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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Mitzi Isoshima and Takeo Isoshima (ddr-densho-477-694)
img Mitzi Isoshima and Takeo Isoshima (ddr-densho-477-694)
Photograph of Mitsuko (Nakahara) Isoshima (left) and Takeo Isoshima (left) at Mitsuko's 75th birthday party.
Takeo and Mitzi Isoshima arriving at their party (ddr-densho-477-577)
img Takeo and Mitzi Isoshima arriving at their party (ddr-densho-477-577)
Photograph of Mitsuko (Nakahara) Isoshima (center) and Takeo Isoshima (right) arriving at their 45th anniversary party and being welcomed by Elaine (Isoshima) Shimono. With Naomi (Isoshima) Nishimura and Frank Nishimura standing in the back.
Celebrating Scott Nishimura and Takeo Isoshima's Birthdays (ddr-densho-477-477)
img Celebrating Scott Nishimura and Takeo Isoshima's Birthdays (ddr-densho-477-477)
Photograph of Scott Nishimura (left) watching his grandpa, Takeo Isoshima (right) blowing out the candles on his birthday cake. The caption below the photo reads "Celebrating Scott & Takeo's birthdays" in black ink.
Isoshima family picture at Christmas (ddr-densho-477-743)
img Isoshima family picture at Christmas (ddr-densho-477-743)
Photograph of the Isoshima family together at Christmas. Back row left to right: Glenn Isoshima, Donald Shimono, Michael Gave, Vivian Gave, and Doug Eickhoff. Front row left to right: Elaine (Isoshima) Shimono, Linnell (Kanzaki) Isoshima, Mitsuko (Nakahara) Isoshima, and Susan Isoshima. The caption below the photo reads "Christmas Eve with family" in black ink.
Takeo Isoshima in dining room (ddr-densho-477-674)
img Takeo Isoshima in dining room (ddr-densho-477-674)
Photograph of Takeo Isoshima looking at his new dining room set up with folding chairs and tables. The caption below the photo reads "Boy, pretty fancy dinning room table!" in black ink.
Card made by Mark Isoshima (ddr-densho-477-655)
img Card made by Mark Isoshima (ddr-densho-477-655)
The caption below the photo reads "Mark handcrafted special card" in black ink.
Isoshima family carving turkey (ddr-densho-477-481)
img Isoshima family carving turkey (ddr-densho-477-481)
Photograph of Don Shimono carving a turkey with an electric carver as 4 people look on. Behind Don is wife Elaine (Isoshima) Shimono, and to her left is her sister-in-law Linnell (Kanzaki) Isoshima. Standing the back talking to an unidentified woman is Mark Isoshima. The caption above the photo reads "Thanksgiving dinner at Don & Elaine's" …
Nishimura family at celebration (ddr-densho-477-602)
img Nishimura family at celebration (ddr-densho-477-602)
Photograph of the Nishimura family at the celebration of Mitsuko (Nakahara) Isoshima and Takeo Isoshima's 45th anniversary. From left to right: Scott Nishimura, David Nishimura, Frank Nishimura (standing), and Naomi (Isoshima) Nishimura.
Mitzi Isoshima celebrating a birthday (ddr-densho-477-627)
img Mitzi Isoshima celebrating a birthday (ddr-densho-477-627)
The caption below the photo reads "Celebrating a birthday" in black ink.
Mitzi Isoshima blowing out candles (ddr-densho-477-688)
img Mitzi Isoshima blowing out candles (ddr-densho-477-688)
The caption below the photo reads "So many candles!" in black ink.
Christmas party at Saburo and Edna Nakahara's (ddr-densho-477-354)
img Christmas party at Saburo and Edna Nakahara's (ddr-densho-477-354)
The caption below the photo reads "Christmas party at Sab (Santa) & Edna's" in black ink. Saburo Nakahara is dressed up as Santa. Front row left to right: Julie Nakahara, unidentified, Sharon Nakahara, Mark Isoshima, Michael Chikahara, and Richard Chikahara. Second row left to right: Elaine Isoshima, Susan Isoshima, Saburo Nakahara, and Eileen Chikahara. Third row …
The Mayeda family (ddr-densho-477-693)
img The Mayeda family (ddr-densho-477-693)
Photograph of three generations of the Mayeda family at Mitsuko (Nakahara) Isoshima's 75th birthday party. The caption below the photo reads "Some of the Mayeda clan came from Calif, Utah, E. Washington Old family friends & Aunt Edna's family" in black ink.
