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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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2041 (May 4, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-17)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2041 (May 4, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-17)
Selected article titles: "Omission of Asians 'Glaring Oversight' on U.S. List Designating 'Minorities'" (pp. 1-2, 11), "First Friday Feature: Angel Island Immigration Station Dedicated" (p. 3), "Japan Today: May 4-10 Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week" (p. 6), and "West Coast Nisei Farmers in 1942, if Given a Free Choice, Wanted to Remain" (p. 10).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2046 (June 8,  1979) (ddr-pc-51-22)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2046 (June 8, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-22)
Select article titles: "Ruled as 'Adequate Rep' in Class Action Suit vs. WSU" (pp. 1, 5), "Plaque Dedicated at Tule Lake Campsite" (p. 1), "JACL Suports Boycott of Squibb to Fight 'Opium'" (pp. 1, 7), and "Echoes from Shiroyama: Kashiwabara: Was the Evacuation Good or Bad?" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 107, No. 3 (August 5-12, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-28)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 107, No. 3 (August 5-12, 1988) (ddr-pc-60-28)
Selected article titles: "Senate Gives H.R. 442 Final Approval, House Next" (pp. 1-2), "Grand Parade to Close '88 Nisei Week" (pp. 1, 7), "No Disgrace in JACL's Admission of Its Wartime Error" (p. 2), and "Violence Against Asians on Important Issue: What Will Replace Redress as JACL's Top Priority?" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 24 (June 19, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-24)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 104, No. 24 (June 19, 1987) (ddr-pc-59-24)
Selected article titles: "'Tokyo Time' Is About Love--Nikkei Style" (pp. 1-2), "Calif. Bill Urges President, Congress to Approve Redress" (p. 1), "Japanese American History to Be Celebrated During Omatsuri" (p. 3), and "Japanese Peruvians Still Ineligible for Payments" (p. 8)j.
Farewell party (ddr-densho-363-50)
img Farewell party (ddr-densho-363-50)
Kimi Kuwahara, Tomiye Ichida and others attending a farewell party for Asano Maruyama.
Two women in kimonos (ddr-densho-363-4)
img Two women in kimonos (ddr-densho-363-4)
Yeko Sakai (left) and Kimi Kuwahara (right) pose in kimonos. The caption on the bottom of the photograph reads "Yoko Sakai + me". The caption on the back of the photograph reads "1937 Napoto Hana-Matsui".\n\nYeko and Kimi are dressed to celebrate hanamatsui or Buddha's birthday. Napoto may refer to the Napoto Park in Nakagawa, Japan.
Farewell party (ddr-densho-363-49)
img Farewell party (ddr-densho-363-49)
Kimi Uchida, Chiyo Sakane, Kimi Kuwahara, and Tomiye Ichida attending a farewell party for Asano Maruyama.
Engagement party (ddr-densho-363-55)
img Engagement party (ddr-densho-363-55)
Group photograph at Florence Wada's engagement party. Front row: Tazu Omori, Mae Wada, Betty Sachi, Flo Wada, Kathryn, Kimiko Uchida, Itsuko, Fumie, Sumihiro, Unidentified; Back row: Bessie, Eiko, Fudge, Matsumura, Annie Kitamura, Marion, Miyo Konishi, Tomi Ichida, Mae Inouye, Kimi Komoto, Hatuye Shimizu
Fourth of July picnic (ddr-densho-363-58)
img Fourth of July picnic (ddr-densho-363-58)
Caption on the bottom of the photograph reads "4 of July Picnic Oregon '45".
Farewell party (ddr-densho-363-51)
img Farewell party (ddr-densho-363-51)
The caption on the bottom of the photograph reads "Asano Maruyama's Farewell Party [standing] Chiyo Sakane, Kimi Uchida, Tomi Ichida, H. Shimizu, Ruth Murakami [sitting] me [Kimi Kuwahara], Asano, Toshiko Tsuyuki 1944".
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.
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.
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