakami home"
Rose Parade (ddr-densho-325-340)
img Rose Parade (ddr-densho-325-340)
Written on back of photograph "Pasadena Rose Parade 1/1/48"
Mother and son (ddr-densho-325-508)
img Mother and son (ddr-densho-325-508)
Written on the back of the photograph "Oct 26, 1952 Eddie's 3rd birthday"
Bridal Shower (ddr-densho-325-356)
img Bridal Shower (ddr-densho-325-356)
Written on back of photograph "Ossie's shower Feb. 8, 1948"
Bridal Shower (ddr-densho-325-360)
img Bridal Shower (ddr-densho-325-360)
Written on back of photograph "Ossie shower Feb. 8, 1948"
Baby Shower (ddr-densho-325-376)
img Baby Shower (ddr-densho-325-376)
Written on back of photograph "Ethel's shower April 4, 1948 L.A."
Sansei rides pony (ddr-densho-325-444)
img Sansei rides pony (ddr-densho-325-444)
Hisa Nimura Horiuchi points to the camera as her son, Eddie Horiuchi, rides a pony.
Uhachi Tamesa at Burien Bicentennial Parade (ddr-densho-333-61)
img Uhachi Tamesa at Burien Bicentennial Parade (ddr-densho-333-61)
Uhachi standing on field with four other parade participants. Inscription on back: "Highline Bicentennial Pageant; Highline Memorial Stadium; May 12, 1976"
Mae Hara and Rae Yoshioka at World's Fair (ddr-densho-308-5)
img Mae Hara and Rae Yoshioka at World's Fair (ddr-densho-308-5)
Mae (Kanazawa) Hara spent three years (1932-1935) in Chicago to attend college and study music. During the summer of 1933, Chicago hosted the World's Fair. Hara and her cousin, Rae Yoshioka, worked at the Japanese Pavilion. During the opening ceremonies both girls wore kimonos and served as ushers. Hara also sang in a 5,000 voice choir …
API