Mitzi Isoshima and family in Vegas (ddr-densho-477-750)
img Mitzi Isoshima and family in Vegas (ddr-densho-477-750)
Photograph of the Isoshima family celebrating the New Year in Los Vegas. From left to right: Donald Shimono, Elaine (Isoshima) Shimono, Mitsuko (Nakahara) Isoshima, Glenn Isoshima, and Linnell (Kanzaki) Isoshima. The caption below the photo reads "New Year's Eve in Vegas with family 1997" in black ink.
Takeo Isoshima and Mitzi Isoshima at their 54th wedding anniversary (ddr-densho-477-709)
img Takeo Isoshima and Mitzi Isoshima at their 54th wedding anniversary (ddr-densho-477-709)
Photograph of Takeo Isoshima (left) and Mitsuko (Nakahara) Isoshima (right), sitting a table celebrating their anniversary. The caption below the photo reads "Celebrating 54th wedding anniversary" in black ink.
Isoshima and Nakahara family Christmas (ddr-densho-477-268)
img Isoshima and Nakahara family Christmas (ddr-densho-477-268)
Color photograph of the Isoshima and Nakahara families opening Christmas presents at Yoshiko (Nakato) Nakahara's home. Sitting on the couch are Mitsuko (Nakahara) Isoshima and Saburo Nakahara. Kneeling in the background is Jim Tobe and Tsuyoshi Nakahara. Glenn is sitting on the floor dressed as a cowboy, his sisters faces are obscured. The caption below the …
Takeo and Mitzi Isoshima with Hawaiian shirts (ddr-densho-477-589)
img Takeo and Mitzi Isoshima with Hawaiian shirts (ddr-densho-477-589)
Photograph of Mitsuko (Nakahara) Isoshima (left) holding up her new Hawaiian shirt and Takeo Isoshima (middle) unfolding his. Sitting to the side is Naomi (Isoshima) Nishimura (right). The caption below the photo reads "Guess where you are going?" in black ink.
Mitzi (Nakahara) Isoshima's birthday (ddr-densho-477-508)
img Mitzi (Nakahara) Isoshima's birthday (ddr-densho-477-508)
Photograph of the Isoshima family celebrating Mitsuko (Nakahara) Isoshima's 61st birthday. Back row from left to right: Michael Gave, Glenn Isoshima, and Don Shimono. Middle row left to right: Susan Isoshima, Vivian Gave, Mitsuko (Nakahara) Isoshima, Elaine (Isoshima) Shimono, Naomi (Isoshima) Nishimura, David Nishimura held by Frank Nishimura. Front row: Scott Nishimura and Yoshiko (Nakato) Nakahara. …
Christmas Dinner (ddr-densho-477-230)
img Christmas Dinner (ddr-densho-477-230)
Photograph of the four Isoshima child around a set Christmas dinner table with a turkey in the center. From left to right is: Susan Isoshima, Glenn Isoshima, Elaine Isoshima (standing), and Naomi Isoshima. The caption below the photo reads "Family Christmas Dinner At Grandma Nakahara's 'A Big Turkey!'" in black ink.
Friends and relatives at 45th Anniversary party (ddr-densho-477-583)
img Friends and relatives at 45th Anniversary party (ddr-densho-477-583)
Photograph of two couples celebrating Takeo and Mitsuko (Nakahara) Isoshima's anniversary. Left to right: Takeshi Chikamura, Midori (Isoshima) Chikamura, Tsuyoshi Isoshima, and Mary (Kouchi) Isoshima.
Elaine Shimono and Donald Shimono at celebration (ddr-densho-477-601)
img Elaine Shimono and Donald Shimono at celebration (ddr-densho-477-601)
Photograph of Donald Shimono (left) and Elaine (Isoshima) Shimono (right) at the celebration of Mitsuko (Nakahara) Isoshima and Takeo Isoshima's 45th anniversary.
Takeo and Mitzi (Nakahara) Isoshima celebrating anniversary at 4 Seas Restaurant (ddr-densho-477-370)
img Takeo and Mitzi (Nakahara) Isoshima celebrating anniversary at 4 Seas Restaurant (ddr-densho-477-370)
The caption below the photo reads "Dinner at 4 Seas Restaurant for Taki & Mitzi from their kids" in black ink.
Takeo and Mitzi Isoshima opening a giant fortune cookie (ddr-densho-477-587)
img Takeo and Mitzi Isoshima opening a giant fortune cookie (ddr-densho-477-587)
Photograph of Mark Isoshima presenting a large fortune cookie to his parents Mitsuko (Nakahara) Isoshima (left) and Takeo Isoshima (middle), as his sister, Naomi (Isoshima) Nishimura (right), who made the cookie looks on. The caption below the photo reads "Open your fortune cookie" in black ink.
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